Chitty, Joseph. A Treatise on the Law of Contracts, and Upon the Defences to Actions Thereon. 6th English and 10th American edition. Springfield: G. and C. Merriam, 1860.
Joseph Chitty (1796-1838) was a lawyer and son of Joseph Chitty the elder (1775-1841). His work, known as Chitty on Contracts (1826), is a practical treatise, published for practicing attorneys as well as law students. It is a reference work that outlines the elementary aspects of the law of contracts, incorporating American caselaw and topics of importance.
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