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Laws of the State of Indiana, Passed and Published at the Twelfth Session of the General Assembly...
1828
 

Laws of the State of Indiana, Passed and Published at the Thirteenth Session of the General Assembly....
1829
 

In the Court of the Trial of Impeachments, and the Correction of Errors. Case of an Appeal from a Decree of the Chancellor, in a Case Between George W. Bruen, Appelant, vs. Frederick de Peyster, Respondent...
1844
 

State of New York. In the Court of the Trial of Impeachments and the Correction of Errors. Samuel M. Thompson and Others, Plaintiffs in Error, vs. the People of the State of New-York, at the Relation of Thomas C. Taylor and Others, Defendants in Error....
1840
 

Rules of the Bar of the County of Worcester, [Mass.] 1828.
1828
 

Acts Passed at the First [Second, Third] Session of the Congress of the United States...
1791
 

Acts of the State of Ohio, Passed and Revised, First Session of the Third General Assembly, Begun and Held at the Town of Chillicothe, December 3, 1804, and in the Third Year of the Said State. Also, the Constitution of the United States, Ordinance, Constitution of the State of Ohio, Laws of Congress...Vol. I [all published]....
1805
 

Code Civil de L'Etat de la Louisiane. Traite de Cession de Cet Etat par la France; Constitution de Cet Etat; Constitution des Etats-Unis d'Amerique.
1825
 

Debates in the Congress of the United States, on the Bill for Repealing the Law "For the More Convenient Organization of the Courts of the United States," During the First Session of the Seventh Congress. And a List of the Yeas and Nays on That Interesting Subject.
1802
 

Lycoming County Courthouse Appearance Docket, Williamsburg, Pennsylvania, 1857-63. Thick folio. 343 pp. Contemp. muslin covered boards, leather corners. Repairs to a few leaves.
1857
 

A Supplement to the Digest of the Laws...1798. Public Laws of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, Passed Since the Session of the Hon. General Assembly in January 1798.
1810
 

New Hampshire Court Docket Book (Court of Common Pleas?). 1802-1809. Inside cover: “Continued Cases to January Term 1810”. 110 pp. Small pocket book 4x7. Contemp. stiff plain paper cover, ink. Slight water stain at bottom edge on early leaves. Very good.
1810
 

The Beecher Trial: a Review of the Evidence. Reprinted from the New York Times of July 3, 1875. With Some Revisions and Additions.
1875
 

Gilford, Strafford County Court Docket, 1814-1819. Cases Numbered 1-610. 185 pp. Contemp. sheep, worn, some cut marks, hole, browning. A circular ring of water damage through several pages, without loss. Ink.
1814
 

The Charter Granted by Their Majesties King William and Queen Mary, to the Inhabitants of the Province of Masachusetts-Bay in New England. [And] Acts and Laws, of His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New England.
1759
 

Norwich, Connecticut, Court Account Book. March 5, 1839 - March 12, 1842. 135 pp. Sheet pasted on flyleaf with heading “General Retainer,” and list of 14 names. Tall narrow folio, calf backed marbled boards. Ink. Alphabeticcal index. Cover separating, edge wear, browning.
1839
 

Journals of Congress. Containing the Proceedings From Sept. 5, 1774, to Jan. 1. 1776. Vol. I (only).
1777
 

Champaign County Court of Common Pleas Cohabiting Complaint. Ohio vs. Jacob Fritzel. January 1811 Term. Oblong 8vo., docketed on verso. Folds, edges browned. Ink.
1811
 

Acts, Passed at the Eighth Session of the General Assembly of the Territory of Arkansas...
1834
 

The Public Laws of the State of Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations, As revised...January, 1798....
1798
 

Petition of Morris Fosdick and 12 Others to the State of New York for the Commutation of the Sentence of Death Against Mary Hartung to Imprisonment in the Sing Sing State Prison. April 11, 1859. Thirteen petitioners‚ signatures. Docketed on verso. Sheet, lined, 7.5 x 9 in. Ink & some pencil. Previous folds, very slight edge wear.
1859
 

Collection of Legal Documents and Forms from Pre-Revolutionary New York. Written 1750s. Documents dated 16- to 1759. 79 pp. Vellum covers, calf spine. 10 x 14.5 inches. Cover delaminating, spine separating, some pages loose, few pages torn out, some partial pages torn out. Edge fraying with chipping & small losses. Fine hand.
1750
 

Manuscript Document, Being a Deposition Taken by Nathan Stone, Justice of the Peace of Barre, Vt., and apparently in his hand, of testimony given by Seneca Sylvester in a suit brought against the firm of Brewster & Trumbull of Barre, by Jacob Perkins which is currently before the Supreme Court sitting at Woodstock. Barre, Vt., August 21st, 1813.
1813
 

Power of Attorney Granted by Elizabeth Stephens of Stonington to Benadam Gallup. February 18, 1730/31. Stonington, Connecticut. Signed by Elizabeth Stephens, Her Mark. Witnesses Henry Stevens and Ghin...us (?) Stevens. Sheet 7.5 x 10 inches. 1 p. Ink. Wax seal at signature.
1730
 

