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ISBN: 1170209475 / 9781170209479

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ISBN: 1130402738 / 9781130402735

RareBooksClub.com. Paperback. New. This item is printed on demand. Paperback. 296 pages. Dimensions: 9.7in. x 7.4in. x 0.6in.This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1759 Excerpt: . . . as usual for the stated Courts: And to make out all other necessaryProcesses; and do what else shall be requisite, according to the Powers given thein, in and by the Act for establishing a Superiour Court of Judicature, Court of Assize and General Goal Delivery. Acts and Laws, Passed by the Great and General Court or Assemblyof HerMajestys Province of the Majsachuse tls-Bay in New-England, Begun and held at Boston upon Wednesday the twenty-seventh of May, 1713. And continued by several Prorogations unto Wednesday the fourteenth of OBober following, and then met; being their third Session. Preamble. CHAP. V. An Act to prohibit shooting or firing off Guns, near the Road or High-... Read more

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Boston, in New-England:: S. Kneeland.,. 1742. [bound with] ACTS AND LAWS, OF HIS MAJESTY'S PROVINCE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS- BAY IN NEW ENGLAND. 1759. Small folio. [2], 14, 28, 333, [1 blank] pp. LACKS the title leaf to the Acts and Laws following page 28. Text with scattered spotting. Except as noted, Good+ in contemporary calf, with spine title in early manuscript. The Laws, dating from 1692, treat the varied issues arising in this early American community, including inheritance and property; judicial procedure and courts; drunkenness, profanity, fornication, adultery [the letter 'A' required to be worn by those convicted of that crime], other crimes, tavern-keeping; public support of the Christian ministry; the Oath of Allegiance and Supremacy to King and Queen; apportionment of representatives; prohibiting any "of the French Nation" from residing in the Province without a license; usury, highways, the militia, Indians, slaves, and a host of other matters. Evans 5002. Towe... Read more

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The Charter Granted By Their Majesties King William and Queen Mary, to the Inhabitants of the Province of the Massachusetts-bay in New-england
Massachusetts.; England and Wales. Sovereign (1689-1694 : William and Mary)

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Boston, in New-England : Printed by S. Kneeland, 1759-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. 14 pages of the charter held in folio size clamshell case. Case bound in quarter brown leather. Gilt lettering on spine. 2 raised bands. Marbled boards. 3 cloth bound flaps. Good binding and cover. Minimal shelfwear to case. Contemporary owners name on FEP. Clean, unmarked pages with tanning. Ships daily.

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The Charter Granted by Their Majesties King William and Queen Mary, to the Inhabitants of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New-England
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Book condition: Fair Condition

S. Kneeland, Boston, 1759. Edition Unstated. Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Size: 4to. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight. Printed by Order of His Excellency the Governor, Counsel and House Of Representatives. Original full leather with five raised bands on spine, tall quarto, 14 pages of the Charter bound in first; 24 pages The Table (an Index to the Acts and Laws), Acts and Laws, of His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England, [2], 403 pages, includes subsequent separately printed laws through 1761. Establishment of Berkshire County and the Town of Pittsfield are two of the Acts. Interestingly, Samuel Kneeland spelled his last name incorrectly on the title page (Keeeland). Leather is worn, wear at corners and spine ends, bow to boards, separation on each side head of spine, previous owner name and date 1890 in pencil on front free end paper, previous owner Joseph Blood of Townsend, Mass. wrote his... Read more

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Massachusetts:

Boston, in New-England:: S. Kneeland.,. 1742. [bound with] ACTS AND LAWS, OF HIS MAJESTY'S PROVINCE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS- BAY IN NEW ENGLAND. 1759. Small folio. [2], 14, 28, [2], 333, [1 blank] pp [as issued]. [bound with] ACTS AND LAWS PASSED...MAY [Boston: 1743]. pp 335-337, [1 blank]. [and with] AN ACT, PASSED...TO ASCERTAIN THE VALUE OF MONEY AND OF THE BILLS OF PUBLICK CREDIT... [Boston: 1743]. pp 339-340. [and with] AN ACT ...SEPTEMBER FOLLOWING. [Boston: 1743]. pp 341-344. [and with] ...OCTOBER FOLLOWING. Boston: 1743. pp 345-348. [and with] ...FEBRUARY FOLLOWING. [Boston: 1743, i.e., 1744]. Text with scattered tan, fox, and light wear. One chip at a blank margin. Good+ to Very Good. Bound in contemporary calf, rebacked. With a contemporary inscription by Joseph Parker, a representative from Falmouth in 1742-1743: 'This law boock was given me by the province of Massachusetts Bay in New England when I represented the town of Falmouth at the Great and General Court in the Province.' ... Read more

