Item #313402 A REPORT OF ALL THE CASES Determined by Sir John Holt, Knt. from 1688 to 1710, during which Time he was Lord Chief Justice of England: Containing Many Cases never before Printed, taken from an Original Manuscript of Thomas Farresley, late of the Middle-Temple, Esq; Also, Several cases in Chancery and the Exchequer-Chamber. The Whole Alphabetically Digested under proper Heads, With Three Tab;es: The First of the Names of the Cases; the Second of the General Titles, and the Third of the Principal Matters. Sir John HOLT.
A REPORT OF ALL THE CASES Determined by Sir John Holt, Knt. from 1688 to 1710, during which Time he was Lord Chief Justice of England: Containing Many Cases never before Printed, taken from an Original Manuscript of Thomas Farresley, late of the Middle-Temple, Esq; Also, Several cases in Chancery and the Exchequer-Chamber. The Whole Alphabetically Digested under proper Heads, With Three Tab;es: The First of the Names of the Cases; the Second of the General Titles, and the Third of the Principal Matters.
A REPORT OF ALL THE CASES Determined by Sir John Holt, Knt. from 1688 to 1710, during which Time he was Lord Chief Justice of England: Containing Many Cases never before Printed, taken from an Original Manuscript of Thomas Farresley, late of the Middle-Temple, Esq; Also, Several cases in Chancery and the Exchequer-Chamber. The Whole Alphabetically Digested under proper Heads, With Three Tab;es: The First of the Names of the Cases; the Second of the General Titles, and the Third of the Principal Matters.
A REPORT OF ALL THE CASES Determined by Sir John Holt, Knt. from 1688 to 1710, during which Time he was Lord Chief Justice of England: Containing Many Cases never before Printed, taken from an Original Manuscript of Thomas Farresley, late of the Middle-Temple, Esq; Also, Several cases in Chancery and the Exchequer-Chamber. The Whole Alphabetically Digested under proper Heads, With Three Tab;es: The First of the Names of the Cases; the Second of the General Titles, and the Third of the Principal Matters.
A REPORT OF ALL THE CASES Determined by Sir John Holt, Knt. from 1688 to 1710, during which Time he was Lord Chief Justice of England: Containing Many Cases never before Printed, taken from an Original Manuscript of Thomas Farresley, late of the Middle-Temple, Esq; Also, Several cases in Chancery and the Exchequer-Chamber. The Whole Alphabetically Digested under proper Heads, With Three Tab;es: The First of the Names of the Cases; the Second of the General Titles, and the Third of the Principal Matters.

A REPORT OF ALL THE CASES Determined by Sir John Holt, Knt. from 1688 to 1710, during which Time he was Lord Chief Justice of England: Containing Many Cases never before Printed, taken from an Original Manuscript of Thomas Farresley, late of the Middle-Temple, Esq; Also, Several cases in Chancery and the Exchequer-Chamber. The Whole Alphabetically Digested under proper Heads, With Three Tab;es: The First of the Names of the Cases; the Second of the General Titles, and the Third of the Principal Matters.

[London] In the Savoy: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling (Assigns of Edw. Sayer, Esq;) for J. Hazard, T. Osborbne, J. Worrall, T. Corbett, T. Ward and R. Chandler, J. Wood, T. Waller, and G. Hawkins. MDCCXXXVIII [1738]. First Edition (& 1st printing). Large Folio (320 x 210 mm), bound in contemporary full calf, small ornaments and borders in blind on front & rear covers, the spine with raised bands, leather title label lettered "HOLT'S REPORTS". [2], iii, [blank] [16] (A Table of General Titles), 762, [90]pp (A Table of the Principal Matters). Boards scuffed, worn at corners; hinges slightly cracking but holding very strong; foxing to endleaves, very clean and fresh throughout. Item #313402

¶ Unusually (and smartly!) the text is arranged alphabetically by type of case for great ease of use. Sir John Holt (1642-1710) was an English lawyer who served as Lord Chief Justice of England from 17 April 1689 to his death. He is frequently credited with playing a major role in ending the prosecution of witches in English law.

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