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A report of all the cases determined by Sir John Holt, knt., from 1688 to 1710 : during which time he was Lord Chief Justice of England : containing many cases never before printed, taken from an original manuscript of Thomas Farresley ... also several cases in Chancery and the Exchequer Chamber : the whole alphabetically digested under proper heads, with three tables: the first of the names of the cases, the second of the general titles, and the third of the principal matters by Sir John Holt
Modern entries being a collection of select pleadings in the courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer, ... To which is added a collection of writs in most cases now in practice. ... by John Lilly
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
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
Commentaries on the laws of England by Sir William Blackstone
The reports of Sr. Creswell Levinz, knt. ... in French and English containing cases heard and determin'd in the Court of King's Bench ... as also of certain cases in other courts at Westminster by Sir Creswell Levinz
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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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