A Compendious Digest of the Statute Law, Comprising the Substance and Effect of All the Public Acts of Parliament in Force, from Magna Charta in the Ninth Year of King Henry III. to the Twenty-seventh Year of His Present Majesty King George III. Inclusive

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G. Kearsley, 1787 - 9 - 669 pages

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Page 531 - ... one moiety to the informer, the other to the poor of the parish...
Page 257 - ... upon any agreement that is not to be performed within one year from the making thereof; unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof shall be In writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Page 455 - II. declares that if any sheriff shall leave out of his returns any cities or boroughs which be bound, and of old time were wont to come to the parliament, he shall be punished as was accustomed to be done in the like case in time past.
Page 460 - ... of themselves, in right of any annuity or rent charge granted before June, 1763, unless a certificate to be entered with the clerk of the peace, or...
Page 91 - III. €. 50. commiffioners were appointed to inquire into the ftate and condition of the woods, forefts, and land revenues belonging to the crown, and to fell fee-farm and other unimproveable rents.
Page 493 - Member, together with the Name of the Post Town from which the same is intended to be sent, and the Day, Month and Year when the same shall be to be put into the Post Office ; the Day of the Month to be in Words at...
Page 496 - henceforth that breaketh prifon fh all. have judg" ment of life or member, for breaking prifon " only, except the caufe for which he was taken " and imprifoned did require fuch judgment, if " he had been convict thereupon according to the " law and cuftom of the realm, albeit in times " paft it hath been ufed otherwife u.
Page 320 - In pieces under 5 feet in length, the fathom, 6 feet wide, and 6 feet high...
Page 80 - Britain will be of public and general advantage." It then enacts that justices at quarter sessions were to order weekly returns to be made of the prices of wheat, rye, barley, oats, beans, and bigg from not less than two or more than six markets in each county ; and to appoint persons to make such returns.
Page 454 - ... shall not be granted, but only where the king may do it by his oath, that is to say, where a man slayeth another in his own defence, or by misfortune : * * * ****••*•* 12.

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