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The law of corporations : containing the laws and customs of all the corporations and inferior courts of record in England : treating of the essentials of, and incidents to, a corporation : of mayors, bailiffs, serjeants, &c. and their executing process : conusance of pleas ... : together with the stiles and titles of most corporations in England
Tables to the modern printed presidents of pleadings writs, and returns of writs, &c. at the common law. Being a continuation from Mr. Townsend's Tables down to this time. To which are added the parts of pleadings; and the issues joined in several actions by James Cornwall
Sylva, or, A discourse of forest-trees, and the propagation of timber in His Majesties dominions as it was deliver'd in the Royal Society the XVth of October MDCLXII, upon occasion of certain queries propounded to that illustrious assembly, by the honourable the principal officers, and commissioners of the Navy ... by John Evelyn
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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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