1794. Item #77669
FREEMAN, Samuel. THE TOWN OFFICER: OR THE POWER AND DUTY OF SELECTMEN... AND OTHER TOWN OFFICERS. As contained in the Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. With a Variety of Forms, for the Use of such Officers. To which are added, the Power and Duty of Towns, Parishes and Plantations, and a Plain and regular Method to keep Accounts... Boston: I[saiah]. Thomas and E. T. Andrews, 1794. Third edition: "corrected, improved, and greatly enlarged." 12mo. 240 pp. Bound in worn and scuffed contemporary sheep, with joints cracked, and sunned at spine, with a chip at heel. Text leaves are age toned and show some light to moderate foxing. The final few leaves (appendix & index) are dog-eared. A necessary reference for a all 18th century civil servants in Massachusetts. Good plus. (Shipton & Mooney 27016).