The First California Law Compilation [California]. Garfielde, S., Compiler. Snyder, F.A., Compiler. Compiled Laws of the State of California: Containing all the Acts of the Legislature of a Public and General Nature, Now in Force, Passed at the Sessions of 1850-51-52-53. To Which are Prefixed the Declaration of Independence, The Constitution of the United States and of California, The Treaty of Queretaro, And the Naturalization Laws of the United States. By Authority. Benicia: Published by S. Garfielde, Press of the Franklin Printing House, 210 Washington Street, Boston, Mass., 1853. xix, , 1071 pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Recent period-style calf, blind frames to boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine, endpapers renewed. Negligible light rubbing to extremities, light wear to edge of lettering piece along rear joint. Light to moderate toning, somewhat heavier in places, occasional faint dampstaining to foot of text block, light foxing in a few places, smudges and soiling to a few leaves. $450. * Only edition. California's first compiled laws, this book records the state's first four years of legislation, based on the acts as enrolled (as opposed to issued in print), with notes of California Supreme Court opinions provided as applicable. It includes a 100-page index. Babbitt, Hand-List of Legislative Sessions and Session Laws 24.
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