by NEW JERSEY. LAWS
1784. NEW JERSEY. LAWS. Acts of the Council and General Assembly of the State of New-Jersey, from the Establishment of the Present Government, and Declaration of Independence, to the end of ... December, 1783; with the Constitution Prefixed ... By Peter Wilson. Trenton: Isaac Collins, 1784. Folio. x, 389, , 28, 4, 4, 30 p. Early decorated paper-covered boards, later calf spine, leather spine label (worn at extremities). Title leaf somewhat soiled and dampstained, marginal dampstain on next few leaves, the usual foxing and browning of some gatherings as found in all copies, small piece torn from the top blank margin of 3G2, without loss. George S. Woodhull's copy. A compilation of New Jersey laws passed between 1776 and 1783, and the work that updates Samuel Allinson's compilation of 1776. A great many of the laws pertain to the American Revolution. For a detailed account of the evolution and printing history of Wilson's Laws, see Felcone, New Jersey Books, 161-2, and Felcone, Printing in New Jersey, 1754-1800, 394. Evans 18632; ESTC W6807.
(Inventory #: 6751)