Richmond: Allegre & Goode, 1865. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (23.5cm). Half-bound in brown sheep and marbled paper, titled on brown leather spine label; plain endpapers; 550pp. Tight and sound, but externally rubbed and internally browned, with faint dampstains to outer edges of a few leaves: around Very Good.
Proceedings of the Virginia state government from the session immediately following the end of the Civil War. The records and transcribed speeches show the state's struggles to recover from the war and to adjust to the emancipation of enslaved people, with several debates concerning the public debt of the newly-formed state of West Virginia.