LEADERS OF THE OLD BAR OF PHILADELPHIA.
Item #: 8554
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2004.
Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, LEGAL HISTORY
Reprint of the privately printed 1866 edition which waslimited to 100 copies. Horace Binney began his practice in1800 and was the undisputed leader of the Pennsylvania Barduring the mid-nineteenth century. He was also anaccomplished poet and scholar. This book explores theperiod between the onset of the American Revolution and theearly 1800's through profiles of its leading figures,William Lewis, an early abolitionist, legislator and memberof the state constitutional convention, Edward Tilgham, aformidable courtroom lawyer, and Jared Ingersoll, a judgeand member of the 1787 Constitutional Convention.Interesting in themselves, these studies are special becausethey reflect Binney's proximity to his subjects and theirera. Reprinted by Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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