rabbee: no! the are not, with the same intent. one is mearly a letter of intent, whereas the other is the full intent.<quoted text>
You are correct about the Constitutions declaring the duties but the purpose of government is stated in the declaration of independence.
one is telling the brittish empire, we are no longer happy with, nor want you lack of concern. one is to be given to the brittish, and the other is ment for the people of this nation.