Includes Biographies of Several Eminent Massachusetts Lawyers Knapp, Samuel L. [1783-1838]. Biographical Sketches of Eminent Lawyers, Statesmen, And Men of Letters. Boston: Published by Richardson and Lord, 1821. iv, , 6-360 pp. Octavo (9-1/2" x 6"). Publisher boards, printed paper title label to spine, untrimmed edges, front hinge reinforced. Light rubbing and a few stains to boards, early owner annotation to front board, moderate rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends and corners, lower corner lacking from front board, a few cracks to text block. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in a few places, early owner annotations to front free endpaper and a few other leaves. $300. * Only edition. Enriched with biographical information from contemporaries, these are brief accounts of 35 men from Massachusetts. Among the lawyers are Theophilus Parsons, Jeremiah Gridley, Paleg Sprague and Samuel Sewall. Though "End of Volume I" is stated on the final page, no other volumes were published. OCLC locates 8 copies, none in law libraries.
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