Valuable Resource for the Legal History of Massachusetts Davis, William T[homas]. History of the Judiciary of Massachusetts: Including the Plymouth and Massachusetts Colonies, the Province of the Massachusetts Bay, and the Commonwealth. [Boston]: The Boston Book Company, 1900. xxiv, 446 pp. Reprinted 2008 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584778677; ISBN-10: 1584778679. Very attractive smyth sewn blue cloth bound hardcover with gilt stamped spine and front cover. New. $95. * This is a work of painstaking antiquarian research that contains a great deal of information that is not available elsewhere. Along with a narrative history, this book contains detailed entries for each judicial entity in Massachusetts with biographies of all of its officers. The appendix contains the texts of the Plymouth Charter, the first Plymouth Colony Patent, the first Charter of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and other documents. Davis [1822-1907] was a notable Boston lawyer and historian. His books include Bench and Bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Genealogical Register of Plymouth Families and Ancient Landmarks of Plymouth.
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