English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time

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Stevens & Haynes, 1886 - 826 pages
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I would have REALLY liked to have a searchable version (e.g. "justice") since the numbering changed from edition to edition. This is clearly an image, rather than searchable text, since I was looking for the section which referred to a law used in NY State in the past twenty years: NY Judiciary (section) 487, which had to do with intent to deceive.
"if any Serjeant, Pleader, or other, do any manner of
Deceit or Collusion in the King's Court, or consent
[unto it,] in deceit of the Court [or] to beguile the
Court, or the Party, and thereof be attainted, he shall
be imprisoned for a Year and a Day, and from
thenceforth shall not be heard to plead in [that] Court
for any Man; and if he be no Pleader, he shall be
imprisoned in like manner by the Space of a Year and a
Day at least; and if the Trespass require greater
Punishment, it shall be at the King's Pleasure"
(3 Edw,c 29; see generally Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead,
English Constitutional History 153-154 [Theodore F.T.
Plucknett ed, Sweet & Maxwell, 10th ed 1946]).
[pages 3-4]
I wanted to see how it was presented in the original book, or even using modern font, instead of Olde English font / script.

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Page 662 - That King James II., having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original contract between king and people ; and by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby vacant.
Page 719 - ... justly to be visited by the exercise of her constitutional right of dismissing that minister. She expects to be kept informed of what passes between him and the foreign ministers before important decisions are taken based upon that intercourse ; to receive the foreign despatches in good time, and to have the drafts for her approval sent to her in sufficient time to make herself acquainted with their contents before they must be sent off.
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Page 773 - Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.
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