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Legal commonplace book

Legal commonplace book

Descriptive Summary

Title: Legal commonplace book
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: after 1770
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 commonplace book
Collection Number: ms1147
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one bound commonplace book (undated) containing a handwritten index of categories of legal points and methods. Listed are cases, legal precedents, and other points of law to correspond to the categories of interest. The volume is not fully detailed in each area, but does give a considerable amount of information on the legal system operable in Georgia during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Legal commonplace book, ms 1147. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2017.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Law -- Georgia -- History -- 18th century -- Cases.
Law -- History -- 19th century -- Georgia -- Cases.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Legal commonplace book