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book #79370
Hale, Matthew
Pleas of the Crown: In Two Parts. Or, A Methodical Summary of the Principal Matters relating to that Subject [and] three other Treatises . . . Of Sheriffs Accompts, Trial of Witches, and Provisions for the Poor. Second Part . . . by Giles Jacob
Printed by J[ohn] N[utt] Assignee of Edw. Sayer, Esq. [etc.], London, 1716.
The sole collected edition of all four of these works by Hale, including the witchcraft trial at which he presided and which was to figure importantly in Cotton Mather's account, joined by the continuation of Hale's "Pleas" undertaken by Giles Jacob
Modern calf, some browning, mainly lightish, the binding strained and beginning to crack about halfway through, otherwise sound; the Taussig copy
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$ 950.00
criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law

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