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Autograph Document Signed. "Deed"

By: Covert, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ovid, Seneca County, New York., 1808

Seller ID: 10218

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Autograph deed (8 x 12 1/2 inch) signed by John Covert and his wife Catherine (her mark) and Joshua Covert and his wife Susanah (her mark), dated 7 October 1808 in Ovid, Seneca County, New York. John & Joshua agree to sell to Joseph Covert 68 acres in the town of Ovid (Lot 48) for $540.00. Also signed by Cornelius Humfrey, (Judge - Court of Common Pleas). The document has been repaired with tape across the middle. The second document (7 x 7 3/4 inch folded) is dated Janu... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - J. C. Bancroft Davis

By: Davis, J. C. Bancroft

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019351

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Letter handwritten in black ink on beige paper. Datelined March 31, 1881 in Washington, D.C. 4 1/2" x 7." One page. Letter reads: "Dear Madam, It gives me much pleasure to comply with your request for my autograph by subscribing myself. Your obedient servant, J. C. Bancroft Davis." Davis wrote the woman's name and address (in Chicago) at the bottom of the letter. Letter, handwriting, and signature are very clean and intact. John Chandler Bancroft ... View more info

Typed Letter Signed - John W. Davis

By: Davis, John W.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1926

Seller ID: 3718

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


John William Davis (1873 - 1955) was the Democratic candidate for President in 1924. Born in Virginia, he had previously served in the House of Representatives (1911-13), was U. S. Solicitor General (1913-18), and Ambassador to Great Britain (1918-21). In this one sentence letter, written to Fielding Stillson (newspaper reporter, developer of the Angelino Heights section of Los Angeles and a Davis supporter in the `1924 election) Davis expresses sympathy for the death of... View more info

The Elements of Law, an Introduction to the Study of the Constitutional and Military Law of the United States.

By: Davis, Lieut.-Col. George B.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6897

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


The first edition (and "first thousand" according to the title page) of this classic and much reprinted law text. This was the copy of B.T. Miller, who was in the class of 1902, United States Military Academy at West Point. It has his signature and class designation on a front end paper. Hinges slightly cracked, but tight and holding. 188 pages, including index plus 16 pages publisher's catalog at end. View more info

Widow's Petition - Manuscript Contemporary True Copy

By: Dyer, Experience

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1829

Seller ID: 016130

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Grafton, New Hampshire, 1829. 1 sheet, 2 pages, 7 1/2 x 12 1/4 inches. Signed twice by Moses Dow, Registrar of Probate. In this petition to the Judge of Probate of Grafton County, Experience Dye asks for more money ($100) from the estate of her deceased husband, Merrill W. Hoyt. The petition states that although she initially received $50 from the estate and remarried, her second husband left her and her funds are exhausted. Her deceased husband's estate is administered ... View more info

The Laws and Liberties of Massachusetts : Reprinted from the Copy of the 1648 Edition in the Henry E. Huntington Library

By: Farrand, Max [editor]

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press: 1929

Seller ID: 13716

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


'Huntington Library Publications'. ix, 59 pages; facsimile; brown cloth binding with dust jacket, some tears along the edges. Max Farrand has added an introduction to the facsimile reprint of the 1648 edition. Very good clean copy. View more info

The Voice from Sinai: The Eternal Bases of the Moral Law

By: Farrar, F.W. (or Frederick W. Farrar)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Thomas Whittaker: 1892

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 8403

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's maroon cloth with gilt lettering. Legal and religious interpretation of the 10 Commandments. Former owner's stamp on front end paper and bottom edge. 314 pages plus two pages of advertising of publisher's other books at end. View more info

Signature on Card - David Dudley Field II

By: Field, David Dudley, II

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1875

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019282

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Signature on beige card by David Dudley Field II in black ink. July 13, 1875. 4 1/4" x 2 3/8." Card reads: "Autograph of David Dudley Field, July 13, 1875." Very slight tear on lower-right corner of card. Card and signature are very clean and intact overall. David Dudley Field II (1804-1895) was an American lawyer and politician. He is best-known for his codification project in which he wanted to reform and codify U.S. common law, particularly in t... View more info

Signature on Card - David Dudley Field II

By: Field, David Dudley, II

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019366

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Signature on gray card in brown ink by David Dudley Field II. No date, circa 1870s. Card measures 4 1/4" x 3." Card and signature are very clean and intact. David Dudley Field II (1804-1895) was an American lawyer and politician. He is best-known for his codification project in which he wanted to reform and codify U.S. common law, particularly in the state of New York. Although Field's codification was only adopted in a small part of the state, other states... View more info

Manual of the One Hundred and Seventh Session of the Legislature of New Jersey.

By: Fitzgerald, Thomas F.; Gosson, Louis C. (Compilers)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Trenton, NJ, Fitzgerald and Gosson: 1883

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019405

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's full black leather binding. 4 3/8" x 6 3/4." 257 pages, index, and two pages of advertisements, complete. Black and white portrait illustrations, complete. Inscribed and signed by Fitzgerald & Gosson on front flyleaf in gray ink: "To Hon. J. J. Gardner, President of the New Jersey Senate, 1883. Compliments of Fitzgerald & Gosson." Raised bands and gilt lettering and decorations on the spine. Gilt decorative border on front and ... View more info

Contributions to a Study of Brickmaking in America

By: Foster, Joseph Arnold, Editor

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Claremont (California), Privately Printed:

