Writing It All Down: The Art of Constitution Making for the State and the Nation, 1776-1833

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MSA SC 2221-4-1 The Magna Carta (1215) & the Petition of Right as sources for a written constitution. Maryland Gazette, October 3, 1765, MSA SC 2311; four dollar bill issued July 26, 1775. Vosloh Collection. MSA SC 1267; September 2, 1987. Baltimore Sun. Article on the Magna Carta.

Four dollar bill, Maryland Provincial Currency, issued July 25, 1775

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