YAZOO. LAW AND POLITICS IN THE NEW REPUBLIC. THE CASE OF FLETCHER V PECK
Publisher: Providence, RI: Brown University Press
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Very Good
Edition: 1st edition
Providence, RI:Brown University Press. 1966. 1st edition. (xv)+243pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Boards clean with text on spine still bright. Page edges lighlty soiled. Internally end pages slightly age toned but otherwise clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The dust jacket is lightly shelfworn along edges but otherwise in very good condition. *"A political and constitutional cause celebre of the formative years of the Republic followed a gigantic, fraudulent speculation in Yazoo River lands. The Yazoo affair scandalized the state of Georgia for three decades and troubed the administrations of Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Madison before it was settled, in 1810, by the Marshall Supreme Court's precedent-making decision in Fletcher v. Peck."