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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
Publisher:
Printed by William du-Gard, and Henry Hills [etc.], London, 1654.
Description:
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
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 8x14 inches, left margin partly trimmed (no text affected), the imprint faint, light browning, sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79520
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
courts, legal reform, English Commonwealth, Broadside
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By the Lord Protector. A Proclamation of his Highnes, with the consent of his Council, for continuing all Person being in Office for the Execution of Publike Justice at the time of the late Change of Government, until his Highnes further direction
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Hills [etc.]; Wing C7149A, Steele I 3023, London, 1653.
Description:
Cromwell's first proclamation, issued five days after he had become Lord Protector and had accepted the Instrument of Government, England's first written constitution and "the first detailed written constitution adopted by a modern state"
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 11x13 inches, left margin partly trimmed (no text affected), light browning and two folds, well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79523
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Broadside, English Commonwealth, English constitutional law
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Title:
The Declaration of William and Mary, King and Queen of England, France and Ireland, To all Their Loving Subjects in the Kingdom of IRELAND . . . Given at Our Court at Whitehall this 22th Day of February, 1688 [1689] [etc.]. Wing W2507 [three copies in ESTC]
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Printed by Charles Bill and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], Lodnon [sic], 1689.
Description:
William's immediate, unsuccessful effort to defuse the Irish rebellion as James arrived from France, followed by the siege of Londonderry, the battle of the Boyne, and the Articles of Limerick, "show[ing] how precarious was the Revolution settlement"
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 12x14 inches, lightly browned, several folds, the margins cut close (legibility preserved), quite sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79601
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
IRELAND, Glorious Revolution, legal ephemera, Broadside
Author:
Title:
A True List of the Knights, Citizens and Burgesses, Summoned by the Letter of His Highness the Prince of Orange, to Meet at Westminster the 22th of January, 1688/9. as they have been returned to the Office of the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery. Wing T2728
Publisher:
Printed for John Starkey, and A. and W. Churchil, London, 1689.
Description:
The official listing of the 513 individuals elected to the Convention, where the debate on William's Declaration of Reasons began on January 29, with the Declaration of Rights then proposed and the crown offered (and both accepted) on February 13
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 12x15 inches, lightly browned, several folds, the edges a bit chipped, but legibility preserved throughout; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79602
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Broadside, legal ephemera, Glorious Revolution
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Title:
By the King. A Proclamation. George R. To practise the greatest Economy and Frugality in the Use of every Species of Grain . . . to reduce the Consumption of Bread . . . by at least One Third . . . to abstain from the Use of Flour in Pastry [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan [etc.], London, 1800.
Description:
A rare proclamation evidencing (and seeking to counter) the vast increase in the price of corn, "produc[ing] hardship and discontent among the labouring poor", with almost all of England's arable land in cultivation; one copy in North America in ESTC
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 12x15 inches, the edges a bit chipped and several folds, some darkening on the verso, else well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79587
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Broadside, legal ephemera, poor law, Food

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