Nathaniel Mather Law Notebooks
Nathaniel Mather; Tapping Reeve; James Gould
between 1811 and 1813
Litchfield Law School Collection
Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, Litchfield Historical Society
Nathaniel Mather (1788-1837) was a student at the Litchfield Law School in 1811-1813. His notebooks consist of 6 volumes of law lecture notes from classes of Tapping Reeve and James Gould from 1811-1813. Topics in Volume 1 include Municipal Law, Baron and Feme, Parent and Child; Volume 2 - Sheriffs and Jailors, Executors and Administrators, Contracts; Volume 3 - Bailment, Contracts; Private Wrongs; Volume 4 - Pleas and Pleadings; Evidence, Powers of Chancery; Volume 5 - Real Property, Mortgages, Trespass; Volume 6 - Criminal Law, Mercantile Law, practice of Connecticut; and an appendix of questions discussed in Moot Hall.
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