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Historical law-tracts, vol. I-[II].

Historical law-tracts, vol. I-[II].

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > England and Wales > From Henry VIII (1547) to ca. 1775

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Henry Home Kames
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Scotland
  • Publication Information: Edinburgh : Printed for A. Millar, at Buchanan's Head in the Strand, London ; and A. Kincaid, and J. Bell, Edinburgh, MDCCLVIII [1758]
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
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2 v. ; 21 cm (8vo)

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Historical law-tracts, vol. I-[II]. is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publication Date: MDCCLVIII 1758
  • Country/State: Scotland
  • Number of Editions: 1 editions
  • First edition Date: 1758
  • Last edition Date: 1758
  • General Notes: Vol. I: xvi, 430 p.; v. II: 221, [1], 54 p.
    “The discourses relate, each of them, to subjects common to the law of England and of Scotland”–Preface.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD612
  • OCLC: 859164381

Main Contents

I. History of the criminal law
II. History of promises and covenants
III. History of property
IV. History of securities upon land for payment of debt
V. History of the privilege which an heir-apparent in a feudal holding has, to continue the possession of his ancestor
VI. History of regalities, and of the privilege of repledging
VII. History of courts
V. 2, VIII. History of brieves
IX. History of process in absence
X. History of execution against movables and land for payment of debt
XI. History of personal execution for payment of debt
XII. History of execution for obtaining payment after the death of the debtor
XIII. History of the limited and universal representation of heirs
XIV. Old and new extent

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