1881 Compilation of the Laws of Kansas [Kansas]. Dassler, C.F.W. [b. 1852], Compiler. Compiled Laws of Kansas, 1881: Being a Compilation of All the Laws of a General Nature Based Upon the General Statutes of 1868 (embracing all of Said Statutes Still in Force) Together with Subsequent Enactments, Including the Session Laws of 1881, With References to Decisions. Topeka: G.W. Crane and Co., 1881. [ii], -1156 (i.e. 1192) pp. Octavo (9-3/4" x 6-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, blind frames to boards, raised bands and red and black lettering pieces to spine. Moderate rubbing with some wear to spine ends and corners, a few minor scuffs to boards, joints starting at head, front hinge starting, rear hinge cracked but secure. Some toning to text. Contemporary and later annotations to front pastedown, interior otherwise clean. $350. * Only edition. With the texts of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution. Kansas was admitted to the Union in 1861 and issued its first compilation of state laws in 1862. The 1881 compilation was the fourth issued by the state. It is valuable in part because it corrects errors in the previous compilation, from 1879. Babbitt, Hand-List of Legislative Sessions and Session Laws 129.
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