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DICTIONARY OF TERMS AND PHRASES USED IN AMERICAN OR ENGLISH JURISPRUDENCE

Abbott, Benjamin Vaughan


Item #: 66077
Published: OE; Little, Brown, and Co.; Reprinted in 2008.

Subjects: DICTIONARIES

Reprint of the only edition. Although it did not passthrough subsequent editions, this dictionary has been quiteinfluential. It was one of the sources used by Black when hecompiled his dictionary. An online search shows that it isoften cited today. Abbott was the secretary of the New YorkCode Commission and the principal author of the state'spenal code, which was completed in 1864. He also served on acommission created to revise the statutes of the UnitedStates from 1870 to 1872.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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