1862 Confederate LAWS & Acts of West VIRGINA 1861 Civil War SLAVERY Confederacy

State of Virginia

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Acts of the General Assembly’ is a rare Civil War-era report regarding Virginia and the state of politics in the Union. After the start of the Civil-War Virginia was hesitant until Lincoln called for troops to put down the rebellion. The Virginia General Assembly voted to secede and join the Confederacy but, the western portions of the state which now comprise West Virginia disagreed and remained in the Union establishing a government in Wheeling. Each portion of Virginia claimed to be the “Real Virginia.” In 1863 the state of West Virginia was declared a legal entity and admitted to the Union by Lincoln. When this set of laws passed by the legislature was published in 1862, both still declared themselves as Virginia, but it is one of the earliest published Acts of Assembly for the new state of West Virginia!

 

This book covers various laws and discussions of bills proposed to congress including those regarding the railroad, road works, establish militia, owning land, taxes, finances, and One interesting section covers the use of state lunatic asylums!

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1862 Confederate LAWS & Acts of West VIRGINA 1861 Civil War SLAVERY Confederacy

 

Acts of the General Assembly’ is a rare Civil War-era report regarding Virginia and the state of politics in the Union. After the start of the Civil-War Virginia was hesitant until Lincoln called for troops to put down the rebellion. The Virginia General Assembly voted to secede and join the Confederacy but, the western portions of the state which now comprise West Virginia disagreed and remained in the Union establishing a government in Wheeling. Each portion of Virginia claimed to be the “Real Virginia.” In 1863 the state of West Virginia was declared a legal entity and admitted to the Union by Lincoln. When this set of laws passed by the legislature was published in 1862, both still declared themselves as Virginia, but it is one of the earliest published Acts of Assembly for the new state of West Virginia!

 

This book covers various laws and discussions of bills proposed to congress including those regarding the railroad, road works, establish militia, owning land, taxes, finances, and One interesting section covers the use of state lunatic asylums!

 

Item number: #13492

Price: $499

 

State of Virginia

 

Acts of the General Assembly, passed at the regular session: held December second, 1861, at the City of Wheeling.

 

Wheeling: Daily Press Book and Job Office, 1862.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 111, [1]
  • Provenance: A.C. McKenzie, 1864
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8.5in X 6in (22cm x 15cm)

 

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13492

Categories

Americana, American History

Military & War

Authors

State of Virginia

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete