THE ACTS OF ASSEMBLY OF THE PROVINCE OF PENNSYLVANIA...TOGETHER WITH THE ROYAL, PROPRIETARY, CITY AND BOROUGH CHARTERS...
Philadelphia: Printed and sold by Hall and Sellers, 1775. xxi,536,22,,3pp. Folio. Half calf and marbled boards, leather label, in antique style. Two faint old library stamps and embossed blindstamp on titlepage, minor foxing. Very good. In a cloth clamshell case. An important and useful one-volume digest of the colonial laws of Pennsylvania, collecting all of the acts of the Pennsylvania assembly still in force, beginning in 1700 and running through September 1775. This major law book effectively became the basis for all provincial law as it translated to the new state. Also given are the short titles of expired laws. Edited by the Pennsylvania Assembly member and eventual Loyalist, Joseph Galloway. The twenty-two-page appendix has a separate titlepage. This copy with the 3pp. addendum at the end, which is not always present. TOWER COLLECTION 754. SABIN 59820. HILDEBURN 3147. EVANS 14364. NAIP w006509.
(Inventory #: WRCAM40095B)
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