A New Law Dictionary: Containing Explanations of Such Technical Terms and Phrases as Occur in the Works of Legal Authors, in the Practice of the Courts, and in the Parliamentary Proceedings of the Houses of Lords and Commons, to which is Added an Outline of an Action at Law and of a Suit in Equity
Holthouse, Henry James. A New Law Dictionary, Containing Explanations of Such Technical Terms and Phrases As Defined in the Works of Legal Authors, in the Practice of the Courts, and in the Parliamentary Proceedings of the Houses of Lords and Commons, To Which Is Added An Outline of An Action at Law and of A Suit in Equity. Edited, from the Second and Enlarged London Edition, With Numerous Additions, by Henry Penington. Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard, 1847. viii, -495 pp. Reprinted 1999 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 98-49350. ISBN 1-886363-67-6. Cloth. $75. * Reprint of the first American edition, edited from the second enlarged London edition. This work approaches the law as a science. Noteworthy because the definitions are followed by an illustration of the term, and because this edition includes American legal terms not found in the London edition. The Appendix contains an outline of an action at law and of a suit in equity, intended to explain and show the relationship which exists between the words. "... one of the best concise Law Dictionaries in use." Marvin, Legal Bibliography (1847) 394. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 5444.
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