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Context of Cases at large concerning tithes : containing all the resolutions of the respective courts of equity, particularly those of the Exchequer, taken from the printed reports, and manuscript collections, mostly by Sir Samuel Dodd, late lord chief baron, never before published : together with all the appeals in the House of Lords, to and in Trinity term, 22 Geo. III : to which is prefixed, an introduction, comprehending a concise view of the whole law of tithes, with observations on several cases of appeal, that have been adjudged within the last ten years, of his present majesty's reign : likewise a full vindication of the clergy, respecting their suits for tithes : also an appendix of acts of Parliament, with readings, particularly on Stat. 13 Eliz. chap 10 and chap 20 on which acts, and the construction of them, depends the whole learning respcting, and the validity of, all alienations of ecclesiastical livings at this day : the whole upon an entire new plan, and digested in a chronological series : with proper tables of the cases, &c. and a complete copious index to the principal matters
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