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The law and practice of ejectments: being a compendious treatise of the common and statute law relating thereto: to which are added, select precedents of pleas, special verdicts, judgments, executions and proceedings in error : with two distinct tables to the whole by Sir Geoffrey Gilbert
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
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
Commentaries on the laws of England by Sir William Blackstone
A collection of entries of declarations, barres, replications, rejoynders, issues, verdicts, judgements, executions, proces, continuances, essoynes, and divers other matters newly amended and much enlarged with many good presidents of later time, whereof divers are upon sundry statutes, and noted in the end of the table : the new presidents throughout the book, and likewise their titles in the table, have this mark [fingerpost] set before them : by the authors epistle, and directions therein, ... by William Rastell
An abridgment of the first part of my Ld. Coke's Institutes : with some additions explaining many of the difficult cases, and shewing in what points the law has been altered by late resolutions and acts of Parliament by Sir Edward Coke
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
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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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