Title DIGEST of the LAWS AND ENACTMENTS of the NATIONAL GRANGE, including the Decisions of the Masters, Executive Committees, and Court of Appeals From the Organization of the Order to March 1st, 1878. To Which is Appended the Parliamentary Guide, Declaration of Purposes, &c. Issued by Authority of the National Grange.
Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Louisville, KY. Printed at Courier-Journal Book Rooms 1877
Seller ID 1025
Earliest result of the 1875 Eighth Annual Session of the National Grange recommendation "That our members may know the laws and usages they are obligated to obey, I deem it advisable that, at an early day, a Digest of our Constitution, laws, usages, and rulings be prepared, under proper supervision, and published in book form." It would have been presented in draft form at the Tenth Annual Session and completed shortly after (March 1, 1877 per the preface). Original black pebbled cloth, blindstamped "Digest" on front. 1877 date on title page. Copyright 1877 by the National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry. Uncommon in this earliest edition.; 4.5 x 7"; 140 pp; Cloth lightly worn and fraying at edges, signature of prior owner inside front cover, pencil doodles on a page at the rear. Scattered light foxing to some pages.