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[MASSACHUSETTS - CALEB STRONG'S COPY] Resolves of the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Begun and held at Boston ... on Wednesday the twenty-eighth day of May, anno domini, 1788

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[MASSACHUSETTS - CALEB STRONGand#39;S COPY]  Resolves of the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Begun and held at Boston ... on Wednesday the twenty-eighth day of May, anno domini, 1788

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Lot 23
[MASSACHUSETTS - CALEB STRONGS COPY] Resolves of the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Begun and held at Bos...
. Boston: Adams and Nourse, 1788-89. First edition, with Strong's signature on the title page. 20th century cloth. 11 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches (30.5 x 20 cm); with general title, 125, 11 pp. Stamp and penciled dates to title, faint old stain to title, light spotting but generally very clean.
This is a timely association as Strong, who had helped draft the Massachusetts State Constitution in 1779, was at the time of this printing a delegate to the Philadelphia Convention that drafted the U.S. Constitution in 1787. Strong would later serve in the state's senate and as its governor. Evans 21247 (p. 1-39); 21248 (p. 39-70); 21951 (p. 71-125).


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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $593 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
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