A DIGEST OF THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, FROM THE YEAR ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND TWENTY-TWO, TO THE ELEVENTH DAY OF MARCH, ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-ONE, INCLUSIVE. COMPILED BY JAMES McCLELLAN, OF THE MARIANA BAR.

Tallahassee, Fla. Printed at the Floridian Book and Job Office, 1881. XVI, 1302 pp. Bound in modern legal buckram with title stamped on spine. Margins of title and a couple of other leaves reinforced. Rubberstamp on title page. Else clean and Very Good.

The Digest includes the Constitutions of the United States and Florida; Ordinances declaring Secession null and void, ratifying the post-War Reconstruction Amendments, and surveying the laws in alphabetical order, from "Adjutant-General" to "Witnesses in Criminal Cases." Like many States, Florida forbade marriage between whites and "any negro, mulatto or quarteroon, or other colored person."
An Appendix prints "Charters of Railroad, Canal and Telegraph Companies." A detailed Index is printed at the end.
Babbitt 77. Item #37307

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