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New York. Constitution. 1777 Constitution of the State of New-York

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03991 Author/Creator: New York. Constitution. 1777 Place Written: Fishkill, New York Type: Book Date: 1777 Pagination: 33 p. (1 v.) 18 x 11.5 cm

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: State ConstitutionGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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