Jenkins Law Library is a membership library, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, serving the local legal community.
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The Law Library Company of the City of Philadelphia (America's first law library) was founded in 1802 by 71 attorneys, among whom were the most prominent lawyers of the time. They formed a corporation so they could jointly purchase a collection of legal materials with which to practice law. Shares of stock in the company were sold for $20; annual dues were $2.