The Colonial Laws of New York from the Year 1664 to the Revolution (1664-1775) (5 Vols.)by Charles Zebina Lincoln, William H. Johnson, Ansel Judd Northrup
Originally published: Albany: James B. Lyon, 1894. Five vols. xxi, 1092; 1113; 1181, 1187; 931 pp. Reprint of the first edition. An excellent resource for students of colonial legal, political and social history, this is a complete compilation of New York colonial laws. It contains complete texts of all acts printed in every compilation from the 1694 edition by Bradford to the 1775 edition by Hugh Gaine. These texts have been compared and corrected in reference to the original parchment law-rolls in the state library. Reprint of the first edition. With indexes. Charles Zebina Lincoln, William H.
Johnson and Ansel Judd Northrup were the commissioners of statutory revision. Charles Zebina Lincoln [b. 1848] was a practicing attorney and delegate to the New York Constitutional Convention of 1894. He is the author of The Constitutional History of New York State from the Beginning of the Colonial Period to the Year 1905, which is considered to be the definitive study of the development of the New York Constitution. Ansel Judd Northrup [1833-1919] was the author of Sconset Cottage Life: A Summer on Nantucket Island (1881, 1901). With indexes.
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