Constitution of the United States of America

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Title
Constitution of the United States of America
Series
Rider Broadsides
Contributors
United States (creator)
Edes, Peter, 1756-1840 (creator)
Rhode Island (creator)
Keywords
Politics and government
1775-1865
Notes
Page [4] blank.
Printed in two columns.
Followed by resolutions of the Constitutional Convention, urging ratification of the Constitution and election of a president of the United States.
Page [3] contains: Ratification of the Constitution of the United States by the Convention of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence-Plantations. This is the second issue, with twenty-one proposed amendments and slight typographical variations. Cf. Evans 22848 and Alden 1233.
Imprint supplied by Alden, who suggests that this is the item described in Evans entry 22976; Edes was paid by the General Assembly for printing 300 copies.
First line: We, the people of the United States, in order to form a.
Extent
4 p. ; 44 x 28 cm.

Citation

United States, Edes, Peter, and Rhode Island, "Constitution of the United States of America" (1790). Rider Broadsides. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://repository.library.brown.edu/studio/item/bdr:380199/

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