[United States Department of Justice]. Hall, Benjamin F., C.C. Andrews, J.Hubley Ashton, et al]. Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States, Advising the President and Heads of Departments in Relation to their Official Duties; and Expounding the Constitution, Subsisting Treaties with Foreign Governments and with Indian Tribes, and the Public Laws of the Country. Compiled with Notes and References. Volumes 1 to 43. (1791-1982). Title varies slightly. Washington: Published by Robert Farnham (Later volumes published by other publishers including the Government Printing Office), 1852-1996. Tan buckram with upper red and lower black spine labels. Ex-library with property stamps and shelf location labels at foot of spines, else very good. $795. * As the legal adviser to the executive officials of the government, the attorney general renders requested legal advice generally in the form of written opinions. Although these opinions are official statements of an executive officer, they are merely advisory statements and are not mandatory orders.
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