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- Herne, John
- The Law of Charitable Uses. Wherein the Statute of 43. Eliz. Chap. 4 is set forth and Explained; with Directions how to Sue out and prosecute Commissions grounded upon that Statute: Also Presidents, Inquisitions, and Decrees . . . upon the said Statute
- Printed by T.R. for Timothy Twyford [etc.], London, 1660.
- First edition of the first treatise on English charitable law, examining the pioneering late Elizabethan statute creating poor law's legal framework for centuries, with its preamble "to have the greatest influence on the English law of charity"
- Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, the top of the spine just chipped, manuscript notes on the first blank, clean and sound, the Taussig copy; Wing H1568
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- $ 1250.00
- charities, poor law
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