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BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the twenty-eighth day of September,in the forty•fourth year of the independence of the United States of America, A. ll.1819, Mathew Carey and Son, of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim a, proprietors, in the words following, to wit:

The office and duty of a Justice of the Peace, and a guide to Clerks, Constables, Coroners, Executors, Administrators, Guardians, Sheriffs, Tax-collectors, and Receivers, and other civil officers, ac­cording to the laws of the State of Georgia; with an Appendix, containing a collection of the most approved forms, together with the Constitution of this State, and the Constitution of the United States, with the amendments to each. By Augustin s. Clayton.

In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States, intituled, " An act for the encour­agement of learning, securing 'the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned.''-And also to the Act entitled, "An Act supplementary' to an Act entitled, ''An Act for the encouragement of learning, securing the copies of maps, charts, and books,to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned,'' and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."

  • D. CALDWELL, Clerk of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

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S. Grantland




historical treatises, historical, procedure, rules of court, civil officers


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This title was digitized in 2021 thanks to a project grant from the Legal Information Preservation Alliance (LIPA) along with 8 other historical treatises. Titles were made freely available and accessible in 2022.

The office and duty of a justice of the peace: and a guide to clerks, constables, coroners, executors, administrators, guardians, sheriffs, tax collectors, and receivers, and other civil officers