4th ed., corr., to which is prefixed, An account of the life and writings of the author / by John Craig.
Edinburgh : W. Blackwood, 1806.
viii, cxxxiv, 296 pages ; 22 cm.
Making of Modern Law legal treatises.
Formatted Contents Note
1. Of the rank and condition of women in different ages 2. Of the jurisdiction and authority of a father over his children 3. The authority of a chief over the members of a tribe or village 4. The authority of a sovereign, and of subordinate officers, over a society composed of different tribes or villages 5. The changes produced in the government of a people, by their progress in arts, and in polished manners 6. The authority of a master over his servants.
First published in 1771 under title: Observations concerning the distinction of ranks in society. Reproduction of original from Harvard Law School Library.