ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE SECOND CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Begun and Held at the City of Philadelphia... on Monday the 24th of October, 1791.... [Caption title]

[Hartford: Printed by Hudson and Goodwin, 1792]. 8vo. 26.5 cm. pp.329 - 423. Stitched sheets, untrimmed. Front page darkened, else crisp copy. Housed in a custom brown cloth folder and slipcase, title in gilt on slipcase cover. Text includes the original twelve amendments to the Constitution, subsequently known as the Bill of Rights (only ten were ratified) as well as other important legislation: Succession of Office in case of vacancy by President and Vice-President, establishing a Mint, Treaty with the Cherokees, etc. Pagination continues that of Hudson and Goodwin's edition of the laws. Not in Evans or Bristol, this copy shows no sign of ever having been bound. Item #64351

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