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ACTS AND RESOLUTIONS PASSED AT THE REGULAR SESSION OF THE TENTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA. Des Moines, F. W. Palmer, State Printer, 1864. Hardcover First Edition


First edition. A picture of a the concerns of a frontier state during the Civil War. Among the acts passed were the repeal of a previous act prohibiting 'the immigration of free Negroes into the state' because the 'enforcement of the previous act was contrary to the wishes and intentions of a large majority of the People of the State', several acts dealing with allowances to volunteers in the Army, and how to finance these, others relating to the railroads, one authorizing a bounty on scalps of certain animals, another for the expenditure of funds for a permanent building at the Agriculture College and more. xi, 287 pages, plus errata page. Includes index. Bound in plain boards with cloth spine. The binding is in somewhat worn condition; the contents are somewhat foxed or toned, but overall are in very good condition. The pages are supple and easily read. Uncommon. .

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