1808.021: The Militia Laws of this Commonwealth.

Published: 1808

Full Title: The militia laws of this commonwealth, and of the United States, with the articles of war.

Author: Hening, William Waller (1768-1828), comp.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Thomas Nicolson

Description: 104 pgs.; 20 cm. (12mo).


Contracted in response to the Chesapeake-Leopold Affair of June 1807; the Council of State ordered this collection published after the Assembly adjourned in February 1808; Hening was paid on April 7th for researching and compiling the text, while Nicolson was paid on May 2nd for printing 5500 copies of this title; the Virginia laws herein date from 1804 to 1808, while the U.S. laws are from 1792 to 1806.

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