Miracle At Philadelphia
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Published by Little, Brown and Company .
Written in English


  • Fiction / General,
  • (1787),
  • Constitutional Convention,
  • Constitutional history,
  • U.S. Constitution,
  • United States

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Open LibraryOL10426497M
ISBN 100316103888
ISBN 109780316103886

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