[Trial of the Hon. Daniel E. Sickles for Shooting Philip Barton Key, Esq., U.S. District Attorney, of Washington, D.C. February 27th, 1859. Reported by Felix G. Fontaine. New York: R.M. De Witt, 160 & 162 Nassau St. 1859].
1859
 

Leyes de California Aprobadas en la Sesta Sesion de la Legislatura...Traducidas del Ingles por Agustin Ainsa, Traductor del Estado.
1855
 

Investigation into the Fifteen Gallon Law of Massachusetts, Before a Joint Committee of the Legislature...Upon the Memorial of Harrison Otis Gray and Others for Repeal of the Law: With the Arguments of Franklin Dexter & B.F. Hallett, As Counsel in Support of the Memorial. Published by Direction of the Committee for the Memorialists.
1839
 

The Bank Case. A Report in the Cases of the Bank of South Carolina, and the Bank of Charleston, Upon Scire Facias To Vacate Their Charters, for Suspending Specie Payments, with the Final Argument and Determination Thereof, in the Court for the Correction of Errors of South Carolina, in the Years 1842, and 1843.
1844
 

Account Book of Samuel Voorhees, Physician. Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York. 1834-1848. Notebook 6.5 x 8 inches. 187 pp. A few loose scraps/receipts. Cover well worn and separating. Pages browned, some torn. Edge wear. Ink.
1834
 

Report of the D'Hauteville Case: The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania...Habeas Corpus for the Custody of an Infant Child.
1840
 

The Trial of Alexander Addison, Esq. President of the Courts of Common Pleas, in the Circuit Consisting of the Counties of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington and Allegheny, on an Impeachment by the House of Representatives, Before the Senate of...Pennsylvania. Taken in Short-Hand by Thomas Lloyd. Second Edition, with Additions.
1803
 

Claims Against the Estate of Moses Wing. Worcester County Probate Document. Addressed to Hon. Nathaniel Paine, Judge, Probate Court. n.d., ca. 1809. 11.75 x 14 inches, folded in half. 3 pp. Browned, slight tears at folds and edges. Legible ink.
1809
 

Walter Franklin, Personal & State Attorney General's Ledger. 1797-1816. Ledger 8 x 12 inches, 138 pp. Top cover missing, pages 1-35 missing. Pages browned, foxed, some edge chipping. Fine hand, legible ink.
1797
 

The Trial in the Supreme Court...on the Relations of Coles Bashford vs. Wm. A. Barstow, Contesting the Right to the Office of Governor of Wisconsin.
1856
 

Albany Law School Autograph & Photograph Album, Kept by Horatio Colony. 1860, 63 pp. Bound Album Signatures, and Pasted-in Oval Photographs. Three photos missing, several with some damage, a few stuck together. 5.5 x 8 inches, gilt edge, gilt embossed leather, contemporary binding attractive & very good.
1860
 

Laws, Joint Resolutions and Memorials Passed at the Seventh Session of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Nebraska, Begun and Held at Omaha City, N.T., December 5, A.D. 1860. Together with the Constitution of the United States and the Organic Law. Published by Authority.
1861
 

Laws Passed by the General Assembly of Illinois Territory, at Their Sixth Session, Held at Kaskaskia—1817-'18.
1818
 

The Laws of Illinois, Passed at Seventh General Assembly...December, 1830.
1831
 

Report of the Arguments of the Attorney of the Commonwealth, at the Trials of Abner Kneeland, for Blasphemy, in the Municipal and Supreme Courts, in Boston, January and May, 1834....
1834
 

MOORE, EDWARD B. Record Book of the Justice of the Peace of Rockingham County, N.H., 1837-1847. 60 pp. Sq. 8vo. notebook; contemp. calf backed marbled paper covers. Ink. Very good.
1837
 

ADDISON, ALEXANDER. Reports of Cases in the County Courts of the fifth Circuit, and in the High Court of Errors & Appeals, of the State of Pennsylvania. And Charges to Grand Juries of Those County Courts.
1800
 

AGNEW, JOHN. Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Court Account Book, 1775-1788. 16mo.118 pp. Hand sewn calf covers, well worn. Pages intact and ink legible.
1775
 

AMES, SAMUEL. Remarks of Hon. Samuel Ames, Reporter of the Decisions of the Supreme Court, in Explanation of the Case, Robert H. Ives vs. Charles T. Hazard, et al.
1859
 

ANON. The Pocket Companion; or, Every Man His Own Lawyer: Containing a Variety of Precedents...by a Gentleman of the Bar. Prefaced with 12 Pages of Scrip...
1818
 

ANON. A Review of the Prosecution Against Abner Kneeland, for Blasphemy. By a Cosmopolite.
1835
 

ANON. The Clerk and Magistrate's Assistant. By a Gentleman of the Bar.
1822
 

ANON. A New Conductor Generalis:...of Justices of the Peace, Sheriffs, Coroners, Constables, Jurymen, Overseers of the Poor...with Many New and Improved Subjects...by a Gentleman of the Law.
1803
 

