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A Glance at Australia in 1880: Embracing a Squatters and Farmers Directory of the Whole of Australia  
1 CDs | H. Franklyn | 589pp | (1881) 2003 | AU0001 | $25.95

Written by H. Mortimer Franklyn, and published in 1881, this "shows the present condition and production of some of its leading industries, namely, wool, wine, grain, dressed meat, etc. The amount of each produced and exported. To which is appended the rise and progress of some of the (more info...)
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A Dictionary of Law Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American and English Jurisprudence, Ancient and Modern (First Edition, 1891)  
(commonly known as "Black's Law Dictionary")
1 CDs | Henry Campbell Black, M.A. | 2485pp | (1891 and 1910) 2006 | US0211 | $29.95

BONUS: Free copy of the Second Edition (1910) (read more)
Every genealogist, regardless of their time and place of interest, must have a copy of Black's Law Dictionary in their library. Legal terminology differs from place to place and time to time, and successful genealogical research depends on the clear understanding of this changing terminology.

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Compendium of New England Pioneers  
1 CDs | Assorted | 8289pp | (1809-1939) 2006 | US0400 | $89.95

66% off 14 books on early New England settlers (read more)
Now for the first time, you can get all of the classic genealogical dictionaries of the early settlers of New England on a single CD-ROM -- and at 66% OFF the regular retail price. Best of all, you can use powerful full-text search features (including AND, OR, phrase, and proximity searches) (more info...)
Compendium of New England Gazetteers  
1 CDs | 4600+pp | (1817-1898) 2007 | US0401 | $59.95

66% off 10 early New England place dictionaries (read more)
Now you can get all of the classic early gazetteers of New England on a single searchable CD-ROM. This comprehensive place dictionary includes 10 rare books, more than 4600 pages, and the names and descriptions of thousands of places, many of which are no longer known by the same name. In many (more info...)
Digested Summary and Alphabetical List of Private Claims Which Have Been Presented to the House of Representatives  
1 CDs | 3408pp | (1853-1882) 2007 | US0343 | $39.95

Historically almost half of the laws passed by Congress have been private acts applying to a single person or a specified group of people from entrepreneurs to destitute soldiers and widows. Beginning with 10 claims in 1789 the petitions escalated to a high of over 6000 in 1905/6. Most frequently (more info...)
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Index to Enrolled Bills of the General Assembly, 1776 to 1910  
1 CDs | John W. Williams | 1156pp | (1911) 2008 | US0341 | $29.95

Long out of print and virtually unknown, this index provides access to a major source of information for post colonial Virginia -- the public and private laws of the Commonwealth. While many will find the private laws -- those that granted divorce, established a pension for a veteran who didn't (more info...)
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Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790 - Complete Set  
1 CDs | 12 volumes, 12 maps, 2542pp | (1907-1908) 2008 | US0356 | $49.95

The first U.S. census enumeration began on Monday, August 2, 1790, just 16 months after the inauguration of President George Washington and less than nine years after the end of the Revolutionary War. As the first official record of the citizenry of this fledgling country, the importance of these (more info...)
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Virginia Colonial Decisions, Vol 1 and 2: The Reports by Sir John Randolph and by Edward Barradall of Decisions of The General Court of Virginia, 1728-1741  
1 CDs | R. T. Barton, ed. | 2 Volumes, 800pp | (1909) 2009 | US0627 | $19.95

Background: The Virginia Law Reports

Virginia law is based upon English common law. It has evolved over time through the enactment of statutes by legislative action (statute law) and the interpretation of those statues by the judiciary (case law). While the (more info...)
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Virginia Reports, Jefferson -33 Grattan, 1730-1880: Volumes 1 and 2, Virginia Cases, Volumes 1 and 2  
1 CDs | Daniel Call | 926pp | (1902) 2009 | US0623-2 | $19.95

This volume contains the following original volumes:

  • A Collection of Cases Decided by the General Court of Virginia Chiefly Relating to the Penal Laws of the Commonwealth, Volume I, Commencing in the Year 1789 and Ending in 1814. Copied from the Records of Said Court with Explanatory (more info...)
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Estate Commissioners Offices, Applications from Evicted Tenants, 1907  
1 CDs | IE0058 | $18.49

Published in October 1907 under the auspices of the Estates Commissioners' Offices this publication records lists of persons who lodged applications with the Estates Commissioners either in person as the evicted tenant or by the representatives of the evicted tenant. The collection of information (more info...)
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Virginia reports : Jefferson--33 Grattan, 1730-1880. Jefferson, Wythe, 1 and 2 Washington, and Gilmer  
1 CDs | 1746pp | US0623-1 | $19.95

This volume brings together:
  • Reports of Cases Determined in the General Court of Virginia from 1730 to 1740 and from 1768 to 1772
    by Thomas Jefferson

  • Decisions of Cases in Virginia by the High Court of Chancery, with Remarks upon Decrees by the Court of Appeals (more info...)
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Virginia Decisions: A Collection of Virginia Cases Not Officially Reported  
1 CDs | 943pp | US0629 | $24.95

Although the cases adjudicated in these two volumes were brought to trial between 1871 and 1900, they frequently reach decades back in time. Some provide information from the previous century as does a suit brought in 1896 regarding the right to free ferriage. The suit provides the following details (more info...)
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A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England  
(commonly known as "Savage")
1 CD | James Savage James Savage | 2538pp | (1860-1862) 2006 | US0205 | $29.95

Special $9.95 Offer (read more)
Even a hundred and forty years after publication, Savage's four-volume set remains the starting point for most research problems in seventeenth-century New England. Savage applied his acute analytical skills to every family that he could find in the first, second and third generations of settlement. (more info...)

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1. Black's Law Dictionary (First Edition, 1891)
2. Compendium of New England Pioneers
3. Digested Summary of Private Claims
4. Compendium of New England Gazetteers
5. Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790 - Complete Set

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