Constitution of the State of North-Carolina, Together with the Ordinances and Resolutions of the Constitutional Convention, Assembled in the City of Raleigh, Jan. 14th, 1868

Raleigh, NC: Joseph W. Holden, Convention Printer, 1868. First edition. 8vo. 129, iv pp. "A relatively progressive document that borrowed from the previous state constitutions and added new provisions. It abolished slavery and provided for universal male suffrage … voters' rights were increased, with male citizens no longer required to own property or meet specific religious qualifications in order to vote … county and town governments and a public school system were outlined." Poor quality paper browned, a good copy. Original law sheep (rubbed, edges skinned, joints cracked, leather spine label. (#8252). Item #61234

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