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An Essay on Equity in Pennsylvania. Anthony Laussat.

An Essay on Equity in Pennsylvania

Laussat, Anthony. An Essay on Equity in Pennsylvania. Originally published: Philadelphia: Published for the Institution, by Robert Desilver, 1826. vi, [7]-157, [2] pp. Reprinted 2002 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584771395; ISBN-10: 1584771399. Hardcover. New. $23.95 * Written in 1825 and submitted as a dissertation to the Law Academy of Philadelphia. Laussat [1806-1833], a Philadelphia lawyer, traces the history of equity in the state, paying particular attention to the influence of Quaker beliefs and English Common Law. Although the work takes as its subject the law of equity in Pennsylvania, he views equity in its most profound sense, as the foundation of moral law. This study received high praise from Chancellor Kent, John Marshall, and George Sharswood. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 4976.

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