ANON. Hartford Attorney’s Holograph Law Book and Accounts. Identity Unknown. 1798 - 1837. 8vo. Notebook. 150 pp. No covers, pages 1-24 missing, disbound, brittle, edges frayed, Legible.
1798
 

ANTON, JOHN. American Precedents of Declarations....
1802
 

AZUNI, D.A. The Maritime Law of Europe. In Two Volumes. Translated from the French [by William Johnson].
1806
 

BALDRIDGE, JAMES L. “Inquisition of Sally Wilson”. November 16, 1823. 1 p. 4to. Ink. Browned, brittle, folds starting.
1823
 

BARTLETT, SAMUEL C. The Duty and the Limitations of Civil Disobedience. A Discourse...
1853
 

BARTON, WILLIAM. A Dissertation on the Freedom of Navigation and Maritime Commerce...
1802
 

BAYARD, JAMES. Speech...on the Bill, Received from the Senate, Entitled "An Act to Repeal Certain Acts Respecting the Organization of the Courts of the United States."
1802
 

BENNETT vs. MOTTE. (From the Charleston Mercury, May 17, 1854.) Supreme Court of the United States. Friday, April 28, 1854. No. 84. Washington J. Bennett vs. Joshua Ward Motte. Appeal from the Circuit Court of the United States for South Carolina. The Decree of the Circuit Court...was Affirmed, with Costs and Interest. [Caption title].
1854
 

BINNEY, HORACE. An Eulogy on the Life and Character of John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States....
1835
 

BLACKSTONE, WILLIAM. The Palladium of Conscience; or, the Foundation of Religious Liberty Displayed, Asserted, and Established, agreeable to its true and genuine principles above the reach of all petty Tyrants, who attempt to Lord it over the Human Mind. Containing Furneaux's Letters to Blackstone. Priestley's Remarks on Blackstone. Blackstone's Reply to Priestley. And Blackstone's Case of the Middlesex-Election; with some other curious Tracts, worthy of high Rank in every Gentleman's Literary Repository, Being a necessary Companion for every Lover of Religious Liberty. And an Interesting Appendix to Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England.
1773
 

BLACKSTONE, WILLIAM. An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England. Containing I. Priestley's Remarks...II. Blackstone's Reply...III. Priestley's Answer...IV. The Case of the Late Election...V. Furneaux' Letters to Blackstone...VI. Authentic Copies...
1773
 

BLACKSTONE, WILLIAM. An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England. Containing I. Priestley's Remarks...II. Blackstone's Reply...III. Priestley's Answer...IV. The Case of the Late Election...V. Furneaux' Letters to Blackstone...VI. Authentic Copies...
1773
 

BLAKE, JOSEPH M. Libel Suit of Chief Justice Ames Against Thomas R. Hazard. Hon. Joseph M. Blake's Argument for Defendant Upon Plaintiff's Demurrer.
1862
 

BORROW, GEORGE. Celebrated Trials of All Countries, and Remarkable Cases of Criminal Jurisprudence. Selected by a Member of the Philadelphia Bar.
1835
 

BRADBURY, JAMES WARE Maine Attorney's Account Book, 1830-1843. Folio. 350 pp. Contemp. calf. Nearly disbound, worn, pages loose, a few cut or torn out. Browned, edge wear. Ink. Lined paper.
1830
 

BROWN, DAVID PAUL. The Forum; or Forty Years Full Practice at the Philadelphia Bar. Vol. I-[II].
1856
 

BURLEIGH, CHARLES C. Thoughts on the Death Penalty.
1845
 

CHAPMAN, HENRY C. A Manual of Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology. With Thirty-Six Illustrations. Some of which are in colors.
1893
 

CHASE, SAMUEL. The Answer and Pleas of Samuel Chase, One of the Associate Justices of the Supreme Cout of the United States, to the Articles of Impeachment, Delivered Against Him...by the House of Representatives...
1805
 

CHEEVER, GEORGE B. Punishment by Death: Its Authority and Expediency.
1849
 

CHILD, D.L. & HILLAR A Report of the Trial of Pedro Gibert, Bernardo de Soto [et al]... Before the U.S. Circuit Court, on an Indictment Charging Them with the Commission of an Act of Piracy, on Board the Brig Mexican of Salem...
1834
 

CHILD, DAVID L. Review of a Report to the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, on the Case of William Vans. With Observations Upon the Dispensing Power of the Legislature, and Upon a Decision of the Supreme Judicial Court, "Nullifying" the Said Power.
1833
 

CHIPMAN, SAMUEL. Report of an Examination of Poor-Houses, Jails, &c., in the State of New York, and in the Counties of Berkshire, Massachusetts; Litchfield, Connecticut; and Bennington, Vermont, &c. Addressed to Aristarchus Champion, Esq., of Rochester, N.Y. [Third Edition.]
1835
 

CHITTY, JOSEPH. Supplement to a Treatise on Pleading; Containing a Copious Collection of Practical Precedents...with American Precedents.
1821
 

CLARK, B.F. Alarming Developments, Connected With Our Courts. The Wrong Member of Middlesex Bar, Convicted of Perjury, and the Means By Which It Was Accomplished Exposed! [Wrapper title].
1848
 

