A treatise, concerning political enquiry, and the liberty of the press.

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Printed by George Forman, no. 64, Water-Street, for the author. , New-York
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StatementBy Tunis Wortman, counsellor at law. ; [Two lines in Latin from Horace]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 39150.
The Physical Object
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Paginationxii, [1], 14-296 p.
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