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Item #78729 A Digest of the Powers and Duties of Sheriffs, Coroners, Constables. Rodolphus Dickinson.
A Digest of the Powers and Duties of Sheriffs, Coroners, Constables...
A Digest of the Powers and Duties of Sheriffs, Coroners, Constables...

A Digest of the Powers and Duties of Sheriffs, Coroners, Constables...

Local Massachusetts Law in the Early 1800s Dickinson, Rodolphus [1787-1863]. A Digest of the Powers and Duties of Sheriffs, Coroners, Constables and Collectors of Taxes. Springfield, MA: Printed by Thomas Dickman, 1810. [3], 232 pp. Folding table. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/4") Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards and board edges, calf lettering piece, blind fillets and tiny early shelf label to spine. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, front board beginning to separate but secure, chipping to head of spine, corners bumped and somewhat worn, chip to upper inside corner of front free endpaper, rear hinge cracked. Moderate toning to interior, browning and light foxing in a few places, faint later embossed library stamp to title page, small later inkstamp to its verso. $200. * Only edition, one of two issues, both from 1810, the other published in Boston. The folding table indicates the proper column headings for registers of "Original Writs" and "Executions." An Episcopal clergyman and a lawyer, Dickinson lived most of his life in Deerfield, Massachusetts. He published several books on law, geography and other fields. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8380.

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