Discusses New York's Courts and Penal Institutions Pell, Ferris. A Review of the Administration and Civil Police of the State of New York, From the Year 1807, To the Year 1819. New York: Printed by E. Conrad, 1819. 184 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/2"). Sewn pamphlet, spine reinforced with contrasting paper. Moderate edgewear, light soiling to exterior, wear to outside corners of a few leaves at the beginning and end of text block, inscription in pencil to head of front wrapper. Moderate toning and occasional light foxing to interior, early marks in pencil in a few places. $450. * Only edition. "Despite its title, this work does not deal with police, but is rather a general overview of the state government. It includes, however, discussion of law courts and penal institutions.": Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 6059.
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