An Epitome of the Privileges of London, Including Southwark

An Epitome of the Privileges of London, Including Southwark

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...the oifice of constable, &c. And, if they are elected, they may be discharged by writ issued for that end.--Cro. Car., 585. Nor shall they be put upon assizes, or serve on juries, so leng as they continue aldermen. annals. _ Persons aggrieved by assessments made for the city may appeal to the mayor and court of aldermen, or the proper officer to whom the appeal lieth; who may correct and settle the rates and assessments, &c.--Stat. 11, George I, cap. 18. An apprentice bound to a freeman of-London ought to be full fourteen years of age, and his indenture must not be for a less term than seven years: if an apprentice be bound for eight, nine, or ten years, and enrolled, he shall be compelled to serve the full term; and cannot be discharged from his master after seven years' service, unless for a reasonable cause. A freeman's widow may take a maid apprentice for seven years, and enrol_her in like manner as a youth, if she be above fourteen years of age: and if an exchange woman, or sempstress, that hath a husband free of London, take a maid apprentice, such apprentice must be bound to the husband, and she may be enrolled and made free at the end of the term, in case she be then unmarried.--Lax. Lond., 48. ' By the custom of London, apprentices that are bound by indenture, above the age of fourteen years, and under twenty-one, to freemen of London, for the full term of seven years, are compellublc to serve the full term, and an action will lie against the apprentice for breach of any of the covenants: but, if the apprentice be under the age of fourteen years at the time of his binding, his indenture is not good. And every master is to enrol his apprentice within the first year of the term, before the chamberlain of London, ..
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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 118g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123675364X
  • 9781236753649