Book/Printed Material 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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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.
Contributor Names
United States.
American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[Philadelphia] : (Printed by Dunlap & Claypoole), [1787]
Subject Headings
-  Constitutions--United States--Early works to 1800
Notes
-  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.
Medium
[4] p. ; 47 cm. (fol.)
Call Number/Physical Location
KF4525
JK14 1787m
Digital Id
bdsdcc n003001 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/bdsdcc.n003001
Library of Congress Control Number
48034353
Online Format
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Description
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 Evans 20816 ESTC W13936 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. LC copy damaged with some loss of text.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/48034353
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United States, and American Imprint Collection. 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. [Philadelphia: Printed by Dunlap & Claypoole, 1787] Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/48034353/.

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United States & American Imprint Collection. (1787) 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. [Philadelphia: Printed by Dunlap & Claypoole] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/48034353/.

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United States, and American Imprint Collection. 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. [Philadelphia: Printed by Dunlap & Claypoole, 1787] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/48034353/>.