Records of the Court of New Castle on Delaware, Volume 1

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Wickersham printing Company, 1904 - Courts
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Page 420 - Delaware & Dependences and any three or more of you to be a Court of Judicature Giving you and every of you full power to Act in the sd Employm...
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Page 7 - Sherrife haue power to make an uudersherrife or marshall being a fit prson, and for whome hce will bee Responsable, to bee approoved by the Court. But the Sherrife, as in England, and according to the now practice on Long Island, to act as a principall officer for the Execution of the Lawes but not as a Justice of peace or magistrate. 9. That there bee fitting Bookes provyded for the Records, In wich all Judiciall proceedings, to bee duly and fairly entred as also publicq orders from the Covernor,...
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