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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

HISTORICAL. 1788. Maryland ceded land for federal district (Dec. 23). 1789. Virginia ceded land for federal district (Dec. 3). 1871. Territorial form of government established by. Act of Congress

(Feb. 21). 1874. Territorial government abolished, and government by commis

sioners provided (Act of June 20). 1878. Act framing present form of District government passed by Con

gress (Act of June 11).
Dodd's “Government of the District of Columbia.”

BIBLIOGRAPHY. Title of legislative body “The Congress.” Session laws called “ Acts.”

There was at one time, a legislative body known as the “Legislative Assembly of the District of Columbia,” whose session laws were called "Acts and Resolutions." Its legislation has been repealed and the body no longer exists.

STATUTES (Compilations, Revisions, Digests, Codes).
Code of Laws (1819), prepared under authority of the Act of Congress

of April 29, 1816. (By W. Cranch.) Not adopted.
575 p. 8°.

Washington, 1819. Digest of Laws (1823); Burch.

1823. In New York Bar Association. Compilation of Laws (1831); W. A. Davis.

Washington, 1831.
In New York Bar Association.
(1833), Laws of the corporation of the city of Washington. By
Andrew Rothwell.

Washington, 1833.
In New York Bar Association.
Black Code (1848), of District of Columbia in force Sept. 1, 1848. By
W.G. Snethen.

New York, 1848. In New York Bar Association.

80.

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Corporation Laws (1853), of the city of Washington. By J. W.Sheahan.

Washington, 1853. In New York Bar Association. (1860); J.W. Sheahan. 89.

Washington, 1860.
In New York Bar Association.
Abstract of Laws (1855), of District of Columbia. 3d ed. By M.

Thompson.
8o.

Washington, 1855.
In New York Bar Association.
Revised Code (1857); Ould and Cross (not adopted).
XV + 699 p. 8°.

Washington, 1857. Digest of Laws (1863); M. Thompson. 454 p. 8°.

Washington, 1863. -- (1868), Laws of the city of Washington digested. By W. B. Webb. 8o.

Washington, 1868.
In New York Bar Association.
Laws of the Corporation of the City of Washington; passed

(1869-70). Printed by order of council.
414 p. 8°.

Washington, 1870.
In Social Law Library.
Territorial Bill for District of Columbia. Ap-)

proved Feb. 21, 1871. p. 1-15. Regulations adopted by governor and judges.

p. 17–20. Acts of Congress for government of District of Columbia. p. 1-6 + (1).

Bound in 1 vol. 8o. Legislative Assembly:

[Legislative As1st Assembly, 1st Session, May 15, 1871. p. i-vi

sembly is not now + 3–169 + ix.

in existence. Its 1st Assembly, 1st Special Session, Oct. 12, 1871.

legislation is rep.i-iii + 3-5.

pealed.) 1st Assembly, 2d Special Session, Nov. 8, 1871.

p. 5–60 + ïïi. 2d Assembly, 1st Session, Apr. 22, 1872. p. i-v

+ 3–76. 3d Assembly, Regular Session (in 2 parts). (May]

1873. p. 1-145 + (1).

Revised Statutes of the United States (1873–4), relating to Dis

trict of Columbia. [Bound with Revised Statutes relating to
District of Columbia, post-roads and public theatres, 43d con-
gress, 1st session.]
p. 1–201. 4to.

Washington, 1875. Compiled Statutes (1887–89), in force in the District of Columbia,

1887–89. By Abert and Lovejoy.
vi + 730 p. 4to.

Washington, 1894. Code of Law (1901), enacted Mar. 3, 1901. Indexed by E. C. Brand

enburg.
334 p. 8°.

Washington, 1901. (1902), with amendments. Compiled by Charles Moore. Indexed

by E. C. Brandenburg.
i + 386 p. 8o.

Washington, 1902. (1903), amended. Indexed by Torbert.

Washington, 1903.
In Department of Justice.
With amendments to and including 1905. Compiled by Moore,

indexed by Brandenburg. Recompiled and re-indexed by
Garges.
ü + 394 p. 8o.

Washington, 1906.
(1910), annotated and indexed by R. A. Ford.
vii + 448 + lxxix p. 8°.

