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Conductor Generalis, or the office, duty and authority of Justices...

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00286 Author/Creator: Place Written: Philadelphia Type: Book Date: 1722 Pagination: [8] xii, 300 p. 20 x 16 cm

Summary of Content: Modern blind calf; Evans 2327; First American book on procedural law. Full title: Conductor Generalis, or the office, duty and authority of Justices of the Peace, High-Sheriffs, Gaolers, Coroners, Constables, Jurymen, Over-seers of the Poor, and also the Office of the Clerks of the Assize and of the Peace, &c. Printed by Andrew Bradford. Signature on first blank: "James Mark's Book, 1729/30." First printing in America of a guide book for enforcers of the laws.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: LawJudiciaryGovernment and Civics

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