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The doctrine of demurrers; Setting forth variety of presidents of demurrers in all sorts of actions, ... To which are added most of the causes of demurrers to be found ... in the many printed volumes of our law. With several notable observations ... by Robert Gardiner
Notes of cases in points of practice taken in the Court of common pleas at Westminster, from Michaelmas term 1732, to Hilary term 1754, inclusive; with a table containing the names of the cases, and an index of the principal matters by Henry Barnes
Commentaries on the laws of England: In four books by Sir William Blackstone
The law of distresses and replevins, delineated : wherein the whole law under those heads is considered : what things may, or may not be distrained : and the regular method to be pursued in suing out replevins, &c. agreeable to the present practice : with many references to the best authorities by Sir Geoffrey Gilbert
A report of some proceedings on the commission of oyer and terminer and gaol delivery for the trial of the rebels in the year 1746 in the county of Surry, and of other crown cases : to which are added discourses upon a few branches of the crown law by Sir Michael Foster
A treatise of tenures : in two parts : containing ... by Geoffrey Gilbert
A treatise of testaments and last wills, compiled out of the laws ecclesiastical, civil and canon, as also out of the common law, customs and statutes of this realm : the whole digested into seven parts ... by Henry Swinburne
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About meJohn Worthington (1719-1800), Massachusetts lawyer and land speculator. Worthington graduated from Yale College in 1740 and briefly studied theology there while serving as a tutor 1742-1743. He then took up the practice of law in Springfield, where he served as King's attorney for the western region of Massachusetts and as high sheriff of Hampshire County.
About my libraryWorthington's library of law books is now at the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School, having been acquired in 1995. The collection can be browsed through their online catalog here.
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