Annapolis: State of Maryland, 1812. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo - over 7. Very Good. Item #10870
Laws Made and Passed by the General Assembly of the State of Maryland at an extra session....June 1812.This volume consists of the few laws passed by the state of Maryland after and in response to the U.S. declaration of war on Great Britain, igniting the War of 1812. The 12 pages of this volume contain four resolutions, among the most important in Maryland history, which outline Maryland's response to the fact that the state is now at war, including raising troops to fight as well as providing for arms, ammunition and other accouterments for military service. Rebound in the 1920s in tan cloth. Square Tight Binding. Clean interior generally, save for two library stamps, one to the title page and one to the top of the front paste down. a handwritten number in ink to the title-page verso. mild edge wear and age toning to binding. Red and gilt spine label worn. library sticker to lower spine. Overall a handsome edition of one of the most important sets of laws passed in Maryland history. Quite rare.