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T. Seddon, W. Spotswood, C. Cist, & J. Trenchard (1787- ) The Columbian Magazine

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02141 Author/Creator: T. Seddon, W. Spotswood, C. Cist, & J. Trenchard (1787- ) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Magazine Date: January 1787 - December 1787 Pagination: 890 p. , 8 p. of plates : ill. ; 20.7 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Twelve issues plus a supplement to the first volume. Each issue has a table of contents. The September issue contains a printing of the constitution proposed at the Constitutional Convention under the heading "The New plan for a Federal Government" on p. 659.

People: T. Seddon, W. Spotswood, C. Cist, & J. Trenchard, (1787-

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: US ConstitutionGovernment and CivicsLawUS Constitutional Convention

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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