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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.

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.

 
 
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Caption title.
Imprint from colophon.
Shipton & Mooney note "no copy located." This printing of the Constitution is described in Prologue, the Journal of the National Archives (Fall, 1970), p. 82. There it is suggested that this printing followed immediately the printing in Dunlap and Claypoole's Pennsylvania Packet on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 1787.
Shipton & Mooney 45178
LC copy damaged with some loss of text.
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

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01/01/1787
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United States.
American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
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