South Carolina Copyright Statute, South Carolina (1784)

Source: Yale Law School Lillian Goldman Law Library, Rare Book Collection S SC14 1784: Acts, ordinances, and resolves of the General Assembly of the state of South Carolina, passed in the year 1784 (Charleston: Printed by J. Miller, 1784) 49-51.

Citation:
South Carolina Copyright Statute, South Carolina (1784), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Full title:
An Act for the encouragement of the arts and sciences

Full title original language:
N/A

Abstract:
One of the general copyright statutes protecting authors legislated by twelve out of the thirteen states in the 1780s.

Commentary: No commentaries for this record.

Bibliography:
  • 'Copyrights and Patents Granted by South Carolina.' South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine 9 (1908): 56-58.

  • Crawford, Francine. 'Pre-Constitutional Copyright Statutes.' Bull. Copyright Soc. 23 (1975): 11-37.

  • Bugbee, Bruce Willis. The Genesis of American Patent and Copyright Law. Washington D.C.: Public Affairs Press, 1967.


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1783: Connecticut Copyright Statute
1783: Continental Congress Resolution
1783: Massachusetts Copyright Statute
1783: Maryland Copyright Statute
1783: New Jersey Copyright Statute
1783: New Hampshire Copyright Statute
1783: Rhode Island Copyright Statute
1784: Pennsylvania Copyright Statute
1785: Virginia Copyright Statute
1785: North Carolina Copyright Statute
1786: Georgia Copyright Statute
1786: New York Copyright Statute
1788: The Federalist No. 43
1792: Purcell's Printing Privilege

Author: N/A

Publisher: N/A

Year: 1784

Location: South Carolina

Language: English

Source: Yale Law School Lillian Goldman Law Library, Rare Book Collection S SC14 1784: Acts, ordinances, and resolves of the General Assembly of the state of South Carolina, passed in the year 1784 (Charleston: Printed by J. Miller, 1784) 49-51.

Persons referred to:
Lloyd, John
Rutledge, Hugh

Places referred to:
N/A

Cases referred to:
N/A

Institutions referred to:
Court of Common Pleas, South Carolina
South Carolina House of Representatives
South Carolina Secretary of State's Office
South Carolina Senate

Legislation:
South Carolina Copyright Statute 1784

Keywords:
books, protected subject matter
classics, Greek and Latin
duration
patents, for invention
penalties, paid to author(s)
penalties, paid to fiscal authorities
price regulation
registration

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