LAWS OF THE TERRITORY OF MONTANA, PASSED AT THE THIRD SESSION OF THE LEGISLATURE BEGINNING NOVEMBER 5, 1866, AND ENDING DECEMBER 15, 1866.

Helena City, M.T. Wilkinson and Ronan, Printers, 1866. 100pp. A couple of light rubberstamps, else clean text and Very Good, bound in later cloth, gilt-lettered morocco spine label, bookplate on front pastedown.

This early territorial imprint established the foundations of the taxing system, procedures for funding the debt, and procedures for incorporations, and enacted a variety of other Acts and Memorials.
Babbitt 280.

[offered with] LAWS, MEMORIALS, AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE TERRITORY OF MONTANA, PASSED AT THE FIFTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, BEGUN AT VIRGINIA CITY DECEMBER 7, 1868, AND CONCLUDED JANUARY 15, 1869. Helena, M.T.: 1869. 156pp. A couple of light rubberstamps, else clean text and Very Good.
[bound with] LAWS, MEMORIALS AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE TERRITORY OF MONTANA, PASSED AT THE SIXTH SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, BEGUN AT VIRGINIA CITY, MONDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1869, AND CONCLUDED JANUARY 7, 1870... Helena, M.T. Robert E. Fisk, Public Printer. 1870. 163, [1 blank] pp. Original printed green wrappers bound in. A couple of light rubberstamps, else Very Good. Bound together in later cloth, gilt-lettered morocco spine label, gilt institution's name stamped at base of spine, bookplate on front pastedown.

The Organic Act of the Territory of Montana is printed, along with Acts concerning public lands, mining, civil and criminal procedure, territorial boundaries, irrigation and agriculture, cattle, and other subjects. Memorials seek a branch mint, removal of the Flat Head Indians from the Bitter Root Valley in Missoula County, and funding for the newly established Montana Historical Society.
Babbitt 280, 280.

[offered with] LAWS, MEMORIALS, AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE TERRITORY OF MONTANA, PASSED AT THE EXTRAORDINARY REGULAR SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, CONVENED BY PROCLAMATION OF THE GOVERNOR OF SAID TERRITORY, BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF VIRGINIA, THE CAPITAL OF SAID TERRITORY, ON MONDAY, THE FOURTEENTH DAY OF APRIL, A.D. 1873... Helena: 1874. ix, [1 blank], 169 pp. A couple of light rubberstamps, light wear, else Very Good in later cloth, gilt-lettered morocco spine label, gilt institution's name stamped at base of spine, bookplate on front pastedown.

The Session enacted statutes on punishments for prison breaks, taxation, penitentiary regulations, railroads, common schools, as well as a variety of other subjects.
Babbitt 280.

[offered with] LAWS, MEMORIALS, AND RESOLUTIONS OF THE TERRITORY OF MONTANA, PASSED AT THE EIGHTH REGULAR SESSION OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, HELD AT THE CITY OF VIRGINIA, THE CAPITAL OF SAID TERRITORY...1874. [Helena]: 1874. xii, 214 pp. A couple of light rubberstamps, light wear, small hole in blank portion of title leaf. Good+, in later cloth, gilt-lettered morocco spine label, gilt institution's name stamped at base of spine, bookplate on front pastedown.

The Session issued a long Memorial on Yellowstone National Park, "one of the greatest interest to the adventurer, the seeker for the wonderful and curious, and for scientific observers. No like geographical area presents so much to absorb attention, excite curiosity, invite study, and gratify a love of the romantic in nature." Another Memorial urges encroachments upon the Crow reservation, which is "unnecessarily large."
Babbitt 280. Item #31814

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