1787.028: Federal Constitution for the United States of America.

Published: 1787

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

Author: United States. Convention of May 1787.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Augustine Davis

Description: 12 pgs.; 22 cm. (4to)


Imprint lacks date; dating established by advertisement in Davis's Virginia Independent Chronicle on October 3, 1787. Imprint 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. No copy was found for filming by the Early American Imprints Series.

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