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DesBrisay Museum

1875 Law Book


Accession number: 2002.30
Category: Other Documents
Object type: Book
Object subtype: Law
Date: 1875
Materials: PAPER
Measurements: 21 cm L x 12 cm W x 9 cm Thick
Marks/Label: SIGNED ON INSIDE UPPER RIGHT CORNER: "M.B. DESBRISAY" / SMALL LABEL INSIDE READS: "BOUND BY / R. CARSWELL / 26 ADELAIDE ST. E. / TORONTO" / $12 - 17" / STAMPED IN GOLD ON SPINE: "ROSCOE'S / NISI PRIUS / EVIDENCE".
Subject: LUNENBURG COUNTY, BRIDGEWATER, PEOPLE, DESBRISAY, M.B.
Description: LEATHER BOUND LAW BOOK. 1556 PAGES. SIGNED BY MATHER B. DESBRISAY.
History of Use: PURCHASED BY DONOR AT AN ANTIQUE SALE IN LUNENBURG SUMMER OF 1998 FOR $2.00.  USED BY JUDGE MATHER BYLES DESBRISAY (1828-1900) OF BRIDGEWATER WHEN HE WAS A LAWYER.
Manufacturer: STEVENS SONS