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FAMILIAR

EXPOSITION OF THE CONSTITUTION

OF THE

UNITED STATES:

CONTAINING

A BRIEF COMMENTARY

ON EVERY CLAUSE, EXPLAINING THE TRUE NATURE, REASONS, AND OBJECT TOIEREOF; DESIGNED FOR THE USE OF SCHOOL LIBRARIES

AND GENERAL READERS.

WITH

AN APPENDIX,

CONTAINING IMPORTANT PUBLIC DOCUMENTS, ILLUSTRATIVE OF

TIE CONSTITUTION.

BY JOSEPH STORY, LL. D.

DANE PROFESSOR OF LAW IN HARVARD UNIVERSITY:

“ This Government, the offspring of our own choice, uninfluenced and unawel, dilopted upon full investigation and mature deliberation, completely free in its principles, in the distribution of its powers uniting security with energy, un containing, within itself, a provision for its own amendment, has a just clain 1:3 your confidence and respect." - President Washington's Farewell Address to the People of the United States.

NEW YORK:

HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS,

FRANKLIN SQUARR.

KD 17353

HARVARD
COLLEGE
LIBRARY

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1840 by

Marsh, CAPEN, LYON, AND WEBB,

Io the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts.

THE PEOPLE

OF THE

COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS,

THIS WORK,

DESIGNED TO AID

THE CAUSE OF EDUCATION,

AND

TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE THE STUDY

OF THE

CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES

BY HER INGENUOUS YOUTII,

IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED,

BY ONE

WHO GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGES, THAT HER

TERRITORY IS

TIE LAND OF HIS BIRTH,

AND THE

HIOME OF HIS CIIOICE,

THE AUTILOR,

Cambridge, January 1, 1840.

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