CONDUCTOR GENERALIS THE OFFICE, DUTY, AND AUTHORITY OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE, HIGH SHERIFFS
Item #: 2545
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2000.
The office of the justice of peace was an Englishinstitution transplanted to the American colonies. Soonafter the arrival of the institution, it became apparentthat some sort of vade mecum or manual outlining theessentials of the job would be useful to those numerousofficials who needed the help these quick reference manualscould provide. First published in 1711, the ConductorGeneralis was the first of these manuals.Sabin, Dictionary of Books Relating to America 15215. Evans,American Bibliography, 1639-1800: 2327. James, A List ofTreatises Printed in the British Colonies before 1801, 7.Parrish, Law Books & Legal Publishing in America in LawLibrary J. 72:355-452 129. Cohen, Bibliography of EarlyAmerican Law 7955. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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