A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States (Google eBook)
Story, Joseph. A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States: Containing a Brief Commentary on Every Clause, Explaining the True Nature, reasons, and Objects Thereof; Designed for the Use of School, Libraries and General Readers. With an Appendix, Containing Important Public Documents, Illustrative of the Constitution. New York: Harper & Brothers: 1865. 372 pp. Reprinted 1999 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 98-50811. ISBN 1-886363-71-4. Cloth. $75. * Reprint of the 1865 edition. An important treatise on the Constitution of the United States by an early master of that document. Designed to follow the order of his well-known Commentaries on the Constitution, this work is written in language geared to the student or layman, nevertheless showing great breadth and profundity in his explications.
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