Decisions of the Court of King's Bench, Upon the Laws Relating to the Poor: Originally Published by Edmund Bott. Now Revised, Corrected, and Considerably Enlarged; with Tables of the Cases; and a Complete Digest of the Principal Matters; the 3d Ed.; in which the Statutes; the Reported Decisions, from the Reign of Queen Elizabeth to Michaelmas Term the Thirty-third of George the Third; and Many Cases Never Before Published Upon this Subject, are Properly Arranged; and the Whole System of the Poor Laws Placed in a Clear and Perspicuous Point of View, Volume 1

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Page 332 - ... to take and seize so much of the goods and chattels, and receive so much of the annual rents and profits of the lands and...
Page 74 - ... ware and stuff to set the poor on work, and also competent sums of money for and towards the necessary relief of the lame, impotent, old, blind and such other among them being poor and not able to work, and also for the putting out of such children to be apprentices...
Page 665 - ... to the house of correction, there to be kept to hard labour for any time not exceeding three calendar months...
Page 74 - Part of them, shall take Order from Time to Time, by and with the Consent of Two or more such Justices of Peace as is aforesaid, for setting to work the Children of all such whose Parents shall not by the said Churchwardens and Overseers, or the greater Part of them, be thought able to keep and maintain their Children...
Page 8 - ... and such person shall scruple to take upon him any of the said offices in regard of the oaths or any other matter or thing required by the law to be taken or done in respect of such office, every such person shall and may execute such office...
Page 256 - ... of such stock as shall be in their hands or in the hands of any of the poor to work, and of all other things concerning their said office...
Page 74 - ... for setting to work all such persons, married or unmarried, having no means to maintain them , and use no ordinary and daily trade of life to get their living by...
Page 126 - If the justices had considered, they would have found out the sense of not rating it at all, especially when it appears that mankind has, as it were, with one universal consent refrained from rating it ; the difficulties attending it are too great, and so the justices would have found them.
Page 532 - Where we have no doubt, we ought not to put the parties to the delay and expence of a further argument; nor leave other persons, who may be interested in the determination of a point so general, unnecesunnecessarily under the anxiety of suspense*.
Page 526 - Marines, may fet up and exercife fuch Trades as they are apt and able for, in any Town or Place within this Kingdom...

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