Manuscript Reference Dealing with Assumpsit and Family Law [Manuscript]. [Great Britain]. [Legal Handbook]. [Great Britain, c.1750]. 400 pp., 357 pp. with content. Octavo (7" x 4-1/4"). Contemporary calf, gilt rules to boards, extra-gilt spine with raised bands, blind tooling to board edges, speckled edges. A few scuffs, nicks and spots to boards, which are separated but secure, rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends, corners and joints, front free endpaper detached, some offsetting to initial and final leaves. Text written in a small, tidy hand within ruled margins, one leaf neatly removed (likely by the author), light toning and occasional foxing. $2,500. * This manuscript is divided into two sections: Assumpsit and Baron and Feme, which has a subsection on and Master and Servant. Topics covered include torts, debt, coverture and the master-servant relationship. The text is arranged as a set of principles supported by case and statutory citations, some of them in side-notes.
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