Statutes of the Mississippi Territory; the Constitution of the United States, with the Several Amendments Thereto; the Ordnance for the Government of the Territory of the United States, North-west of the River Ohio; the Articles of Agreement and Cession, between the United States and the State of Georgia; and Such Acts of Congress as Relate to the Mississippi Territory.; Digested by the authority of the general assembly.
Natchez: Printed by Peter Isler, printer to the territory, 1816. 8vo. 495, (1), (2), (20), (6) pp. Contemporary calf (rubbed), blind rules around edges of upper and lower boards and on spine, gilt stamped on brown leather spine label, some darkening to joints and spine. Offseting to endpapers and usual foxing. A nice example in period binding. Item #59320
First edition. Includes laws relating to the slave population. American Imprints 38269. McMurtrie 96: "Digested by Edward Turner and commonly known as 'Turner's Code.' Issued in an edition of 1200 copies." McDonald, Checklist of Statutes, p. 62.