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[No records from 1686–89, during government of

Sir Edmund Andros.
June,

1689, p. 209.
May,

1690, p. 223. June,

1691, p. 236. Book of the General Laws of the inhabitants of the jurisdiction of

New-Plimouth; collected out of the records of the General Court and lately revised . . . Published by authority of the General Court . . . at Plimouth, June 6, 1671. Printed by Samuel Green. 47 + (8) p. Folio.

Cambridge, 1672. Shown in Evans' American Bibliography, Vol. 1. THE CHARLEMAGNE TOWER COLLECTION OF COLONIAL Laws shows

the following: Declaration of the warrantable grounds and proceedings;

of the first associates of the government of New-Plymouth; in
their laying the first foundations of this government, and in their
making laws, and disposing of the lands within the same. To-
gether with the general fundamentals of their laws. Enacted,
ordained, and constituted, by the authority of the associates of
the colony of New-Plymouth. Printed and sold at Greenleaf's
printing-office, in Hanover-Street.
1 leaf + 1 leaf + 5-24 p. 8°.

Boston, 1773.

Massachusetts Bay Colony. Abstract of the Lawes as they are novo established.

Printed for F. Coules and W. Ley at Paules Chain. 1 leaf + 1-15 + (2) p. 4to.

London, 1641. Referred to in “Bibliography of Laws of Massachusetts Bay," by W. C.

Ford, and A. Matthews. Cambridge, 1907. Confederacy of the Colonies (1643-72). Articles of Confederation

between the colonies of the Massachusetts, New Plymouth, Connecticut, and New Haven, “ with the plantacons in combinacon therewith."

For copy see “Compact, Charter and Laws of the Colony of New Plym

outh," p. 308, by William Brigham, Boston, 1836. x+ 357 p. 8o. Scobell's Laws" (Binder's Title). “ Collection of Acts and Ordi

nances” of Parliament from November, 1640, to September,
1656 inclusive. Being a continuation from the end of Mr.
Pulton's collection. With tables. By Henry Scobell, Clerk of
Parliament. In 2 parts. Bound in 1 vol.
(40) + 186 + 515 + (40) + (1) p. Folio. London, 1658–57.

Contains (p. 66, part 2), an Act entitled “A Corporation for the Promoting and Propagating the Gospel of Jesus Christ in New England," being chapter 43 of the Acts of 1649. Also Acts relating to other colonies, p. 113 (Part I) and p. 132 (Part II).

“General Lawes and Libertyes" 1 (1660), “Book of the General

Lawes and Libertyes concerning the inhabitants of the Massachusets, collected out of the Records of the General Court, for the several years wherein they were made and established and now revised by the same Court." (May 1649.) Disposed in alphabetical order. Edward Rawson, Secretary.

(2) + 88 + (12) p. 4to. (Title page imprint) Cambridge, 1660. With the above are bound the following: LAWS AND ORDERS

October 14, 1654, p. 1.
May

22, 1661, p. 1.
December 31, 1661, p. 1.
May 7, 1662, p. 2.
October 8, 1662, p. 2.
May 18, 1664, p. 2.
August 3, 1664, p. 3.
October 19, 1664, p. 3.
Session, May 3, 1665.
Session, Aug. 1, 1005.
Session, Oct. 11, 1065.
Session, May 23, 1666.
Session, Oct. 11, 1666.
Session, Apr. 29, 1668.
Session, Oct. 14, 1668.

Session, May 19, 1669.
Ford and Matthews' "Bibliography of Laws of Massachusetts Bay,” pp. 6

and 7, shows the foregoing Laws and Orders from 1662 to 1669. “General Laws and Liberties," revised and reprinted by order

of the General Court, May 15, 1672. Edward Rawson, Secretary.

[Title page imprint] Cambridge, 1672. (1) + 170 + (24) + 57 p. Folio.

1 In his preface to the edition of 1660, Rawson says that the “Books of Lawes of the first impression" (1649) "not being to be had," this "second" impression (1660) is prepared by order of the General Court.

In “Bibliography of Laws of Mass. Bay," Ford and Matthews refer to the same, except that they give its date as 1618.

The “ Literary News and Reviews," July 7, 1903, gives a detailed account of this edition the date of which is stated as 1649.

With the above are bound the following: -
LAWS AND ORDERS

May 15, 1672, p. 1.
October 8, 1672, p. 7.
May 7, 1673, p. 8.
October 15, 1673, p. 10.
May 27, 1674, p. 11.1
May 12, 1675, p. 19.1
October 13, and November 3, 1675, p. 25.

(Contains “Laws and Ordinances of Warre.")
May 3, 1676, p. 45.
May 23, 1677, p. 49.

October 2, 1678, p. 53.1
General Laws and Liberties (1675), revised and reprinted by order

of the General Court holden at Boston, May 15, 1672. Edward Rawson, secr. Printed by Samuel Green, for John Usher of Boston, and to be sold by Richard Chisuell ... in St. Paul's churchyard, London.

Cambridge (New England), 1675. 1 leaf + 1-170 + (28) + 1-6 p. Folio.

