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The Book of the General Lawes and Libertyes Concerning the Inhabitants of the Massachusets: Reprinted from the Unique Copy of the 1648 Edition in the Henry E. Huntington Library

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"The Book of the General Lawes and Libertyes Concerning the Inhabitants of the Massachusets" is the first compilation of laws and constitutional rights printed in English America. Six hundred copies were produced in 1648 and most were given free of charge to magistrates and deputies who sat in the court. When a documentary collection of seventeenth-century Massachusetts laws was published in 1890, not a single copy could be found and it was consequently omitted from the volume. A few years later, one was discovered in ...

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The Book of the General Lawes and Libertyes Concerning the Inhabitants of the Massachusets: Reprinted from the Unique Copy of the 1648 Edition in the Henry E. Huntington Library
1998, Huntington Library Press

ISBN-13: 9780873281737

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