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BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the twenty-ninth day of January, in the forty-ninth year of the Independence of the United States of America, A. D. 1825, WILLIAM RAwl.E, Esquire, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author in the words following, to wit:
“, . of the Constitution of the United States of America. By William awle.”
In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, entitled “An
If the following work shall prove useful, as an elementary treatise to the American student, the author will be gratified.
If foreigners be enabled, by the perusal of it, to obtain a general idea of the merits of the Constitution, his satisfaction will be increased.
To the American public in general, its value may chiefly consist in the exhibition of those judicial decisions, which have settled the construction of some points that have been the
subjects of controversy.
In this edition, the principles laid down in the first, remain unaltered. The author has seen no reason for any change of them. A small variation in the arrangement, and the correction of some typographical errors, will principally
distinguish it from the first.