Shown in Charlemagne Tower Collection of Colonial Laws, also in Ford and

Matthews “Bibliography of Laws of Mass. Bay."
Charters and General Laws of the Colony and Province of

Massachusetts Bay, with appendix. Published by order of
the General Court. Nathan Dane, William Prescott and
Joseph Story, committee.] Binder's Title: "Ancient Charters
and Laws of Massachusetts Bay."
vii + 868 p. 8°

Boston, 1814.
Contained in the foregoing is a copy of the following: -
Charter of the Colony of Massachusetts Bay. Granted by

Charles I, March 4, [1628, sometimes 1629), p. 1. Compilation and revision of Colony Laws, 1634-91, pp. 41-211. “Bibliographical Sketch of the Laws of the Massachusetts Colony

from 1630–86.” Arranged to accompany the reprints of 1660
and 1672, by William Henry] Whitmore. Published by order
of the city of Boston.
xliii + 150 p. 4to.

Boston, 1890.

1 FORD AND MATTHEWS, “BibliogRAPHY OF LAWS OF Mass. Bay,” shows orders made at General Courts beld as follows: Session, Jan. 6, 1673.

Session, Mar. 28, 1678.
Session, Oct. 7, 1674.

Session, May 28, 1679.
Session, Aug. 30, 1675.

Session, Oct. 15, 1679.
Session, Feb. 1, 1675(6).

Session, Feb. 4, 1679(80).
Session, Apr. 4, 1676.

Session, May 19, 1680.
Session, Mar. 29, 1677.

Sension, Oct. 13, 1680.
Session, Apr.
9, 1677.

Session, Mar. 4, 1680 (81).
Session, Oct. 10, 1677.

Contained in the foregoing is a copy of the following:
BODY OF LIBERTIES (1641), “ A Coppie of the Liberties of the Mas-

sachusets Colonie in New England.” In facsimile from the

Hutchinson MS., with a line-for-line printed version, p. 29. FUNDAMENTAL Laws. Facsimiles of those pages of the answer

of the General Court in 1646, which contain references to the
Body of Liberties, described therein as the “Foundamentall

Lawes," p. 66.
COURT OF ASSISTANTS. Description of its origin and jurisdiction,

with its records from 1641-44, pp. 2 and 99.
“ANSWER OF THE GENERAL COURT IN 1646." See Fundamental

Laws above.
Colonial Laws of Massachusetts, reprinted from the edition of

1660, with supplements to 1672. Containing also “ The Body
of Liberties of 1641." Published by order of the city of Boston,
under the supervision of William Henry] Whitmore.
xvi + 312 + (12) p. 4to.

Boston, 1889. Contained in the foregoing (p. 69) is an account of legislation from

1641 to 1672, including the two revisions of the laws in 1649

and 1660, with copies of the following: BODY OF LIBERTIES. Same as in the edition, Boston, 1890, p.

29. FUNDAMENTAL Laws. Same as in the edition, Boston, 1890, p. 65. GENERAL LAWES AND LIBERTYES. A facsimile copy of the edition

of Cambridge, 1660, p. 119.
LAWS AND ORDERS OF THE GENERAL COURT. Facsimile copies of
the Laws and Orders of the following General Courts: -

October 14, 1654, p. 227.
May

22, 1661, pp. 219 and 227.
August 7, 1661, p. 220.
December 31, 1661, p. 227.
May 7, 1662, pp. 220 and 228.
October 8, 1662, pp. 222 and 228.
October 20, 1663, p. 222.
May 18, 1664, p. 228.
August 3, 1664, p. 229.
October 19, 1664, p.

. 229.
May 3, 1665, p. 231.
August 1, 1665, p. 232.
October 11, 1665, p. 232.
May 23, 1666, p. 235.
April 29, 1668, pp. 239 and 246.
October 14, 1668, p. 249.
May 19, 1669, p. 261b.

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.

Boston, 1887.
Contained in the foregoing are copies of the following: -
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: -

May 15, 1672, p. 201.
October 8, 1672, p. 207.
January 6, 1673, p. 213.
May 7 and 15, 1673, p. 207.
October 15, 1673, p. 210.
May 27, 1674, p. 214.
October 7, 1674, p. 217.
May 12, 1675, p. 219.
February 21, 1675, p. 241.
October 13, and November 1, 1675, p. 225.
May 3, 1676, pp. 245 and 343.
May 23, 1677, p. 249.
October 10, 1677, p. 257.
October 2, 1678, p. 261.
May 28, 1679, p. 265.
October 15, 1679, p. 269.
February 4, 1679–80, p p. 274.
May 19, 1680, p. 278.
October 13, 1680, p. 281.
March 4, 1680, p. 285.
March 16, 1680, pp. 287 and 351.
February 15, 1681, p. 289.
May 11, 1681, p. 287.
October 12, 1681, p. 288.
May 24, 1682, p. 292a.
October 11, 1682, pp. 293 and 296a.
March 31, 1683, p. 297.
May 16, 1683, p. 301.
October 10, 1683, p. 304.
November 7, 1683, p. 307.
January 28, 1684, p.

, 353.
February 13, 1683-84, p. 309.
May 7, 1681, p. 312.

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