Class Notes Compiled by a Student at Boston University Law School in 1881-1882 [Manuscript]. [Legal Education]. [Boston University Law School]. [Bigelow, Melville Madison (1846-1921)]. [Class Notes, Boston University Law School]. [Boston, 1881-1882]. Three books. 320, 392, 201 pp. Several laid-in sheets of notes, two printed lists of examination questions. Three-quarter sheep over marbled boards, blind fillets and hand-lettered "Notes," "JGF" and designations "B," "C" and "G" to spines. Moderate rubbing to boards, heavier rubbing to extremities with wear to spines, front joints of Books B and G starting at ends, "John G. Foster/ 61 Court St/ Boston,/ Mass/ Boston University/ Law School/ Oct. 6th 1881" to front free endpaper of Book B, "John G. Foster" to front endleaves of other books. Light toning to interior, a few leaves loose or detached, content in clear hand to rectos and versos of pp. 1-320 (Book B), 1-57, 66-213, 226-237, 278-345, 360-391 (Book C), 1-45, 50-84 (Book D), several sheets of notes laid in throughout, two printed examinations from 1882, in evidence and contracts, laid in to Book C. $1,250. * This notebook offers an opportunity to "audit" courses in contracts, wills, sales, evidence, criminal law, corporations, insurance, equity, bills and notes, partnership and torts offered at Boston University Law School in 1881-1882. Foster indicates that the courses on bills, insurance and torts were taught by Professor Bigelow, the prominent author and legal historian, also one of the founders of Boston Law School.
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