Washington, 1910. - (1911), enacted 1901, amended in 1902 and 1911. Recompiled,

indexed and annotated to 1911 by William F. Meyers under
supervision of E. H. Thomas.
544 p. 8o.

Washington, 1911. FLORIDA.

HISTORICAL. 1763. Prior to this time belonged to Spain. 1763–1783. Belonged to Great Britain. 1783-1821. Belonged to Spain. 1821. General Andrew Jackson vested with command as “Governor

of the Provinces of the Floridas,” by Act of Congress of Mar. 3. 1822. Territory of Florida established by Act of Congress (Mar. 30). 1845. Admitted as a State by Act of Congress (Mar. 3).

T. L. Cole, Publications Southern Hist. Ass'n, Vol. I, p. 211.
U. S. Charters and Const's, Part I, p. 304.

BIBLIOGRAPHY. Title of legislative body of the territory was “ Legislative Council.”

From 1845-68 its title was the “General Assembly.” Since

the Constitution of 1868 it has been the “Legislature.” Session laws called "Acts and Resolutions." Bibliography of Statute Law of Southern States, Florida. By Theodore

Lee Cole. Vol. I, Southern History Association. Washington, 1897. p. 211. 8°.

SESSION LAWS. Territory 1st Session, (Aug.) 1822. 2d Session, (June] 1823. 3d Session, (Dec.] 1824. 4th Session, [Dec.] 1825. 5th Session, (Jan.) 1827. 6th Session, (Dec.] 1827-8. 7th Session, (Oct.] 1828. 8th Session, (Oct.] 1829. 9th Session, Jan. 1831. 123 p. 8°. 10th Session, Jan. 1832. (4) + 162 p. 8°. 11th Session, Jan. 1833. iv + 144 p. 8°. 12th Session, Jan. 1834. 130 p. 8°.

13th Session, (Jan. 5) 1835. 14th Session, Jan. 1836.

Bound in 1 vol. iv + 71 + 70 p. 8o. 15th Session, Jan. 1837. 16th Session, Jan. 1838. iv + 88 + v p. 8°. 17th Session, Jan. 1839. 67 + iv p. 8°. 18th Session, Jan. 1840. 76 + 9 p. 8°. 19th Session, Jan. 1841. 20th Session, Jan. 1842. R

Bound in 1 vol. 62 +7 + 104 p. 8°. 21st Session, Jan. 1843.) 22d Session, Jan. 1844. iv + 100 p. 8°. . 23d Session, Jan. 1845. 107 + iv p. 8°. State 1st Session, June 1845. 29 + ii + 57 + x p. 8o.

(Contains constitution of 1838, and Act of Congress admitting the State.) Adjourned Session, Nov. 1845. (2) + 63–158 + xxii p. 8°.

(Contains “Rules adopted by the Supreme Court."'] 2d Session, Nov. 1846. V + 99 + v p. 8°. 3d Session, Nov. 1847. vi + 86 + vi + 2 + (1) p. 8°. 4th Session, Nov. 1848. 127 + cxxx-cxxxvi p. 8°. 5th Session, Nov. 1850. 207 + xl p. 8°.

(Contains copy constitution of 1838 with amendments to 1847.] 6th Session, Nov. 1852. 193 + x p. 8o. 7th Session, Nov. 1854. 101 + x p. 8°. Adjourned Session, Nov. 1855. 66 + vi p. 8°. 8th Session, Nov. 1856. vii + 85 + v p. 8°. 9th Session, Nov. 1858. x + 167 + xiii p. 8°. Adjourned Session, Nov. 1859. viji + 103 + viii p. 8°. 10th Session, Nov. 1860. xiii + 242 + xiv p. ) 11th Session, Nov. 1861. vi + 79 + vi p. lp 12th General Assembly, 1st Session, - 1862.

Bound in 1 vol. 8°. vi + 79 + iv p. 12th General Assembly, 2d Session, Nov. 1863. )

v + 60 + iv p. 13th General Assembly, 1st Session, Nov. 1864. Round in 1 vol go.

v + 46 + iv p. 14th General Assembly, 1st Session, Dec. 1865.

vii + 156 + xxxii p. 14th General Assembly, 2d Session, Nov. 1866. viii + 95 + viii p. 8°. 1st Session, 1868. x + 231 + xx p. 8°.

(Under constitution of 1868.]

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