Roberts v. City of Boston

(1850)

Glossary

  • colorable seemingly valid, but intending to deceive
  • infant minor child
  • Latin … high schools college preparatory schools that typically provide instruction in the classical languages
  • nonsuit a judgment against a plaintiff
  • rod a unit of measurement equal to 16.5 feet
  • Rousseau Jean-Jacques Rousseau, eighteenth-century French philosopher; the quotation is from book II, chapter 11 of Of the Social Contract.
  • university at Cambridge Harvard University

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