Maltby, Isaac. A Treatise on Courts Martial and Military Law: Containing an Explanation of the Principles Which Govern Courts Martial and Courts of Inquiry, Under the Authority of an Individual State, and of the United States, in war and peace. The powers and Duties of Individuals in the Army, Navy, and Militia; and the Punishments to Which They May be Liable, Respectively, for violations of Duty. The Necessary Forms for Calling, Assembling, and Organizing Courts Martial, and All Other Proceedings of Said Courts. Boston: Printed by Thomas B. Wait and Co., 1813. [viii], 272 pp. Reprinted 2005 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584775089. ISBN-10: 1584775084. Attractive smyth sewn cloth bound hardcover with gilt stamped spine. New. $25. * Reprint of the first edition of an early American work on military law and courts martial. Based principally on legal and military American sources, it includes a series of twenty-two appendices. The first (and most extensive) contains the American Articles of War adopted in 1806, which outline the procedures for a court martial. Maltby [1767-1819], a member of the Massachusetts legislature and a presidential elector, was a brigadier general of the state militia during the War of 1812.
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