POCKET DICTIONARY OF THE LAW OF BILLS OF EXCHANGE, PROMISSORY NOTES, BANK NOTES, & CHECKS. WITH AN APPENDIX, CONTAINING ABSTRACTS OF ACTS AND SELECT CASES...
Item #: 11117
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2003.
Subjects: BUSINESS/ECONOMICS, DICTIONARIES
First published in London in 1802, this dictionary is anunusual alphabetical compendium dealing strictly withmatters of commerce, such as bills of exchange andpromissory notes. It was probably used by attorneysinvolved in the commerce generated by the LouisianaPurchase. Because of its scarcity, its publication duringThomas Jefferson's administration during the Federal era ofpride and prosperity, and its unique concentration oncommerce, the reprint of this dictionary will be of interest to dictionary and legal scholars alike. Maxwell was alsothe author of The Spirit of Marine Law (1808).Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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