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GRANTS, CONCESSIONS, AND ORIGINAL CONSTITUTIONS OF THE PROVINCE OF NEW JERSEY: THE ACTS PASSED DURING THE PROPRIETARY GOVERNMENTS, AND OTHER MATERIAL...

Leaming, Aaron


Item #: 5403

Pages: 763p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2002.

Subjects: LEGAL HISTORY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, STATE LAW

Reprint of the 1881 second edition. Originally printed byWilliam Bradford at Philadelphia in 1752. The work coversthe years 1664-1702 and contains the deeds and agreements ofthe proprietary period and Lord Cornbury's commission andinstructions as royal governor, together with the lawspassed before the surrender of the province to Queen Anne.Includes laws regarding trade regulation, roads, militia,livestock, courts, appointments of governors, Indians,negroes, civil and religious freedom, Quakers, taxes, war,land grants, liquor sales, freeholders, legislature,privileges and rights and individuals, and more. Thecapital laws covered state that adultery, rape, witchcraftand conspiracy all were punishable by death.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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