Laws of Maryland, Enacted at a Session of Assembly, Begun and Held at the City of Annapolis, on Tuesday, the Twenty-Sixth Day of April...1737. [bound with:] Laws of Maryland, Enacted at a Session of Assembly, Begun and Holden at the City of Annapolis, on Thursday, the Eleventh Day of August...1737
Annapolis: William Parks, 1737. Folio. , 15; , 8pp.
Bound to style in three quarter calf and marbled boards, antique. Minor foxing and toning. Interleaved with blanks
Early Maryland imprints
William Parks established the first successful press at Annapolis in 1726. These are the session laws for Maryland in 1737. The acts for this year address land apportionment for both private and public concerns, slave punishment, and an act prohibiting the exportation of grain, bread, and flour, among others. Rare, ESTC records only four and two copies, respectively.
Bristol B1005; ESTC W7073, W7074; Evans 4156; Shipton & Mooney 40122; Wroth 91, 92.