The American Law Directory, Giving the Name of at Least One Lawyer...
Civil War-Era Chicago Imprint Haines, Elijah M. [1822-1889], Editor. The American Law Directory, Giving the Name of at Least One Lawyer or Law Firm in Each City, County-Town or Village of Importance Throughout the United States and Canadas. Revised, Corrected, And Published Quarterly on the First of January, April, July and October. 1862, April, No. 2. Chicago: E.B. Myers, 1862. 56, 6 pp. Main text followed by 6 pp. of advertisements. Notice from editor tipped-in to title page. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-1/2"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers, advertisements to rear wrapper. Light soiling and a few minor stains to exterior, moderate wear to fore-edges of front wrapper and tipped-in notice. Moderate toning to interior, light foxing in places. $250. * The second and final issue of a short-lived directory. Its first issue, which had the same pagination and nearly identical content, was published in January 1862. OCLC locates 2 libraries with both issues (Harvard Law School, Pennsylvania Office of Commonwealth Library) and 4 libraries with single issues (Boston Athenaeum, Boston Public Library, Chicago History Museum, Massachusetts Historical Society). Not in the Harvard Law Catalogue.
Book number 75335