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CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE

Brown, Everett S.


Item #: 2678

Pages: xi,248p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2001.

Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, LEGAL HISTORY

Originally published as Volume X of the University ofCalifornia Publications in History Series, Herbert E. Bolton(Editor). With access to manuscripts never before utilized,Brown provides a coherent and interesting narrative thatdescribes how the legislators of that time interpreted theConstitution while dealing with the issues that arose as aconsequence of the purchase of Louisiana. For example, anissue of far-reaching significance is the issue of slaverythat was raised and debated decades before it became theissue that divided the country during the Senate debate onthe Louisiana Government Bill. This work offers the firstpublished account of that important debate.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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