Illustrated Catalogue of Acts and Laws of the Colony and State of New York and of the Other Original Colonies and States

Illustrated Catalogue of Acts and Laws of the Colony and State of New York and of the Other Original Colonies and States : Constituting the Collection Made by Hon. Russell Benedict, Justice of the Supreme Court of New York (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Illustrated Catalogue of Acts and Laws of the Colony and State of New York and of the Other Original Colonies and States: Constituting the Collection Made by Hon. Russell Benedict, Justice of the Supreme Court of New York Not only has Judge Benedict endeavored to make his Collection as complete as possible, especially in relation to the Laws of New York, but in doing so he has also striven after the finest possible copies to be Obtained, with the result that he has brought together examples Of many Of the most important Laws Of Colonial times, which are not only excessively rare and valuable, but also unique in their state. The number Of examples printed by the early New York printers, especially those by William Bradford, the first New York Printer, is remarkable in its extent, there being no less than 26 imprints by William Bradford, 16 by Hugh Gaine, 16 by James Parker, 14 by W. Weyman, 5 by John Peter Zenger, and 7 by John Holt. Among other imprints are those by Benjamin Franklin, James Franklin, Daniel Fowle, Isaac Collins, Bartholomew and Timothy Green, and other early printers Of the thirteen Original Colonies, a complete list Of whom will be found at the end of this resume. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 363g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243177410
  • 9780243177417