[Americana] [Utah]
Group of Nine Volumes on the Laws of Territory of Utah
Tracing the beginnings of both the state of Utah as well as the new home of the Mormon church, the following group of books covers the period between 1861 and 1892, when Utah was still only a U.S. Territiory. It would attain statehood in 1896.

1. Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, passed by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, during the Eleventh Annual Session, for the Years 1861-62
Great Salt Lake City: Elias Smith, 1862. 12mo. (1)-69 pp. 20th century tan buckram; morocco spine labels. Ex-library with label on front paste-down and scattered ink stamps.

2. Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, passed and adopted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah. Sixteenths Annual Session, 1867
Salt Lake City: Geo. Q. Cannon, (ca.1867). 8vo. (i)-iv, (1)-40, (1)-8 pp. Nathan J. Harris's copy and signed by him. 20th century tan buckram, lightly worn; morocco spine labels. Ex-library with scattered stamps in ink and in blind. Manuscript in ink at foot of title-page.

Nathan J. Harris (1864-1936), early Utah lawyer and district judge, served as member of the first legislature of the State of Utah.

3. Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, passed and adopted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah. Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and Nineteenth Annual Sessions, 1867-1870
Salt Lake City: Joseph Bull, (ca. 1870). 8vo. 20th century; morocco spine labels. With separate title-pages for the 16th, 17th, and 18th Sessions, and two general title-pages; with the signed ink presentation of Secretary of Utah Territory (1870-1876) George A. Black. Ex-library with label on front paste-down and scattered ink stamps.

4. Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, passed and adopted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah, Eighteenth Annual Session, 1869.
Salt Lake City, (1869). 8vo. (i)-iv,(1)-24 pp. Old tan sheep, extremities rubbed; black cloth back. Ex-library with scattered ink stamps.

5. Acts, Resolutions and Memorials, passed and adopted during the Nineteenth Annual Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Utah
Salt Lake City: Joseph Bull, 1870. 8vo. (i)-iv, (1)-148 pp. 20th century tan buckram, lightly worn. Slight discoloration to prelims. Ex-library with blind stamp on title-page and scattered ink stamps.

6. Laws, Memorials, and Resolutions of the Territory of Utah, passed at the Twenty-third Session, of the Legislative Assembly...1878
Salt Lake City: John W. Pike, 1878. 8vo. 20th century tan buckram, lightly worn. Several small stub-mounted newspaper clips, scattered pencil annotations and tape repairs. Ex-library with ink stamp on title-page.

7. Laws of the Territory of Utah, passed at the Twenty-Fourth Session of the Legislative Assembly...1880.
Salt Lake City: T.E. Taylor, 1880. 8vo. (i)-viii, (1)-134 pp. Modern boards, front cover detached but present, edges trimmed. Ex-library with ink stamp on title-page.

8. Laws of the Territory of Utah, passed at the Twenty-Seventh Session of the Legislative Assembly...1886.
Salt Lake City: Tribune Printing and Publishing, 1886. 8vo. (i)-viii, (1)-72 pp. Old sheep, spine and extremities rubbed, covers detached but present Ex-library with label on front paste-down and scattered ink stamps.

9. Laws of the Territory of Utah, passed at the Thirtieth Session of the Legislative Assembly...1892
Salt Lake City: Press of The Irrigation Age, (ca.1892). 8vo. (i)-viii, (1)-176 pp. Old sheep, spine and extremities rubbed, front joint starting. Ex-library with label on front paste-down and blind stamp on title-page.

Estimate $200-300


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