A Scarce Restoration-Era Pamphlet Proposing Reforms to Court Procedure [Law Reform]. [Great Britain]. Certain Proposals of Divers Clerks and Attorneys of the Court of Common-Pleas, For the Taking Away Fines upon Original Writs and Damage Cleer, And Regulating the Proceedings at Law, And Remedying Some Inconveniences. Whereby the Client Will be Much Secured, The Process Shortened, The Greatest Part of the Charge of Most Suits Abated, And Many Unnecessary Suits in Law and Equity Prevented. Which is the End and Desire of the Proposers. Presented to the Right Honourable the Lords and Commons Assembled in Parliament. London: Printed for J. Starkey at the Mitre in Fleetstreet near Temple-Bar, 1661. [vi], 8 pp. Quarto (7" x 5-1/2"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet. Moderate toning, soiling to exterior, light browning to margins, "10" in early hand to head of title page. $450. * Only edition. Produced by a "divers" group of "clerks and attorneys of the Court of Common-Pleas," this pamphlet suggests ways to reform pleading and procedure, and reduce the number of lawsuits, in the civil and equity courts. This is a scarce title. OCLC locates 6 copies, 4 in law libraries (Harvard, Library of Congress, San Francisco Law Library, Yale). English Short-Title Catalogue R35481.
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