Justice in colonial Virginia by Oliver Perry Chitwood

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  • Virginia,
  • Virginia.


  • Courts -- Virginia.,
  • Virginia -- Politics and government -- To 1775.

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Bibliography: p. [124]

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Statementby Oliver P. Chitwood.
SeriesDa Capo Press reprints in American constitutional and legal history, Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science, ser. 23, no. 7-8, Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science ;, 23rd ser., 7-8.
LC ClassificationsKFV2908 .Z9C53
The Physical Object
Pagination123, [1] p.
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5304918M
ISBN 100306713888
LC Control Number72087557

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