The Office and Duty of a Justice of the Peace, and a Guide to Sheriffs, Coroners, Clerks, Constables, and Other Civil Officers, According to the Laws of North-Carolina; With an Appendix, Containing the Declaration of Rights and Constitution of This State, the Constitution of the United States, with the Amendments thereto; and a Collection of the Most Approved Forms

Raleigh, (NC): Printed by and for Joseph Gales, 1816. 8vo. 418 pp. Contemporary calf (rubbed and soiled); old interior tidelines, staining, and foxing, early names on endpapers. Still a solid very good copy.
First edition (a second edition appeared in 1828). The author was serving as a judge on the United States District Court for North Carolina when this work was published; earlier North Carolina Justices were printed in New Bern (1774 and 1791) and Halifax (1800). American Imprints 38692. Thornton 11012. Item #50749

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