New York, New York University, Law quarterly review, 1939.
Book — [iii]-xxv, 262 p. incl front. plates, ports., facsims. 24 cm.
--Preface.--Remarks on legal education in colonial America, by J. H. Beale.--Introduction. A colonial barrister's education.--Clerkships and their regulation.--The law student's curriculum.--Library facilities.--Other educational opportunitites.--Legal equipment of the bench.--Lawyers who were college graduates.--Progress after the revolution.--Appendices: Students of King's college, 1758-1784, who became lawyers, doctors, ministers. Lawyers of education in colonial New York. Petitions to practice law. Bar agreements. James Alexander-James Gilchrist apprenticeship agreement,
1723. William Livingston's criticism of the treatment accorded apprenticed law clerks. Law libraries. William Smith's course of study for law students,
1756. Early legal and debating societies in New York city. Members of the Superior courts of colonial New York. Article XXVII, New York state constitution,
1777. Examples of court orders and legislative acts affecting the education and training of law students, 1778-1797. Bibliography (p. 217-232)