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U.S. Colonial Laws: Pennsylvania

This guide lists sources of laws of the original thirteen colonies.

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The general laws of Pennsylvania from the year 1700, to April 1849, chronologically arranged; with notes & references to all the decisions of the Supreme court of Pennsylvania, giving construction to said laws: with a copious and minute index

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The laws of the province of Pennsilvania collected into one volumn, by order of the governor and assembly of the said province[published 1714]

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Available Online in the HathiTrust Digital Library

Charter to William Penn, and laws of the province of Pennsylvania, passed between the years 1682 and 1700, preceded by Duke of York's laws in force from the year 1676 to the year 1682, with an Appendix containing laws relating to the organization of the provincial courts and historical matter. Pub. under the direction of John Blair Linn, Secretary of the Commonwealth. Comp. and ed. By Staughton George, Benjamin M. Nead, Thomas McCamant.

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The statutes at large of Pennsylvania from 1682 to 1801.  Compiled under the authority of the Act of May 19, 1887, by James T. Mitchell and Henry Flanders, commissioners.  [Harrisburg] C.M. Busch, State Printer of Pennsylvania, 1896-1908. 16 v.

There are also some volumes full text online at Google Books:

 

v. 3

 

v.4

 

v.5

 

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v.7

 

v. 9 

 

v. 10

 

 

v.12

 

v.14

 

 

v. 15 

 

v. 16 

Available to Borrow from OhioLINK

Statutes at large of Pennsylvania: in the Time of William Penn, compiled under the authority of the Act of May 19, 1887, as supplemented by Gail McKnight Beckman.  New York: Vantage Press, 1976. Note: v. 1 1680-1700.

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Available to Borrow from OhioLINK

Charter to William Penn, and laws of the province of Pennsylvania, passed between the years 1682 and 1700, preceded by Duke of York's laws in force from the year 1676 to the year 1682, with an Appendix containing laws relating to the organization of the provincial courts and historical matter. Pub. under the direction of John Blair Linn, Secretary of the Commonwealth. Comp. and ed. By Staughton George, Benjamin M. Nead, Thomas McCamant.


Available to borrow from another OhioLINK library

Available to Borrow from OhioLINK

The earliest printed laws of Pennsylvania, 1681-1713 / with an editorial note by John D. Cushing

 

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Also Available To Borrow from OhioLINK

The statutes at large of Pennsylvania from 1682 to 1801.  Compiled under the authority of the Act of May 19, 1887, by James T. Mitchell and Henry Flanders, commissioners.  [Harrisburg] C.M. Busch, State Printer of Pennsylvania, 1896-1908. 16 v.

There are copies to borrow from other OhioLINK libraries at this record.