June 29. 1759.
Have this moment finished Woods new Institute of the Imperial or civil Law.1 It is a great Help in the study of Van Muyden and Justinian. I understand Wood much better for having read Van Muyden, and shall now understand Van Muyden much better for having read Wood.
1. Thomas Wood, A New Institute of the Imperial or Civil Law, London, 1704, went through several editions.