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The Constitution of the state of Texas.... [and] of the Confederate States...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08669 Author/Creator: Place Written: Austin, Texas Type: Pamphlet Date: 1861 Pagination: 40, 40 p.

Summary of Content: Printed by John Marshall

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Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: State ConstitutionCivil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate States of AmericaTexasAmerican WestGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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