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Vol 23 No 4 April/May 2018

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Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate

Edited by: Alexander Learmonth, Charlotte Ford, Julia Clark, John Ross Martyn
Price: £295.00

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The Pollock-Holmes Letters: Volume 2: Correspondence of Sir Frederick Pollock and Mr Justice Holmes 1874-1932

Edited by: Mark de Wolfe Howe

ISBN13: 9781107512092
Published: June 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 1942)
Price: £26.99

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The celebrated jurists Sir Frederick Pollock (1845-1937) and Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. (1841-1935) maintained a regular trans-Atlantic correspondence between 1874 and 1932, in which they discussed many points of law, as well as more personal matters. After Holmes's death, his papers were donated to Harvard Law School, and in 1942 this two-volume collection of his correspondence with Pollock was published, edited by Harvard alumnus Mark DeWolfe Howe.

Volume Two contains the letters dated between 1919 and 1932 and includes their discussion of topics such as ancient history and Latin literature, as well as legal decisions made by Holmes in his capacity as a judge of the United States Supreme Court. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in legal history and the relationship between American and English law.

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