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FRESHFIELD, James William (1775--1864)
Law relating to principal and factor. Address delivered by Mr. Freshfield to the Select Committee of the House of Commons, to whom the petition of the merchants, bankers, and others, of London, was referred. Taken in short-hand by W.B. Gurney, Esq. Second edition.
London: Marchant, printer. Printed for J.M. Richardson, 1823.
xv, [1], 148 p. ; 21.0 cm. (8º)

First edition also 1823. W.B. Gurney was a notable figure of the Bible Translation Society and an exponent of the shorthand system of brachygraphy. James William Freshfield, as solicitor to the Bank of England, at one time occupied one of the houses in Princes Street built by Soane. See A.T. Bolton, The portrait of Sir John Soane, R.A. (London 1927), p. 438.

Copy Notes Inscribed on half-title to John Soane Esq. / with Mr. Freshfield's / Compliments.

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt double-ruled spine. Probably bound by Edwin Hutchinson circa 1830.

Reference Number 95


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