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2 edition of Problems relating to a Federal constitutional convention. found in the catalog.

Problems relating to a Federal constitutional convention.

Cyril F. Brickfield

Problems relating to a Federal constitutional convention.

Printed for the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives.

by Cyril F. Brickfield

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional amendments -- United States.,
    • Constitutional conventions -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4555.Z9 B7
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 112 p.
      Number of Pages112
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6240618M
      LC Control Number57061818
      OCLC/WorldCa6238837


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