North Carolina Printing Privilege to Commissioners (1746)

Source: University of North Carolina Katherine R. Everett Law Library KFN7430 1751 .A22: A Collection of all the Public Acts of Assembly, of the province of North-Carolina, now in force and Use 242-245 (Newbern: James Davis, 1751).

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North Carolina Printing Privilege to Commissioners (1746), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Province

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Abstract:
An Enactment by the colonial legislature of North Carolina ordering the printing of the colony's laws. The statute appointed four persons to be Commissioners in charge of the project and bestowed upon them monetary compensation as well as exclusive printing and vending rights. The statute is illustrative of the sporadic support granted by some colonial legislatures to printing projects deemed to be of of public interest.

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Related documents in this database:
1700: Bladen's Privilege
1750: New York Law Printing Privilege
1772: Second New York Law Printing Privilege

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Year: 1746

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Language: English

Source: University of North Carolina Katherine R. Everett Law Library KFN7430 1751 .A22: A Collection of all the Public Acts of Assembly, of the province of North-Carolina, now in force and Use 242-245 (Newbern: James Davis, 1751).

Persons referred to:
Barker, Col. Thomas
George II
Hall, Enoch
Johnston, Gabriel
Moseley, Edward
Swann, Samuel

Places referred to:
New Bern (North Carolina)
North Carolina

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Keywords:
duration
law books
privileges, printing

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