Digest of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of the State of New York: During the First Eleven Years of Its Organization, as Contained in Sixteen Volumes of Its Reports, from 1st Comstock to 16th New York Reports, Inclusive, Except 6th Selden, Not Yet Published. 1847 to 1859

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W. C. Little, 1859 - Civil law - 696 pages
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