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1702 to 1776 “New Jersey Acts” Book Printed by Isaac Collins Known for Printing New Jersey Colonial Currency

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1776-Dated Revolutionary War Printed Book, “Acts of the General Assembly of the Province of New Jersey,...” by Samuel Allinson, Burlington: Printed by Isaac Collins, Printed to the King, for the Province of New Jersey, 493 pages, Complete, Choice Very Fine.

Large bound Book containing the run of New Jersey Provincial Official Acts, covering the long period of historic from early Colonial Laws dating from 1702, Queen Anne period, to 1776 and Acts of the last Royal Governor, William Franklin. This is a very nice copy of this rare original bound Book fully titled: “Acts of General Assembly of the Province of New Jersey, from the Surrender of the Government to Queen Anne, on the 17th Day of April in the Year of our Lord 1702, to the 14th Day of January 1776. To which is annexed, The Ordinance for regulating and establishing the Fees of the Court of Chancery of the Said Province. With Three Alphabetical Tables, and an Index. Compiled and Published under the Appointment of the General Assembly, and compared with the Original Acts, by Samuel Allinson. Burlington: Printed by Isaac Collins, Printed to the King, for the Province of New Jersey. MDCCLXXVI.”

This monumental compilation work covers the Laws of New Jersey during the extremely early Colonial period from 1702 through 1776, measures 13.5” x 9”, Folio, 493 pages, plus an Appendix, Tables and Index. This historic, period printed Book provides firsthand, original, wonderful insight into the earliest years of the Royal and Provincial rule of law in the Americas. This Book is an important historical document, printed in 1776, recording Colonial New Jersey’s history. Interior pages are complete, in very nice crisp condition with some expected even age tone, Prior owner’s name “Thomas Dudley’s” in period ink on the frontis page, a later name in blue pen “Scott” at bottom. The Book has been professionally rebound and preserved with newer hard covers.
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