The Making of the Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800-1926 includes over 20,000 analytical, theoretical and practical works on American and British Law. It includes the writings of major legal theorists, including Sir Edward Coke, Sir William Blackstone, James Fitzjames Stephen, Frederic William Maitland, John Marshall, Joseph Story, Oliver Wendell ...
The Making of the Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800-1926 includes over 20,000 analytical, theoretical and practical works on American and British Law. It includes the writings of major legal theorists, including Sir Edward Coke, Sir William Blackstone, James Fitzjames Stephen, Frederic William Maitland, John Marshall, Joseph Story, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. and Roscoe Pound, among others. Legal Treatises includes casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and other works of the most influential writers of their time. It is of great value to researchers of domestic and international law, government and politics, legal history, business and economics, criminology and much more.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++Harvard Law School Libraryocm31639779Appendix, containing the laws referred to which had been made prior to the year 1692, in Massachusetts and New Plymouth colonies" p. -388.Boston: I. Thomas and E.T. Andrews, 1801. 392 p.; 24 cm.
Very good(-) Chart. x, , 392pp. 8vo, rebound in 20th century 3/4 brown morocco, corners bumped, boards rubbed, light foxing or light browning throughout. Boston: I. Thomas, and E. T. Andrews, for the Author, 1801. First Edition. Author was a prominent lawyer from Maine. In 1776, after moving to Massachusetts, Sullivan became a justice of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts. After resigning from the Court in 1781, he served as a member of Congress. In 1790, Sullivan became attorney-general of Massachusetts and in 1807, he was elected governor of Massachusetts. "The following Treatise is intended to reduce the principles which govern real estates in this Commonwealth, to an easy and concise System", from the Author's preface of this work. This copy bears the ownership signature of Ezekiel Whitman on the title page. Ezekiel Whitman began his law practice in Maine. Later he served 4 terms in the United States House of Representatives. In 1822, Whitman was appointed a judge of the Court of Common Pleas of Maine. In 1841, Ezekiel Whitman was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court of Maine. Howes S-1121. Shaw & Shoemaker 1375.
Alibris, the Alibris logo, and Alibris.com are registered trademarks of Alibris, Inc.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.