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Recueil des loix constitutives des colonies [french compilation of US documents]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01720 Author/Creator: Place Written: Philadelphia [i.e., Paris] Type: Book Date: 1778 Pagination: [10], 370 p. 10 x 10 cm

Summary of Content: French compilation of documents relating to American independence and self-rule, including state constitutions. Includes Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation. Dedicated to Franklin.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: State ConstitutionDeclaration of IndependenceGovernment and CivicsLawRevolutionary WarFranceArticles of Confederation

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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