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Lex constitutionis: or, The gentleman's law being, a compleat treatise of all the laws and statutes relating to the King, and the prerogative of the Crown; the nobility, and House of lords; House of commons; officers of state; the Exchequer and Treasury; commissioners and officers of the customs; of the excise; of the post office; stamp-office; forfeited estates; publick accounts; the Navy-office; War-office; lieutenancy of counties, justice of peace &c. by Giles Jacob
A collection of select and modern entries of declarations, pleadings, issues, verdicts, judgements, &c. Referring to the cases in Sir Creswell Levinz's Reports; the judgment of the Court being added to each president [sic]. ... Written by the said Sir Creswell Levinz. Also some entries in the 10th, 11th and 12th years of the reign of the late king William III by Sir Creswell Levinz
A treatise of trover and conversion or the law of actions on the case for torts and wrongs; wherein all the cases concerning such actions, are digested under their proper heads. ... To which is added, several select precedents
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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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