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Hulshoff, Maria Aletta, ed
Peace-republicans' manual: or, the French constitution of 1793, and the Declaration of the rights of man and of citizens ... To which is added: debates on this constitution in the National convention ... translated extracts from pieces seized in Baboeuf's rooms ; extracts from a translation of Rousseau's work on the Social contract and various other extracts ; and various other extracts..
J. Tiebout & Sons, 1817. 8vo, pp. [2], vii, [1], 161, [1]; text in French and English, original printed paper boards, mostly unopened; spine label perished, joints split, binding sound. Includes the first American printing of the 1793 French Constitution along with a collection of important documents relating to it. The editor, Maria Aletta Hulshoff, was a radical pacifist and in her preface states that she hopes "that this compilation may contribute to eradicate from the minds of some Republicans in this Country their incorrect ideas respecting the political conduct and views of some of the renowned men who were conspicuous in the French Revolution.".
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