CONKLING, ALFRED. A Treatise on the Organization, Jurisdiction and Practice of the Courts of the United States: to which is added an Appendix...
1831
 

CRANDALL, SILAS. Account Book of Silas Crandall. Clothier and Manufacturer of Woolen Goods. 1825-1833. Includes three scrap receipts from 1832. 178 pp. Ledger 8 x 12.5 inches. Contemp. calf backed plain boards. Ordinary wear, but sound. Ink legible.
1825
 

CROMPTON, RICHARD. L'Authoritie et Jurisdiction des Courts de la Majestie de la Roygne...
1637
 

CUSHING, L.S. An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors and for the More Equal Distribution of Their Effects; Passed by the Legislature of Massachusetts, April 23, 1838. With an Outline of the System Thereby Introduced, and Forms of Proceeding Under the Same.
1838
 

DANA, RICHARD H. Jr. Usury Laws. Speech...in the House of Representatives of Massachusetts, February 14, 1867. On the Repeal of the Usury Laws.
1872
 

DANA, RICHARD H. Jr. Argument...on Behalf of the United States. [Wrapper title].
1878
 

DANA, RICHARD H. Jr. A Tribute to Judge Sprague. Remarks...at a Dinner Given to the Officers of the "Kearsarge," In Response to a Toast in Honor of the Judiciary. Printed for Private Circulation by Some of the Friends of Judge Sprague.
1864
 

DANA, RICHARD HENRY, One (1) Page 4to. ALS to Ernest Fiedler, Esq. Concerning Legal Case of Hart vs. Hart. Boston, March 23, 1848. Folded. Docketed with address and postmark. Brown ink. Tear at seal, otherwise fine.
1848
 

DEAN, AMOS. Manual of Medical Jurisprudence. For the Use of His Class.
1840
 

DEWEY, BENONI, JAMES A True and Concise Narrative of the Origin and Progress of the Church Difficulties, in the Vicinity of Dartmouth College...being the Origin of President Wheelock's Disaffection to the Trustees and Professors of the College, With Documents Relative Thereto.
1815
 

DICKERSON, EDWARD N. The Navy of the United States. An Exposure of Its Condition, and the Causes of Its Failure, Contained in a Speech Delivered to a Jury in the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia...in the Case of Mattingly vs. the Washington and Alexandria Steamboat Company....
1864
 

DICKERSON, EDWARD N. The Navy of the United States. An Exposure of Its Condition, and the Causes of Its Failure....in the Case of Mattingly vs. the Washington and Alexandria Steamboat Company. Reported by James O. Clephane...
1864
 

DICKINSON, RODOLPHUS A Digest of the Common Law, the Statute Laws of Massachusetts, and of the United States, and the Decisions of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Relative to the Powers and Duties of Justicews of the Peace...
1818
 

DUANE, WILLIAM JOHN. The Law of Nations, Investigated in a Popular Manner. Addressed to the Farmers of the United States.
1809
 

ELSWORTH, WILLIAM Co Coroner’s Report into the Suicide of “Victour Shamung”(?). City of New York, Aug. 10, 1796. One page document [broken into two parts], ink with signatures and official wax seals. Top serrated, previous folds, edges tattered, browned, repaired.
1796
 

EPES, BRANCH J. University of Virginia Law School Notes. December 13, 1850 to April 23, 1853. (Charlottesville, Virginia). Notebook 6.5 x 8 inches. 175 pp. Marbled board covers. Covers sound, but rubbed. Pages intact, ink bright, last few pages scribbled on by author.
1850
 

EVANS, CHARLES, Report of the Trial of the Hon. Samuel Chase, One of the Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, Before the High Court of Impeachment, Composed of the Senate of the United States...
1805
 

EVANS, OLIVER. Patent Right Oppression Exposed; or, Knavery Detected. In an Address, to Unite All Good People to Obtain a Repeal of the Patent Laws. By Patrick N.I. Elisha, Esq. Poet Laureate. To which is added, an Alarming Law Case; also Reflections on the Patent Laws. Illustrated with Notes an Anecdotes. By the Editor.
1813
 

EVANS, OLIVER. A Trip made by a small man in a wrestle with a very great man. Answer to the Baltimore Miller's Memorial, and Thomas Jefferson's Letter. [Caption title]. [In] The Weekly Register. Second Addenda to Volume V.
1814
 

FESSENDEN, THOMAS G. The American Clerk's Companion, and Attorney's Prompter. A Collection of...Legal Instruments, Precedents in Pleading, &c....
1815
 

FOLSOM, THOMAS. Rockingham County Court Records, 1820-1827, of Thomas Folsom, Justice of the Peace. Notebook 6.5 x 8 inches. 37 pp. Contemp. calf backed marbled boards, very worn & loose. Includes School Notes (101 pp.) of A.T. and Dustin  Folsom “A.T. Folsom’s book 1846” D.A. Folsom’s Book 1861.” Ink & pencil. Disbound, worn.
1820
 

