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Legal provisions for the poor:
or, a treatise of the Common and Statute laws concerning the poor, either as to relief, settlement, or punishment. Being a methodical guide for Justices of Peace, church-wardens, and overseers. Wherein are explain'd, all the statutes relating to that subject; with the ancient and modern law-cases and resolutions of the judges: and also many precedents proper for such a treatise. By S.C. of the Inner-Temple, Esq.A standard work with several later editions (a fifth was published in 1725). "I hope a portable treatise of this nature may be acceptable, and the perusal hereof tend to the information and delight of many gentlemen; who though they are not lawyers by profession, yet are persons of good education, and great sense and usefulness in their country. Those few remarks of my own which I have made, are but opinions ...". [Preface].Samuel Carter (bap. 1641-1713), a law reporter and legal writer, was admitted to the Inner Temple in 1665 and called to the bar in 1673. He wrote and published several legal works, his legal researches being facilitated by his appointment in June 1709 as 'library keeper' at the Inner Temple at a salary of £20 p.a., his son, Thomas, providing the surety. William Petyt, sometime treasurer of the Inner Temple (in 1701-2), had left to the Inn on his death in 1707 not only his large collection of manuscripts and ancient documents but also a sum of money to build a new library to house them. By 1709 the new library had been built, and Samuel Carter ("an aged and impecunious barrister"), the new librarian, did the first work of cataloguing Petyt's books and manuscripts. His 1713 draft catalogue is still extant.12mo., (12) + 24 + 23-494 + (44)pp., including the final advertisement leaf, contemporary blind-ruled calf. A fine, crisp, copy., 1710. First edition: rare. ESTC & OCLC together find copies at only 14 libraries altogether (viz. 4 in Brit. Isles + 10 in N.America). Not in Bodleian or Cambridge. Goldsmiths 4633. Sweet & Maxwell I, p.386#6. Hanson 1267.. or, a treatise of the Common and Statute laws concerning the poor, either as to relief, settlement, or punishment. Being a methodical guide for Justices of Peace, church-wardens, and overseers. Wherein are explain'd, all the statutes relating to that subject; with the ancient and modern law-cases and resolutions of the judges: and also many precedents proper for such a treatise. By S.C. of the Inner-Temple, Esq. A standard work with several later editions (a fifth was published in 1725). "I hope a portable treatise of this nature may be acceptable, and the perusal hereof tend to the information and delight of many gentlemen; who though they are not lawyers by profession, yet are persons of good education, and great sense and usefulness in their country. Those few remarks of my own which I have made, are but opinions ...". [Preface].Samuel Carter (bap. 1641-1713), a law reporter and legal writer, was admitted to the Inner Temple in 1665 and called to the bar in 1673. He wrote and published several legal works, his legal researches being facilitated by his appointment in June 1709 as 'library keeper' at the Inner Temple at a salary of £20 p.a., his son, Thomas, providing the surety. William Petyt, sometime treasurer of the Inner Temple (in 1701-2), had left to the Inn on his death in 1707 not only his large collection of manuscripts and ancient documents but also a sum of money to build a new library to house them. By 1709 the new library had been built, and Samuel Carter ("an aged and impecunious barrister"), the new librarian, did the first work of cataloguing Petyt's books and manuscripts. His 1713 draft catalogue is still extant. 12mo., (12) + 24 + 23-494 + (44)pp., including the final advertisement leaf, contemporary blind-ruled calf. A fine, crisp, copy.
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