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Opinion of Hon. John M. Read, of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, in favor of the constitutionality of the act of Congress of March 3, 1863. Delivered at Pittsburgh. On Monday, November 9, 1863.

Read, John M.

Published by Caxton Press of C. Sherman, Son & Co., Philadelphia, 1863
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1st edition. Three citizens of Pennsylvania sought via the state courts to have declared unconstitutional the compulsory draft act of 9 November 1863. The state supreme court rendered a split decision. Judge Read was one of those upholding the constitutionality of the act. 8vo. 20 pp. Original wrappers. Most of rear wrapper missing. Top edge of all leaves chipped due to brittle nature of paper. Six-digit number stamped on front wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 200

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Title: Opinion of Hon. John M. Read, of the Supreme...

Publisher: Caxton Press of C. Sherman, Son & Co., Philadelphia

Publication Date: 1863

Edition: 1st Edition

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