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Chipman's Reports And Dissertations, 1793  

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Reports And Dissertations, In Two Parts. Part I. Reports Of Cases Determined In The Supreme Court Of The State Of Vermont, In The Years 1789, 1790, And 1791. Part II. Dissertations On The Statute Adopting The Common Law Of England, The Statute Of Conveyances, The Statute Of Offsets, And On The Negotiability Of Notes...

Chipman, Nathaniel


Printed by Anthony Haswell for the author



[9], 10-296 pp. 15.5x9 cm (6¼x3½") modern cloth, blue and red morocco spine labels lettered in gilt, new endpapers. First Edition. 

With early ownership signatures on blank leaf at front. Born in Connecticut, a Yale graduate and Revolutionary War veteran, Chipman settled in Vermont, where he practiced law and was a judge, then became one of its Senators, serving as a Federalist from 1797 to 1803. Chipman's work is the first publication of Vermont's case reports.

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Light wear and some staining to cloth; some blank leaves at front and rear may be lacking, front flyleaf lacking at edges, interior sound with some browning to edges; very good.

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