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Created by:
Mississippi Legislature, American, founded 1817  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (closed): 10 1/4 × 7 1/16 × 2 1/2 in. (26.1 × 18 × 6.4 cm)
H x W x D (open): 10 1/4 × 16 1/8 × 2 1/2 in. (26.1 × 40.9 × 6.4 cm)
Type:
hardcover books
Place depicted:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1871
Description:
Hardcover book covered in leather with tooling on front edges of cover which is otherwise blank. Spine has bands of red and black with gold lettering: [REVISED CODE / OF / MISSISSIPPI / 1871]. On the inside cover is a note handwritten in graphite: [Scarce compilation of laws by the / Reconstruction government, which / controlled the state until 1875.] The title page reads [THE / REVISED CODE / OF THE / STATUTE LAWS / OF THE / STATE OF MISSISSIPPI. / AS ADOPTED AT JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 1871, AND PUBLISHED BY / AUTHORITY OF THE LEGISLATURE. / JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI: / ALCORN & FISHER, STATE PRINTERS. / 1871]. The volume begins with a preface by: [AMOS R. JOHNSTON, / Commissioner / JACKSON, Oct. 1, 1871]. 788 pages.
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Government  Search this
Law  Search this
Politics  Search this
Reconstruction, U.S. History, 1865-1877  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Stanley Turkel's Collection of Reconstruction Era Materials
Object number:
2012.160.175
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Stanley Turkel's Collection of Reconstruction Era Materials
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Library Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5df7bc217-b6d1-4b0c-8698-dda9dbdf94b9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.160.175