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An abridgment of the laws of Pennsylvania, [electronic resource] : being a complete digest of all such acts of assembly, as concern the commonwealth at large. : To which is added, an appendix, containing a variety of precedents (adapted to the several acts) for the use of justices of the peace, sheriffs, attornies and conveyancers. / By Collinson Read, Esquire
Bib ID 3737284
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Author
Pennsylvania
 
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Description Philadelphia: : Printed for the author., MDCCCI [i.e., 1801] 
[4], lvii, [3], 468, [28] p. ; 22 cm. 
Series

Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 1214.

Notes

"(Copy right secured according to law.)"

"Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania ... that the Governor of this commonwealth be, and he is hereby, authorised and directed to subscribe for one thousand copies of an abridgment of the laws of Pennsylvania, proposed to be published by Collinson Read, at the rate of four dollars for each copy, to be neatly and correctly printed in one volume octavo, well bound and lettered; and that the said abridgment, having first received the approbation of the judges of the Supreme Court, shall be admitted in evidence in the several courts of justice in this commonwealth ..."--p. [3], 1st count.

Error in paging: p. 381 misnumbered 383.

"The Constitution of the United States of America."--p. [i]-xxiv, 2nd count.

"The Constitution of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania."--p. [xxv]-xlvi, 2nd count.

"Titles of the laws abridged."--p. [xlvii]-lvii, 2nd count.

"Table of the titles contained in this abridgment."--p. [390-391].

"Appendix."--p. [393]-468.

"Table of contents of the appendix."--p. [469-470].

"Index."--p. [471-496].

Microform version available in the Readex Early American Imprints series.

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Shaw & Shoemaker 1214

Reproduction Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 1214). 
Subjects Law -- Pennsylvania -- Digests.  |  Constitutions -- United States.  |  Constitutions -- Pennsylvania.
Place United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Other authors/contributors Read, Collinson, 1751-1815  |  United States. Constitution  |  Pennsylvania. Constitution (1790)

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