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[Massachusetts]

Book condition: Good. Bumped and chipped, calf worn, bookplate to pastedown, scattered foxing. Minor sections of pages 391-394 excised, but with

The Royal Charter and Laws of Massachusetts, Owned by a Revolutionary Hero and Signed by Two Generals Bound in full calf, signed on the front pastedown by Captain Samuel Leighton (with heavy notations to rear endpapers in the hand of, and signed multiple times by, Andrew Pepperrell Fernald (1753-1821) and some by John Frost (1738-1810), both of Kittery, Maine (Massachusetts at the time), this volume prints the Charter of Massachusetts Bay as granted by William and Mary. It includes almost 400 pages of Massachusetts statutes that consider everything from laws against murdering bastard children to establishing a hospital on Rainsford Island to incorporating Harvard College. After the April 19, 1775 Battles of Lexington and Concord, Joseph Warren, chairman of the Massachusetts Committee of Safety, sent out an urgent call to arms. Among the first to respond was Samuel Leighton, a prosperous, 35-year old farmer from the region then known as Piscataqua, (the watershed centered around Great Bay and its rivers) near ... Read more

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[Massachusetts Laws]:

Boston: Samuel Kneeland and Timothy Green, 1742.. [2],14,28,[2],337,[1],339-340,341-344pp. Folio. Contemporary blind-tooled calf, expertly rebacked in matching style, spine gilt, leather label. Contemporary ink inscriptions on covers; contemporary inscription: "Watertown's Law Book Red [?] March 1, 1743." Browning, dampstaining, and some soiling and foxing. Small hole in margin of CHARTER with loss of a few letters. A good copy. The "Table" of the ACTS is bound before the ACTS. Bound at the end of the volume are two subsequent Massachusetts ACTS AND LAWS printed in 1743, pp.339-340 (EVANS 5237) and pp.341-344 (EVANS 5238). A fine mid-18th-century collection of the laws of Massachusetts. This copy includes, as is often the case with this and earlier collected editions, the separately issued CHARTER (here bound first) and the full compilation of laws printed in 1742. Such compilations often are found with subsequent Massachusetts laws. Present here are two additional ACTS from 1743. A ve... Read more

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[Massachusetts]:

Boston: S. Kneeland, 1759.. 14pp. [with:] ACTS AND LAWS OF HIS MAJESTY'S PROVINCE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS- BAY IN NEW- ENGLAND. Boston. 1759-1770. 24,[2],568pp. Modern half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, leather label. Very minor shelf wear. Bookplate on front pastedown. Titlepage lightly toned, top half-inch trimmed away. Light toning and some foxing throughout. Very good. A fine mid-18th-century collection of the laws of Massachusetts. This copy includes, as is often the case with this and earlier collected editions, the separately issued CHARTER (here bound first) and the full compilation of laws for 1759, with the addition of 26 subsequent separately printed session laws through 1770. Among the acts printed here is the Stamp Act, as well as the act indemifying those afflicted by the Stamp Act. The miscellaneous acts and laws provide a massive body of New England legal, social and economic information. They paint a vivid picture of the development of the region, with the founding of towns and public... Read more

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[Massachusetts Laws]:

Boston: B. Green, 1726.. 14,17,[1],[2],348pp. An imperfect copy of a session law is bound after it (pp.349-352). Folio. Contemporary blind-tooled calf. Covers and joints worn and scuffed, corners and edges abraded, but a good copy. Contemporary ownership inscription ("Peter T. Washburn No. 1182") on first page of CHARTER. Moderate soiling and dampstaining, particularly at margins. Lacks title leaf of CHARTER. The second collected edition of the laws of Massachusetts, preceded only by the 1699 edition. This copy includes, as issued, the separately printed CHARTER... (here bound first, as usual); the full 1726 laws; and a fragment of the first session law issued after the complete volume. A fine source for early colonial legal, political, and social history. EVANS 2762. SABIN 45568 (ACTS AND LAWS), 45573 (CHARTER).

