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Unknown Book explaining the various functions of government

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04849 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Manuscript Date: [n.d.] Pagination: 100p. 33.0 x 21.0

Summary of Content: The book contains an alphabetical listing of various policies and functions of a civic government, and the rights and responsibilities of its officials. The book is in very poor condition, and is also incomplete.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: PoliticsGovernment and Civics

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