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Constitution of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Adopted by the Constitutional Convention November 3, 1873; ratified and adopted by the people ... December 16, 1873 and went into effect January 1st 1874. by Pennsylvania.

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Published by Edwin Meyers, State Printer in Harrisburg .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsJK3625.1873 .A6, KFP401 1874 .A36
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p. ;
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23375860M
LC Control Number10011837

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