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by Dwarris, Sir Fortunatus; and Potter, Platt

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2011. ISBN-13: 9781584779391; ISBN-10: 158477939X. "An Excellent Statutory History of the English Law" Dwarris, Sir Fortunatus [1786-1860]. A General Treatise on Statutes. Their Rules of Construction, and the Proper Boundaries of Legislation and of Judicial Interpretation. With American Notes and Additions, and with Notes and Maxims of Constitutional and of Statute Construction. Also a Treatise on Constitutional Limitations Upon the National and State Legislative Power; With a Chapter on Parliamentary Law and Parliamentary Privileges. By Platt Potter. Originally published: Albany: William Gould & Sons, 1871. xxiv, [33]-693 pp. Reprinted 2009, 2011 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584779391; ISBN-10: 158477939X. Hardcover. New. $45. * Final American edition. Dwarris' Treatise is a work on the construction and interpretation of statutes and constitutions, made valuable to the American practitioner by the work of the New York jurist, Platt Potter. According to Sweet & Maxwell, it includes "an excellent statutory history of the English law from Magna Carta down to the end of the reign of George IV" (1:547). Sir Fortunatus Dwarris [1786-1860] was an English jurist. He was a master of the Queen's Bench and held the office of treasurer of the Middle Temple.


Originally published: Albany, N.Y. : W. Gould & sons, 1871.


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