A NEARLY CONSECUTIVE RUN OF NINETEEN EARLY LOUISIANA STATE SESSION LAWS, FOURTH THROUGH FOURTEENTH SESSIONS, 1819-1840. Louisiana.

A NEARLY CONSECUTIVE RUN OF NINETEEN EARLY LOUISIANA STATE SESSION LAWS, FOURTH THROUGH FOURTEENTH SESSIONS, 1819-1840.

The Acts are in both English and French on facing pages. Bindings vary: the first item disbound, others in modern buckram, modern cloth, or contemporary sheep. The usual institutional marks and occasional light wear. Overall, Very Good.

a. ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE FOURTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, ON MONDAY, THE FIFTH DAY OF JANUARY... [1819]. New Orleans: J.C. De St. Romes, State Printer. 1819. 142pp. Disbound a bit roughly, moderately foxed, light chipping to blank outer margin of title leaf and last leaf.
Jumonville 315.

b. ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE FIFTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, ON MONDAY THE TWETIETH [sic] DAY OF NOVEMBER, [1821]... New-Orleans: J.C. De St. Romes, State Printer, 1821. 159pp.
"English and French on facing pages." [Jumonville]. With a List of Acts, an Index, and Resolutions. One of the Resolutions is a several-page report on the necessity for hospitals: "Navigators and traders from more northern latitudes," who arrive in New Orleans healthy, are frequently felled by the radically different climate. These are "principally boatmen from Kentucky, Ohio, and other states on the Ohio." It is hoped that their Governors will chip in to help provide the necessary medical attention to these men.
Jumonville 358.

c. ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE FIFTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, ON MONDAY THE SEVENTH DAY OF JANUARY, [1822]... New-Orleans: J.C. De St. Romes, State Printer, 1822. 130pp.
Jumonville 374.

d. ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE SIXTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, ON MONDAY THE SIXTH DAY OF JANUARY, [1823]... New-Orleans: J.C. De St. Romes, State Printer, 1823. xxxi, [1 blank], 110pp.
The volume begins with a rare printing of the 1812 Constitution of Louisiana, in English and French on facing pages, with names of delegates.
Jumonville 402.

e. ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE SIXTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, ON MONDAY THE SIXTH DAY OF JANUARY, [1824]... New-Orleans: Peter K. Wagner, State Printer, 1824. 187, [8]pp.
Jumonville 432.

f. ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE SEVENTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, ON MONDAY THE SEVENTH DAY OF JANUARY, [1825]... New-Orleans: James M. Bradford, State Printer, 1826. 264pp.
With a List of Acts, an Index, and Resolutions. One of the Resolutions urges settlement of the boundary with Arkansas; one of the laws regulates river pilots; others regulate the emancipation of slaves, runaway slaves, and other aspects of slavery.
Jumonville 488.

g. ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE EIGHTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, ON MONDAY THE FIRST DAY OF JANUARY, [1827]... New-Orleans: John Gibson, State Printer, 1827. 211pp.
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h. ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE EIGHTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, ON MONDAY THE SEVENTH DAY OF JANUARY, [1828]... John Gibson, State Printer, 1828. 199pp.
The First Session passed acts prescribing the mode of private emancipation, an act relative to runaway slaves, the organization of the City of New Orleans into wards; establishment of a consolidated planters association of Louisiana; and various laws on internal improvements, civil and criminal law. The Second Session repealed an Act which had prohibited entry of slaves into the State for purposes of sale, and passed several statutes improving river and canal transportation, incorporating "a society of Israelites" and the New Orleans Jockey Club. Each Session includes an Index and Titles of Acts.
Jumonville 600, 625.

i. [bound with] ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE NINTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, ON MONDAY THE EIGHTH DAY OF DECEMBER, [1828]... New-Orleans: John Gibson, State Printer, 1829. 200, 21 [index] pp.
With a List of Acts, Index, and the 1812 Constitution of Louisiana. Among the Acts passed are a detailed, 18-section slave registration statute; a state printing contract for Benjamin Levy; various laws on the militia, internal improvements, land titles, civil and criminal law.
Jumonville 665.

j. [bound with] ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE NINTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF DONALDSONVILLE, ON MONDAY, THE 4TH DAY OF JANUARY,A.D. 1830... Donaldson: C.W. Duhy, State Printer, 1830.156pp.
An early Donaldson imprint, with much contemporary marginalia on the different statutes.

k. [bound with] ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE TENTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AT DONALDSON, ON MONDAY THE THIRD DAY OF JANUARY, [1831]... IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, ON THE EIGHTH OF JANUARY. New-Orleans: John Gibson, State Printer, 1831. 143pp.
Jumonville 735.

l. ACTS PASSED AT THE EXTRA SESSION OF THE TENTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, ON MONDAY THE FOURTEENTH DAY OF NOVEMBER, [1831]... New-Orleans: John Gibson, State Printer, 1831. 15, [1 blank] pp.
A detailed Slave Code is enacted.
Jumonville 736.

m. [bound with] ACTS PASSED AT THE THIRD SESSION OF THE TENTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA... New Orleans: Stroud & Pew. State Printers. 1832. 204, [6] pp.
With continuing regulation of slavery and the domestic slave trade.
Jumonville 773.

n. ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE ELEVENTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, THE SEVENTH DAY OF JANUARY, [1833]. New-Orleans: Jerome Bayon, State Printer, 1833. 194, 194, [1 blank], [195]-202 pp.
Jumonville 809.

o. [bound with] ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE ELEVENTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, THE NINTH DAY OF DECEMBER, [1833]. New-Orleans: Jerome Bayon, State Printer, 1834. 167, 167, vi, vi, [1 blank], [viii]-xviii pp.
Jumonville 835.

p. ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE TWELFTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, THE FOURTH DAY OF JANUARY, [1836]. New-Orleans: Jerome Bayon, State Printer, 1836. 193, 193, iv, iv, [1 blank], [v]-xii pp. Title leaf crimped and chipped but no text loss.
Jumonville 923.

q. ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE THIRTEENTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, THE ELEVENTH DAY OF DECEMBER, [1837]. New-Orleans: Jerome Bayon, State Printer, 1838. 120, 120, vi, xvi pp.
Jumonville 1013.

r. [bound with] ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE FOURTEENTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW-ORLEANS, JANUARY 7, 1839. New-Orleans: J.D. DE ST. ROMES, State Printer, 1839. 241, xii pp.
Jumonville 1055.

s. ACTS PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE FOURTEENTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA; BEGUN AND HELD IN THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS, ON THE 6TH DAY OF JANUARY, 1840. New-Orleans: Bullitt, Magne & Co., State Printers, 1840. 142, 142, iv, iv, [v]-xiii [index] pp.
Jumonville 1144. Item #31830

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