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The office and authority of a Justice of Peace collected out of all the books, whether of common or statute law, hitherto written on that subject. ... Digested under alphabetical titles. ... by William Nelson
A new law-dictionary: containing, the interpretation and definition of words and terms used in the law; and also the whole law, and the practice thereof, under all the heads and titles of the same by Giles Jacob
The law of evidence by Sir Geoffrey Gilbert
Modern cases in law and equity. In two parts by Great Britain (Court of King's Bench)
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
The practical register, or, The accomplished attorney consisting of rules, orders, and the most principal observations concerning the practice of the Common-law in His Majesties courts at Westminster, but most particularly applicable to the proceedings in the Kings Bench, as well in matters criminal as civil by William Style
The First [-third] part of the Modern conveyancer, or, Conveyancing improv'd : being a choice collection of precedents on most occasions, drawn after the manner of conveyancing now in use : by the greatest hands of the present age, of which some are still living : to which are added, opinions of several learned counsel, relating to conveyancing and other matters in law : with and exact table to the whole
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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.
Real nameJohn Worthington
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