Uncommon 1804 Vermont Legal Formbook [Simmons, John (1775 or 6-1829)]. The Gentleman's Law Magazine: Containing a Variety of the Most Useful Practical Forms of Writings, Which Occur in the Course of Business: Viz. Articles of Agreement; Bonds; Bills; Indentures of Apprenticeship; Awards; Releases; Letters and Powers of Attorney; Deeds; Mortgages; Grants; Bills of Sale; Leases; Assignments; Letters of License; Compositions; Insurances; Receipts, &c, &c. To Which are Added Forms of Wills and Codicils, Forms of Proceedings in Courts of Probate; Private Complaints; Complaints of Single G. Jurors; Justices' Summonses, Attachments, Warrants, Subpoenas, Venires, Records, Executions, Recognizances, and Mittimuses; Officers' Returns on Writs, Executions, and Warrants; Bail-Pieces; Affidavits; Complaints of Overseers of the Poor, &c. and Proceedings on the Same; Writs; Executions, &c. And Also a Variety of Declarations in the Different Actions Brought to the County Court, and Petitions, &c. in the Supreme Court, &c. &c. By a Gentleman of the Bar. Middlebury: Printed by Huntington and Fitch, 1804. iv, -348 pp. 12mo. (6-1/2" x 4"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, blind filets and lettering piece to spine. Some rubbing to extremities, a few minor nicks to boards, scuff to rear board, corners bumped, upper corner lacking from front free endpaper. Light browning to text, internally clean. $95. * Only edition. A compendium of forms designed for Vermont practice. Sabin, citing Stevens, notes that this is one of the rarest books of its kind printed in Vermont. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8151.
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