Des prisons de Philadelphie (Google eBook)

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Chez J. van Gulik, et W. Holtrop, 1799 - Capital punishment - 97 pages
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Page 11 - ... and welfare of the United States or any of them, nor emit bills, nor borrow money on the credit of the United States, nor appropriate money, nor agree upon the number of vessels of war to be built or purchased...
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