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Item #79176 The New Vade Mecum, Or Young Clerk's Magazine Digested and Improved. Thomas Spencer.
The New Vade Mecum, Or Young Clerk's Magazine Digested and Improved...

The New Vade Mecum, Or Young Clerk's Magazine Digested and Improved...

1794 New York Legal Manual [Spencer, Thomas (1752-1840)]. The New Vade Mecum; or Young Clerk's Magazine: Digested and Improved to Correspond with the Laws of the State of New-York in Particular, and the United States in General: Containing a Variety of the Most Useful Precedents, Adapted to Almost Every Transaction in Life; Such as Articles of Agreement, Awards, Bonds, Conditions, Recognizances, Letters and Warrants of Attorney, Covenants, Releases, Indentures, Charter-Parties, Copartnerships, Bargain, And Sales. Gifts, Grants, Exchanges, Leases, Mortgages, Assignments, Defeafances, Surrenders, Uses, Trusts, Conveyances by Lease and Release, Feoffments, Jointures, Marriage Saettlements, Wills and Codicils, Levying of Fines, &c. &c. &c. To Which is Added a Collection of Forms of Writs, &c. Most Common in Use in the Supreme Court of the State of New-York. Lansingburgh: Printed by Silvester Tiffany for Tho's Spencer, 1794. 346 pp. (pp. 289-336 incorrectly numbered pp. 299-346). Octavo (6" x 4"). Contemporary sheep. Moderate rubbing, small split to foot of spine near center, some wear to joints, spine ends and corners, which are bumped, rear free endpaper partially detached, a few leaves partially detached and lightly edgeworn. Light browning to interior, light foxing in a few places, early owner signature (of Simon Moon) and penmanship exercises to endleaves. $100. * First edition. An American manual derived from The Young Clerk's Magazine; Or English Law Repository that covers all areas relevant to a New York practitioner during the Federal period. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8002.

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