1788.048: Act concerning Kentucky Statehood (1788).

Published: 1788

Full Title: An act concerning the erection of Kentuckey [sic] into an independent state. (Passed the 29th of December 1788.) Whereas it is represented to this General Assembly, that it is the desire of the good people in the district of Kentuckey, that the same should be separated, from this commonwealth whereof it is a part ...

Author: Virginia. General Assembly.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Uncertain

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; (broadside, with text printed in two columns).


Sheet lacks printer credit. Bristol attributes this title to the press of John Dixon, the official public printer; but his office was beset with production delays, leading the General Assembly to divide the work required among the three existing Richmond presses, conducted by Dixon, Augustine Davis, and Thomas Nicolson, for this session and its three predecessors (Oct. 1786, Oct. 1787, June 1788). Swem did not assign production credit, lacking supporting evidence, so entry here follows Swem: the specific press issuing this title cannot be determined. Reprinted as Chap. LXXXI of Acts of October 1788 in Hening's Statutes (XII:788-791).

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