The Compleat Court-keeper

The Compleat Court-keeper

Or, Land Steward's Assistant. Containing, First, the Nature of Courts-leets and Courts-baron; With A General Introduction to Every Thing Incident to Them, According to Law and Custom. Secondly, The Manner of Holding Courts-Leet, Courts-Baron, and Courts of Survey, With the Charge to the Juries; and the Forms of Entring Those Courts in the Minute-Books and in the Court-Rolls; With Precedents of Great Variety of Presentments, Amerciaments, Estreats, Copies of Court-Roll for Life, and in Fee; Grants, Surrenders, Admittances, Licences, Forfeitures, and All Other Proceedings of That Nature. Thirdly, The Manner of Keeping the Court-Baron for Trying of Actions; the Nature and Kinds of Actions, and of Pleadings; and Precedents of Declarations and Pleadings, and of Process, From the Precept or Original to the Distress or Execution; With Pleas and Recoveries Concerning Copyhold Lands. Fourthly, Precedents of Contracts, Conditions, Covenants, Leases for Life; Leases for Years, Assignments, Mortgages, Surrenders of Such Leases; and Also of Copies of Court-Roll in Special Cases, Used by the Land-Steward. Fifthly, the Power and Authority of the Lord, and of the Steward, and the Privilege of the Tenants, With Variety of Law-Cases and Resolutions Concerning Copyholders, and the Whole Business of Court-Keeping: And Also Surveys of Manors, Rentals, Steward's Accounts, Fees, &c. By Giles Jacob, Gent

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Publisher: London : printed by John Nutt, assignee of Edward Sayer Esq; for Bernard Lintott at the Cross-Keys in Fleet-Street, and Thomas Ward in the Inner-Temple Lane, 1715
Edition: The second edition, with additions and amendments
Characteristics: viii,480,[24]p. ; 8⁰

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