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Colonial Laws of Massachusetts, reprinted from the edition of 1672, with supplements through 1686. Published by order of the city of Boston, under the supervision of William H[enry] Whitmore.

ix 395 p. 4to.

Contained in the foregoing are copies of the following:

Boston, 1887.

GENERAL LAWS AND LIBERTIES. A facsimile copy of the edition of Cambridge, 1672, (p. 1).

LAWS AND ORDERS OF THE GENERAL COURT. Facsimile copies of the Laws and Orders of the following General Courts:

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15, 1684, p. 324.

January 28, 1684, p. 327.1

February 16, 1685, p. 333.

May 27, and October 14, 1685, p. 329.
ORDERS IN COUNCIL

Boston, August 30, 1675, p. 223.
Boston, April 4, 1676, p. 337.
Boston, March 29, 1677, p. 345.
Boston, April 9, 1677, p. 347.
Boston, March 28, 1678, p. 349.
Boston, April 2, 1685, p. 355.

"LAWS AND ORDINANCES OF WARRE," passed by the General
Court of the Massachusets, and published with Laws and
Orders of the General Court, held at Boston, October 13, and
November 1, 1675, p. 229.

"BILLETING OF SOULDIERS." Order concerning "billeting of soul-
diers," published with Laws and Orders of the General Court,
held at Boston, May 23, 1677, p. 253.

TYTHING MEN. "Sundry laws made by the General Court wherein the duty of Tything Men is expressed," p. 339.

Several Orders and Laws (1684), made at the 2d sessions of the General Court, held at Boston, Octob. 15, 1684. Printed by their order. Edward Rawson, secr.

pp. 110-111 (on 2 leaves). Folio.

Shown in Charlemagne Tower Collection of Colonial Laws.

Boston, 1684.

Laws Enacted by Sir Edmund Andros (1686-89). See Statutes, Compilations, etc.

Province of Massachusetts Bay.

Charter Incorporating the Company of Massachusetts Bay (1689).2 Printed by S. Green for Benjamin Harris.

1 leaf +1-26 p.

Boston, 1689.

Shown in Ford and Matthews “Bibliography of Laws of Mass. Bay,” p. 19.

(1692).

1 leaf +1-13 [1] p.

London, 1692.

Shown in Ford and Matthews "Bibliography of Laws of Mass. Bay," p. 19.

Ford and Matthews "Bibliography of Laws of Mass. Bay" shows a session of Mar. 18, 1684.
Charters of the province are prefixed to the compilations of provincial laws, post.

Charter Incorporating the Company of Massachusetts Bay

Continued.

(1692), reprinted at Boston from London print. By Benjamin Harris.

1 leaf + 1-13 [1] p.

Boston, 1692.

Shown in Ford and Matthews "Bibliography of Laws of Mass. Bay," p. 20.

American Bibliography, Charles Evans (Vol. 1) under date of 1690, shows a session of the General Court, May 28, 1690 and another session Dec. 10, 1690, also Acts and Laws in January and February, 1690.

Under date of 1691, shows a session of the General Court, Dec. 22,

1691.

The State Library of Massachusetts has the following original session laws, quarto. (For reprints see next title, Boston, 1699):

Session, Oct. 12, 1692, 1-90 p. 4to. n.t.p.

Session, Feb. 8, 1693, (t.p.) 1-6 p. 4to.
Session, Mar. 2, 1693, (t.p.) 1-2 p. 4to.
Session, May 31, 1693, 1-15 p. 4to.
Session, July 6, 1693, 1-4 p. 4to.
Session, Nov. 8, 1693, 1+18-48 p. 4to.
Session, Feb. 14, 1693(4), (t.p.) 49–60 p. 4to.
Session, May 30, 1694, (t.p.) 61-76 p. 4to.
Session, Sept. 5, 1694, (t.p.) 77-85 p. 4to.
Session, Oct. 16, 1694, (t.p.) 87-95 p. 4to.
Session, Feb. 27, 1695, (t.p.) 97-114 p. 4to.
Session, May 29, 1695, (t.p.) 117-134 p. 4to.
Session, Aug. 14, 1695, (t.p.) 137-138 p. 4to.
Session, Nov. 20, 1695, (t.p.) 141-150 p. 4to.
Session, Feb. 26, 1696, (t.p.) 153–157 p. 4to.
Session, May 27, 1696, (t.p.) 159-175 p. 4to.
Session, Nov. 18, 1696, (t.p.) 181-188 p. 4to.

