Imprisonment for Debt Unconstitutional and Oppressive: Proved from the Fundamental Principles of the British Constitution, and the Rights of Nature

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author. And sold, 1788 - Criminal law - 160 pages
 

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Page 70 - Barker, or his certain attorney, executors, administrators, or assigns ; for which payment well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents, sealed with my seal.
Page 73 - January, in the condition aforefaid above mentioned, according to the form and effeft of the faid condition : and this he is ready to verify. Wherefore he prays judgment, whether the...
Page 75 - William hath not hitherto paid: and this he is ready to verify. Wherefore he prays judgment, and his debt aforefaid, together with his damages occafioned by the detention of the faid debt, to be adjudged unto him, &e.
Page 160 - Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
Page 19 - And, lastly (which alone would have merited the title that it bears, of the great charter), it protected every individual of the nation in the free enjoyment of his life, his liberty, and his property, unless declared to be forfeited by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land.
Page 68 - England ; that the record and process aforesaid being inspected, we may cause to be done thereupon, for correcting that error, what of right and according to the law and custom of our realm of England ought to be done. WITNESS ourself at Westminster, the twelfth day of February, in the twenty-ninth year of our reign.
Page 81 - Render ; faith, that neither in the record and procefs aforefaid, nor in the gi v-^""""^ 1"" ing of the judgment aforefaid, in any thing is there erred : and he prays in like manner that the court of the faid lord the king here may proceed to the examination as well...
Page 75 - Charles hath no neceffity, neif f* ther is he obliged by the law of the land, in " any manner to anfwer ; and this he is ready " to verify. Wherefore for want of a fufficient...
Page 41 - Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the Second, by the Grace of GOD, of Great-Britain, France and Ireland, KING, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Page 87 - House, and was instituted to administer justice between the King's domestic servants, that they might not be drawn into other courts, and thereby the King lose their service.

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