Interesting Trial Concerning Responsibility for Poor Relief [Trial]. Nicholson, Henry John, Defendant. Report of the Late Important Trial in the Court of King's Bench, In Which Sir Charles Merrik Burrel, Bart. Was Plaintiff, And Henry John Nicholson, the Defendant; Respecting the Parochial Rates Claimed by the Parish of St. Margaret, Westminster, From the Inhabitants of Richmond Terrace. London: Printed by and for J.B. Nichols & Son, 1834. 191 pp. [with 191 blanks interleaved]. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/4"). Contemporary calf, lettering piece to spine. Considerable rubbing, spine abraded, front joint cracked, corners worn, front joint partly cracked, but secure. Light toning to text, internally clean. $100. * Only edition. The plaintiff claimed that Richmond Terrace was not within the parish of St. Margaret. Therefore, its inhabitants could not be compelled to contribute to the relief of the poor in that parish. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) II:1030.
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