Reports of cases adjudged in the Supreme Court of Judicature of the State of New York: from January term 1799 to January term 1803, both inclusive: together with cases determined in the Court for the Correction of Errors during that period (Google eBook)

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Banks, Gould, 1846 - Law reports, digests, etc
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