An Abridgment of the Publick Statutes in Force and Use from Magna Charta, in the Ninth Year of King Henry III. to the Eleventh Year of His Present Ma

An Abridgment of the Publick Statutes in Force and Use from Magna Charta, in the Ninth Year of King Henry III. to the Eleventh Year of His Present Ma

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1739 edition. Excerpt: ...pounds; and the half cloth to be of a proportionable length and weight, and of like breadth. And all such broad cloths and narrow cloths made within the county of 7brk into whites and reds, the broad cloth 4T' to to hold the same lengths, breadth and weight, but the narrow cloth to contain between 17 and 18 yards, and in weight proportionable. CCVI. Sect. 8. All Devovsime kerseys, called dozens, shall contain in length at the water between 12 and 13 yards and inches, and being well scoured, &c. shall weigh 13 pounds. And all check-kerseys, straits and plain grays, shall contain in length at the water between 17 and 18 yards and inches, and in breadth one yard, and being well scoured, (hall weigh 24 pounds. And all ordinary penistones, or forest whites, sliall contain in length in the water between 12 and 13 yards and inches, and in breadth five quarters and a half, and being clean scoured, k3c. shall weigh 28 pounds. And sorting penistones shall contain in length in the water between 13 and 14 yards and inches, and shall be in breadth six quarters and a half, and being clean scoured, sic. shall weigh 35 pounds. CCV1I. Sett. 9. All cogware Kendal and Carptmeales shall be made as shall please the buyer, and shrill not be searched or sealed, or subject to any other penalty than such as was imposed thereon before the 39 Eliz. so as they shrink not above one yard for every twenty. CCVIII. Sett. 10. All kerseys called washers or wash-whites, made in the counties of Tork, Lancaster or elsewhere of like making, shall contain in length at the water, being half thicked, between 17 and 18 yards, and being quarter thicked sliall contain between 18 and 19 yards and inches, and being clean scoured and dried sliall weigh 17 pounds. And no clothworker, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 452 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 803g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123651954X
  • 9781236519542