Matthews, James Muscoe (b. 1822) The Statutes at Large of the Provisional Government of the Confederate States of America
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Compilation of laws created "By Authority of Congress" and edited by Matthews. Title page states Matthews was an attorney and a law clerk in the Confederate Department of Justice. Published in Richmond by the Confederate Congress and printed by R.M. Smith the printer to Congress. Pages 1-9 contain Constitution of Provisional Government. Pages 11-23 contain official Constitution of Confederate States of America. Pages 27-286 contain Public Acts of the Provisional Congress. Text of Indian treaties at pages 290-411. Index paginated as i-xlviii at the back of the book. Purple stamp from Adjudant General's Office Division of Confederate Archives on title page dated 14 July 1888.
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