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 NATURALIZATION LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.
Benicia [Boston, Mass.]: Published by S. Garfielde [Press of the Franklin Printing House]. 1853. 4to. xix, [1 blank], 1071, [1 blank] pp. Bound in modern institutional buckram. A couple of institutional marks, a few leaves toned, else a clean text. Near Fine.
This is the first compilation of the laws of the State of California. "Great care has been taken to present the entire statute law of the state, of a public and general nature, in the best and most convenient form, disencumbered of all repealed, expired, and amended acts. To the whole, marginal notes and a copious index have been added, which, it is believed, will greatly facilitate reference, and add to its usefulness."
I Harv. Law Cat. 294. Sabin 10021. Not in Cowan, Cohen, Eberstadt. Item #29842