The American Conveyancer

2010, Business/Economics, Commercial Law, Intellectual and Industrial Property, Property admin

Containing a Large Variety of Legal Forms and Instruments Adapted to Popular Wants and Professional Use Throughout the United States. Together with Forms and Directions for Applicants under the Patent Laws of the United States.
By: George T. Curtis

This work provided legal forms and guidance as self-help for American traders, farmers, mechanics and business owners who wished to file their own legal forms. The book includes a variety of legal forms with directions on filling out and filing them. It also contains information specific to the Insolvent Law of Massachusetts. American Conveyancer makes a great addition to any patent law or intellectual property law collection.

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A Treatise of the Law of Property

2010, Family Law, Property admin

Arising from the Relation Between Husband and Wife, Second Edition
By: R.S. Donnison Roper

This treatise considers the subject of property ownership in a marital relationship under four general divisions:

  • Rights acquired by the husband in the real and personal estates of the wife and his power of the same
  • Rights acquired by the wife in the real and personal estates of the husband and her power over the former
  • Effects of marriage upon the acts and agreements of husband and wife prior to marriage and the husband’s liability in respect to this act
  • Agreements and the disabilities of “coverture,” and the expectations to those disabilities

This work stands out as both a classic in English legal history and for also providing a fine snapshot into the era.

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A Treatise of the Law of Property

2010, Family Law, Property admin

Arising from the Relation Between Husband and Wife, Second Edition
By: R.S. Donnison Roper

This treatise considers the subject of property ownership in a marital relationship under four general divisions:

  • Rights acquired by the husband in the real and personal estates of the wife and his power of the same
  • Rights acquired by the wife in the real and personal estates of the husband and the wife’s power over the former
  • Effects of marriage upon the acts and agreements of husband and wife prior to marriage and the husband’s liability in respect to this acts
  • Agreements and the disabilities of “coverture,” and the exceptions to those disabilities

This work stands out as both a classic in English legal history and for also providing a fine snapshot into the era.

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A Treatise on the Law of Sales of Personal Property,

2010, Comparative Law, Property admin

With Illustrations From the Foreign Law
Second Edition
By: William Story

Story’s work was the first comprehensive American treatise on the law of sales of personal property. The purpose of this second edition was to provide a full treatise on the whole body of law relating to sales of personal property as it existed at the time in both America and England, with references also made to the laws of France and Scotland.

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List Price: $130.00
Originally Published: Boston; Little, Brown & Co.; 1853
Reprinted: Buffalo;

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Forms in Chancery, Admiralty, and at Common Law

2010, Admirality, Constitutional Law, Judicial Administration, Property admin

Adapted to the Practice of the Federal and State Courts
By: Benjamin L. Oliver

Benjamin L. Oliver intended for this book to be a supplement to his earlier work, American Precedents of Declarations. This Hein reprint contains an introduction to the first part, on the subject of equitable relief and equity practice, and an introduction to the second part, on the jurisdiction and practice of the supreme and circuit courts.

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List Price: $78.00
Originally Published: Boston; Charles C. Little and James Brown; 1842
Reprinted: Buffalo;

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The Adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment

2010, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Political Science, Property admin

By: Horace Edgar Flack

The Adoption of the Fourteenth Amendment reviews the purpose and object of this Amendment in historical context while analyzing how Supreme Court decisions during the 40 years between the Amendment’s complete ratification in 1868 and this work’s original publication gave the Fourteenth Amendment a vastly different meaning than those who drafted it had intended. In compiling this work, Flack used all of the chief sources of the time, including the Congressional Globe and Record, the Reports of various Committees, and contemporary newspaper accounts. He includes a preface, a review of each of the sections of the Amendment, an appendix on the text of the War Amendments, and a complete index,

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The Territorial Papers of the United States

2010, Contracts, Property admin

Edited and compiled by: Clarence Edwin Carter & John Porter Bloom

The Territorial Papers of the United States is a key historical resource that was reclaimed from the depths of government archives. This series documents the expansion of the United States from 1787 to 1845. The first book in this series was published in 1934 during the administration of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and the last in 1975 during the Ford administration. This remarkable series comprises thousands of pages of documents relevant to the creation of states to the west and south of the original colonies, including Mississippi, Indiana, Florida, and Wisconsin.
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A Treatise on the Law of Sales of Personal Property

2009, Comparative Law, Property admin

With Illustrations From the Foreign Law, Second Edition
By: William Story

The reprinted second edition of the publication that was heralded by the legal community in 1847 for the inclusion of its comparison with foreign cases in respect to Foreign Law, Roman Law, and Common Law is available from Hein. A Treatise on the Law of Sales of Personal Property provides readers with a full treatise on the whole body of law relating to sales of personal property as it existed at the time in both America and England, with references also made to the laws of France and Scotland.
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Originally Published: Boston;

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A Treatise of the Law of Property

2009, Family Law, Property admin

Arising from the Relation Between Husband and Wife, 2nd Edition
By: R.S. Donnison Roper

This treatise considers the subject of property ownership in a marital relationship under three divisions: rights acquired by the husband in the real and personal estates of the wife and his power of the same; rights acquired by the wife in the real and personal estates of the husband and the wife’s power over the former; effects of marriage upon the acts and agreements of husband and wife prior to marriage and the husband’s liability in respect to those acts and agreements and the disabilities of “coverture,” and the exceptions to those disabilities. This reprint stands out as both a classic in English legal history and a fine snapshot of the era.

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Acquisition of Property for War Purposes

2008, Military Law, Property, Public Law and Policy admin

By: Department of Justice, Lands Division

This reprint was originally published as the Second World War raged on abroad, with no end in sight. Justice Department officials reviewed procedures and found that the federal government had previously acquired land deemed necessary, with little regard to orderly legal procedures or hardships caused to property owners. This 1944 work includes allowance for voluntary methods of acquisition and expands upon the authority to exercise discretion in the use of executive powers.
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Originally Published: Washington; U.S. Department of Justice; 1944
Reprinted: Buffalo; William S.

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