Prince's Digest [Georgia]. Prince, Oliver H., Compiler. A Digest of the Laws of the State of Georgia: Containing all Statutes and the Substance of all Resolutions of a General and Public Nature, and Now in Force, Which have Been Passed in This State, Previous to the Session of the General Assembly of Dec. 1837. With Occasional Explanatory Notes, And Connecting References. To Which is Added an Appendix, Containing the Constitution of the United States, The Constitution of the State of Georgia as Amended, The Statute of Frauds and Perjuries, The Habeas Corpus act, &c. Also a Synopsis of the local Acts, Arranged to Each County, And Classed Under Appropriate Heads. With a Copious Index. Athens: Published by the Author, 1837. 1046 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine. Some rubbing to boards and extremities, shallow scuffing to rear board, recent owner bookplate to front pastedown. Some toning, foxing to portions of text, faint dampstaining to preliminaries and rear endleaves, internally clean. $450. * Second edition. Known as "Prince's Digest," this important early digest of public and general laws, with a small digest of local laws was originally published in 1822. Its very useful source with a thorough index. Catalogue of the Wymberley Jones De Renne Georgia Library II:455-56. Babbitt, Hand-List of Legislative Sessions and Session Laws 87.
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