1675 The General Laws and Liberties of the Massachusetts Colony in New-England, revised and reprinted by order of the General Court. Of note, there is an undated introductory explanation which indicated that this "rare issue" was printed at Cambridge in 1672, with a new title added in 1675. Included were laws listed by alphabetized subjects, margin notes of same, a section of precedents and forms, including various oaths, as well as an index of the topics and their respective pages.
This issue is a remainder of the 1672 edition (Evans 168), sent to England where it was provided with a new title page. Error in paging: page 16 misnumbered 14. Errata note, page 170.
Evans, C. American bibliography, 200 Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed.), M1004 Cushing, J.D. Mass. laws, 38 English short title catalogue, W472920
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Print version: Massachusetts. Laws, etc. General laws and liberties of the Massachusets colony in New-England. Cambridge in New-England, : Printed by Samuel Green, for John Usher of Boston, and to be sold by Richard Chiswel, at the Rose and Crown in St. Paul's Church-yard, London,, 1675