Montgomery, Ala. Shorter & Reid, State Printers, 1861. 161, [1 blank] pp, with the tipped-in certification by Alabama's Secretary of State. Prominently rubberstamped on title page, couple of other light rubberstamps, outer margin trimmed slightly into text on several leaves, affecting an occasional letter. Good+.
[bound with] ACTS OF THE SECOND CALLED SESSION, 1861 AND OF THE FIRST REGULAR ANNUAL SESSION OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF ALABAMA, HELD IN THE CITY OF MONTGOMERY, COMMENCING ON THE 28TH DAY OF OCTOBER AND SECOND MONDAY IN NOVEMBER, 1861. Montgomery, Ala.: Montgomery Advertiser Book and Job Office. 1862. 304pp. Browned. Good+. The two items bound together in modern cloth, with institutional rubberstamp on front pastedown.
These are the first two Sessions of Alabama's Confederate legislature. Numerous Acts place the State on a war footing, regulate the activities of "free colored mariners" and other Free Negroes, accompanied by bellicose Joint Resolutions.
Parrish & Willingham 2620, 2621. Item #31368