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PERSONAL REMINISCENCES OF EARLY DAYS IN CALIFORNIA, WITH OTHER SKETCHES TO WHICH IS ADDED THE STORY OF HIS ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION BY A FORMER ASSOCIATE...

Field, Stephen J.


Item #: 11020

Pages: vi, 406 pp.

Subjects: BIOGRAPHY/WRITINGS ON LEGAL MINDS

Field was the draftsman of the 1851 California Practice Actand went on to become an associate justice of the SupremeCourt of the United States in 1863. Having emigrated toCalifornia from New York in 1849, the experiences of hisadventures there, personal and professional, are recountedin these, his Reminiscences, which he dictated in his lateryears. "The book evinces devotion to the fact and energy ofpurpose, as well as some appreciation of humoroussituations." Dictionary of American Biography III:373....Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New YorkUniversity (1953) 1082.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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