Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Common Pleas, and Exchequer Chamber and in the House of Lords: From Easter Term 36 Geo. III. 1796, to [Hilary Term 44 Geo. III. 1804] Both Inclusive. With Tables of the Cases and Principal Matters, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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A. Strahan, 1814 - Law reports, digests, etc
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