Albany: E. Croswell, 1829. First edition. Hardcover. Legislative record of the New York Assembly in the period of the opening of the Erie Canal and the state's official outlawing of slavery. Covers the period of the short tenure of Martin Van Buren as Governor (he resigned to become US Secretary of State under President Andrew Jackson) and the first year of Enos T. Throop's governorship.
Defective, lacks title page, preliminaries, text to p4.
Folio volume, 5 - 589pp, Appendices A through I, xlviii Index. Boards lacking, spine perished. As is. Fair. Item #25670