Legal commonplace book

Legal commonplace book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Legal commonplace book
Dates: approximately 1770-1799
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 folder housed with minor collections MS 1145 to MS 1148)
Abstract:The collection consists of one bound commonplace book that follows a thorough index of categories of legal points and methods. It lists cases, legal precedents, and other points of law to correspond to the categories of interest. Although not fully detailed in each area, the book does give a considerable amount of information on the legal system operable in Georgia during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
Coll. Number: ms1147(m)

Index Terms

Commonplace books.
Forms (Law)--Georgia--History--18th century--Sources.
Forms (Law)--Georgia--History--19th century--Sources.
Law--Georgia--History--18th century--Cases.
Law--Georgia--History--18th century--Sources.
Law--Georgia--History--19th century--Sources.
Law--History--19th century--Georgia--Cases.
Lawyers--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Stare decisis--Georgia--History--18th century--Sources.
Stare decisis--Georgia--History--19th century--Sources.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Legal commonplace book, MS 1147. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Legal commonplace book