ARCHIBALD STUART LIST, 1795
Law books sold by Jefferson to Archibald Stuart as listed in Jefferson's letter to Stuart dated May 23, 1795 from Monticello. PTJ 28:350-352
(full-text version from Founders Online
Archibald Stuart was an attorney in Staunton, Virginia. Jefferson wrote Stuart on April 18, 1795 from Monticello to offer some law books he had wished to dispose of for some time. Stuart wrote back on May 3 indicating his agreement to take the books offered to him. Jefferson records receiving two hundred dollars from Stuart "in part paiment for books" (MB 2:930, July 25, 1795). Each entry in Jefferson's list consists of a short title, followed by number of volumes.
Hargrave's Coke Littleton
Barrington on the Statutes.
Hawkins's Pleas of the crown.
Precedents in Chancery
2d. vol. of Salkeld.
Tables to the reports
Statutes at large.
The following remain yet to be sent. 
 Lent at the time to Jefferson's nephew, Dabney Carr, in Louisa. (PTJ 28:350)
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