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DAKOTA TERRITORY.

HISTORICAL. 1849. A portion of the district formed part of Minnesota Territory.

(See Minnesota.) 1857. First settlement (at Sioux Falls). 1861. Territory of Dakota organized by Act of Congress, Mar. 2,

(included Montana, and parts of Idaho and Wyoming). 1864, 1868. Limits of Territory fixed as at present represented by

North and South Dakota. (See Idaho, Montana, Wyoming.).

See North Dakota and South Dakota.

BIBLIOGRAPHY. Title of legislative body “ Legislative Assembly.” Session laws called “Laws." For account of legislation, see preface to “Revised Codes” of North

Dakota, Bismarck, 1905.

SESSION LAWS. 1st Session, Mar. 1862. xvi + 561 + 38 p. 8°. 2d Session, Dec. 1862. ix + 331 p. 8° 3d Session, Dec. 1863. xi + 178 p. 8o. 4th Session, Dec. 1864. x + 341 p. 8o. 5th Session, Dec. 1865. x + 605 p. 8o. 6th Session, Dec. 1866. xliii + 154 p. 8°. 7th Session, Dec. 1867. xii + 327

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8o. 8th Session, Dec. 1868. xii + 408 p. 8°. 9th Session, Dec. 1870. xix + 671 p. 8°. 10th Session, Dec. 1872. xix + 271 p. 8°. 11th Session, Dec. 1874. xviii + 415 p. 8°. 12th Session, (Jan. 9, 1877.]

[In “Revised Codes," 1877.) 13th Session, Jan. 1879. vii + 207 p. 8°. 14th Session, Jan. 1881. xvi + 452 p. 8°. 15th Session, Jan. 1883. xii + 411 p. 8°. 16th Session, Jan. 1885.

Xxxv + 321 p. 8°. 17th Session, Jan. 1887. xlviii + 423 p. 8°. 18th Session, Jan. 1889. Ivi + 194 p. 8°.

STATUTES (Compilations, Revisions, Digests, Codes). Revised Codes (1877); George H. Hand. (Published by authority.) xxvi + 976 p. 8°.

Yankton, 1877. (1880); 2d ed. G. H. Hand. xliii + 946 p. 8o.

Yankton, 1880. In Harvard Law School, also in Department of Justice. Annotated Revised Codes (1885); A. B. Levisee and L. Levisee.

2d ed.; with supplement by Robert Desty showing changes
affected by Acts of 1885.
xiii + (1) + 1654 + xxxvi + 225 p. 8o. St. Paul, 1885.

Social Law Library, contains an edition of 1883, edited by

A. B. Levisee and L. Levisee. Compiled Laws (1887); Caldwell and Price. xxii + 1428 p. 8°.

Bismarck, Dak., 1887.

DELAWARE.

HISTORICAL. 1610. Delaware river and bay explored by English under Lord de la

Warr. 1631. First settlement by Dutch, near present town of Lewes. De

stroyed by Indians. 1637. Settlement by Swedes at Christina Harbor. 1654. Swedish dominion ended by Dutch from New Amsterdam under

Peter Stuyvesant. 1664. Charter of Charles II to James, Duke of York, covering all lands

between Connecticut river and Delaware bay. 1681. Part of Delaware included in grant by Duke of York to William

Penn (“The Three Lower Counties on the Delaware" or

“The Territories ").
1701. Charter of Charles II to William Penn.
1776. Sept. 21, State constitution proclaimed.
1787. Ratification of Federal Constitution.

U. S. Charters and Const's, Part I, p. 270.
Messersmith's “Government of Delaware."

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SESSION LAWS (Folio). The Charlemagne Tower Collection of Colonial Laws shows the

following, published in folio form: (1) Laws of Government (1741), of Newcastle, Kent and Sussex

upon Delaware. Published by order of Assembly. Printed and
sold by B. Franklin.
1 leaf + 3-178 + 1 leaf + 3-8 p. Folio. Philadelphia, 1741.

Also in Harvard Law School. (2)

(1752), published by order of Assembly. Printed and sold by B. Franklin and D. Hall. 1 leaf + 3–361 + i-xvii p. Folio.

Philadelphia, 1752. Also in Harvard Law School.

The Charlemagne Tower Collection - Continued.
(3) Laws of Government (1763). Printed by James Adams.

Marked "Vol. 11."
1 leaf + 1 leaf + i-o + 1-81 p. Folio. Philadelphia, 1763.

