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Book explaining the various functions of government

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.04849 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript Date: circa 1585-1763 Pagination: 100p. 33.0 x 21.0 Order a Copy

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.

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