Three historical plays In the beginning (depicting the fight for the establishment of constitutional government in America.) John Marshall (depicting the fight for the establishment of the Supreme court as the guardian of the constittuion [!]) A Virginian episode (depicting a phase of the turbulent careers of the Randolphs of Virginia.) by Sidney Teiser

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Published by Stevens-Ness Law in Portland, Or .

Written in English

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  • United States

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  • United States -- History -- Drama.

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Other titlesIn the beginning., John Marshall., A Virginian episode.
StatementBy Sidney Teiser.
GenreDrama.
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LC ClassificationsPS3539.E25 T5
The Physical Object
Pagination181 p.
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6463748M
LC Control Number44000781
OCLC/WorldCa1713263

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