Modern Chivalry in Early American Law: H.H. Brackenridge's Legal Thought

Modern Chivalry in Early American Law: H.H. Brackenridge's Legal Thought

By: Madeline Sapienza (author)Paperback

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This work contains the legal contributions and observations of Hugh Henry Brackenridge, Pennsylvania Supreme Court judge, teacher, preacher, publisher, gazetteer, lawyer, and fiction writer who reached the pinnacle of his career during the Jeffersonian era. Brackenridge's body of legal thought is juxtaposed with the published lectures of James Wilson, the commentaries on Blackstone by St. George Tucker, and selections from The Federalist Papers. Contents: Modern Chivalry: The Early Books; Modern Chivalry: The Later Books; Overview of Law Miscellanies; Selected State Supreme Court Cases; Concluding Thoughts.

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  • ISBN13: 9780819183750
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 194
  • ID: 9780819183750
  • weight: 268
  • ISBN10: 081918375X

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