Cyclopædia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States

Edited by: Lalor, John J.
(?-1899)
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1881
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New York: Maynard, Merrill, and Co.
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1899
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Includes articles by Frédéric Bastiat, Gustave de Molinari, Henry George, J. B. Say, Francis A. Walker, and more.
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BLUE LAWS

I.145.1

BLUE LAWS (IN U. S. HISTORY), codes of laws of remarkable severity against minor offenses, based upon the Mosaic law, so far as applicable, said to have been adopted by the original settlers of Connecticut and New Hampshire. Their existence, in the form commonly attributed to them, has been frequently disproved.

I.145.2

—See Code of 1650, with extracts from the laws of New Haven, commonly called Blue Laws; Trumbull's True Blue Laws; 107 Blackwood's Magazine; 30 New Englander.

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