Salem: John J. Jewett & Co; Cincinnati: William H. Moore & Co, 1845.
First edition. 369pp. 8vo. Publisher's cloth, worn at top and bottom of spine. Early pencil signature on title (A. C. Bowles / Cambridge) Item #334530
A graduate of Princeton (1822), Mansfield was admitted to the Connecticut bar but soon afterward removed to Cincinnati, and in 1836 became professor of constitutional law at Cincinnati College. The author notes in his preface that "the following work was suggested to me by ladies of distinguished intelligence and worth ... Rights, and the knowledge of rights are no longer hidden from the inquiries of the masses of men; and why should they be from women?..."
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