FROST RICHARD K. Trial of Dr. Frost, Before the Court of Sessions for the City and County of New York, for Manslaughter, Alledged [!] to Have Been Committed on Tiberius G. French, by the Administration of Certain Thomsonian Remedies. To which are added, the Speeches of John A. Morrill and David Paul Brown, Esqrs. for the Defence, with an Appendix...Letters of the Celebrated Professor [Benjamin] Waterhouse on the Thomsonian System...
1838
 

FULTON & LIVINGSTON. The Right of a State to Grant Exclusive Privileges, in Roads, Bridges, Canals, Navigable Waters, &c. Vindicated; by a Candid Examination of the Grant from the State of New-York to, and Contract with Robert R. Livingston and Robert Fulton, for the Exclusive Navigation of Vessels, by Steam or Fire, for a Limited Time, on the Waters of Said State, and Within the Jurisdiction Thereof.
1811
 

GILES, W.B. & BAYARD The Speeches...on the Bill Received from the Senate, Entitled, "An Act to Repeal Certain Acts Respecting the Organization of the Courts of the United States."
1802
 

GOULD, M.T.C. Stenog Report of the Trial of Friends, in the City of Philadelphia, June 1828...the Case of Edmund Shotwell, Joseph Lukens, Charles Middleton...Who had been by the Mayor of the City, committed to prison, whence they were brought up by Habeas Corpus, June 16th, 1828.
1828
 

GRIFFITH, WM. A Treatise on the Jurisdiction and Proceedings of Justices of the Peace in Civil Suits. With an Appendix...
1796
 

HALL, OAKLEY. A Review of the Webster Case. By a Member of the New York Bar.
1850
 

HALLETT, BENJAMIN. The Right of the People to Establish Forms of Government. Mr. Hallett's Argument in the Rhode Island Causes, Before the Supreme Court of the United States, January, 1848. No. 14. Martin Luther vs. Luther M. Borden and Others. No. 77. Rachael Luther vs. the Same.
1848
 

HALSEY, HERRICK ROGE H.R. Halsey’s Book of Estrays. Stark County, Illinois, 1852-1857. Notebook, 3.75 x 6 inches. 30 pp. Ink. Contemp. flexible calf bound, pages tight. Some pages scribbled with child’s pencil, no loss.
1852
 

HARE, THOMAS. A Treatise on Discovery of Evidence, by Bill and Answer, in Equity. First American Edition.
1836
 

HAY, GEORGE. A Treatise on Expatriation.
1814
 

HAZARD, THOMAS R. Letter Addressed to Robert H. Ives, in Reply to His Published Statements in Relation to the Case in Equity Ives vs. Hazard.
1859
 

HODGDON, MOSES. The Complete Justice of the Peace, Containing Extracts from Burn's Justice, and Other Justiciary Productions....by a Gentleman of the Profession.
1806
 

HOLMES, O.W. Jr. The Common Law.
1881
 

HOLMES, O.W. Jr. The Common Law.
1881
 

HOPKINS, JAMES D. An Address to the members of the Cumberland Bar, Delivered During the Sitting of the Court of Common Pleas, at Portland, June Term, 1833.
1833
 

HOWARD, BENJAMIN C. Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges Thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F.A. Sandford. December Term, 1856.
1857
 

HOWE, SAMUEL. The Practice in Civil Actions and Proceedings at Law, in Massachusetts. Edited by Richard S. Fay and Jonathan Chapman, Counsellors at Law.
1834
 

INGERSOLL, EDWARD. Personal Liberty and Martial Law: A Review of Some Pamphlets of the Day.
1862
 

JOHNSTON, JAMES F. The Suspending Power and the Writ of Habeas Corpus.
1862
 

JUDSON, ANDREW T. 17 “Records of Andrew T. Judson: Justice of the Peace, Windham County from January 1st AD 1813.” Cases 320-770, 1813-1820, plus 2 pp. Marriage Records, 1826-36. Folio. Contemp. sheep. Cover warpage, browned, mold spots, worn, but sound & legible. Ink. 160 pp. 7 Carte-de-Visite Photographs, including two of Judson; the remainder are family members. Two newspaper clippings of “The Alleged Cuban Expedition," 1851.
1813
 

KENNEDY, JAMES. The Bankrupt Act....Together with the Chancellors' Orders. And the Unrepealed Statutes Relating to Bankruptcy.
1826
 

KENT, JAMES. The Opinions of the Judges of the Supreme Court [of New York], Delivered in the Court of Errors, in the Case of Robert Livingston and Robert Fulton, vs. James Van Ingen, and Twenty Others.
1812
 

KENT, JAMES. Rules and Orders of the Court of Chancery of the State of New-York. Revised and Digested by the Present Chancellor.
1815
 

KIRBY, EPHRAIM. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Superior Court of the State of Connecticut. From the Year 1785, to May 1788, with some Determinations in the Supreme Court of Errors.
1789
 

KIRTLAND, DORANCE. A Treatise on the Practice in Surrogates' Courts in the State of New York...
1830
 

KNIGHT, THOMAS IRELA An Exact Abridgment in English of all the Reports of that Learned and Reverend Judge Sir James Dyer Knight...
1651
 

