A Treatise on the Commerce and Police of the River Thames: Containing an Historical View of the Trade of the Port of London ... With an Account of the Functions of the Various Magistrates and Corporations Exercising Jurisdiction on the River ...

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J. Mawman, 1800 - Great Britain - 676 pages
 

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Page 342 - shall mean the master wardens and assistants of the guild, fraternity, or brotherhood of the most glorious and undivided Trinity and of St. Clement in the parish of Deptford Strond in the county of Kent...
Page 544 - State, and each and every of them who shall at any time hereafter be found in any part of this State, shall be and are hereby adjudged and declared guilty of felony, and shall suffer death as in cases of felony without benefit of clergy.
Page 636 - ... before any one or more Justice or Justices of the Peace for the district...
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Page 411 - ... being convicted thereof, shall be liable to be imprisoned, with or without hard labour, in the common gaol or house of correction, for any term not exceeding three years...
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