What is GREAT LAW, THE?

or “The Body of Laws of the Province of Pennsylvania andTerritories thereunto belonging, Past at an Assembly held at Chester, alias Upland, the7th day of the tenth month, called ‘December,’ 10S2.” This was the first code of lawsestablished in Pennsylvania, and is justly celebrated for the provision in its first chapterfor liberty of conscience. Bouvier.

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