Tracts on the Constitutional Law of the United States
by Hall, J. E.
Philadelphia: Harrison Hall. Very Good. 1817. Hardcover. A very scarce volume including an important early Supreme Court case, Hunter v. Martin, regarding the Supreme Court's authority over state courts in civil cases of federal law. Original full-leather. Title label on spine has text worn off. Rubbed and bumped corners, a repaired area on rear board leather, and some soil. Binding tight. Soil on edges and glue toning on endpapers. Foxing throughout with light old dampstains in one corner of pages. This edition is complete with the two folding frontispiece maps on heavy paper, in good condition with some foxing and a quarter-inch hole in one. Xi, 187, 148 pages, 1 leaf, -35 pages, 2 folded plans. Contains An Answer to Mr. Jefferson's Justification of his Conduct in the Case of the New Orleans Batture by Edward Livingston; A Report of the Case of Hunter Against Martin...Selected from the Law Journal, by J. E. Hall; and Report of the Trial of John Hodges, Esq. Only five copies located on OCLC. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall . (Inventory #: 011014)
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