Journal of the Convention for Framing a Constitution of Government for the State of Massachusetts Bay: from the commencement of their first session, September 1, 1779, to the close of their last session, June 16, 1780
Dutton and Wentworth, printers to the state, 1832 - Constitutional conventions - 264 pages
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