LAW SOCIETY OF UPPER The Rules of the Law Society of Upper Canada with the Standing Orders of Convocation, and Such of the Resolutions and Particular or Executive Orders of Convocation as are of General Importance, with Addenda...
1833
 

LEAVITT, JONATHAN. A Summary of the Laws of Massachusetts, Relative to the Settlement, Support, Employment and Removal of Paupers.
1810
 

LEONARD, WEALTHY. Warrant for the Arrest of Wealthy Leonard, for Fornication. October 16, 1781. One page, plus docketing on verso. 4to. Ink.Taunton, Bristol County, Mass. Previous folds, slight tearing and bleedthrough, archival taped repairs, official red wax seal. Very good.
1781
 

LIVINGSTON, JOHN. Important Notice to Every Practising Lawyer. 157 Broadway, New-York. February 1st, 1853. Sir: For three years, I have annually published, at great personal loss, a Law Register, giving the names of all the lawyers in the United States.... [Caption and beginning of text].
1853
 

LLOYD, THOMAS Stenog The Trials of William S. Smith, and Samuel G. Ogden, for Misdemeanours, Had in the Circuit Court of the United States for the New-York District, in July, 1806. With a Preliminary Account of the Proceedings of the Same Court Against Messrs. Smith & Ogden, in the Preceding April Term.
1807
 

LOBSTEIN, J.F. DANIE A Treatise Upon the Semeiology of the Eye, for the Use of Physicians; and of the Countenance for Criminal Jurisprudence.
1830
 

LOBSTEIN, J.F. DANIE A Treatise Upon the Semeiology of the Eye, for the Use of Physicians; and of the Countenance for Criminal Jurisprudence.
1830
 

LORD, J.L. & H.C. A Defence of Dr. Charles T. Jackson's Claims to the Discovery of Etherization.
1848
 

MARSHALL, JAMES Repo The Trial of Thomas Hunter, Peter Hacket, Richard M'Niel, James Gibb, and William M'Lean, the Glasgow Cotton-Spinners...on Charges of Murder...with Portraits of the Prisoners.
1838
 

MASSACHUSETTS BOARD Special Report...to the Legislature in Relation to the Disaster on Monday, March 14, 1887, on the Dedham Branch of the Boston & Providence Railroad, at the Bridge Commonly Known as the Bussey Bridge...[in] West Roxbury.
1887
 

MATTHEWS, JAMES M. E The Statutes at Large of the Provisional Government of the Confederate States of America, from the Institution of the Government, February 8, 1861, to its Termination, february 18, 1862, Inclusive...Together with the Constitution for the Provisional Government and the Permanent Constitution of the Confederate States, and the Treaties Concluded by the Confederate States with Indian Tribes.
1864
 

MAYO, ROBERT. The Affidavit of Andrew Jackson, Taken by the Defendants in the Suit of Robert Mayo vs. Blair & Rives for Libel, Analysed and Refuted.
1840
 

MILLER, SETH. Plymouth County Attorney’s Ledger 1832-1872 (title supplied). 245 pp. Tall folio, calf cover with embossed black design. Pages torn out at front & back with no apparent loss. Cover worn & loose, pages browned, first page some worm holes. Slightly faded ink.
1832
 

MITCHILL, SAMUEL L. A Discourse on the Life and Character of Thomas Addis Emmet...
1828
 

MUNFORD, WILLIAM. General Index to the Virginian Law Authorities, Reported by Washington, Call, Hening and Munford Jointly, and Munford Separately. With Notes. In One Volume.
1819
 

PARKER, JAMES. The Conductor Generalis: or, the Office, Duty and Authority of Justices of the Peace, High Sheriffs...Compiled chiefly from Burn's Justice, and the several other Books on those Subjects, by James Parker, late one of the Justices of the Peace for Middlesex County, in New Jersey; and now revised and adapted to the United States of america, by a Gentleman of the Law....To which are added, (Above what is in any other Edition of this Work,) The Act called the Ten Pound Act, and the Militia Law of the State of New-York.
1788
 

PARKER, JOEL. A Charge to the Grand Jury, Upon the Importance of Maintaining the Supremacy of the Laws; with a Brief Sketch of theCharacter of William M. Richardson, Late Chief Justice of the Superior Court of New-Hampshire.
1838
 

PARKER, JUDGE. Alexander Pilcher vs. William Spencer. Unsigned Holograph Transcript of Document in Virginia Law Case, April 1833, Circuit Inferior Court of Law and Chancery, Wood County, Virginia (now West Virginia). 4to. Ink. Folded. Waterstains, browned, slight tears at folds, edges frayed.
1833
 

PELL, JOSHUA. State of New-York. To the Court for the Trial of Impeachments and the Correction of Errors, Between Hannah Tredwell, Respondent, and Joshua Pell, Junior, (Who is Impleaded with Others.) Appellant. Case on the Part of the Respondent.
1829
 

