1787.033: Proposed Constitution of the United States.

Published: 1787

Full Title: We, the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.

Author: United States. Convention of 1787.

Place Issued: Alexandria

Issuing Press: George Richards

Description: [4 pgs.]; 38 cm. (fol.).


"Done in Convention, by the unanimous consent of the states present, the seventeenth day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven. ..." Text printed in two columns; includes the resolutions of the Constitutional Convention on the ratification and execution of the proposed constitution, as well as a letter signed by George Washington transmitting the document to the Continental Congress on Sept. 17, 1787; content same as the Richmond edition of Augustine Davis (1787.028). Not filmed by the Early American Imprints Series.

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