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A New Treatise on the Laws Concerning Tithes, Containing All the. Timothy Cunningham.
A New Treatise on the Laws Concerning Tithes, Containing All the...

A New Treatise on the Laws Concerning Tithes, Containing All the...

Standard Eighteenth-Century English Treatise on Tithes Cunningham, T[imothy] [d. 1789]. A New Treatise on the Laws Concerning Tithes: Containing All the Statutes, Adjudged Cases, Resolutions and Judgments Relative Thereto, Under the Following Heads: Chap. I. Definition of Tithes, Parsonage, Vicarage, Impropriation, and Appropriation; And of the Origin, Nature, and Several Kinds of Tithes. II. Out of What Things Tithes Shall be Paid; What Lands are Subject to Tithes, And the Several Statutes for Dissolving Abbies, Monasteries, And Other Religious Houses, And Vesting Their Lands in the King; What Lands are Discharged from Tithes by These Acts Respectively, With a Catalogue of the Monasteries Dissolved by stat. 31 Hen. 8. of the Yearly Value of 200l. And Upwards; What Order They Were of, And the Times of Their Respective Foundations. III. Of Exemptions from Payment of Tithes; And of Modus, Custom, And Prescription, IV. An Alphabetical Table or Index of Things Titheable, And not Titheable. V. Of Setting Out, And taking and Carrying Away Tithes. VI. Of the Remedies for Recovering Tithes, And the Several Acts of Parliament Made for that Purpose. VII. Of Suits in the Court of Exchequer Concerning Tithes, And the Proceedings in such Suits. VIII. Of Prohibitions in Suits for Tithes. IX. Of Leases of Tithes, For Lives or Years, By Ecclesiastical Persons. X. Of the Manner of Paying Tithes, And the Sums Payable by the Respective Parishes in London. XI. Cases Concerning Tithes, Determined in the Court of King's Bench, By the Earl of Hardwicke, And Lord Mansfield. Corrected and Enlarged; With the Addition of Several Cases Never Before Printed. London: Printed by His Majesty's Law Printers, 1748. [iv], 304, [8] pp. With a half-title reading: Laws Concerning Tithes. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. A few minor nicks to boards, some rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends, joints and hinges just starting at ends, corners bumped. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, faint dampstaining to margins of a few leaves, internally clean. $150. * Third edition. The standard eighteenth century work on the subject which provides a summary of statutes and decided cases. Many of the cases are stated at considerable length. Its first edition was publi.

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