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Chapter XIX
Common Law

. . . the study of the law is useful in a variety of points of view. it qualifies a man to be useful to himself, to his neighbors, & to the public. it is the most certain stepping stone to preferment in the political line . . .
letter from Thomas Jefferson to thomas mann randolph, may 30, 1790.
. . . Law is quite overdone. it is fallen to the ground; and a man must have great powers to raise himself in it to either honour or profit. the Mob of the profession get by it as little money, & less respect, than they would by digging the earth . . .
letter from Thomas Jefferson to judge david campbell, january 28, 1810.
David Campbell was from Campbella, near Knoxville, Tennessee.
Cragii Jus feudale. fol.
1815 Catalogue, page 75. no. 168, as above.
Craig, Sir Thomas.
D. Thomæ Cragii de Riccarton, Equitis, in Senatu Edinburgensi Patroni celeberrimi & jurisconsultissimi, Jus Feudale, Tribus Libris comprehensum . . . Editio tertia, prioribus multò emendatior . . . Accessit rerum & verborum Index locupletissimus, unà cum regularum seu axiomatum juris in hoc opere sparsim adhibitorum sylloge, ac vocabulorum forensium interpretatione. Opera & studio Jacobi Baillie Advocati. Edinburgi: apud Tho. & Walt. Ruddimannos, mdccxxxii . [1732]
Law 197
Folio. 299 leaves in twos, engraved portrait frontispiece by G. Vertue, 1731; title-page printed in red and black, separate signatures and pagination for the Index at the end.
Marvin, page 237.
Sweet & Maxwell I, 378, 5.
Sir Thomas Craig, 1538-1608, Scottish feudalist. This work was originally published in 1603, republished in Leipzig in 1716, and the third edition as above in 1732, with a preface by Robert Burnet (afterwards Lord Crimond), and a life of Craig by James Baillie.
Lambard’s Archaionomia. Sax. Lat. fol.
1815 Catalogue, page 77. no. 169, as above.
LAMBARDE, William.
Αρχαιονομια, sive de priscis Anglorum legibus libri, sermone Anglico, vetustate antiquissimo, aliquot ab hinc seculis conscripti, nunc demum, magno jurisperitorum, & amantium antiquitatis omnium commodo, è tenebris in lucem vocati. Gvlielmo Lambardo interprete. Sexcentis in locis à libro ipsius castigata, quo pro exemplari utimur; cum multis aliis additionibus. Accessere in hac nostra ultima Editione Leges Henrici primi nunc primùm editæ, ex manuscripto in Fisco Regis habito: Unà cum Glossario earum antiquo ex Manuscripto Codice olim S. Augus-
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