ACTS OF THE SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI, PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION, BEGAN AND HELD AT THE TOWN OF ST. CHARLES, ON MONDAY THE FOURTH DAY OF NOVEMBER, IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND TWENTY TWO
1823 · St. Charles
St. Charles: Printed by Nathaniel Paschall, 1823. 148, iv pp. Moderate foxing and toning, but complete and entirely legible. Blank lower margin of title page trimmed [no effect on imprint or any other text]. Rubberstamp and faint blindstamp on title page. Good+, in modern cloth with gilt-lettered [and slightly chipped] morocco spine label.
This volume includes an early printing of Missouri's 1820 Constitution, and one of the earliest printings of its Amendments, ratified on the first Tuesday of November 1822. Among the more interesting enactments of this Session were a law for "suppression of the barbarous custom of duelling", and the establishment of slave patrols.
AII [Missouri] 58. AI 13359 . (Inventory #: 32608)