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A Book About Lawyers »


By John Cordy Jeaffreson

Lawyers – Great Britain – Anecdotes

A Book About Lawyers

by

John Cordy Jeaffreson

Barrister—at—Law
Author of
“A Book About Doctors,”
Etc., Etc.

Reprinted from the London Edition.

Two Volumes in One.

New York:
Carleton, Publisher, Madison Square.
London: S. Low, Son & Co.,
M DCCC LXXV.

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1807, by G.W. Carleton & Co., In the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York.

John F. Trow & Son, Printers, 205—213 East 12th St., New York.

CONTENTS.

PART I. HOUSES AND HOUSEHOLDERS.

CHAPTER PAGE

I. LADIES IN LAW COLLEGES 7

II. THE LAST OF THE LADIES 13

III. YORK HOUSE AND POWIS HOUSE 22

IV. LINCOLN’S INN FIELDS 27

V. THE OLD LAW QUARTER 36

PART II. LOVES OF THE LAWYERS.

VI. A LOTTERY 49

VII. GOOD QUEEN BESS 55

VIII. REJECTED ADDRESSES 62

IX. “CICERO” UPON HIS TRIAL 71

X. BROTHERS IN TROUBLE 75

XI. EARLY MARRIAGES 86

PART III. MONEY.

XII. FEES TO COUNSEL 97

XIII. RETAINERS, GENERAL AND SPECIAL 113

XIV. JUDICIAL CORRUPTION 122

XV. GIFTS AND SALES 136

XVI. A ROD PICKLED BY WILLIAM COLE 143

XVII. CHIEF JUSTICE POPHAM 149

XVIII. JUDICIAL SALARIES 153

PART IV. COSTUME AND TOILET.

XIX. BRIGHT AND SAD 163

XX. MILLINERY 169

XXI. WIGS 171

XXII. BANDS AND COLLARS 182

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