1939 · Surrey
by MacMILLAN, Harold (1894 - 1986)
Surrey, 1939. unbound. 2 pages (front and back), 8 x 6 inches, near Guilford, Surrey, February 26, 1939. Written while serving as a member of the House of Commons, to distinguished American Jurist Irving Shientag concerning his acclaimed publication "Trial of a Civil Jury Action in New York," in part: "...You have presented the reader with a vivid picture...of what is so apt to be dull and technical - the procedural aspect of the law in action...I have realized, as I read your admirable practical advice, how similar are the problems of the legal practitioner in every part of the world..." One horizontal fold; small crease and staple holes in the upper left corner. Very good condition. 1st Lord of Stockton, member of the House of Commons and later Prime Minister of England (1957 - 1963).
(Inventory #: 249875)