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Hamilton, Alexander (1755-1804) The Federalist: a collection of essays. [First edition by M'Lean]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01551 Author/Creator: Hamilton, Alexander (1755-1804) Place Written: New-York Type: Book Date: 1788 Pagination: 2 v. 16 x 10 cm Order a Copy

12mo. First edition.

Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

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