The bill in equity between the Lonsdale Company, complainants, and Miles G. Moies, respondent. Council for complainants, William H. Potter, Esq. Samuel Ames, Esq. William Binney, Esq. Council for respondent, Thomas A. Jenkes, Esq.
The bill in equity between the Lonsdale Company, complainants, and Miles G. Moies, respondent. Council for complainants, William H. Potter, Esq. Samuel Ames, Esq. William Binney, Esq. Council for respondent, Thomas A. Jenkes, Esq.

The bill in equity between the Lonsdale Company, complainants, and Miles G. Moies, respondent. Council for complainants, William H. Potter, Esq. Samuel Ames, Esq. William Binney, Esq. Council for respondent, Thomas A. Jenkes, Esq.

Providence: Knowles, Anthony & Co., 1855. Thick 8vo, pp. 643, [5]; original printed front wrapper bound in; bound with: United States Circuit Court. Rhode-Island District. In Equity the Lonsdale Company vs. Miles G. Moies. Opening argument for complainant. A.D. 1855 [wrapper title]. pp. 31, [1]; bound with: In the Circuit Court of the United States for the District of Rhode Island. The Lonsdale Company vs. Miles G. Moies. In equity. Argument of T. A. Jenckes for the defendant. Final Hearing on pleadings and proofs. Providence: A. Crawford Green & Brother, 1856, pp. 66; bound with: In equity the Lonsdale Company vs. Miles G. Moies. Closing argument for complainant. Providence: Knowles Anthony & Co., 1857, pp. 267, [1]; together 4 volumes in 1, contemporary half sheep over marbled boards; front joint cracked, sheep depraved; internally fine. These from the library of the council for the Lonsdale Co., William H. Potter, with his ownership signature on the front pastedown, the front wrapper of the first title, and the front wrapper of the second title with the added note: "I delivered two copies at the office of Hon. A. Jenckes, Jan. 11, 1856." The decree of the court was that the complainants were confirmed in their right and title to divert and use the water of a certain stream through a canal for mill or other uses subject to the right of the respondent do use the water of said river for irrigation only. Oddly, none found in OCLC or Bartlett. Item #56208

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