PERLEY, IRA. Trial by Jury. A Charge to the Grand Jury.
1867
 

PERRY, EMILY M.B. & Holograph Document, sm. 4to., 2-1/2 pages, of James & Emily Perry Sealed & Witnessed by Chief County Justice & Notary, Timothy Pilsbury, at Brazoria, June 27, 1842, (the last 3/4 page); sealed to one page 4to printed certificate completed in manuscript, signed by Joseph Waples as Acting Secretary of State, attesting to Pilsbury's authority to execute the legal claim made by the Perrys.
1842
 

PETERS, G.S. pub. The Pocket Lawyer, or Self-Conveyancer: Containing All the Most Useful Forms, Rendered so plain, that every Man can draw any Instrument of Writing, without the assistance of an Attorney. In a Method Entirely New. Second Edition.
1829
 

PETERS, G.S. pub. The Pocket Lawyer, or Self-Conveyancer: Containing All the Most Useful Forms, Rendered so plain, that every Man can draw any Instrument of Writing, without the assistance of an Attorney. In a Method Entirely New. Fifth Edition.
1829
 

PITMAN, JOSEPH S. Report of the Trial of Thomas Wilson Dorr, for Treason Against the State of Rhode Island, Containing the Arguments of Counsel, and the Charge of Chief Justice Durfee.
1844
 

PITMAN, JOSEPH S. Report of the Trial of Thomas Wilson Dorr, for Treason...Together with the Sentence of the Court, and the Speech of Mr. Dorr Before Sentence....
1844
 

PITMAN, JOSEPH S. Report of the Trial of Thomas Wilson Dorr, for Treason...Together with the Sentence of the Court, and the Speech of Mr. Dorr Before Sentence....
1844
 

PITMAN, JOSEPH S. Report of the Trial of Thomas Wilson Dorr, for Treason...Together with the Sentence of the Court, and the Speech of Mr. Dorr Before Sentence....
1844
 

PUERNER, CHARLES H. Casebook of a Police Justice. September 24, 1880 - September 29, 1881. 81 pp. 10” x13," marbled board covers, lined pages, no title. Endpapers pasted with news clippings. Spine wear, cover worn, some pages separating. Ink, legible.
1880
 

QUINCY, JOSIAH. Remarks on Some of the Provisions of the Laws of Massachusetts, Affecting Poverty, Vice, and Crime; Being the General Topics of a Charge to the Grand Jury of the County of Suffolk, in March Term, 1822.
1822
 

REID, SAM C. Jr. International Law. The Case of the Private Armed Brig of War Gen. Armstrong, Containing Letters and Documents Referring to the History of the Claim...Before the United States Court of Claims...
1857
 

REID, SAM C. Jr. International Law. The Case of the Private Armed Brig of War Gen. Armstrong, Containing Letters and Documents Referring to the History of the Claim...Before the United States Court of Claims...
1857
 

RENSSELAR, HENRY R. Legal Papers Filed by Henry R. Van Rensselaer, Alleging Land Fraud. (Claverack, Columbia County). Signed by Henry R. Van Rensselaer and Sworn Before Walter Wood. June 20, 1790. 13 x 16 inches, folded in half, 3-1/2 pp. Folds, small tears at folds, browned. Legible ink.
1790
 

RICHARDSON, WILLIAM The New-Hampshire Justice of the Peace.
1824
 

ROCKWELL, JOHN A. Rockwell's Spanish and Mexican Law. A Compilation of Spanish and Mexican Law, in Relation to Mines, and Titles to Real Estate, in force in California and New Mexico, and in the Territories...
1852
 

RUGGLES, DAVID. Attorney’s Court Case Record, Orange County. 1820-1833. Bound book 8.5 x 11 inches. 100 filled pp. Contemp. sheep, worn. Alpha index, A-D missing. Pages considerably scribbled by child, with about 30 pages cut out; p. 110-111 torn in half.
1820
 

SELFRIDGE, THOMAS O. A Correct Statement of the Whole Preliminary Controversy Between Tho. O. Selfridge and Benj. Austin; Also, a Brief Account of the Catastrophe in State Street, Boston, on the 4th August, 1806: with Some Remarks.
1807
 

SEWELL, RUFUS KING. Rufus King Sewell's Accounts at Bowdoin College. October 4, 1833 to April 3, 1851. Notebook 6 x 7 inches, 125 pp. Contemp. calf backed marbled boards. Cover wear, spine chipped. Ink and pencil.
1833
 

SHALER, N.S. Thoughts on the Nature of Intellectual Property and Its Importance to the State.
1877
 

SPOONER, LYSANDER. No. Treason. No. II. The Constitution.
1867
 

SPOONER, LYSANDER. No. Treason. No. II. The Constitution.
1867
 

STORY, JOSEPH. Discourse, Pronounced Upon the Inauguration of the Author, as Dane Professor of Law in Harvard University...
1829
 

STUART, JOHN TODD. Autograph Notice to Appear to take Deposition, Signed by J.T. Stuart. 1831. Accepted for Service by George Forquer, Attorney for the Defendant. March 3, 1831. 8 x 10.25 inches, 1 p. Verso docketed "Notice". Browned, previous folds.
1831
 

SUGDEN, EDWARD BURTE A Practical Treatise of the Law of Vendors and Purchasers of Estates. First American, from the Second London Edition.
1807
 

