Rare 1850 Collection of Virginia Militia Laws [Military Law]. [Virginia]. Revised Militia Law of Virginia, To Take Effect From and After July 1, 1850; Also, The Rules and Articles of War, The Uniform for Officers and Volunteer Corps, And Forms for Certifying Elections. Richmond: Printed by Ritchie & Dunnavant, 1850. 80,  pp. Octavo (9-1/4" x 5-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers. Light soiling, a few small chips to edges of wrappers, small inkspot to front wrapper, light wear to spine ends. Moderate toning to text, faint, gradually diminishing dampstain to top-edges of title page and following eight leaves. $500. * Only edition. This was the final Antebellum collection of Virginia militia law. Along with local law, it contains an extract of Federal law concerning militias. The forms are for the election of officers. The information about uniforms and equipment is quite detailed. OCLC locates 5 copies, 3 in Virginia, none in law libraries. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 9002.
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