Legal Services Ad Promises Pettifogging - Provided "They Are Roundly Paid for It"
The Legal Antiquarian gave me a good laugh today with this legal services ad from 1822:
Talk about truth in advertising!
What's pettifogging you may ask? Merriam Webster defines it as "a lawyer whose methods are petty, underhanded, or disreputable."
Ad appeared in the Indianapolis Gazette from March 22 to May 17, 1822.