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Published by Liberty Fund in Indianapolis .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Liberty.,
  • Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 18th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited and with an Introduction by David Womersley.
ContributionsWomersley, David., Liberty Fund.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC585 .L424 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3418369M
ISBN 100865976295
ISBN 109780865976290
LC Control Number2005034720

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