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The laws of England concerning the game of hunting, hawking, fishing and fowling, &c. And of forests, chases, parks, Warrens, Deer, Doves, Dove-Cotts and Conics, and all other Game in general And also concerning Setting-Dogs, Greyhounds, Lurchers, Nets, Tunnels, Lowbels, Guns, and all Manner of Engines and Instruments mentioned in the several Statutes to destroy the Game, shewing who are Qualified by Law to keep and use them, and the Punishments of those who keep them, not being Qualified. The whole being a summary collection of all the statute-law concerning the game; and of all the Cases, Resolutions and Judgments in the several Courts of Record at Westminster relating thereunto. Together with Two Precedents of Declarations; the one in an Action of Trespass against an idle and dissolute Person for hunting, &c. in which the Plaintiff (if he recover) is to have full Costs; and the other in an Action of Debt upon the Statute 8 Geo. I. for a pecuniaty Penalty, for feited by that Law, in which the Plaintiff (if he recover) shall have double Costs. Continued down to the present Time. By William Nelson, of the Middle Temple, Esq;

Nelson, William, 1653-
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[London] : In the Savoy: printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, (assigns of Edw. Sayer, Esq;) for Richard Chandler, at the Flower de like without Temple-Bar, MDCCXXXII. [1732]

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[12],xx,300p. ; 12⁰.


The second edition.

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ESTC T71385

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Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. (Eighteenth century collections online). Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements.



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