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Law tracts

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): William Blackstone
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Ireland
  • Publication Information: Dublin : Printed for Elizabeth Watts …, 1767
  • Publication Type (Medium): Sources
  • Type: Book
  • Other titles: Magna Carta.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/law-tracts/ (Stable identifier)

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Online version: Blackstone, William, 1723-1780. Law tracts. Dublin: Printed for Elizabeth Watts …, 1767 (OCoLC)804449499

Short Description

[4], VI, 136, [2], 87, [1], cxiv, [2], 105, [1] p., [2] folded leaves of plates : geneal. tables ; 20 cm. (8vo)

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Elizabeth Watts
  • Responsable Person: by William Blackstone …
  • Publication Date: 1767
  • Country/State: Ireland
  • Number of Editions: 13 editions
  • First edition Date: 1760
  • Last edition Date: 1767
  • General Notes: “The tracts now printed in this volume were originally published separate”–Page [4] (first sequence).
    Signatures: pi1 A? B-I? K? ²A-E? F? *L? L-Z? 2A?( -2A4).
    LC copy lacks the separate title page for The law of descents in fee-simple dated 1760 reported in Eller and has that title bound in before An essay on consanguinity.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD358
  • OCLC: 12719274

Main Contents

(From t. p.) I. An essay on collateral consanguinity, its limits extent and duration
II. Considerations on the question whether tenants by copy of court roll, according to the custom of the manner, though not at the will of the lord, are freeholders qualified to vote in elections for knights of the shire
III. The law of descents in fee-simple
IV. The Great charter and Charter of the forest, with other authentic instruments : to which is prefixed an introductory discourse containing an history of the charter.

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