For the Voters of Vermont Brown, Clark, Compiler. The Declaration of the Independence of the United States, And the Constitution, With its Several Amendments: And the Constitution of Vermont, With an Extract from the Laws of the State, Regulating Freeman's Meetings: To which is Added, The Valedictory Address of the Illustrious George Washington, On His Retiring from the Presidency of the United States. Montpelier, VT: Printed by Benjamin H. Wheeler, for Brown & Parks, 1807. 76 pp. Octavo (6" x 3-1/2"). Cotemporary quarter calf over paper-covered boards. Light soiling and a few minor scuffs and worm holes to boards, rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners, hinges cracked, moderate toning and light foxing to interior. $500. * Only edition. This pocket guide was produced as a reference for a Vermont freeman, a man entitled to vote and hold office. (Since 1777, this status was granted to all males regardless of property ownership.) Included with the text of the US Constitution in this compilation is the Bill of Rights and the Eleventh Amendment. OCLC locates 18 copies, 1 in a law library (US Supreme Court). McCorison, Vermont Imprints, 1778-1820 902.
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