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[Vast Collection of General and Special Laws of the Oregon Territory and the State of Oregon, and Related Works, 1850 - 1870]. OREGON.
[Vast Collection of General and Special Laws of the Oregon Territory and the State of Oregon, and Related Works, 1850 - 1870]
[Vast Collection of General and Special Laws of the Oregon Territory and the State of Oregon, and Related Works, 1850 - 1870]
[Vast Collection of General and Special Laws of the Oregon Territory and the State of Oregon, and Related Works, 1850 - 1870]

[Vast Collection of General and Special Laws of the Oregon Territory and the State of Oregon, and Related Works, 1850 - 1870]

Oregon City: Salem, & Corvallis, 1850-1870. Twenty volumes.

20th-century buckram, gilt leather labels. Ink library stamps on titlepages, one leaf and a portion of another leaf lacking in one work, Index to one volume supplied in facsimile, a few paper repairs, some small tears. Some wear to bindings.

A broad collection of early territorial and state laws for Oregon, comprising twelve territorial printings and eight works printed after statehood.

Includes both the first territorial laws and the first state laws of Oregon, plus numerous session laws, legislative journals, and related works. Statutes of a Local Nature (1851) and three of the Special Laws are separate here, but were first issued in larger legislative journals. Belknap treats the works as parts of the original issue of the journals, while McMurtrie lists them separately. The individual titles offered here are as follows: 1) Acts of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Oregon. 1850. 2) Statutes of a Local Nature and Joint Resolutions of...the Territory of Oregon. 1851. The last part of the larger work, Journals, Local Laws and Joint Resolutions. 3) Memorial...to the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States. 1851. 4) General Laws Passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Oregon. 1852. 5) [General and Special Laws of Oregon]. 1853. 6) Laws of a General and Local Nature.... 1853. 7) Journal of the House of Representatives of the Territory of Oregon. 1854. 8) Special Laws Passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Oregon. 1855. The last part of the larger work, Journal of the House of Representatives of the Territory of Oregon. 9) Laws of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Oregon. 1856. 10) Laws of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Oregon. 1857. 11) Laws of the Territory of Oregon. 1858. 12) Laws of the Territory of Oregon. 1859. 13) Laws of the State of Oregon.... 1859. 14) Special Laws of the State of Oregon.... 1862. The last part of the larger work Journal of the Proceedings of the Senate.... 15) Special Laws of the State of Oregon.... 1864. The last part of the larger work, Journal of the Proceedings of the Senate.... 16) The General Laws of Oregon. 1866. 17) [Laws of Oregon and Decisions Sup. Court]. 1866. 18) The Senate Journal during the Special Session.... 1866. 19) [Laws of Oregon]. 1868. 20) Acts and Resolutions of the Legislative Assembly of the State of Oregon. 1870. Oregon Territory was established in 1848 and encompassed what are now the states of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, as well as parts of Wyoming and Montana. The works here are some of the earliest printed in the region. Oregon was admitted as a state in 1859 and the balance of the lands formed Washington Territory. An outstanding collection, and the most complete offering of early Oregon laws we have ever offered.

Belknap 28, 45 (last part only), 46, 63, 82, 83, 130, 212 (last part only), 239, 271, 321, 430, 437, 648 (last part only), 718 (last part only), 849, 851, 939, 1164, 1421; McMurtrie (Oregon).

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Price: $4,500.00

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