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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
The reports of Sir Edward Coke, kt. in English, in thirteen parts compleat; (with references to all the ancient and modern books of the law.) Exactly translated and compared with the first and last edition in French, and printed page for page with the same. To which are now added the respective pleadings in English by Sir Edward Coke
Reports of Sr. George Croke kt. Late one of the justices of the Court of Kings-bench, and formerly one of the justices of the Court of common-bench: of such select cases as were adjudged in the said courts ... [1582-1641] by Sir George Croke
A general abridgment of cases in equity argued and adjudged in the High Court of Chancery, &c. With several cases never before published, alphabetically digested under proper titles; with notes and references ... And three tables by Great Britain (High Court of Chancery)
An institute of the laws of England : or, the laws of England in their natural order, according to common use : published for the direction of young beginners, or students in the law, and of others that desire to have a general knowledge in our common and statute laws : in four books by Thomas Wood
Commentaries on the laws of England by Sir William Blackstone
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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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