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An Ordinance For Adjourning part of Easter Term. 1654. Whereas many abuses and corruptions are crept into the ordinary course and administration of Justice, both in Law and Equity . . . Saturday April 8, 1654 [etc.]. Wing C7127; Steele I, 3031
Printed by William du-Gard, and Henry Hills [etc.], London, 1654.
The ordinance launching Cromwell's effort to reform the courts, "one of the two innovative accomplishments of the protectorate", leading to the 1654 Chancery Ordinance (drafted by William Sheppard), reforms not fully realized until the 19th century
Broadside measuring about 8x14 inches, left margin partly trimmed (no text affected), the imprint faint, light browning, sound; the Taussig copy
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$ 1250.00
courts, legal reform, English Commonwealth, Broadside

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