The Massachusetts justice: [electronic resource] : being a collection of the laws of the commonwealth of Massachusetts, relative to the power and duty of justices of the peace. Alphabetically arranged, in two parts. Part I.--The power and duty of the justices of the Court of General Sessions of the Peace. Part II.--The power and duty of justices of the peace, in their separate capacity. : To which are added, under the proper heads, a variety of forms, grounded on said laws. The whole intended for the use of those who practise in the office of a justice, to assist them in the various duties thereto belonging. : With an appendix, containing extracts from sundry laws of the United States.--Also, short and concise rules for changing pounds, shillings, pence and farthings, into dollars, cents and milles, which a late law has introduced as the money account; and rules for computing interest in such money, and sundry useful tables respecting the same. : To all which is added an index. / By Samuel Freeman, Esq. compiler of the Town officer, Probate auxiliary, and American clerk's magazine.

Freeman, Samuel, 1743-1831.
The second edition, much improved and enlarged. Published according to act of Congress.
Printed at Boston, : by Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, (proprietors of the work.) Faust's Statue, no. 45, Newbury Street., Jan. 1802.
Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 2258.
iv, [1], 6-334, [2] p. ; 22 cm.
Justices of the peace -- Massachusetts.
Justices of the peace -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Forms (Law) -- Massachusetts.
Booksellers' advertisements -- Massachusetts -- Boston.
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United States Massachusetts Boston.
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"This edition embraces the laws passed by the General Court from the month of March, 1795, to the present time. ..."--Advertisement concerning this second edition, p. iv. Dated: Portland, January, 1802.
Parentheses substituted for square brackets in imprint transcription.
"Laws of Massachusetts. Lately published, in 2 large royal octavo vols. ... All the above valuable books, with a general assortment of American publications, may be had at the bookstore of Thomas and Andrews, no. 45, Newbury Street, Boston."--p. [335-336].
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 2258).
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