Virginia General Assembly, ACTS AND JOINT RESOLUTIONS PASSED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF VIRGINIA, AT THE SESSION OF 1874. Richmond: R.F. Walker, Sup't Public Printing, 1874. First edition,1/4 polished calf/gold marbled paper binding, 8vo (8.875 x 5.625"), very good/n.a., 531 pp., light rubbing and chipping to front board, spine extremities and corners, chip repair at head of spine, light age toning, spotting and foxing, to text mostly in the front end papers, small owners name stamp (Geo. S. Miller) on front paste-down and free fly-leaf, bindery sticker from from Simons & Keiningham Book Binders (Richmond) on rear paste-down.
This being the laws passed by the Virginia government during the years of federal reconstruction. Some nine years after the end of the Civil war the tension was still palpable and the re-alignment still very much in progress. This tome is packed full of useful laws, statistics and wonderful real-life history. A very distinctive book for the first hand information therein - a very important sector of Captured Tyme!