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The Revised Code of the Laws of Virginia

The images presented below are of The Revised Code of the Laws of Virginia, published in accordance with the act of March 12, 1819, and sent to the Department of State as notification of the ratification of the Titles of Nobility and Honor Thirteenth Article of Amendment to the United States Constitution, received by the State Department not later than 29 August 1821, as noted in the image.

Title Page showing the inscribed notation "The property of the Department of State U. States. 29. August. 1821" and the notation at the bottom of the page "C. 1." to draw attention to Page A, C.1., "1. BE it enacted by the General Assembly, That there shall be published an edition of the laws of this Commonwealth, in which shall be contained the following matters, that is to say : The Constitution of the United States and the amendments thereto."
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Suzanne Nevling, holding VA1819 State Department Copy 1 in the Library of Congress Stacks with Title Page Open
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Certification by Benjamin Watkins Leigh, superintendent of the re-publication of the laws of Virginia, finding them correctly printed.
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Preface by Benjamin Watkins Leigh, superintendent of the re-publication.
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TABLE, shewing the contents and arrangement of the code.
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Volume 1, Chapter 1, Page A -- Revised Code of the Laws of Virginia -- showing the Act providing for the re-publication of the Laws. [Passed March 12, 1819.]
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Volume 1, Page 30 -- Revised Code of the Laws of Virginia -- showing Article 12 and Article 13 of the Federal Constitution.
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Volume 1, Errata by Benjamin Watkins Leigh, superintendent of publication --
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Volume 1, Errata by Wm. Munford, Keeper of the Rolls, January 1, 1820.
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ACTS Passed at a GENERAL ASSEMBLY of The Commonwealth of Virginia, 1819, Chapter XXXV, An act providing for the re-publication of the laws of this Commonwealth - [Passed March 12th, 1819]
1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly, That there shall be published an edition of the laws of this Commonwealth, in which shall be contained the following matters, that is to say:
The Constitution of the United State, and the amendments thereto.
. . . and . . . All such other acts of a general nature, now in force, not mentioned in the volume, reported to the legislature at their last session, by the committee of revisors, as may have been pretermitted in this act. . . .
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