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Reports d'ascuns cases (qui ont evenus aux temps du roy Henry le Septiême de tres heureuse memoire, & du tres illustre roy Henry le Huitiesme, & ne sont comprises deins les livres des terms & ans demesmes les roys) by Robert Keilway
Laws of New-York, from the year 1691 to 1751, inclusive : published according to an act of the General Assembly by New York General Assembly
Officina brevium select and approved forms of judicial writs, and other process : with their retorns and entries in the Court of Common-Pleas at Westminster : as also special pleadings to writs of scire facias : collected out of many choice manuscripts by several eminent clerks and practicers of the said court
A Collection of voyages and travels some now first printed from original manuscripts : others translated out of foreign languages and now first publish'd in English : to which are added some few that have formerly appear'd in English
A general treatise of the dominion of the sea : and a compleat body of the sea-laws : containing what is most valuable on that subject in antient and modern authors, and particularly the antient laws of the Rhodians and Romans, those of Oleron, Wisbuy, and other countries, with curious notes and observations : as also that excellent body of sea laws lately publish'd in France : with a collection of marine treaties concluded during the last century : together with several discourses ... by Alexander Justice
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About meLewis Morris III (8 April 1726 - 22 January 1798), New York landowner, lawyer, and statesman. Morris, a 1746 graduate of Yale, engaged in agricultural pursuits until 1760, when he was appointed a judge in the Court of Admiralty, a post he held until 1774. Morris served in the New York provincial convention in April 1775 at the outbreak of the Revolutionary War, and as a delegate to the Continental Congress 1775-1777 (in which capacity he signed the Declaration of Independence). He held several state and local positions during and after the Revolution, including service as a state senator 1777-1781 and 1784-1788. Morris was a member of the first New York Board of Regents, serving from 1784 until his death. He also sat as a delegate to the state convention which adopted the Federal Constitution in 1788.
About my libraryMorris' library, of law books, is now at the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School. The collection can be browsed through their online catalog here. Their call numbers for the books are included in the Comments field for each record.
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