A Digest of the General Statute Laws of the State of Texas: To Which are Subjoined the Repealed Laws of the Republic and State of Texas, By, Through, or Under Which Rights Have Accrued; Also, The Colonization Laws of Mexico, Coahuila and Texas, Which Were in Force Before the Declaration of Independence by Texas.

Austin: Published by Authority of the Legislature by John Marshall & Co. at the State Gazette Office, 1859. First edition. 8vo. iv, 836pp., (1), plus one page addenda. Rebound in tan cloth with leather spine label. Tipped in on front pastedown is a one page manuscript note describing Texas Land Measurement (vara, acre, league, etc.). Pencil note in rear on land grants to railroads. The third compilation of Texas laws, and the final compilation published before the Civil War, this making the addenda of particular relevance. The addenda states that the following act "was accidentally overlooked" in the preparation, "AN ACT TO ENCOURAGE THE RECLAMATION OF SLAVES, ESCAPING BEYOND THE LIMITS OF THE SLAVE TERRITORIES OF THE UNITED STATES." RAINES, p. 241. WINKLER 1229. Item #62256

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