GENERAL CORRESPONDENCE AND OTHER PAPERS OF THE ADAMS STATESMEN
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Legal Papers of John Adams

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ISBN 9780674522503

Publication Date: 01/01/1965

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  • Foreword, by the Honorable Bruce Bromley
  • Descriptive List of Illustrations
  • Preface, by the Editor in Chief
  • Introduction, by the Editors
    • Sources for this Edition
    • The Editorial Method
    • Practice and Procedure
    • John Adams the Lawyer
  • The Massachusetts Bench and Bar: A Biographical Register of John Adams’ Contemporaries
  • Acknowledgments
  • Guide to Editorial Apparatus
    • Textual Devices
    • Adams Family Code Names
    • Descriptive Symbols
    • Location Symbols
    • Other Abbreviations and Conventional Terms
    • Short Titles of Works Frequently Cited
  • Law Study
    • Editorial Note
    • Adams’ Student Notes, ca. 1758
    • Adams’ Commonplace Book, ca. 1759
  • Adams’ Pleadings Book
    • Editorial Note
    • The Pleadings Book, 1771-1773
  • Torts
    • No. 1. Bassett v. Mayhew; Mayhew v. Bassett; Mayhew v. Allen, 1762-1768
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Referees’ Hearing
      • Paine’s Minutes of the Referees’ Hearing
    • No. 2. King v. Stewart, 1773-1774
      • Editorial Note
      • King’s Petition to the General Court
      • King’s Remonstrance
      • Writ of Review-Stewart et al. v. King
      • Cushing’s Report of the Argument
      • King to Silas Burbank
      • Burbank’s Release
      • Deposition of Silas Burbank
      • Deposition of John Newbegin
      • Deposition of Jonathan Wingate
      • Threatening Letter Sent to King
      • King’s Offer of Settlement
      • Deposition of Jonathan Sayward
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Review
      • John Adams to Abigail Adams
    • No. 3. Cottony. Nyc, 1767
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Diary
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Trial
      • Paine’s Minutes of the Argument
      • Adams’ Notes of Authorities
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Argument
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Evidence
      • Adams’ Diary
    • No. 4. Burnam v. Mugford, 1770-1771
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Trial
    • No. 5. Gill v. Mein, 1768-1769
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Trial
    • No. 6. Gray v. Pitts, 1771
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Trial (Inferior Court)
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Trial (Superior Court)
  • Contracts
    • No. 7. Porter v. Steel, 1770-1772
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Review
      • Wetmore’s Minutes of the Review
  • Commercial Law
    • No. 8. Alcock v. Warden, 1766
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Report of the Argument
    • No. 9. Apthorp v. Gardiner, 1766-1768
      • Editorial Note
      • Writ, Declaration and Return
      • Plea
      • Special Demurrer and Joinder
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Argument
    • No. 10. Bancroft v. Lee, 1768-1772
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Notes of Authorities
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Trial
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Argument (1771)
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Argument (1772)
      • Wetmore’s Minutes of the Argument
    • No. 11. Crowningshield v. Lee, 1768-1770
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Trial
    • No. 12. Longman v. Mein; Wright & Gill v. Mein, 1770-1771
      • Editorial Note
      • Correspondence of James Murray, John Fleeming, and Sheriff Stephen Greenleaf
      • Adams’ Notes of Authorities
      • Adams’ Diary Notes on the Right of Juries
  • Property
    • No. 13. Prout v. Minot, 1761-1766
      • Editorial Note
      • Prom’s “Bill in Chancery”
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Argument
    • No. 14. Keen v. Turner, 1768-1769
      • Editorial Note
      • Paine’s Minutes of the Trial
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Trial
    • No. 15. Clap’s Will, 1767-1768
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Address and Minutes of the Argument
    • No. 16. Clap v. Randall, 1769
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Trial
    • No. 17. Hill v. Whiting, 1770-1772
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Argument
      • Opinion of Judge Trowbridge
    • Nos. 18 and 19. Prescott v. Keep, 1771-1776; Prescott v. Priest, 1771-1773
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Trial
      • Adams’ Abstract of Title
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Trial
      • Cushing’s Report of the Trial
    • Nos. 20 and 21. Wilkins v. Fuller, 1771-1772; Smith v. Fuller, 1770-1778
      • Editorial Note
      • Wetmore’s Minutes of the Wilkins Trial
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Referees’ Hearing in Wilkins’ Suit
      • Wetmore’s Minutes of the Smith Trial
  • Domestic Relations
    • No. 22. Broadstreet v. Broadstreet, 1771-1774
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Notes of Authorities and Minutes of the Hearing
    • No. 23. Dougherty v. Little, 1768
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Trial
  • Administrative Law
    • No. 24. Roxbury v. Boston, 1766
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Argument and Decision
    • No. 25. Plympton v. Middleboro, 1766
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Argument
      • Paine’s Minutes of the Argument
    • No. 26. Chelsea v. Boston, 1769
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Petition
    • No. 27. Brookline v. Roxbury, 1767-1772
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ List of Questions Presented
      • Adams’ Notes of Authorities
      • Record
      • Brookline’s Account
      • Writ of Certiorari
      • Fitch’s Assignment of Errors
      • Notification
    • No. 28. Essane v. Dotey, 1767-1768
      • Editorial Note
      • Jane Dotey’s Examination
      • Record
      • Adams’ Assignment of Errors
      • Reasons for the Judgment
    • No. 29. Gage v. Headley, 1768
      • Editorial Note
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Testimony
    • No. 30. Josselyne v. Harrington, 1769-1771
      • Editorial Note
      • Record
      • Fitch’s Assignment of Errors
      • Adams’ Minutes of the Testimony

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