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Title
The Dutch in America :  a historical argument   / by William Henry Arnoux.
Name/Creator
Arnoux, William Henry, 1831-1907, creator
HOLLIS IDDigital Object
[Provides access to page images of entire work]  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:939142 
Digital ObjectLocation
Networked Resource

Law School

Widener
Place of Origin
New York
Publisher
Priv. print.
Language
English
Description
54 p. ; 29 cm.
Form/Genre
text

bibliography

print
Subject
New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 ;  America -- Discovery and exploration -- Dutch ;  Dutch -- New York (State) ;  Immigrants -- New York (State) ;  Property (Roman-Dutch law)

Category
Countries of Origin & Ethnic Groups

Dutch

legal cases

Legislation & Politics

new York (state)

Regions of the U.S. -- Mid-Atlantic States

Note
"... presented to the Court of Appeals in the State of New York as an argument in an elevated railroad case then pending, in which the fundamental question involved was whether the Dutch Roman law prevailed in Manhattan Island before 1664 ... To aid the Court in the solution of this problem this argument was written"--Pref., p. [3].

Includes bibliographical references.
Other Title
Other Title
  19th-century legal treatises ; no. 2319
Other Title
  Making of modern law