1845 Indiana JP Manual Van Santvoord, George [1819-1863]. The Indiana Justice, A Treatise on the Jurisdiction, Authority, And Duty of Justices of the Peace, In the State of Indiana, In Civil and Criminal Cases: Containing a Summary of the Law of Personal Actions, And of Evidence, With a Full Collection of Forms in Civil and Criminal Proceedings; And Also, Under the Various Miscellaneous Actions of the State. Lafayette: Fry & Jackson, 1845. viii, , -548 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece, early owner label and blind fillets to spine. Rubbing to boards, spine and extremities, corners bumped, hinges cracked, front free endpaper lacking. Some toning to text, occasional light foxing. Early owner signatures to front pastedown, interior otherwise clean. $200. * Only edition. Van Santvoord a lawyer from Kinderhook, N.Y., published this manual when he lived in Indiana. He returned to New York, served in the New York State Assembly and was later district attorney for Rensselaer County. He wrote several treatises on New York practice. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8351.
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