Hale's pleas of the crown. The history of the pleas of the crown...With references to the English and American decisions, and notes on the criminal law of America--and a life of the author. By William A. Stokes and Edward Ingersoll. Matthew Hale.

Hale's pleas of the crown. The history of the pleas of the crown...With references to the English and American decisions, and notes on the criminal law of America--and a life of the author. By William A. Stokes and Edward Ingersoll

Philadelphia: Robert H. Small, [1846]. Bifolium, 4to; text printed in double column on p. [1] only; addressed in manuscript to G. & C. Merriam on p. [2]; additional manuscript letter to them on p. [3]. Advertisement for a heavily revised American edition of Hale's Pleas published in 1847 in two volumes as described here. The letter to Merriam discusses the approaching publication of Harrison's Analytical Digest of all the Reported Cases Determined in the House of Lords, Second American from the Third London Edition. Price to the trade will be "most likely $7.00...You certainly will want 10 to 25 Harrisons as it is going to sell well..." Small is also willing to take copies of Chitty's Pleadings from Merriam in trade. Item #45856

Price: $450.00

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