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Debates in the Convention of California 1849  

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Report of the Debates in the Convention of California, on the Formation of the State Constitution, in September and October, 1849

Browne, J. Ross


John T. Towers



479, xlvi, [1] pp. (8vo) 23x14.5 cm (9x5¾"), modern cloth simulating morocco, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition.

Account of the proceedings of the convention, held at Colton Hall in Monterey, which debated and adopted the California Constitution; also, the proclamation of Governor Riley recommending a plan of territorial government, a list of the delegates, a translation of the Mexican laws still in effect, etc. Cowan p.26; Sabin 8661; Zamorano Eighty 11. Rubberstamp on title page, "California State Library Documents Dept."

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