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The Administration of Justice in Revolutionary Virginia: The Norfolk Courts, 1770-1790

Shepard, E. Lee (Edwin Lee)
Format
Thesis/Dissertation; Online
Author
Shepard, E. Lee (Edwin Lee)
Advisor
Flanigan, Daniel
Abbot, W.W
Abstract

Research tracing the early history of American law using local court records since it was the local courts that administered justice and handled the mass of litigation which affected the average citizen. Colonial and state legislatures enacted statutes, and superior courts decided appeals and other important cases.

Language
English
Published
University of Virginia, Corcoran Department of History, MA (Master of Arts), 1974
Published Date
1974-08
Degree
MA (Master of Arts)
Notes
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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Libra ETD Repository
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