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ENGLISH, Christopher, (ed.). Two Islands : Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island : Essays in the History of Canadian Law. Edited by Christopher English. Toronto : Published for the Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by the University of Toronto Press, (2005). Pp. (4),[v]-xii,(2),-419,(7).8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Essays in the Hi story of Canadian Law, volume 9. Contents: 1. English's "The Legal Historiography of Newfoundland"; 2. J.M. Bumsted's "The Legal Historiography of Prince Edward Island"; 3. Bumsted's "Politics and the Administration of Justice on Early Prince Edward Island, 1769-1805"; 4. Jerry Bannister's "Surgeonsand Criminal Justice in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland"; 5. Nina Jane Gou die's "The Supreme Court on Circuit: Northern District, Newfoundland, 1826-53"; 6. Bruce Kercher and Jodie Young's "Formal and Informal Law in Two NewLands: Land Law in Newfoundland and New South Wales under Francis Forbes"; 7. Trudi Johnson's "Defining Property for Inheritance: The Chattels Real A ct of 1834"; 8. Michele Stairs's "'The Duty of Every Man': Intestacy Law and Family-Inheritance Practice in Prince Edward Island, 1828-1905"; 9. Willeen L. Keough's "'Now You Vagabond [W]hore I Have You': Plebeian Women, Assault Cases, and Gender Relationships on the Southern Avalon, 1750-1860"; 10.Krista L. Simon's "Women in the Courts of Placentia District, 1757-1823"; 11. Laura Brown's "'Out of Date in a Good Many Respects': The Legal Status and Judicial Treatment of Newfoundland Women, 1945-9"; 12. David M. Bulger's "Bowley v. Cambridge: A Colonial Jarndyce and Jarndyce"; 13. English's "The Judges Go to Court: The Cashin Libel Trial of 1947". Very good in dust jacket. 50.00
Title: Two Islands : Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island : Essays in the Historyof Canadian Law. in dj.
Publisher: Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:9780802090430:
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