Manuscript notes of lectures by Tapping Reeve at the Litchfield Law School


Object ID:
Yale Anonymous 1794
Accession #:
MssB L71 1794
Rare Book Collection
Held at:
Yale Law School, Lillian Goldman Law Library
Associated Place:
Litchfield, Connecticut
21 X 18 cm
Bound collection of handwritten law lectures that were given by Tapping Reeve at the Litchfield Law School. The lectures were taken down by an unknown student in 1794. The pages are number through 177, and then continue unnumbered. The lecture which ends on page 138 is dated "Feb. 24, 1794." An essay titled "An essay on bills of exchange" is included in the unnumbered portion of the notebook and is dated "Lit[c]hfield, Jany. 26, '94."

Topics covered (many sub-topics within):
Of the Estate of a Deceased
The English and Connecticut Law relative to the Estates of deceased persons Compared
A Miscellaneous Lecture on Law relative to the acquisition of property
Of Evidence
Of Bail
Of the legal procedure and the jurisdiction of the federal courts in Connecticut
Essay ...

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