An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors and for the More Equal Distribution of their Effects; Passed by the Legislature of Massachusetts, April 23, 1838. With an Outline of the System Thereby Introduced, and Forms of Proceeding Under the Same. Law, S. Cushing, Debt, uther.

An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors and for the More Equal Distribution of their Effects; Passed by the Legislature of Massachusetts, April 23, 1838. With an Outline of the System Thereby Introduced, and Forms of Proceeding Under the Same.

Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1838. First edition. 8vo, original embossed blue cloth, printed paper label to the upper board, [8], 93, [1] pages. Label foxed; some light foxing throughout; spine a bit sunned, cloth a trifle soiled in spots; a very good copy. Item #19145

“The great and important changes, introduced by this statute in the relation of debtor to creditor, seem to render it desirable as well as proper, that it should be published in a form more permanent than the columns of a newspaper, and more convenient for use, than the customary annual pamphlet.” An annotated edition of the newly-passed laws on debts and insolvency from this Massachusetts jurist and expert on parliamentary procedure. American Imprints 51605 (Massachusetts).

Price: $225.00

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