A Layman's Guide with a Dictionary [Legal Manual]. The Pocket Lawyer, And Family Conveyancer. Comprising A Selection of Forms Necessary in All Mercantile and Money Transactions, Including Every Direction Essential to the Magistrate and Private Individual; Laid Down in so Plain a Manner, As to Enable Every Person to Transact His Own Concerns, Without the Assistance of a Lawyer. To Which is Added, An Abridged Law Dictionary, And The Fee Bill. Embellished with Upwards of Twenty Pages of Script, Serving as a Model for Good Writing. Compiled by A Gentleman of the Bar. Philadelphia: Charles Bell, 1835. 140 pp. 12mo. (7" x 4-1/4"). Calf-backed printed boards. Moderate soiling and rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends, heavier wear to corners. Light toning, faint spotting in a few places, (illegible) small early owner signature in pencil to front free endpaper. A nice copy. $100. * "Bell's Stereotype Edition" of a title first published in 1831. This popular layman's guide also includes a brief law dictionary. Forms include: release of a legacy, promissory notes, bills of exchange, letter of credit, forms of naturalization, among others. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8127.
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