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HISTORY OF THE JUDICIARY OF MASSACHUSETTS: INCLUDING THE PLYMOUTH AND MASSACHUSETTS COLONIES, THE PROVINCE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS BAY, AND THE COMMONWEALTH

Davis, William Thomas


Item #: 64272

Pages: xxiv, 446 pp.
Published: OE; J.S. Littell; Reprinted in 2008.

Subjects: JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION, LEGAL HISTORY

This is a work of painstaking antiquarian research thatcontains a great deal of information that is not availableelsewhere. In addition to a narrative history this bookcontains detailed entries for each judicial entity inMassachusetts with biographies of all of its officers. Theappendix contains the texts of the Plymouth Charter, thefirst Plymouth Colony Patent, the first Charter of theMassachusetts Bay Colony and other documents. Davis was anotable Boston lawyer and historian. His books include Benchand Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, GenealogicalRegister of Plymouth Families and Ancient Landmarks ofPlymouth.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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