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The laws respecting parish matters. Containing the several offices and duties of churchwardens, overseers of the poor, constables, watchmen, and Other Parish Officers. The Laws Concerning Rates and Assessments, Settlements and Removals of the Poor, and of the Poor in General. The Laws relating to Repairs of Highways, Weights and Measures, &c. The whole laid down in a plain and easy Manner: in which all technical Terms of Law are familiarly explained. As collected and digested from the several reports, and other books of authority, Up to the Present Time. Also an appendix of precedents; Comprising a great Variety of the most approved Forms of all such Instruments as most frequently occur in the Management of Parish Affairs. The second edition, improved and much enlarged. By the author of The laws of landlord and tenant, Law of Wills, Laws of Masters and Servants, &c.

  • Bird, James Barry.
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London : printed for W. Clarke and Son, Portugal Street, Lincoln's-Inn, [1799]

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[8],130,[6]p. ; 80.


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ESTC T107644



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