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Signed 1st edition. Nathaniel Chipman - PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNMENT; A TREATISE ON FREE INSTITUTIONS. INCLUDING THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES. A solid and attractive rare early 19th century book, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper. Nathaniel Chipman was a United States Senator from Vermont, first Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court, first judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont, and an Colonial Officer during the American Revolution. Chipman was a correspondent of Hamiltons', John Adams, Washington, among others. In this treatise, 40 years into the American experiment, Chipman revisits his groundbreaking 1793 'Sketches on Government.'. Contents include: Patriotism, Necessity of civil laws and government, natural, political, and civil rights and liberty, right of property, right of inheritance and testamentary disposition, right of opinion, formation of government, the civil compact, sovereignty, political power, division and limitation of the civil powers, the check arising from a balance of powers, election and appointment to office, subordinate political institutions, institute of Justice, natural law, law of nations, municipal laws and their civil obligations, moral obligation of civil laws, penal laws, taxation, etc. Approx.5.5x8.5 inches, hardcover; viii + 330 pages of text. Very Good condition: no torn or missing pages; no writing or markings in the text; author inscription on front . Original publisher's hardcover leather binding, with some wear and scuffing. A solid and attractive copy of this rare book.
Title: PRINCIPLES OF GOVERNMENT; A TREATISE ON FREE INSTITUTIONS. INCLUDING THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES.Inscribed By NATHANIEL CHIPMAN.
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: VT, Edward Smith: 1833
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: No Jacket Issued
Inscription: Signed by Author(s)
Size: 8vo - over 7¾
Item: 2.50 Item
Seller ID: u141