The revolutionary writings of John Adams

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Published by Liberty Fund in Indianapolis .

Written in English

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  • United States,
  • Massachusetts

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  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.,
  • Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementselected and with a foreword by C. Bradley Thompson.
ContributionsThompson, C. Bradley.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE302 .A262 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 331 p. ;
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL46905M
ISBN 100865972842, 0865972850
LC Control Number99046495

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Table of Contents. ESSAYS AND CONTROVERSIAL PAPERS OF THE REVOLUTION. A DISSERTATION ON THE CANON AND FEUDAL LAW. INSTRUCTIONS OF THE TOWN OF BRAINTREE TO THEIR REPRESENTATIVE.

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