Charter and "Acts and Laws" of Massachusetts Bay. [Binder's Title], "Reprinted by order of . . . the Governour, Council and Assembly." Bartholomew Green and John Allen, printers. 15 + 176 + (4) p. Folio. [Title page imprint] Boston, 1699. Contains the following:

Charter granted by King William and Queen Mary, October 7, [1691], pp. 1–15.

"Acts and Laws." (Reprint of 1699), covering the following

sessions:

June 8, 1692.1

1 This session is referred to in this volume, p. 3, but no laws are shown.

October

12, 1692, Adjourned Session, 3–38 p. February 8, 1693, Adjourned Session, 39-41 p.

May

July

31, 1693, 42-44 p.

6, 1693, Adjourned Session, p. 45.
November 8, 1693, 46-61 p.

February 14, 1694, Adjourned Session, 62-64 p.
May 30, 1694, 65-67 p.

September 5, 1694, Adjourned Session, p. 68.
October 16, 1694, Adjourned Session, 69-71 p.
February 27, 1695, Adjourned Session, 72-77 p.
May 29, 1695, 78-81 p.

November 20, 1695, Adjourned Session, 82-83 p.
February 26, 1696, Adjourned Session, 84-86 p.
May 27, 1696, 87-88 p.1

November 18, 1696, Adjourned Session, 89-95 p.
May 26, 1697, 96-97 p.
October

13, 1697, Prorogued Session, 98-102 p.
December 15, 1697, Prorogued Session, 103-104 p.

25, 1698, 105-132 p.

May

Nov.

May

15, 1698, Prorogued Session, 133-139 p.
31, 1699, 140-158 p.

March

13, 1700, Prorogued Session, 159–176 p.

Charter and "Acts and Laws" of Massachusetts Bay. [Binder's Title], "Reprinted by order of . . . the Governour, Council and Assembly." Bartholomew Green and John Allen, printers. 15274 +4 p. 4to. Title page imprint] Boston, 1699. Contains the Charter of King William and Queen Mary [1691], (pp. 1-15); and "Acts and Laws" from October 12, 1692, to May 31, 1699 inclusive, as in the volume previously noted. In this volume are also bound "Acts and Laws" of the following subsequent sessions:

March 13, 1700, Prorogued Session, 159-176 p.

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February 12, 1701, Prorogued Session, 193-204 p.

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1 Ford and Matthews "Bibliography of Laws of Mass. Bay" shows a session of Sept. 16, 1696, which is also shown in American Bibliography by Charles Evans.

September 1, 1703, Adjourned and Prorogued Session, 247-253 p. October 27, 1703, Adjourned and Prorogued Session, 255-260 p. [For omitted act of this session see print of 1759. 'Acts and Laws," p. 396.]

31, 1704, 263-266 p.1

May August 16, 1704, Prorogued Session, 267–269 p. October 25, 1704, Prorogued Session, 271–272 p. December 27, 1704, Prorogued Session, 273-274 p. ORDER OF THE KING AND COUNCIL AT HAMPTON COURT, October 22, 1700. Confirming several Acts and Laws of the Province, made from the 15th day of December, 1697 to the 13th day of March, 1699–1700. [Appended to the foregoing volume, being the last 4 pages.]

Charter, Acts and Laws of Massachusetts Bay (1699), reprinted by order of... the Governour, Council, and Assembly. Bartholomew Green and John Allen, printers. [With these Acts and Laws are those of subsequent sessions, paged continuously, to and including the 4th May session of 1712.]

15 + 158 + 159-391 p. Folio.

In Harvard Law School.

Boston, 1699.

Charter and "Acts and Laws." [Binder's Title "Massachusetts Laws."] "Reprinted by order of ... the Governour, Council and Assembly." B. Green, printer.

[Title page imprint] Boston, 1714.

(2) + 13 + 16 + 430 + (44) p. Folio.

[Prefixed and affixed, also scattered through the book, are pen and ink MS. Acts, Orders, etc., with pen and ink notes of various kinds.]

Contains the Charter of King William and Queen Mary [1691], and "Acts and Laws" from Oct. 12, 1692, to May 31, 1704 inclusive, as in the volumes previously noted.

In this volume are also contained reprints of "Acts and Laws" of the following additional sessions:

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1 Charlemagne Tower Collection of Colonial Laws, shows a session Mar. 8, 1704, "being their fourth session," pp. 261-262. Folio.

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