MEMOIRS AND LETTERS OF JAMES KENT
Item #: 9391
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2001.
Subjects: BIOGRAPHY/WRITINGS ON LEGAL MINDS
Kent's great grandson, William, has collected James Kent'smemoirs and selected letters in one of the "chief sourcesof information on James Kent." Hicks, Dictionary of AmericanBiography V:347. His own words reveal Kent as a man of widelearning and literary acumen, gathered here in his views onthe federalist cause, secession, the political situation inEurope, his love of literature, his admiration for AlexanderHamilton and Washington Irving, his career before and on thebench, his life as chancellor, and his correspondenceregarding the Commentaries....Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New YorkUniversity (1953) 1103.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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