A Digested Index to the Modern Reports, of the Courts of Common Law, in England [1689-1809] and the United States [1799-1812]: Including L'd Raymond, Salkeld, Strange, Willes, Wilson, W. Blackstone, Burrow, Cowper, Douglass, Lofft, Term Reports, East's Reports, 10 Vols., H. Blackstone, 2., Bosanquet & Puller, 3., New Reports, 1., Massachusetts Reports, 8., Johnson's Reports, in Newyork, 3., Dallas's Reports, 4., Cranch's Reports in the Supreme Court of the United States, 6 Vols, Volume 1

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