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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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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]
Publisher:
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
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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
Author:
Title:
By the King. A Proclamation, For giving Encouragement to Seamen and Able-bodied Landmen to enter themselves on Board His Majesty's Ships of War; and for granting Rewards for discovering such Seamen as shall conceal themselves
Publisher:
Printed by Mark Baskett . . and by the Assigns of Robert Baskett, London, 1762.
Description:
A seemingly unrecorded proclamation offering increased bounties to those joining the royal navy, plus providing for rewards to those discovering "Seamen who may secret themselves" and who are then taken into custody; no copy in COPAC, ESTC or OCLC
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 13x20 inches, trimmed at the lower left margin, very light browning, three folds, crisp and well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79635
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Broadside, legal ephemera, military law
Author:
Title:
To the Kings most Excellent Majesty, and the Lords and Peeres now assembled in Parliament. The Humble Petition and Protestation of all the Bishops and Prelates now called by His Majesties Writts to attend the Parliament [etc.]. Not in Wing; ESTC R226217
Publisher:
Printed for Joseph Hunscutt, London, 1642.
Description:
The rare broadside whose contents formed the basis of high treason charges brought against the bishops for "subvert[ing] the fundamental laws of the kingdom", thereby contributing in part to the outbreak of England's civil war; one copy in ESTC
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 9 1/2 x 13 inches, lightly browned, some chips and tears, top left margin trimmed, but legibility preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79671
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Broadside, legal ephemera, Ecclesiastical Law, Parliament, English constitutional law, criminal law
Author:
Title:
At the Council Chamber, Whitehall, The 21st Day of November 1831, By the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council . . . whereas there hath broken out in the United Kingdom an infectious Disease or Distemper called the Spasmodic Cholera [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode [etc.], London, 1831.
Description:
A rare broadside seeking to cope with the cholera epidemic spreading across Europe, empowering justices of the peace and others (unrealistically) "to abate or remove such nuisance", just as the intravenous saline solution cure was being discovered
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 16x24 inches, two folds, well preserved, one copy (the same, at the British Library) in OCLC and COPAC; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79654
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Broadside, legal ephemera, medicine, poor law, justices of peace
Author:
Title:
By the King. A Proclamation commanding the due execution of the Lawes made against Eating and Selling of Flesh in Lent, and other times prohibited. S.T.C. 8984; Steele 1, 642; Lincoln's Inn Catalogue of Pamphlets 1506-1700 234
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1632.
Description:
The proclamation "polic[ing] with some vigour" those who ate or sold flesh in Lent, restoring a religious element to the prohibitions first enacted in 1548, with the situation in England "exceptional within the Protestant world" and much debated
Condition:
Two broadsides, each measuring about 12x15 inches, light browning, one horizontal fold, well preserved in a modern buckram folder; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79674
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Broadside, legal ephemera, Religion

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