Context

Context of The modern justice, containing the business of a justice of peace, in all its parts : as an abridgment of the common law, and of all the acts of Parliament relating to justices of peace, constables, and other parish officers under them, compleat down to this time, and some special law-cases to illustrate the same : with great variety of the most authentick precedents of precepts, summons, warrants, examinations, commitments, indictments, &c. regularly interspersed, fitting all occasions for putting of the laws in force : also the chairman's charge in the quarter sessions, proceedings in trying of criminals, motions and trials of causes relating to settlements, &c., and the particular power of mayors, given by statute, with precedents of warrants, &c. in all cases : to which are added, a concise account of the constitution and government of a considerable workhouse for employing of the poor within the city of Bristol, an alphabetical table shewing what acts of Parliament do concern the business of a justice, and a compleat table to the whole
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