Found in 463 Collections and/or Records:
The Proceedings at the Justice Seat held for the Forest of Dean at Gloucester Castle the tenth of July, 1634; Court Rolls of the Manor of Clerkenwell in the County of Middlesex, Seventeenth century
(1) ‘Some considerations concerning episcopacie’, seventeenth century; (2) ‘Chronologicæ demonstratio’, seventeenth century; (3) brief notes on parts of the epistles to the Galatians, Colossians, Thessalonians, and the Revelation of St John, seventeenth century; (4) divinity commonplace book, seventeenth century; (5) moot cases, in legal French, eighteenth century.
'Sketch of a plan for a new translation of the Anglo-Saxon laws etc.', unsigned.
'Causes in chancerie gathered by Sir George Davys one of the masters of the chancerie anno 1601 out of the labours of Mr William Lambert'.
'A readinge or declaracion of th' authorityes, libertyes, and offices of a forest, made uppon the statute called Carta de foresta by one Traherne de Lincoln's Inn'.
The work is divided into two parts. The first is 'The abridgement of forme of process befor the lords', together with 'The tabulating of summons'. The second is 'Ane abridgement of the most materiall acts of parliament selected according to the order of the alphabet, by Sir Andrew Gilmour, advocate, knight and baronett, 1668'.
'The liberties, ffranchises and customes of the cittie of London'; this is followed by reports of cases heard by Sir Edward Coke.
'Certane practicques drawin furth of certane processe before ye lordis of the college of justice and sessione; and decretis of the same, collectit and sett furth be Sir Richard Maitland, of Lethingtoun, knyght, and of the senatoris of the said college'. The dates annexed to these entries all lie between 1550 and 1577.
Includes 'the generall practicall proceedings' of the court. The treatise begins 'To sette forth exactly the dignity of the high court of starre chamber would require the penne of a deep judgment ...'. The 'proceedings' begin 'All suites which frequent this courte are brought hither, either by some perticular person complayning, or else by the very vigilant eye of state ...'.
Copy of the judgement of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in a case of alleged immoral conduct by Rev John Wakeford, an Anglican clergyman.
Copy of the judgement of the Lord Chancellor in a divorce case between Miriam Colman and Frederick Colman arising from alleged non-consummation.
Letter from Lord Crewe (Colonial Office) to WSC stating that he will not interfere with the governor's discretion with respect to a murder case in Cyprus.
Letter from J A Webster (Board of Trade) to Edward Marsh enclosing a memorandum on the shipping laws to help him answer a letter from the Hull and District Junior Liberal Association [see CHAR 2/46/114]. Signed and annotated typescript.
Letter from Gilbert Smith, chairman of the Hull and District Junior Liberal Association (Paragon Chambers, Jameson Street, [Hull, Yorkshire]) to WSC reporting the complaint by Havelock Wilson that British seamen are suffering because the shipping laws governing the composition of crews are not being properly enforced and asking WSC whether Wilson has correctly represented his views on the subject. Signed typescript. 2 pieces.
Letter from [Edward Marsh] to Gilbert Smith [chairman of the Hull and District Junior Liberal Association] answering the complaint of Havelock Wilson that British seamen are suffering because the shipping laws governing the composition of crews are not being properly enforced. Typescript copy.
Memorandum [by J A Webster of the Board of Trade] answering the complaint of Havelock Wilson that British seamen are suffering because the shipping laws governing the composition of crews are not being properly enforced. Annotated typescript. Sent with CHAR 2/46/108.
Letter from W J Davies, general secretary of the National Brassworkers and Metal Mechanics (70 Lionel Street, Birmingham), to WSC (Home Office) conveying the resolution of his society's annual conference thanking WSC for denouncing the remarks made by judges in dealing with labour questions. Signed typescript.
Letter from Alfred Emmott [Chairman of Ways and Means] (30 Ennismore Gardens, [London]) on the extent to which criticism of judges' decisions and the composition of the Bench is relevant to debate on the Trade Union Bill.
Cabinet memorandum by Lord Loreburn on the appointment of Justices of the Peace. 5, [1p]. Leaves printed on one side only.].
Letter from 2nd Lord Melchett [earlier Sir Henry Mond] to WSC enclosing a copy of a speech by Sir Frederick Smith [F E Smith, later 1st Lord Birkenhead] "Law, War and the Future" delivered to the New York State Bar Association in January 1918; on the theme of respect for international law.
Letter from Ivan Levinstein (Hawkes Moor, Wilbraham Road, Fallowfield, [Manchester]) to WSC offering to provide information on patents and describing the bad influence of patent lawyers on the President of the Board of Trade [Gerald Balfour].