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DALLAS, Alexander James
Laws of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, from the fourteenth day of October, 1781 to 1790
Philadelphia: Hall and Sellers, 1793. 1781-1793 LAW Pennsylvania Colonial Revolutionary WAR Slavery Indians WitchcraftA complete, thorough collection of the laws of Pennsylvania from the years 1700 through the end of the 18th-century, complied by Alexnder James Dallas. These volumes provide fascinating insight into Colonial and Revolutionary Pennsylvania law. Notably are the fascinating penal laws containing acts related to:· Numerous acts pertaining to Slavery of both Africans, Irish, and Native Americanso The purchase and trade of slaveso Treatment of slaveso Handling escapeeso Prevention of importing Indian slaveso The gradual abolition of slavery· Blasphemy· Cursing/Swearing· Indentured Servanthood· Selling Liquor to Indians· Prohibited working and drinking on Sundays· Adultery· Incest· Bigamy · Sodomy· Witchcraft· and much more!Item number: #11651Price: $950DALLAS, Alexander JamesLaws of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, from the fourteenth day of October, 1781 to 1790Philadelphia : Printed by Hall and Sellers ..., 1793. Details· Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumeso Vol. 1 - [4], 913, [1]; 64, iv, [22]o Vol. 2 - [4], ix, [1], 817, iii, [34]· References: Evans 32655· Provenance: Handwritten - William Goforth Armstrong, 1814o William Goforth Armstrong (1797 - 1858), was a member of the Indiana House of Representatives, Indiana State Senate, and was the founder and president of the Jeffersonville Railroad Company.· Language: English · Binding: Leather; t … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books [United States]
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