Book #60114
Item #60114 The Farmer and Mechanic's Pocket Assistant, In Two Parts. Layman's Guide.

The Farmer and Mechanic's Pocket Assistant, In Two Parts...

Includes an Excerpt from a Classic Essay on Juries [Layman's Guide]. [Hawles, Sir John (1645-1716)]. The Farmer and Mechanic's Pocket Assistant. In Two Parts. Part I: Containing, The Most Useful & Necessary Forms of Writing, Which Commonly Occur Between Man and Man, With Practical Remarks. Instructions to Jurymen, Compiled and Altered from an Excellent work on the Duty of Jurymen by a Learned Lawyer. Part II: Containing, Tables of Simple Interest at 6 & 7 Per Cent. Per Anum--Table Shewing the Value of Dollars in Pounds, Shillings and Pence--Table Reducing Shillings and Pence to Dollars and Cents. Revised & Corrected, With Many Additions, By an Attorney at Law. Easton, PA: Printed and published by George W. Deshler, 1819. 93, [1] pp. Forms. 12 mo. (6-1/2" x 4"). Contemporary quarter sheep over marbled board. Boards heavily rubbed, wear to spine ends and corners, joints starting, hinges cracked. Light browning to text, faint dampstaining to some leaves, internally clean. $75. * Second and final edition of a work first published in 1818. The section on juries, pp. 77-88, is derived, without attribution, from Hawles's Englishman's Right. OCLC locates 12 copies of the first edition, 8 of the second. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8194.

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