SUGDEN, EDWARD BURTE A Practical Treatise of the Law of Vendors and Purchasers of Estates. Second American, from the Fifth London Edition.
1820
 

SULLIVAN, FRANCIS ST Lectures on the Constitution and Laws of England: with a Commentary on Magna Charta, and Illustrations of Many of the English Statutes. To which authorities are added, and a discourse is prefixed, concerning the laws and government of England. By Gilbert Stuart, LL.D. First American Edition. In Two Volumes.
1805
 

SWAIM, BENJAMIN Edit The Man of Business.
1833
 

TALCOTT, SAMUEL AUST ALS to James Dexter, Esq. Washington, March 1, 1829, concerning law suits, commissions, and the Senate. Sheet 10” x 16” in. folded addressed & postmarked to James Dexter, Albany, NY. Tears at red wax seal, ink, slight tears at folds. Very legible.
1829
 

TANEY, ROGER B. Four (4) pp. ALS, to “Dear Sir,” Concerning Taney's Legal Opinion on Compensation of Executors. February 3, 1823. Sheet 10 x 16 inches (framed under glass). No cover. Two small holes through pages 3-4, with loss of six to ten words. Water spots, browned, some fading.
1823
 

TATE, JOSEPH. A Digest of the Laws of Virginia, Which Are of a Permanent Character and General Operation; Illustrated by Judicial Decisions: to which is Added, an Index of the Names of the Cases in the Virginia Reporters.
1823
 

TUCKER, HENRY ST. GE Commentaries on the Laws of Virginia, Comprising the Substance of a Course of Lectures Delivered to the Winchester Law School. In Two Volumes.
1836
 

UPDIKE, WILKINS. Memoirs of the Rhode-Island Bar.
1842
 

UPDIKE, WILKINS. Memoirs of the Rhode-Island Bar.
1842
 

WANTON, JOSEPH 1705- Holograph Legal Document Acknowledging Indebtedness of Nathaniel Southworth of Plymouth, to Joseph Wanton of Tiverton, dated July 5, 1728, at Bristol.
1728
 

WASHINGTON, BUSHROD. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of Virginia. Vol. I-II (all).
1798
 

WASHINGTON, JO. An Exact Abridgment of the Statutes of King William and Queen Mary, and of King William III. In Force and Use....With Two New Tables.
1696
 

WEBSTER, DANIEL. The Rhode Island Question. Mr. Webster's Argument in the Supreme Court of the United States, in the Case of Martin Luther vs. Luther M. Borden and Others, January 27th, 1848.
1848
 

WEBSTER, REDFORD? Miscellaneous Remarks on the Police of Boston; As Respects Paupers; Alms and Work House; Classes of Poor and Beggars; Laws Respecting Them; Charitable Societies; Foreign and Domestic Missionary Societies; Evils of the Justiciary; Imprisonment for Debt; Remedies.
1814
 

WHITMAN, ZACHARIAH G Suffolk County Court Records 1816-1818. Dockets/Writs 1828-1838. 84 pp. Lined notebook 8x10. Orig. marbled boards, calf spine. Browned, numbered B 1-98. Ink, one page loose.
1816
 

WHITTIER, JOSEPH. Equity Court Abstracts. “Abstract of the Bill, Answers, Schedules, and Evidence in the case, Daniel L. Miller, Jr. Plaintiff in Equity, vs. Joseph Whittier, Peleg T. Jones, James H. Perkins, Isaac P. Wendell, and Ann E. Wendell, defendants. Penobscot County S.T.C. June 7, 1851. Rowe & Bartlett, counsel for plff. J. Cutting and J.A. Peters, counsel for defts.” Notebook with marbled cover, black calf spine, and lined blue pages. 149 pp. Hand written, ink, legible. Some pages loose and a few cut out. Overall very good.
1851
 

WILLESS, WILLIAM. Co ADS, 1 p. 4to, in ink, dated 19 November 1809, docketed on verso, along with signatures of 12 jurymen, with seals.
1809
 

WILLIAMS, JOHN M. Extracts from a Charge Delivered to the Grand Jury at Northampton...
1838
 

WOODS, ANDREW S. Andrew S. Woods, Chief Justice of the Superior Court. Cover title: “Cash Book no. 1 January 9, 1837 Ending October 30, 1839". Notebook 7 x 8 inches. 160 pp. Contemp. boards, calf spine. Spine slightly splitting, small hole. Browning. Pages intact, ink legible.
1837
 

YERGER, GEO. S. Repo Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee. Volume 1-[10].
1832
 

YOUNG, H.H. Conversations Between the Rabbi of the Boarding House and a Company of Intelligent Ladies and Gentlemen. Being a Series of Conversational Discussions, Pro and Con of the Labor Problem, Monopolies and Trusts, Mission of Machinery, Tariff, Fads in Schools, Official Incompetency, Posthumous Benefices, Newspapers, Patent Laws, the Coming Millenium, Sabbath Observance, the Silver Question, Single Tax, Paternalism, Etc. Etc.
1893
 

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