Description

    Laws of the Republic of Texas, In Two Volumes. Houston: "Printed at the Office of the Telegraph," 1838. First edition. Bound together in one 8vo volume. 276, v; 122, v, 40 pp. plus indices. Rebound in modern light brown cloth library binding with gilt lettering on spine. Occasional light to moderate foxing with some scattered minor damp staining to the edges of the pages at the back. Former owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. Internally very good in a lightly worn modern binding.

    Both the first and second editions of this work begin with a printing of the Texas Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. There follows a complete listing of the Laws of the Republic of Texas with acts and resolutions on a myriad of topics, including such diverse matters as: attorney fees, locating a permanent seat of government, An Act to Provide for the Punishment of Crimes and Misdemeanors Committed by Slaves and Persons of Color, incorporation of various towns, money for the purchase of a house for the president's use, and numerous resolutions providing for the relief of various private citizens.

    Reference: Streeter 210, 210a. Texas Collection Library, Center for American History TZ 345 T312L 1837.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2010
    23rd Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 602

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 44 days left to consign to the 2018 March 17 Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    The pre and post sales experience was wonderful and flawless. Heritage has the best in-house operation I have ever seen and their people are not only professional but fun to work with, especially Steve C.

    As for Heritage's online system… Yes the interface is more complex than what we are used to with SAN but what is behind that interface is amazing for sellers and buyers alike. It is real time and for a real serious auction buyer there is nothing better in the auction industry, bar none.
    Ron Cipolla,
    AZ
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,735,744