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Pennsylvania. Constitution Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00421 Author/Creator: Pennsylvania. Constitution Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Pamphlet Date: 1790 Pagination: 28 p. 22 x 14 cm

Summary of Content: 1st printing; untrimmed; signed "Hon:ble Paine Wingate Esq." Sabin 60017; Evans 27760; DAB 20:387


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: State ConstitutionGovernment and CivicsLaw

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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