Charles Fraser book of precedents
Rebound indexed volume contains copies of legal cases compiled by Charles Fraser, drawings, and a clipping. The volume contains copies of writs for both civil and criminal actions and decisions from the Court of Chancery, Court of Pleas, and Commissioners of the Peace.; "Part First" contains writs and decisions. "Part Second" contains pleas, judgments, and executions. Drawings (renumbered pages 51 and 57) are of a bull and pig, and of a hand with pointed finger. A clipping concerns a case (1819) in the Office of Common Pleas, Charleston (S.C.).
- Majority of material found within 1800-1807
- Fraser, Charles, 1782-1860 (Person)
Language of Material
Materials in English.
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Charleston (S.C.) attorney, artist, and author. From 1800 until 1807 Charles Fraser studied law under the guidance of Charles Cotesworth Pinckney and others.
Alternate Form of Materials
Digital reproductions available online in the Lowcountry Digital Library.
- Inventory of the Charles Fraser Book of Precedents, 1800-1819 (bulk 1800-1807)
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