The Law-Dictionary; Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State, of the English Law Defining and Interpreting the Terms or Words of Art and Comprising Copious Information on the Subjects of Law, Trade, and Government Volume 1

The Law-Dictionary; Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State, of the English Law Defining and Interpreting the Terms or Words of Art and Comprising Copious Information on the Subjects of Law, Trade, and Government Volume 1

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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. 1809 edition. Excerpt: ...being originally kept under pent-houfe, or open fhed covered with boards, gave it this denomitiation. Blount. CURNOCK, a meafure containing four buQiels, or half a quarter, Flita, lib. 2. c. 12. CURRICULUM, the year, or courfeof a year. ASum eft hoc annorum Dominica incarnationis quatuor quinquagenis i3 quinquitt, quinit luftris, tif trihus curriculis. This is the year 1028; for four times 50 make 200, and five time 200 make 1000. Then five lujlra arc twenty-five years, and three Curriculi, three year; making in all the very year. Blount. CURRIERS, perfons that curry and drefs leather. No currier fhall ufe the trade of a butcher, tanner, Jiff, or (hall curry (kins inefficiently tanned, or gaflt ary hides of leather, on pain of forfeiting for every hide or (kin 6t. id And perfon in London putting leather to be curried to any but freemen of the Curriers' Company; and fuch curriers not eurryiog the leather fufHciemly, fhall forfeit the ware or the value, Jiff. Stat, l Jac. I.e. 22. The claufe relating to freemen is repealed; but if any currier do no curry leather fent him, within fixteen days between Michaelmas and Ladyday, and in eight days at other times, on conviftion before a juftice, he fhall forfeit 5/. to be levied by diltrefs, ts'e. yet fubjeft to mitigation. 12 Geo. 1. r. 2c. Curriers and fuch as deal in lea.her, mav cut and fell it in fm-II pieces in their ihops to any pcrfoos wuatfoevcr. Slat, Hid.--See titles Leather, Skins, tec. CURSING, See Swearing. CURSITORS, CUrici dt Curfu.2 Clerks belonging tt- the Chancery, who make out original writs; and are called C'erki of Cour/e, in their oath appointed 18 Ed. 3. flat. 5. There are of thefe clerks twenty-fcur in number, which make a corporation of themfelves; and to each clerk is...show more

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  • Paperback | 782 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 40mm | 1,370g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236642422
  • 9781236642424