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Blackstone and his contemporaries

Author: Anthony TaussigWilliam BlackstoneJohn Willes, SirThomas SeckerUniversity of Texas at Austin. School of Law.All authors
Publisher: Austin, Tex. : Jamail Center for Legal Research, University of Texas at Austin, 2009.
Series: Legal history series, no. 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Records and correspondence
Trials, litigation, etc
Correspondence
Named Person: William Blackstone; William Blackstone; William Blackstone
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Taussig; William Blackstone; John Willes, Sir; Thomas Secker; University of Texas at Austin. School of Law.; William Blackstone Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 9780935630756 0935630759
OCLC Number: 361612590
Notes: Expanded version of a lecture delivered on Feb. 21, 2008 at the University of Texas School of Law. Appendices include Blackstone correspondence and other unpublished manuscript materials relating to the Founder's kin litigation at All Souls College. Cf. Author's pref.
Description: xiv, 131 pages : 8 facsimiles ; 28 cm.
Contents: Blackstone's early studies --
The Founder's kin litigation --
Contemporary assessments of Blackstone's arguments --
Blackstone's legal abilities --
Blackstone leaves the London Bar --
Blackstone's reasons for leaving the London Bar --
Viner, Shelburne, and Blackstone's return to the London Bar 1753-62 --
Blackstone's law practice 1762-70 --
Conclusions --
Appendix A. Documents drafted or submitted by Blackstone to the Visitor --
Appendix B. Blackstone's cases to counsel and to Sir John Willes --
Appendix C. Letters from archbishops or their advisers --
Appendix D. Archbishop Secker's notes of 1762 hearing.
Series Title: Legal history series, no. 10.
Responsibility: by Anthony Taussig.

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