Professor Cooley's contribution to a "popular dictionary" describes the legal history and law codes of Anglo-Saxon England, an ambitious undertaking for a two-page entry. He admits outright: "The memorials that have come down to us afford but an imperfect view of Anglo-Saxon laws."
Publication Information & Recommended Citation
Cooley, Thomas M. "Anglo-Saxon Jurisprudence." In The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge. Ed. George Ripley and Charles A. Dana. Volume I, 500-501. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1883.