ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE PROVINCE OF NEW-JERSEY, FROM THE SURRENDER OF THE GOVERNMENT TO QUEEN ANNE. NEW JERSEY LAW, Samuel ALLINSON, compiler.

ACTS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE PROVINCE OF NEW-JERSEY, FROM THE SURRENDER OF THE GOVERNMENT TO QUEEN ANNE...

Burlington, NJ: Isaac Collins, 1776. First Edition. Hardcover. Folio (8-3/4" x 13-1/8") bound by Brentano's in twentieth century 3/4 polished calf leather with a gilt-decorated and lettered spine, top edge gilt, marbled endpapers; viii, 493, [1], 6, 4, 4, 3, [1], 15, [1] pages (appears to lack a 6-page appendix). Covers the period from 1702 to 14 January 1776 with an appendix, three alphabetical tables, and an index. With numerous acts described including those on regulating slaves, taverns, fire arms, the militia, gambling and horse races, as well as acts dividing and forming counties. A wonderful compendium of colonial laws right up to the colonies' declaration of independence from England. Early calligraphic owner name of Joseph Stokes on the front endpaper and the bottom of the last page of the preface. Light to moderate foxing, typical for American paper of this period. Near Fine in an attractive binding. Item #015742

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