G. W. Blatterman, 1838-1839

G.W. Blatterman’s 1838-1839 law notes are among the few extant records that document Professor John A.G. Davis’ lectures. According to the frontmatter, the notes were copied from law student Waverly Townes [year?]. The notes are organized by topic. In a lecture on slavery titled “Master v. Servant,” Davis established the legal definition of a “master” and then reviewed the kinds of servitude Blackstone defined in his Commentaries