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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Acts and resolves, public and private, of the province of the Massachusetts bay.
Boston, Wright & Potter, printers to the State, 1869-1922
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ellis Ames; Abner Cheney Goodell; John H Clifford; Alexander S Wheeler; Wm C Williamson; Melville Madison Bigelow; Massachusetts.; Massachusetts. Charters.; Massachusetts. General Court.
|Notes:||Running title: Province laws.
Vols. 6-21 are also v. 1-16 of the appendix.
"This edition ... was partly prepared under chapter 43 of the Resolves of the General court for the year 1865 ... The commissioners appointed under this resolve were John H. Clifford, Ellis Ames, and Abner C. Goodell."--Pref., v. 1, signed: Ellis Ames Abner Cheney Goodell.
Advertisement, v. 7, signed: A.S. Wheeler, Wm. C. Williamson, A.C. Goodell, jr., commissioners.
"The publication of the Province laws of Massachusetts, stopped in the year 1896, was taken up again, under new legislation, in ... 1900. Mr. Goodell, the former editor, having declined reappointment, Melville Madison Bigelow, esq., was appointed editor."--Pref., v. 9.
|Description:||21 volumes ; 27 cm|
|Contents:||Province charters, 1691 and 1726. Acts, passed 1692-1714.--II. Acts, 1715-1741.--III. Acts, 1742-1756.--IV. Acts, 1757-1768.--V. Acts, 1769-1780.--VI. Private acts, 1692-1780.--VII. Resolves, etc., 1692-1702.--VIII. Resolves, etc., 1703-1707.--IX. Resolves, etc., 1708-1720.--X. Resolves, etc. 1720-1726.--XI. Resolves, etc. 1726-1734.--XII. Resolves, etc., 1734-1741.--XIII. Resolves, etc., 1741-1746.--XIV. Resolves, etc., 1717-1753.--XV. Resolves, etc., 1753-1756.--XVI. Resolves, etc., 1757-1760.--XVII. Resolves, etc. 1761-1764.--XVIII. Resolves, etc., 1765-1774.--XIX. Resolves, etc., 1775-1776.--XX. Resolves, etc. 1777-1778.--XXI. Resolves, etc., 1779-1780, and town chapters, 1692-1714, relating to the establishment of towns, precincts and parishes, determining territorial boundaries and granting lands, given by titles only in volumes VII, VIII, IX: originally planned to be printed in a separate volume.|
|Other Titles:||Laws, etc. (compiles statutes : 1691-1780)
|Responsibility:||Published under chapter 87 of the Resolves of the General court of the commonwealth for the year 1867 ...|