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The modern justice: containing the business of a justice of peace, in all its parts. As an Abridgment of the Common Law, and of the Acts of Parliament relating to Justices of Peace, Constables and other Parish Officers under them, compleat down to this Time, and some Special Cases in Law to illustrate the same. With great Variety of the best approved and authentick Precedents of Precepts, Summons, Warrants, Examinations, Commitments, &c. regularly interpersed, sitting all Occasions for putting of the Laws in Force. To which is added, A particular Account of the Constitution and Government of a considerable Work-House for employing and maintaining of the Poor within the City of Bristol, as settled by Act of Parliament, with Precedents relating to it. And an Alphabetical Table, shewing what Acts of Parliament do concern the Business of a Justice. With a Compleat Table to the Whole, and particular Marginal Heads, &c. throughout; in a more informing Method than in any other Book extant on this Subject. By Giles Jacob, Gent.

  • Jacob, Giles, 1686-1744.
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London : printed by the assignee of Edward Sayer, Esq; for Bernard Lintott at the Cross-Keys between the two Temple-Gates in Fleet-Street, 1716.

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[8],409,[39]p. ; 8⁰.

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ESTC N5003


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