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Title "Esteemed bookes of lawe" and the legal culture of early Virginia / edited by Warren M. Billings and Brent Tarter
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Early American histories
Early American histories.
Contents English legal literature as a source of law and practice in seventeenth-century Virginia / Warren M. Billings -- Law books in the libraries of colonial Virginians / W. Hamilton Bryson -- The library of the council of colonial Virginia / Brent Tarter -- English statutes in Virginia, 1660-1714 / John Ruston Pagan -- John Mercer : merchant, lawyer, author, book collector / Bennie Brown -- The library reveals the man : George Wythe, legal and classical scholar / Linda K. Tesar -- The law library of a working attorney : the example of Patrick Henry / Kevin J. Hayes -- A Virginia original : George Webb's office and authority of a justice of peace / Warren M. Billings -- A handbook for all : William Waller Hening's the new Virginia justice / R. Neil Hening -- St. George Tucker : judge, legal scholar, and reformer of Virginia law / Charles F. Hobson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Law -- Virginia -- Bibliography -- History.
Law -- Virginia -- History.
Genre/Form Bibliography.
History.
Bibliographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Billings, Warren M., 1940- editor
Tarter, Brent, 1948- editor
ISBN 0813939402 (electronic bk.)
9780813939407 (electronic bk.)