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U.S. Colonial Laws: Virginia

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

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Hening's Statutes at Large


This database includes laws of Virginia from 1619 - 1799. It can be searched or browsed.

Available Full Text Online

The statutes at large; being a collection of all the laws of Virginia, from the first session of the legislature, in the year 1619.  Published pursuant to an act of the General Assembly of Virginia, passed on the fifth day of February one thousand eight hundred and eight.  By William Waller Hening.  Richmond, Printed by and for Samuel Pleasants, Junior, Printer to the Commonwealth, 1809-23. 13 v.

Multiple volumes are available in the HathiTrust Digital Library at this record

Multiple volumes are also avaiable in the HathiTrust Digital Library at this record

Multiple volumes are also available in the HathiTrust Digital Library at this record

Volumes are also available online at the Internet Archive:

 

v. 1

v. 2

 

v. 5

v. 6

v. 7

v. 8

v. 9

v. 10

v.11

v. 12

v. 13

 

Available at BGSU and Also To Borrow from OhioLINK

The statutes at large; being a collection of all the laws of Virginia, from the first session of the legislature, in the year 1619.  Published pursuant to an act of the General Assembly of Virginia, passed on the fifth day of February one thousand eight hundred and eight.  By William Waller Hening.  Richmond, Printed by and for Samuel Pleasants, Junior, Printer to the Commonwealth, 1809-23. 13 v.

This is available in paper copy in the BGSU Libraries at:

Main Library – 1st floor KFV 2425.2 1809b v.1-13

 

Additional paper copies are available to be borrowed via OhioLINK