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1813-, Missouri - Session Laws
Laws of Missouri: title varies, 1813–, St. Louis/Columbia, var. state printers, 1813– (The area comprising present-day Missouri was once just a part
of the much larger colonial-era French and then Spanish province of Louisiana. Under both suzerainties, Louisiana was divided for administrative
purposes into two massive districts, Lower Louisiana with its seat of governance at New Orleans, and Upper Louisiana, governed from St. Louis. After the
Louisiana Purchase in 1803, the U.S. retained this basic division, establishing the north/south dividing line at the thirty-third degree of north
latitude. Lower Louisiana became the Territory of Orleans. Upper Louisiana became the District of Louisiana and was placed under the authority of the
governor of the Indiana Territory. In 1804 the District of Louisiana was separated from the Territory of Indiana to become the Territory of Louisiana,
although a territory of the lowest order, administered by a governor and three territorial judges. Only in 1812, after large portions of its land area had
been broken off into other territories, and in pretty much its present dimensions, did the area we now know as Missouri acquire self-government with
its own General Assembly and a new name as the Territory of Missouri. The first territorial legislature met in July, 1813. Formal statehood came in
1821 after a national struggle over the question of slavery and the balance of power between the northern ‘free states” and their southern breather. The
conflict was temporarily resolved under the “Missouri Compromise,” the main components of which were as follows. Missouri was admitted as a “slave
state,” balanced off by new “free state” Maine. Looking forward, slavery was prohibited in all portions of the former Territory of Louisiana except for
that portion which comprised the new state of Missouri. This compromise preserved the peace between the “slave” and “free” states until the
Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 upset the status quo and led to the American Civil War. The first session of the statehood legislature was held in September, 1821.)
Title:   Acts passed by the General Assembly of the territory of Missouri.
OCLC Number:   341449493
Available Volumes
NameFiche CountOnlinePaper Backup
1891 Jan 36th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesYes
1892 Feb 36th Ass. Ext. Sess.YesYes
1893 Jan 37th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesYes
1895 Jan 38th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesYes
1895 Apr 38th Ass. Ext. Sess.YesYes
1897 Jan 39th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesYes
1899 Jan 40th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesYes
1901 Jan 41st Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1903 Jan 42nd Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1905 Jan 43rd Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1911 Jan 46th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1913 Jan 47th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1917 Jan 49th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1919 Jan 50th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1919 Jul 50th Ass. Ext. Sess.YesNo
1921 Jan 51st Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1921 Jun 51st Ass. Ext. Sess.YesNo
1923 Jan 52nd Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1925 Jan 53rd Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1927 Jan 54th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1929 Jan 55th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1931 Jan 56th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1933 Jan 57th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1933 Oct 57th Ass. Ext. Sess.YesNo
1935 Jan 58th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1937 Jan 59th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1939 Jan 60th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1941 Jan 61st Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1943 Jan 62nd Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1945 Jan 63rd Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1947 Jan 64th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1951 Jan 66th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1953 Jan 67th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1953 Oct 67th Ass. 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1954 Feb 67th Ass. 2nd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1955 Jan 68th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1956 Feb 68th Ass. Ext. Sess.YesNo
1957 Jan 69th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1957 Sept 69th Ass. 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1958 Feb 69th Ass. 2nd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1960 Dec 70th Ass. Ext. Sess.YesNo
1961 Jan 71st Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1963 Jan 72nd Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1965 Jan 73rd Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1965 Oct 73rd Ass. 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1965 Mar 73rd Ass. 2nd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1967 Jan 74th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1968 Jan 74th Ass. 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1968 Jun 74th Ass. 2nd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1969 Jan 75th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1969 Sept 75th Ass. 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1970 Jan 75th Ass. 2nd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1970 Apr 75th Ass. 3rd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1970 Nov 75th Ass. 4th Ext. Sess.YesNo
1971 Jan 76th Ass. 1st Reg. Sess.YesNo
1972 Jan 76th Ass. 2nd Reg. Sess.YesNo
1972 Sept 76th Ass. 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1975 Jan 78th Ass. 1st Reg. Sess.YesNo
1975 Sept 78th Ass. 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1976 Jan 78th Ass. 2nd Reg. Sess.YesNo
1977 Jan 79th Ass. Reg. Sess.YesNo
1977 Aug 79th Ass. 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1978 Jan 79th Ass. 2nd Reg. Sess.YesNo
1979 Jan 80th Ass. 1st Reg. Sess.YesNo
1979 Jan 80th Ass. 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1980 Jan 80th Ass. 2nd Reg. Sess.YesNo
1980 Sept 80th Ass. 2nd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1981 Jan 81st Ass. 1st Reg. Sess.YesNo
1982 Aug 81st Ass. 2nd Ext. Sess.YesNo
1983 Jan 82nd Ass. 1st Reg. Sess.YesNo
1983 Oct 82nd Ass. 1st Ext. Sess.YesNo
1984 Jan 83rd Ass. 2nd Reg. Sess.YesNo
1985 Jan 84th Ass. 1st Reg. Sess.YesNo