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Author Trumbull, J. Hammond (James Hammond), 1821-1897

Title The true-blue laws of Connecticut and New Haven and the false blue-laws invented by the Rev. Samuel Peters, [electronic resource]

Imprint Hartford, Conn., American publishing company, 1876.


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 Axe Making of America E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description vi, [9]-360 p. 20 cm.
Series Making of America.
Note The New Haven code has reproduction of t.-p.: Nevv Hayen's settling in New-England. And some Lawes for Government: Published for Use of that Colony. Though some of the Orders intended for present convenience, may probably be hereafter altered, and as need requireth other Lawes added. London, Printed by M. S. For Livewell Chapman, at the Crowne in Popes-head-Alley. 1656.
Contents Preface.--Introduction.--First constitution of Connecticut, 1639.--Capital laws of Connecticut, 1642.--The first code of laws, 1650.--Laws, orders, &c. of the Connecticut courts.--Fundamental agreement at New Haven.--The New Haven code, 1655.--Laws, orders, and judgments, of New Haven courts, 1639-1660.--The "blue law" forgeries of Peters.--Laws and judicial proceedings of other colonies: New York, Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts.--Blue laws of England, in the reign of James I.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Digital Library Initiatives, 2000. Includes both TIFF files and keyword searchable text. [Making of America] This volume is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as part of Making of America IV: the American voice, 1850-1877.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Law -- Connecticut
Electronic information resources.
Added Author Peters, Samuel, 1735-1826.
Connecticut. Laws, statutes, etc.
University of Michigan. Library.
New Haven (Colony) Blue laws
Great Britain. Laws, statutes, etc.
Added Title Blue laws.
In: Making of America. URL:

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