1808.037: Continuation of the New Revised Code of 1803.

Published: 1808

Full Title: A collection of all such acts of the General Assembly of Virginia of a public and permanent nature as have passed since the session of 1801: to which are added appendices, containing a compilation of the several laws for the establishment of the James River, Potowmac, Appomattox, and Dismal Swamp Canal Companies, laws concerning the Northern Neck, titles of acts authorising the establishment of turnpike roads, and the erection of toll bridges, a compilation of the several acts concerning the Mutual Assurance Society Against Fire on Buildings, acts and resolutions of a general nature, which were omitted in the revisals of 1794, and 1803, laws concerning waste and unappropriated lands on the eastern and western waters, laws establishing ferries, laws concerning the public guard, title of private and local acts,--and a table of fines, forfeitures, penalties, and amercements; designating such as are to the use of the commonwealth; such as go towards lessening the county levy; such as belong to individuals; and such as are appropriated to any particular object. With a complete index to the whole. Vol. II. Published pursuant to an act of the General Assembly of Virginia, passed the seventh day of January, one thousand eight hundred and seven.

Author: Virginia. General Assembly.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Samuel Pleasants

Description: 496 pgs.; 26 cm. (4to).


A continuation of the New Revised Code of 1803 (1803.015), which had simply added to the revisal of Virginia law undertaken after the 1792 Assembly (1794.037); only the public acts of Assembly from the 1801 to 1807 sessions are included herein, though a list of titles of the private acts passed in those sessions is included at the end; front matter in this compilation carries two certificates from the authorities assigned by the legislature to inspect the text for errors, certificates that were also published separately, one from councilor of state George William Smith (1808.038), and one from the respected legal reporters William Waller Hening and William Munford (1808.039).

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