Acts and Laws, Made and Passed by the General Court or Assembly of the State of Connecticut

Acts and Laws, Made and Passed by the General Court or Assembly of the State of Connecticut

Connecticut.

New-London [Conn.] : Printed by Timothy Green, printer to the governor and State of Connecticut., M, DCC, LXXXIV. 1784


[First edition of the laws of Connecticut as an independent state from Britain: Includes a provision for gradual emancipation] Folio. Bound in contemporary calf.  Joints weakened. 8, 6, [2], 265 pages. Includes an "Act on Indian, Molatto, and Negro Servants" dealing with gradual emancipation in the state. The books begins with the colony's original charter granted by Charles II in 1662, followed by the Articles of Confederation. Evans 18409. 1753 group ownership inscription from Pomfret, Connecticut bound in as the front endpaper.

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