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The makers of the unwritten constitution the Fred Morgan Kirby lectures, delivered at Lafayette college, 1929 by William Henry Bennett

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Published by The Macmillan company in New York .
Written in English


  • Constitutional history -- United States,
  • United States -- Politics and government

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Edition Notes

Statementby William Bennett Munro.
LC ClassificationsJK21 .M9
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p.
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13530229M
LC Control Number30004253

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