A Defence of the Legislature of Massachusetts, or the Rights of New England Vindicated. Massachusetts.

A Defence of the Legislature of Massachusetts, or the Rights of New England Vindicated.

Boston: Printed at the Repertory Office, 1804.

1 vols. 8vo. Disbound. Some browning and spotting, short tears along gutters, small duplicate stamp on final leaf below Erratum Shaw and Shoemaker 6135. Item #17897

The Legislature had “adopted a proposition to amend the Constitution of the United States by apportioning representatives among the States according to the number of free inhabitants; [and] to provide for the choice of Electors of President and Vice President by a General Ticket.” These actions brought about a great deal of controversy in response to which which the author writes this defence.

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