New York Colonial Laws, 1664-1775: From Bradford to Gaine [Lincoln, Charles Zebina, Johnson, William H., Northrup, Ansel Judd, Compilers]. The Colonial Laws of New York from the Year 1664 to the Revolution, Including the Charters to the Duke of York, The Commissions and Instructions to Colonial Governors, The Duke's Laws, The Laws of the Dongan and Leisler Assemblies, The Charters of Albany and New York and the Acts of the Colonial Legislatures from 1691 to 1775 Inclusive. Transmitted to the legislature by the Commissioners of Statutory Revision, Pursuant to Chapter 125 of the Laws of 1891. Albany: James B. Lyon, 1894. Five vols. xxi, 1092; 1113; 1181, 1187; 931 pp. Reprinted 2011 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 978-1-61619-212-9. ISBN-10: 1-61619-212-7. Paperback 5 vol. set. Volume 5 cover printed with slightly darker ink. Else as new. $195. * Reprint of the first edition. With indexes. An excellent resource for students of colonial law, this is a complete compilation of New York colonial laws. It contains complete texts of all acts printed in every compilation from the 1694 edition by Bradford to the 1775 edition by Hugh Gaine. These texts have been compared and corrected in reference to the original parchment law-rolls in the state library. This collection provides unparalleled insights into the colony's legal, political and social history. Searchable DVD sold separately, USD 195.
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