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Orders and Resolutions of the Honourable House of Commons on. Great Britain, Election Law, Colonial Maryland.
Orders and Resolutions of the Honourable House of Commons on...
Orders and Resolutions of the Honourable House of Commons on...

Orders and Resolutions of the Honourable House of Commons on...

Three Eighteenth-Century Works on English Election Law With an Interesting Maryland Association [Great Britain]. [Election Law]. [Maryland, Colonial Period]. Orders and Resolutions of the Honourable House of Commons, On Controverted Elections and Returns: Determining the Qualifications of Candidates and Voters; The Rights of Election for the Several Cities and Boroughs; The Nature of Evidence Proper on the Hearing; And the Duty of Returning Officers. The Statutes in Force Concerning Elections, Are Also Pointed Out Under Proper Heads. With Additions. London: Printed for J. Stagg, 1736. ix, [i], [3]-48-48*, 49-209, [8] pp. [Bound With] The Statutes at Large Concerning Elections of Members to Serve in the House of Commons; Containing A Compleat Collection of All the Acts of Parliament Now in Force, Which Relate Thereto, Continued to the End of the Last Session of Parliament, 1734. London: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, And Sold by Him, Robert Gosling in Fleetstteet [sic], and John Stagg in Westminster-Hall, 1734. [vi], 73, 64-109, [17], 10 pp. The text is continuous despite pagination. [And] [Cowley, John, Attributed]. The Candidates Guide: Or, The Electors Rights Decided. Shewing the Determination of the Rights of Elections, By the Hon'ble the Commons of Great Britain in Parliament, In All Contraverted Elections for the Counties and Boroughs in South Britain, From the Year 1624 to 1730. Corrected and Improved. To Which is Added, The Like Determinations in Contraverted Elections for North Britain, Since the Union. With Several Resolutions and Standing Orders Relating to Elections, Qualifications, Returns, Petitions, and Proceedings in General. Together with the Head of the Statutes Now in Force Concerning the Same; And Several Adjusted Cases in Disputed Points of Admitting of Evidence on Hearings at the Bar of the House. The Whole Digested into Alphabetical Order, With Proper References and Genuine Quotations. London: Printed for J. Brindley in New Bond-Street, And Sold by Mrs. Dodd Without Temple-Bar, And by the Booksellers of London and Westminster: Likewise in Most Great Towns in England, 1735. 64 pp. 12mo. (6" x 4"). Contemporary calf, gilt spine with raised bands and lettering pieces. Moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends,

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