The weakness of Brutus exposed: or, some remarks in vindication of the constitution proposed by the late Federal Convention, against the objections and gloomy fears of that writer humbly offered to the public, by a citizen of Philadelphia

[Brooklyn: Paul Leicester Ford], 1888]. 8vo, pp. 14, [2]; original unprinted paper wrappers; shallow chipping to covers, wrappers loosening; very good. "Brutus is the signature (of Thomas Treadwell...) to a series of sixteen newspaper essays in the New York Journal, which were extensively copied throughout the country. This is an answer to the first essay only, and was originally published November 4th, 1787." This reprint was later collected with other pamphlets to be published as Pamphlets on the Constitution of the United States, during its discussion by the people 1787-1788. BAL 6156. Item #54643

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