See “ Laws of the Government" etc. (1763–75) post. (4) Session, Oct. 20, 1733.

Printed and sold by B. Adjourned Session, Mar. 17, Franklin. 1733 (4).

24 p. Folio. Philadelphia, 1734. (5) Session, Oct. 20, 1779.

(Wilmington, James Adams,

1780.] Adjourned Session, Mar. 29, 1780.

p. 21-35. Folio.

[Wilmington, James Adams, (6) Session, Oct. 1779. Adjourned Session, June 8, 1780.

1780.]

p. 40-67. Folio. (7) Session, Oct. 20, 1780.

[Wilmington, James Adams,

1781.] Adjourned Session, May 28, 1781.

p. 51-55. Folio. (8) Session Oct. 20, 1781. Continued by adjournments," being their

sixth session." Printed by James Adams.
1 leaf + 3-15 p. Folio.

W’ilmington, 1782.

Laws of the Government (1763-75) of New Castle, Kent and

Sussex upon Delaware. Vol. II.Printed by James Adams.
(Published by order of Assembly.]
(2) + iv + 351 p. Folio.

Wilmington, 1763. The expression Vol. II on title page is unexplained. There does not appear to have been any Vol. I. Pages 1 to 81 comprise

a revision of the laws to November 2, 1762. Appended to the foregoing revision (from p. 83 to p. 351) are

original session laws of the following subsequent sessions :
Session, Oct. 20, 1763. p. 83. (No laws shown.)
Adjourned Session, Mar. 31 (1764). pp. 83-97.
Session, Oct. 20, 1764. pp. 99-106.
Session, Oct. 20, 1766. pp. 107-123.
Session, Oct. 20, 1767. Pp. 125-131.
Session, Oct. 20, 1768. pp. 133-153.
Session, Oct. 20, 1769. p. 155. (No laws shown.)
Adjourned Session, Mar. 24, (1770). pp. 155–222.
Session, Oct. 20, 1770. p. 223. (No laws shown.)
Adjourned Session, Nov. 3, (1770). pp. 223-227.
Session, Oct. 20, 1771. p. 229. (No laws shown.)
Adjourned Session, June 13, (1772). pp. 229-278.

Session, Oct. 20, 1772. p. 279. (No laws shown.)
Adjourned Session, Apr. 12, (1773). pp. 279-286.
Session, Oct. 20, 1773. pp. 287–299.
Session, Oct. 20, 1774. p. 301. (No laws shown.)
Adjourned Session, Aug. 21, (1775). pp. 301-351 (to Sept. 1775).

Contained in Harvard Law Library.
Laws from Oct. 1700—Aug. 1797. Contained in Vols. 1 and 2 of Laws

"published by authority," Newcastle, 1797. 8o. Laws from Jan. 2, 1798—Jan. 25, 1805. Contained in Vol. 3 of Laws

“published by authority,” Wilmington, 1816. 399 + 30 p.
8o. (This book is Vol. 3 of a set of 5 vols., of which Vols. 1

and 2 are noted in the preceding.)
The foregoing contains laws of the following sessions:
Session, Jan. 1798. p. 3-43.
Session, (Jan.) 1799. p. 47-115.
Session, (Jan.] 1800. p. 119–139.
Session, Nov.) 1800. p. 143-146.
Session, (Jan.] 1801. p. 151–207.
Session, (Jan. 1801(2). p. 211-257.
Session, (Jan.) 1803. p. 261-315.
Session, Jan.) 1804. p. 319–364.
Session, Jan.

1805. p. 367-399. Laws from Jan. 1806-Feb. 1813. Contained in Vol. 4 of Laws “pub

lished by authority,” Wilmington, 1816. 671 + 6 + 83 p. 8°.
[This book is Vol. 4 of a set of 5 vols. of which Vols. 1, 2, and 3

are noted in the preceding.)
The foregoing contains laws of the following sessions: -
Session, Jan. 1806. p. 3-56.
Session, (Jan.) 1807. p. 59–120.
Session, (Aug.] 1807. p. 123–161.
Session, (Jan.) 1808. p. 165–233.
Session, (Jan.) 1809. p. 237–290.
Session, (Jan.) 1810. p. 293–343.
Session, (Jan.) 1811. p. 347–480.
Session, (Feb.) 1812. p. 483-569.

(Includes omitted laws of 1811.)
Session, (May) 1812. p. 575-586.
Session, (Jan. 1813. p. 591-671.

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