1736.006: The Office and Authority of a Justice of Peace

Published: 1736

Full Title: The Office and Authority of a Justice of Peace. And also the duty of sheriffs, coroners, church wardens, surveiors of highways, constables, and officers of militia. Together with precedents of warrants, judgments, executions, and other legal process, issuable by magistrates within their respective jurisdictions, in cases civil or criminal. And the method of judicial proceedings, before justices of peace, in matters within their cognisance out of sessions. : Collected from the common and statute laws of England, and acts of Assembly, now in force; and adapted to the constitution and practice of Virginia.

Author: Webb, George (d. 1758).

Place Issued: Williamsburg

Issuing Press: William Parks

Description: 364 pgs.; 21 cm. (8vo.)


Dedicated "To the Honorable William Gooch, Esq." – the resident (lieutenant) governor of Virginia, 1727-49.

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