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Law and authority in colonial America : selected essays

Law and authority in colonial America; selected essays.

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): George Athan Billias
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Massachusetts
  • Publication Information: Barre, Mass. : Barre Publishers, [1965]
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/law-and-authority-in-colonial-america-selected-essays/ (Stable identifier)

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Online version: Billias, George Athan, 1919- Law and authority in colonial America. Barre, Mass.: Barre Publishers, [1965] (OCoLC)612486163

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XXI, 208 pages ; 24 cm

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  • Publisher: Barre Publishers
  • Responsable Person: edited by George Athan Billias.
  • Publication Date: 1965
  • Country/State: Massachusetts
  • Number of Editions: 8 editions
  • First edition Date: 1965
  • Last edition Date: 1965
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF361
  • Dewey Code: 340.0973
  • OCLC: 225438

Main Contents

Foreword / Richard B. Morris, Columbia University
Editor's introduction / George Athan Billias, Clark University
LAW –The Sources and nature of law in Colonial Massachusetts / Mark De Wolfe Howe, Harvard University Law School
Reception of the common law in seventeenth century Massachusetts: A case study / George L. Haskins, University of Pennsylvania Law School
The Massachusetts Vice-Admirality Court / L. Kinvin Wroth, University of Maine Law School
The Advent of common law in Colonial New York / Herbert Alan Johnson, Hunter College in the Bronx
The foundations of law in Maryland: 1634-1715 / Joseph H. Smith, Columbia University Law School
AUTHORITY
Law and authority in colonial Virginia / Wilcomb E. Washburn, Smithsonian Institution
The locus of authority in colonial Massachusetts / Clifford K. Shipton, American Antiquarian Society
The mirror of puritan authority / Darrett B. Rutman, University of Minnesota
The judiciary and public opinion in revolutionary Massachusetts / John D. Cushing, Massachusetts Historical Society
? Law under pressure: BOSTON 1769-1771 / Hiller B. Zobel, Co-editor, Legal Papers of John Adams.

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