A Scarce 1824 New Jersey Layman's Guide [Layman's Guide]. [New Jersey]. The Law Instructor: Or, Farmer's & Mechanic's Guide: Containing a Commentary on the Act Entitled "An Act Constituting Courts for the Trial of Small Causes," With its Supplements, Together with Concise and Correct Precedents or Statements of Demands in Various Actions; Agreements, Acquittances, Articles of Co-Partnership, Bills of Sale, Bonds, Deeds, Mortgages, Indentures, License of Debtors, Leases, Releases, Pleas, Wills and Codicils, &c. &c. &c.: Laid Down in So Plain and Simple a Manner that All Persons, However Unskilled, Can Draw any Instrument of Writing Without the Assistance of an Attorney. Bridgeton, NJ: Printed and Published by Simeon Siegfried, 1824. 100 pp. Octavo (7" x 4-1/4"). Later library buckram, gilt title to spine, gilt institution name to foot of spine, endpapers renewed. Negligible light rubbing to extremities, light browning and foxing to text, early owner initials to front endleaf, early owner signature to head of title page, small library stamps to verso. $250. * Only edition. With an appendix titled "A Collection of Useful Information, Necessary to be Known by the Inhabitants of the State of New Jersey" (pp. 83-96), which discusses such matters as gun ownership, fences, game laws, paupers and the sale of alcoholic beverages. (OCLC locates 8 copies, 3 in law libraries (Harvard, University of Virginia, Yale). Felcone, New Jersey Books, 1801-1860 830. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8218.
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