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A Digest of the Laws of the State of Georgia: From Its First Establishment as a British Province Down to the Year 1798, Inclusive, and the Principal Acts of 1799: In Which Is Comprehended the Declaration of Independence; The State Constitutions of 1777 and 1789, With Alterations and Amendments in 1794. Also the Constitution of 1798. It Contains as Well All the Laws in Force, as Those Which Are Deemed Useful and Necessary, or Which Are Explanatory of Existing Laws; Together, With the Titles of All the Obsolete and Other Acts. And Concludes With an Appendix Containing the Original Charters and Other Documents, Ascertaining and Defining the Limits and Boundary of the State; All the Treaties With the Southern Tribes of Indians; The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union: The Constitution of the United States, and a Few Acts of Congress. Together With a Copious Index to the Whole

By Robert & George Watkins
Format
Book
Published
Philadelphia: Printed by R. Aitken, No. 22, Market Street. 1800.
Language
English
Uniform Title
Laws, etc
Description
vi, 837, [28] p. 25 x 21 cm.
Notes
  • Signatures: 4 l. unsigned, A-Z⁴, Aa-Zz⁴, Aaa-Zzz⁴, 4A-4Z⁴, 5A-5P⁴, 5Q⁵.
  • This, the 1st edition, contains on p. 557, act no. 530, which was known as "The Yazoo fraud act". Because of the insertion of this act, although the act rescinding the above act was also printed (p. 577-585, act no. 543) the compilation was refused official approval, by the governor of the state, and the original record of act no. 530 was directed to be burned by act of the General Assembly, February 13, 1796. When this 1st edition was revised and printed in Philadelphia by R. Aitken in 1801, the Yazoo fraud act was omitted.
  • A few manuscript marginal notes.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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    a| A digest of the laws of the state of Georgia. b| From its first establishment as a British province down to the year 1798, inclusive, and the principal acts of 1799: in which is comprehended the Declaration of independence; the state constitutions of 1777 and 1789, with alterations and amendments in 1794. Also the constitution of 1798. It contains as well all the laws in force, as those which are deemed useful and necessary, or which are explanatory of existing laws; together, with the titles of all the obsolete and other acts. And concludes with an appendix containing the original charters and other documents, ascertaining and defining the limits and boundary of the state; all the treaties with the southern tribes of Indians; the Articles of confederation and perpetual union: the Constitution of the United States, and a few acts of congress. Together with a copious index to the whole. c| By Robert & George Watkins.
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    a| A few manuscript marginal notes.
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