Thorpe, Francis N. (1857–1926)

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THORPE, FRANCIS N. (1857–1926)

Francis Newton Thorpe, professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, edited seven volumes of American Charters and Constitutions. He also wrote several books on political and constitutional history from a post-civil war nationalist viewpoint. He emphasized the unwritten constitution by which the written Constitution is continually extended and adapted.

Dennis J. Mahoney

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