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The laws respecting commons and commoners comprising the law relative to the rights and privileges of both lords and commoners : and in which the law relative to the inclosing of commons is particularly attended to ... by James Barry Bird

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Published by W. Clarke in London .
Written in English


  • Commons -- Great Britain,
  • Estates (Social orders) -- Great Britain,
  • Inclosures -- Great Britain,
  • Land tenure -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain

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Edition Notes

Statementby the author of the Laws of landlord and tenant, Law of wills, Laws of masters and servants.
Series19th-century legal treatises -- no. 60610-60611.
The Physical Object
Pagination108, [3] p.
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16331193M

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