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[MASSACHUSETTS - FEDERAL] Group of Acts and Laws Passed by the General Court, 1784-1789

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs
[MASSACHUSETTS - FEDERAL]  Group of Acts and Laws Passed by the General Court, 1784-1789

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Lot 22
[MASSACHUSETTS - FEDERAL] Group of Acts and Laws Passed by the General Court, 1784-1789, six volumes in 20th century cloth c...
, six volumes in 20th century cloth containing several imprints, commencing with Acts and laws, passed by the General Court of Massachusetts... begun and held at Boston ... Wednesday the twenty-sixth day of May, anno domini, 1784. [Boston: Adams and Nourse, 1784-5]. pp. 131-279, Evans 18589; the pagination continues in the subsequent volumes from pp. 281-746 with Adams and Nourse imprints dated through 1789 (the final volume, which completes the work, is Evans 21943 - for the entirety of the work including the 1783 first section not present here see Evans 18201). Bound in several volumes, each a folio, sizes vary, largest approximately 11 3/4 x 8 inches (30 x 20 cm). One volume bearing the signature of Caleb Strong, contains one duplicate section, stamps; Together with Resolves of the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1784-88, four volumes in 20th century cloth containing several imprints, the May 1784 volume with a general title with the Adams and Nourse imprint and with separate pagination (Evans 18602), the subsequent volumes each with a general title and separate pagination; And a 1784 Journal of the House of Representatives, paginated from 133-209 but bearing no imprint. The whole with stamps, small stains, etc. Not fully collated and sold as is. The lot eleven volumes.


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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $1,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $300 - $500
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