The Law of Carriers, Hotels, Bars and Warehouses Jeremy, Henry. The Law of Carriers, Inn-Keepers, Warehousemen, And Other Depositories of Goods for Hire. London, Printed: New York: Reprinted and Published by I. Riley, 1816. vii, 163 [i.e. 139],  pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5"). Contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards. Moderate rubbing and a few shallow scuffs to boards, a few nicks to spine, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, early owner signature (Nich. Brewer, Jr.) to front pastedown, later owner signature (Raphael Hayden, 1892) to front free endpaper. Moderate toning to interior, browning and light foxing in places. $850. * Only American edition, based on the only London edition (1815), to which it is star-paged. Its chapters are entitled, "Who Are Considered to be Carriers Under That Term," "Conveyance of Persons," "Conveyance of Goods; And First, Of the Extent of Liability at Common Law," "Liability--How Restrained by the Act of Parties, Or Otherwise," "What Acts Shall be a Discharge of this Liability," Miscellaneous Duties Connected with this Contract," "In Case of Suit," "Of the Duties and Privileges of Inn-Keepers" and "Appendix: Regulations as so Porterage in London by Statute Cases." Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 10951.
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