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UNITED STATES

STATUTES AT LARGE,

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY, AND UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF CONGRESS.

COMPRISED IN ELEVEN VOLUMES ROYAL 8vo., AS FOLLOWS.

Vols. 1-5. THE PUBLIC STATUTES AT LARGE, from the Organization of the

Government to 1845.

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9. THE STATUTES AND TREATIES from 1845 to March 3, 1851.

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11. A SYNOPTICAL INDEX to the Statutes and Treaties contained in

the first Nine Volumes.

Price for the Eleven Volumes, handsomely and substantially bound in law sheep, $44, or per single volume, $4.

The earlier editions of this great work, edited by has been passed or adopted under the Federal ConstiMr. Peters, having been found deficient in the anno- rution, so that the reader may see at a glance the whole lations and index, the publishers revised the former, law on any single subject. and cancelled Mr. Peters's index, which is now re

Extract from the Act of Congress, August 8th, 1846. placed by a complete one, made by George Minot,

" And whereas said edition of the said LAWS AND Esq., the indefatigable author of the Digest of the TREATIES OF THE UNITED STATES has been carefully col. Massachusetts Reports. The text, pronounced imma- lated and compared with the original Rolls in the Archives of culate by act of Congress, stands without change the Attorney-General of the United States, as duly certified

the Government, under the inspection and supervision of We give an extract from the act herewith. It is the by that officer : Therefore, be it further enacted, that said, only uniform edition ever published from the Rolls, edition of the LAWS AND TREATIES OF THE UNITED and the only one referred 10 or quoted by the Supreme clared to be competent evidence of the several public and

STATEs, published by LITTLE & Brown, is hereby deCourt of the United States. The Synoptical Index, private Acts of Congress, and of the several Treaties prepared under an order of the Senate, refers under therein contained, in all the Courts of Law and Equity copivus titles to each Law, and every Joint, and Public Offices of the United States and of the severa

and Maritime Jurisdiction, and in all the Tribunals ani Senate, and House Resolve, public or private, which States, without any further proof or authentication thereof."

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