A Translation of all the Greek, Latin, Italian, and French Quotations which occur in Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England: And also in thenotes of the Editions bgy Christian, Archbold, and Williams
JONES, J. W. [John Winter]
Robert John Pinsent (1797-1876) was a magistrate or Justice of the Peace at Harbor Grace, Newfoundland. Born into a wealthy merchant family he was appointed magistrate in Brigus in 1836 then magistrate of Harbour Grace shortly after. He was appointed Justice of the Peace in 1851. Pinsent served as judge of the Labrador court from 1863 to 1874. In 1874 he retired to London and died two years later. Pinsent's friend James Power (ca. 1796 1847) was a merchant, politician, justice of the peace and magistrate, and was elected to the House of Assembly representing the district of Conception Bay on the first general election held in Newfoundland in 1832.
Publisher: Charles Reader
Date Published: 1823
Place Published: London
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: iv, 250 p. 24 cm. Brown cloth with title hand-written on spine, owner's name hand-written on front cover. Corners bumped, edges worn, upper spine missing. No free endpapers. Front cover name is Robert John Pinsent. J.P. Front pastedown reads: "This Book was the property of my Friend - the late James Power Esq. J. P. of Carbonear and was given to me by his Widow as a Memorial of him. June 20th 1849. Robert John John Pinsent J. P. Harbor Grace Newfoundland." Title page signed by both Power and Pinsent as well as one other signature. Some foxing and thumbing.