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The constitution of Virginia

framed by the convention which met in Richmond, Virginia, on Tuesday, December 3, 1867, passed April 17, 1868.

by Virginia. Constitutional Convention

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Published by Printed at the Office of the New Nation in Richmond .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia
    • Subjects:
    • Virginia -- Constitution.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJK3925.1867 .A61
      The Physical Object
      Pagination37, [3] p. ;
      Number of Pages37
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL7018982M
      LC Control Number10012073
      OCLC/WorldCa6427031


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