A Compendious Law Dictionary, Containing Both an Explanation of the Terms and the Law Itself: Intended for the Use of the Country Gentleman, the Merchant, and the Professional Man

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T. Ostell, 1803 - Common law - 620 pages
This dictionary went through three editions, the second in 1813 and the third and final appearing in 1815. Potts' dictionary was intended for the prominent laymen engaged in business and agriculture. He pays special attention to commercial legilation regarding bankruptcy, insurance and bills of exchange, as well as to the nature of tenures and tithes. In addition to definitions, Potts discusses a variety of issues ranging from current regulations for dog muzzles to the legal rights and reseponsibilities of children.

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