Compilation of Pennsylvania Acts [Pennsylvania]. General Assembly. Acts of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: Passed at a Session, Which Was Begun and Held at the Borough of Lancaster, On Tuesday the Fourth Day of December, In the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Four, And of the Independence of the United States of America the Twenty-Ninth. Marked Vol. VII at foot of p. 3, issued as part of the Laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (1804-1806). Published by Authority. Octoraro, [PA]: Published by Francis Bailey, 1805. 291, x pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt fillets and lettering piece to spine, edges rouged, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, a few scratches to calf with light wear to foot of spine, recent bookseller's note in ink to front pastedown. Light to moderate toning to interior, heavier to some signatures, occasional light foxing, light soiling in a few places, illegible ink annotation to foot of title page, small tear to top-edge of leaf 2A4 (pp. 201-202). $250. * Only edition. Topics covered include real property, gambling and an act to raise "a sum not exceeding eight thousand dollars, for the use and benefit of the minister, wardens, and vestry of the African Episcopal church of St. Thomas, in the city of Philadelphia." St. Thomas still stands in Philadelphia today. Shaw & Shoemaker, American Bibliography 9115.
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