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[MASSACHUSETTS COLONY

Boston:: Printed by B. Green for Benjamin Eliot,,, 1726-1731.. Folio, pp. (2)2-14. 1-17(1) [Table]; (2)-347(1);349-456. Royal Arms woodcut on title-page, repeated as sectional headpieces. Bound in contemporary paneled calf (finely rebacked in style, corner tips and top of title-page repaired). Some browning and fraying of preliminary leaves, and along the edges, pen trials throughout). Provenance: dated inscription of Oakes Angier (176(0), partially torn into; presented to David Kingman, 1778; then presented to Simon Greenleaf from Ezra Kingman in 1812; Amherst College, manuscript inscription, withdrawn. Copies in the trade are rare, none have appeared in ABPC for the last 25 years. Evans 2762; 2900, 2901, 2902, 3054, 3055, 3056, 3057, 3182, 3306, 3307, 3440. The Massachusetts General Laws and Liberties were first promulgated in 1648 and the earliest surviving published collection of them was printed in 1660. The have been regarded as the first modern legal code of the western world. The laws retained some e... Read more

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The Charter Granted by Their Majesties King William and Queen Mary, to the Inhabitants of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New-England [and] Acts and laws of His Majesty

Boston: B. Green - for Benjamin Eliot -, 1726. (MASSACHUSETTS COLONY) Folio. Two parts: [2], 14 [Charter]; [2], 347 [Acts], [1], 17 [Table] pp. Two parts with separate title-pages and pagination. Contemporary calf tooled in blind. Some rubbing and wear, free endpapers missing, last few leaves frayed, piece torn from margin of final leaf, slightly affecting a few letters, some foxing, soiling, occasional minor tears or fraying. Contemporary ownership signature of Capt. John Rounsevell on first title-page. Evans 2762; Cushing, Mass. Laws 343 . An attractive, unsophisticated copy of this early and important compilation of the Acts and Laws of the Province of Massachusetts, as organized under the terms of the charter of William & Mary. That charter, which was enacted May 14, 1692, included Massachusetts Bay Colony, Plymouth Colony, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, the Province of Maine, and parts of what is now Nova Scotia. More importantly, the independence of the old Colony was greatly reduced, the powers of the P... Read more

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[Massachusetts Bay Province. ]

Boston in New-England: Printed by B. Green, Printer to the Honourable the Lieut. Governour & Council, for Benjamin Eliot, and Sold at his Shop near the Town-House in King's Street, 1726. New full calf binding with gilt lettering on spine by master binder Pat Bruno. Internally some randon stains and darkening on outer edges of some pages. Overall a very good + to fine copy. 4to. [2] 14. 18 [2] 347, [1 blank], pp. 349-525. [1 blank]. At bottom of page 525 there is printed: " The Eleven foregoing Acts were published July 6, 1734. There are 22 Acts present dating from May 25, 1728 to May 29, 1734.

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THE CHARTER GRANTED BY THEIR MAJESTIES KING WILLIAM AND QUEEN MARY, TO THE INHABITANTS OF THE PROVINCE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS-BAY IN NEW ENGLAND. [bound with:] ACTS AND LAWS, OF HIS MAJESTY'S PROVINCE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS-BAY IN NEW-ENGLAND
[Massachusetts Laws]:

Boston. 1726.. [2],14,18,[2],483pp. Folio. Original calf, elaborately stamped in gilt, rebacked to style duplicating the backstrip of the John Carter Brown Library copy in a similar binding. Moderate wear to boards. Internally quite clean. Near fine. This copy bears an exceptional colonial provenance, being inscribed on the front free endpaper from Jonathan Belcher, governor of Massachusetts and New Hampshire from 1730 to 1741. Belcher has inscribed it: "To the Honorable Sir Philip York His Majesty's Attorney General, from His most obedient, most faithfull, and most humble servant...." The inscription is dated Boston, Oct. 18, 1732. Philip Yorke (1690-1764), the 1st Earl of Hardwicke, was attorney general to George II from 1724. He was chief justice after 1733 and lord chancellor after 1737. Belcher also served as governor of New Jersey, appointed in 1747. A remarkable association copy, linking the laws of the Crown to their administrator in the colonies and their chief enforcer in England. The ... Read more

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