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    The Constitutions of the Several Independent States of America; The Declaration of Independence; and the Articles of Confederation between the Said States. To Which are Now Added, the Declaration of Rights; the Non-Importation Agreement; and the Petition of Congress to the King Delivered by Mr. Penn. With an Appendix, Containing the Treaties Between His Most Chriistan [sic] Majesty and the United States of America; The Provisional Treaty with America; and (Never Before Published) An Authentic Copy of the Treaty Concluded Between Their High Mightinesses the States-General, and the United States of America. The Whole Arranged, with a Preface and Dedication, by the Rev. William Jackson (London: Printed for J. Stockdale, 1783), second edition, 472 pages, modern full brown leather with gilt titles and decorative stamping, 8vo (5.5" x 8.5"). Decorative endpapers. Collected here for the first time are the constitutions of the 13 original states. Frontispiece of a young George Washington. Handsomely bound in thick brown leather, this copy of The Constitutions of the Several Independent States of America is in very good condition, with toning to the pages, but no noticeable flaws besides.

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