EXPERIENCE THE TEST OF GOVERNMENT: IN EIGHTEEN ESSAYS. WRITTEN DURING THE YEARS 1805 AND 1806. TO AIDE THE INVESTIGATION OF PRINCIPLES AND OPERATION OF THE EXISTING CONSTITUTION AND LAWS OF PENNSYLVANIA. William Duane.

EXPERIENCE THE TEST OF GOVERNMENT: IN EIGHTEEN ESSAYS. WRITTEN DURING THE YEARS 1805 AND 1806. TO AIDE THE INVESTIGATION OF PRINCIPLES AND OPERATION OF THE EXISTING CONSTITUTION AND LAWS OF PENNSYLVANIA.

Philadelphia: William Duane, 1807.

Octavo. Disbound. William Duane was the editor of the Philadelphia Aurora and was a strong advocate of a popular militia, and an opponent of Federal military establishments. In Experience The Test of Government he proposes, inter alia, amendment to the Constitution of Pennsylvania that would ensure that militia officers would be chosen by militiamen. 60 pp. Disbound. Untrimmed pages. Remnants of an old black paper cover at the spine. (Sabin 20986).

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Price: $100.00

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