1788.005: Session Laws (October 1787: A).
Full Title: Acts passed at a General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, begun and held at the public buildings in the city of Richmond, on Monday the fifteenth day of October, in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven.
Author: Virginia. General Assembly.
Place Issued: Richmond
Issuing Press: John Dixon, Augustine Davis, Thomas Nicolson.
Description: [50 pgs.]; 30 cm. x 21 cm. (fol.).
Session met from October 15, 1787 to January 8, 1788. First of two variants of this title; the second was printed by Davis and Nicolson (1788.006). As with the prior Assembly, the task of printing this session's laws was split among the three Richmond presses headed by John Dixon, Augustine Davis, and Thomas Nicolson; Dixon was officially the public printer, having become the sole holder of that office on the death of partner John Hunter Holt in June 1787, but his press office was plagued by production delays, hence the division of the public work and the combined provenance here. Some authorities mistake this combination as a distinct partnership, rather than a collaboration.
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