Dispute and conflict resolution in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, 1725-1825 /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Nelson, William E. (William Edward), 1940- (Author)
Format: Online
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1981]
Series:Prestatehood legal materials.
Studies in legal history.
Online Access:HeinOnline Prestatehood Legal Materials
HeinOnline UNC Press Law Publications
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction, the larger context of conflict and dispute
  • The Institutions for Dispute Resolution, town, court, and church, 1725-1774
  • Judicial resolution of disputes between members of the same community 1725-1774
  • The changing statistical pattern of post-revolutionary litigation
  • Commerce, religion, politics, and the nineteenth-century increase in litigation
  • The nature and the end of community
  • Notes
  • A note on the sources
  • Index.