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Anno xxxix Reginae Elizabethae. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the xxiiii day of October in the xxxix yeere [1597] of . . . Lady Elizabeth . . . were enacted as follows. S.T.C. 9494 [including this copy]; Beale S307a. Folio
Imprinted at London by the deputies of Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1598.
The parliament which enacted the basic principles of the poor law [c.2] (to remain in force until 1834) and the first act [c.4] authorizing transportation to North America as an alternative to the death penalty for those willing to enter bond service
Modern boards, some browning and staining, lacking the title, subsidies and pardon, else sound with occasional notations; the Taussig copy
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$ 600.00
Acts, poor law, capital punishment

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