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Harper & Brothers, 1862 - 623 páginas
 

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Extensive discussion of scenery, industry and manners in the north and west of the US. Since the Civil War was just underway Trollope was unable to visit the South, though he did spend some time in ... Leer comentario completo

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Very interesting account of North America (both the US and Canada) during the early part of the US Civil War, to some extent intended to offset the negative account given by Anthony Trollope's mother ... Leer comentario completo

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Página 618 - The citizens of each state shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of citizens in the several states. 2. A person charged in any state with treason, felony or other crime, who shall flee from justice, and be found in another state, shall on demand of the executive authority of the state from which he fled, be delivered up, to be removed to the state having Jurisdiction of the crime.
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