Law Practice and Statecraft in Mid-Nineteenth Century Montreal: The Torrance-Morris Firm, 1848 to 1868

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Law Practice and Statecraft in Mid-Nineteenth Century Montreal: The Torrance-Morris Firm, 1848 to 1868
Abstract
The mid-nineteenth century law firm of Torrance-Morris was considered by contemporaries as the foremost exponent of commercial law in Canada and as the patriarch of the Montreal bar and business community. Its basic practice was service or management of a large portfolio of family business enterprises, and investments in the Montreal-based forwarding, retail, transportation and financial sectors.
Book Title
Essays in the History of Canadian Law: Vol. IV. Beyond the Law: Lawyers and Business in Canada, 1830 to 1930
Place
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Published for the Osgoode Society by Butterworths
Date
1990
Pages
45-91
Language
en
Citation
Baker, G. Blaine. “Law Practice and Statecraft in Mid-Nineteenth Century Montreal: The Torrance-Morris Firm, 1848 to 1868.” In Essays in the History of Canadian Law: Vol. IV. Beyond the Law: Lawyers and Business in Canada, 1830 to 1930, edited by Carol Wilton, 45–91. Toronto, ON: Published for the Osgoode Society by Butterworths, 1990.
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