With an Early Printing of the Louisiana State Constitution [Constitutions]. The Freeman's Guide: Containing the Federal Constitution, and the Constitutions of the Different States of the United States of America: With the Latest Amendments. Charlestown [MA]: Printed and Published by Solomon B. Brega, 1812. 294 pp. 12mo. (7" x 4"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine. Moderate rubbing with some wear to corners, recent owner bookplate to front pastedown. Light browning to text, occasional light foxing, early owner signatures to front free endpaper and head of title page. A well-preserved copy. $650. * Only edition. Includes the Declaration of Independence and Washington's Farewell Address. The U.S. Constitution includes the original 13th Amendment. The 18 state constitutions are printed in chronological order, Louisiana's is dated January 22, 1812. The other states are: Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 3067.
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