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The Penal Laws Against Papists and Popish Recusants, Nonconfomists and Nonjurors… with The Names of the Roman Catholics, Nonjurors, and Others, who refus’d to take the Oaths to his late Majesty King George
London: Gosling/Robinson, 1723/1745. Leather_bound. Near Fine. “The Penal Laws Against Papists and Popish Recusants, Nonconfomists and Nonjurors : with the statutes relating to the successions of the Crown, forfeited estates, tumults and riots, imprisonment of suspected persons, and the late Acts for obliging papists and Nonjurors to register their estates” (Savoy: R. Gosling, 1723, viii 148 pp. plus 4-page index) together with “The Names of the Roman Catholics, Nonjurors, and Others, who refus’d to take the Oaths to his late Majesty King George. Together with Their Titles, Additions, and Places of Abode; the parishes and Townships where their Land lay; the Names of the then Tenants, or Occupiers thereof; and the Annual Valuation of them, as estimated by themselves. Transmitted to the late Commissioners for the Forfeited Estates of England and Wales, after the Unnatural Rebellion in the North, in the Year 1715. As appears by the returns of the clerks of the peace for the several counties, pursuant to an Act of Parliament made for Registering their Estates, in the First Year of the Reign of his said late Majesty. Taken from an original manuscript of a Gentleman, who was the Principal Clerk to the Accomptant General’s Office, belonging to the said Commissioners. And now Published with a Generous View to promote and serve the true Protestant Interest of these Kingdoms” (London: J. Robinson, 1745, (6) 151 pp.). Full blind-stamped calf with leather and gilt spine label, 13 by 21.7 cm. Near fine. These two volumes were bound together at some point in their existence, but were found lacking boards and endpapers. The stunning new calf recreates the period binding these volumes may have enjoyed.
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