EXTRAORDINARY CASES

Author: Clinton (Henry Lauren)
Year: 1896
Publisher: Harper & Brothers (New York)
Edition Details: 1st US Edn.
Book Condition: NrVg.
Price: 45.00
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Hardback. The author was admitted to the Bar in May, 1846 and spent 40yrs in the active practice of law in New York City, engaged in many celebrated cases in which life and liberty were at stake, and in almost every variety of noted litigation involving amounts ranging from $100 to one hundred millions of dollars. Contents include : Fire Cases Against the City of New York; Case of Polly Bodine; Case of Eliphalet M.S. Spencer; Case of Calvin Russ; The Famous Mike Walsh; Case of John A. Cantor; The Celebrated Forrest Divorce Case; The Dey Street Murder - Case of Henri Carnal; Case of Otto Grunzig; The Celebrated Lemmon Slave Case; Case of the United States Against Brown; Contest in 1856 Between Charles A. Peabody and Henry E. Davies for a Seat on the Supreme Court Bench; A Gold-Dust Swindle; Case of Mortimer Shay; Case of Moses Lowenberg; Case of Northrup + much more. With Index. 403pp. 8vo. h/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. V. lightly browned pp., uncut edges, v. sl. sunned sp., with a little wear to head/tail of sp. Nr. Vg. A fairly heavy book which may require additional postage.

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