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Originally published in 1959, this book examines the shifting role of attorneys and solicitors in the eighteenth century, a period that saw the growth and development of the professional classes and their affiliated organizations.
Robson describes the changing social character of lawyers, the methods by which they were trained and the part they played in affairs of banking, politics and other public spheres. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in British social or legal history.