A Pocket Dictionary of the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank Notes, Checks, [etc.]: With an Appendix, Containing Abstracts of Acts and Select Cases Relative to Negotiable Securities, Analysis of a Count in Assumpsit, Tables of Notarial Fees, Stamps, Postage, [etc.]
The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 2004 - 274 Seiten
First published in London in 1802, this dictionary is an alphabetically arranged compendium dealing strictly with matters of commerce, such as bills of exchange and promissory notes. John Irwing Maxwell, a barrister of the Middle Temple, was an authority on maritime law. The author of The Spirit of Marine Law: Or Compendium of the Statutes Relating to the Admiralty he also wrote the delightfully titled Hints for Protecting the Public Against the Extortion and Insolence of Hackney-Coachmen.
xv, 251 pp.