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Louis Moreau Lislet, Henry Carlton: Tr.; Castile
1820 LAWS OF SIETE PARTIDAS WHICH ARE STILL IN FORCE IN THE STATE OF LOUISIANA
New Orleans: James M'Karaher, 1820. THE LAWS OF LAS SIETE PARTIDAS, WHICH ARE STILL IN FORCE IN THE STATE OF LOUISIANA. TRANSLATED FROM THE SPANISH BY L. MOREAU LISLET AND HENRY CARLETON, COUNSELLORS AT LAW. NEW ORLEANS: Printed by James M'Karaher, No. 60 Chartres-street, 1820. First Edition. VG. 2 volumes, paged continuously (xxv, 1248, 73 pages), index, errata. Bound in contemporary calf; red title labels, gilt stamped; both volumes scuffed, joints rubbed; worn at head and foot of spine; couple rubberstamps to title-page (vol.1), e.p. (vol.2); textblock with varying degrees of agetoning, random light foxing throughout, couple dogears, else clear and unmarked. The translator's preface sketches the history of Louisiana law from the provincial through the territorial periods. "This work has been undertaken under the patronage of the legislature of Louisiana, which passed a law on the 3d of March, 1819, authorising it to be executed at the expense of the state. It contains a translation of all that portion of LAS SIETE PARTIDAS, which is considered as having the force of law in Louisiana. The laws of the Partidas are divided into seven parts, Siete Partidas: from this division, this code takes its name. Each part is divided into titles, and each title subdivided into laws. The first contains the canonical laws and liturgy of the Catholic church. The second is a summary of the ancient usages and customs of the Spanish nation, and of the rules of the government, and political administration. The 3d, 5th and 6th Partidas, contain an abridgment of all the principles and maxims of … [Click Below for Full Description]
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