A Practical and Elementary Abridgment of the Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas, Exchequer, and at Nisi Prius: And of the Rules of Court, from the Restoration in 1660, to Michaelmas Term, 4 Geo. IV. With Important Manuscript Cases, Alphabetically, Chronologically, and Systematically Arranged and Translated; with Copius Notes and References to the Year Books, Analogous Adjudications, Text Writers, and Statutes, Specifying what Decisions Have Been Affirmed, Recognised, Qualified, Or Over-ruled; Comprising ... a Practical Treatise on the Different Branches of the Common Law, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1830 - Law reports, digests, etc
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