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Case Book - Book of Case; Book of Precedents

From the Collection of Supreme Court of Victoria Library 210 William Street Melbourne Victoria

Description
Two volumes of small leather bound books.
Size
20 cm x 13cm
Object Registration
016
Keywords
redmond barry
Historical information
These are the notebooks of Redmond Barry, made when he first arrived in the colony, covering the period 1839 into the early 1840s. They relate to the days when he was a barrister and appearing as an advocate in a number of cases.
One volume is devoted to Barry's notes about his cases, the other a book of legal precdents that he was collecting and annotating.
When Made
late 1830s early 1840s
Made By
Redmond Barry (Maker)
Significance
These volumes are of state significance, Barry's role in colonial Victorian History is an important one and these volumes relate to his early years in the colony.
Inscriptions & Markings
Redmond Barry's Book of Cases and Book of Precedents.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM