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Acts and Laws Passed by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont at their Session Begun and Holden at Rutland, In October 1804 Published by Order of the Legislature

Published by Bennington, Haswell and Smead, 1805., 1805
Condition: GOOD+ Hardcover
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166, (1), x pp. Octavo. Modern leather binding, with rustic ruling on spine, and no label. Condition: Good+. Lacking endpapers. Text uniformly grayed, and with occasional mild acid-staining, but entirely legible throughout. Inscribed "Lemuel Whitney's" and "1804" on the title page, and "Clerk of Supream Court" on the terminal blank leaf, apparently in the same hand. Very possibly the Lemuel Whitney who, as sheriff of Newfane, was called on in 1808 to carry out a sentence of thirty-nine lashes meted out to a woman convicted of counterfeiting. "Under this severe trial of his gallantry the lashes, especially two out of three, fell so lightly, she could be hardly conscious of receiving any, but the third lash, that being a gentle reminder that women were, by law, entitled to "their thirds.". Bookseller Inventory # 13339

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Title: Acts and Laws Passed by the General Assembly...

Publisher: Bennington, Haswell and Smead, 1805.

Publication Date: 1805

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: GOOD+

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