Seller ID: 8290

Condition: Collectible-As New


Complete set in six volumes. Publisher's red cloth. Consists of: Volume 1: "Statutes & Proclamations Relating to Brickmaking in England, 1477 to 1728: Together with Excerpts from the Journals of the House of Commons and the House of Lords Relating to Brickmaking in England." 1962. Limited to 220 copies. 62 pages. Volume 2: "Statutes Relating to Brickmaking in England, 1729 to 1777: Together with Excerpts from the Journals of the House of Commons and the House... View more info

A Treatise on the Law of Judgments, Including All Final Determinations of the Rights of Parties in Actions or Proceedings at Law or in Equity

By: Freeman, A.C.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: San Francisco, A.L. Bancroft & Co.: 1881

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 7477

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Third Edition, Revised and Greatly Enlarged." The author's own copy, with his name, faintly, on a label at the foot of the spine, his signature in pencil on the title page, and his check marks and minor notes on the "Table of Cases" (pages xiii through liv). The much admired "Law of Judgments" is considered to be the first nationally important law book written and printed in California. Full tan calf with red and black spine labels. A handsome bo... View more info

Information Compiled for the Use of the Members of the California Legislature, 42d Session

By: Gillis, J. L. (Compiler)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, California State Printing Office: 1917

Seller ID: 019771

Condition: Fine


Original publisher's beige wrapper. 3" x 5 1/2." Twenty-seven pages, complete. Pages and covers are very clean and intact. Only a few small, light marks on covers. A brief handbook for first-time members of the California State Legislature. Information and discussion on the State Library and its importance as a resource to state legislators. View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - Simon Greenleaf

By: Greenleaf, Simon

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1834

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019330

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Letter handwritten in black ink on beige paper. Datelined February 24, 1834 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 7 3/4" x 9 3/4." One page. Letter reads: "Cambridge, Feb. 24, 1834, My dear Sir, "Supposing you may feel anxious to know that your letter of the 22nd has been read, I hasten to say that the subject will be particularly attended to on Friday, as you request. In haste, your friend obediently, S. Greenleaf." Letter is clean and intact overall. ... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed.

By: Hamilton, Henry.

Price: $37.50

Seller ID: 10216

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Autograph letter (7 1/2 x 13 1/4 inch), 1 page, signed by Henry Hamilton, and dated March 12, 1838 in Schoharie, NY. Hamilton writes Duncan P. Campbell of Albany, NY on behalf of a Dr. Barend Sabiles who is renting a house from Campbell and would like to do so for another year. Hamilton asks if this arrangement is acceptable to Campbell. Hamilton also mentions he can serve as an intermediary for rent payments. Evidence of folds, but otherwise a fine clean copy in ink. View more info

Autograph Letter Signed: Frederic Harrison

By: Harrison, Frederic

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, 1901

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 018901

Condition: Very Good


One page. In black ink. On his stationery:"34 Westbourne Terrace, London, W." Frederic Harirson (1831-1923) was an English lawyer and author who also was a leader of the Positivism Philosophy Movement in England. (Positivist Philosophy holds that all we can know comes from our physical senses experiencing phenomena around us). In this letter Harrison thanks a correspondent for sending him some leaflets. He also writes that he and his wife and daughter are a... View more info

Famous American Jury Speeches : Addresses Before Juries and Fact-Finding Tribunals

By: Hicks, Frederick C.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: St.Paul, Minn., West Publishing Company: 1925

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9562

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Bound in blue cloth with title, author and publishers' name on the spine. Binding reinforced and repaired on the inside. Inscribed "To Edward C. Day with affectionate regard, Henry E. Randall, May 12, 1927" on the front flyleaf. Contains some 24 speeches; among them William M. Ivins, James W. Osborne, Martin Conboy, and Clarence S. Darrow (Leopald-Loeb Case). 1181 pages with index. Useful fine clean copy. View more info

Steel Engraved Portrait "Oliver Wendell Holmes"

By: Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Sr.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 10984

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


circa.1890s. Steel engraving (3 x 5 inch) with signature engraved also, on a paper sheet (5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inch). Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809-1894) American physician, Professor, lecturer, and author. He was a member of the 'Fireside Poets'. He was a medical reformer and noted author. His son became a Supreme Court Justice. Very good clean copy. View more info

Norwich, Connecticut, 1800, Manuscript Legal Document Denying Claim by Ebenezer Huntington

By: Huntington, Ebenezer

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 1800

Seller ID: 5050

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Commissioner's Report on Estate of Nathan Brooks." Manuscript Document signed by Chris Leffingwell, Elisha Hyde, and Jobez Perkins. Document measures 7 1/4 x 12 1/2, four pages, two are blank. Slight chipping three sides. Previously repaired with document repair tape. Handwriting is beautiful, even hand, with some fancy letters. Huntington (1754-1834) was born in Norwich, graduated from Yale in 1775, and served in both the Revolutionary and Regular U. S. Army fr... View more info

Jabez Williams Huntington, Document Signed, Legal Decree in Secretary's Hand, Norwich, Connecticut, 1812

By: Huntington, Jabez Williams

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1812

Seller ID: 5043

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Document measures 7 1/4 x 9 1/2, on three pages; fourth page has notation regarding travel expenses (for a total cost of $0.81). Small hole in middle of pages affecting some text. Handwriting with much flourish. Huntington (1788-1847) was a Congressman from Connecticut (1829-34) and later a U. S. Senator (1840-47). In this interesting decree, signed by Huntington early in his legal career, the sheriff of New London County is summoned to bring to court one Jonathan Wilkin... View more info