COMPILED LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA:; Containing All the Acts of the Legislature of a Public and General Nature, Now in Force, Passed at the Sessions of 1850-51-52-53. To Which Are Prefixed the Declaration of Independence, the Constitutions of the United States and of California, the Treaty of Queretaro, and the Naturlization Laws of the United States. By Authority. S. Garfielde, Compilers F. A. Snyder.

COMPILED LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA:; Containing All the Acts of the Legislature of a Public and General Nature, Now in Force, Passed at the Sessions of 1850-51-52-53. To Which Are Prefixed the Declaration of Independence, the Constitutions of the United States and of California, the Treaty of Queretaro, and the Naturlization Laws of the United States. By Authority.

Benicia: Published by S. Garfielde. Press of the Franklin Printing House, Boston, Mass. 1853. First edition. Hardcover. Full period calf (rebacked preserving original materials), morocco spine labels; xix, 1071 pp. Covers scuffed and worn, old rebacking with original spine laid down, new endpapers, a few old notes in text, overall near very good and quite sturdy and presentable. Good+. Item #21196

The first compilation and publication of the laws of the State of California, just 3 years after statehood was granted in Sept., 1850. Published in the third State Capital in as many years; Benicia was home to the Legislature from Feb. 4, 1853 - Feb. 25, 1854. Not in Cowan or Howes. Sabin 10021.

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