COMPILATION OF THE LAWS IN FORCE IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA APRIL 1, 1868

By: Authors, Various

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494 pages; Contents clean and secure in original green cloth binding, rubbed at spine ends and corners. Faint damp mark at lower edge of text block. OCLC: 19026790 This copy belonged to John Burton Thompson (December 14, 1810 – January 7, 1874) was a United States Representative and Senator from Kentucky - name label on front cover. The first section reiterates the Constitutional Provision and the various 18th century laws establishing the seat of government at the District of Columbia. Several moves to establish and construct a jail in DC and appointment of officers to manage and govern the District; extensive sections on Property Laws, Criminal Laws, Establishment of Courts and a judicial procedures; Education, which starts with a series (1862-1867) of laws providing for the education of colored children in the cities of Washington, Georgetown and the District of Columbia and construction of schools; etc. Also includes the Emancipation Proclamation and many of the fundamental laws of Reconstruction. Indexed.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings.

Title: COMPILATION OF THE LAWS IN FORCE IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA APRIL 1, 1868

Author Name: Authors, Various

Categories: 19th Century, Americana and American History, Law and Legal History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1868

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good-

Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Seller ID: 39100

Keywords: Washington DC District of Columbia Laws and Legal History Emancipation Reconstruction Kentucky U. S. Senate John Burton Thompson