The Confiscation of John Chandler's Estate

By: Davis, Andrew McFarland

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First edition. Front hinge beginning to weaken, jacket toned with minor transfer to endpapers, sticker removal mark on jacket spine and minor loss from corners. 1903 Hard Cover. xiii, 296 pp. 8vo. John Chandler was sheriff of Worcester County, Massachusetts, a judge of probate, and a member of the state House of Representatives. This work details the confiscation of his estate during the 1780s under one of many legal seizures of loyalist and absentee property made possible under newly passed laws. Included is a calendar of papers relating to the estate, an account of the life and career of John Chandler, a description of the pertinent legislation, the value of the estate, the papers of the probate files analyzed, the court records and the archives, and the London transcripts, along with several useful appendices.

Title: The Confiscation of John Chandler's Estate

Author: Davis, Andrew McFarland

Categories: Revolutionary Era through 1800, Law & Legal Reform,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Boston and New York / Cambridge, Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1903

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2305448

Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY LAND SEIZURES CONFISCATION ACTS MASSACHUSETTS JOHN CHANDLER,