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The office and authority of a Justice of Peace: collected out of all the books, whether of common or statute law, hitherto written on that subject. Shewing also the Duty of Constables, Commissioners of Sewers, Coroners, Overseers of the Poor, Surveyors of the Highways, Church-Wardens, and other Parish Officers: Digested under alphabetical titles. To which are added, Precedents of Indictments and Warrants. Never before Printed. Very Useful for Justices of the Peace, Coroners, Sheriffs, Clerks of the Assizes, and of the Peace, and of all others concern'd in such Matters. The tenth edition, corrected, amended and continued down to this present year. By W. Nelson, of the Middle Temple, Esq;

Nelson, William, 1653-
MDCCXXIX. [1729]
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[London] : In the Savoy: printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, (assigns of Edward Sayer, Esq;) for J. Walthoe, R. Gosling,, W. Mears, T. Woodward, J. Hooke, F. Clay, J. Stephens, B. and C. Motte, and D. Browne. [and 4 others in London], MDCCXXIX. [1729]

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[2],iv,756p. ; 8⁰.

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ESTC T83566



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