ID 4965
Last Name Jacob
First Name Giles
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Gender Male
Date of Birth 1686
Date of Death 1744-05-08
Place of Birth
Place of Death Middlesex
VIAF URI http://viaf.org/viaf/46785838
Wikipedia Entry https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giles_Jacob
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Author The compleat parish-officer; containing, I. The authority and proceedings of high constables, petty constables, headboroughs and tithingmen, in every branch of their duties, pursuant to Acts of Parliament: with the high constables precepts, presentments, warrants, &c. II. Of church-wardens, how chosen, their business in repairing of churches, bells, &c. and assigning of seats; the manner of passing their accounts, and the laws concerning the church in all cases; and an abstract of the Act for building fifty new churches in London and Westminster. III. Of overseers of the poor, and their office; their power in relieving, employing, and settling, &c. of poor persons; the laws relating to the poor, and settlements, and the [statutes] concerning masters and servants. IV. Of surveyors of the high[ways,] and scavengers, how elected, their business in amending the ways, &c. and the duty of others; with the methods of taxation, and laws of the highways. Together with the statutes relating to hackney coaches and chairs, &c. The fourth edition. To which is added, The office of constables, written by Sir Francis Bacon, Knt. in the year 1610. declaring what power they have, and how they ought to be cherished in their office 1726
Author Every man his own lawyer: or, a summary of the laws of England in a new and instructive method, under the following Heads, Viz. I. Of Actions and Remedies, Writs, Process, Arrest, and Bail. II. Of Courts, Attornies and Solicitors therein, Juries, Witnesses, Trials, Executions, &c. III. Of Estates and Property in Lands and Goods, and how acquired; Ancestors, Heirs, Executors and Administrators. IV. Of the Laws relating to Marriage, Bastardy, Infants, Ideots, Lunaticks. V. Of the Liberty of the Subject, Magna Charta, and Habeas Corpus Act, and other Statutes. VI. Of the King and his Prerogative, the Queen and Prince, Peers, Judges, Sheriffs, Coroners, Justices of Peace, Constables, &c. Vii. Of publick Offences, Treason, Murder, Felony, Burglary, Robbery, Rape, Sodomy, Forgery, Perjury, &c. And their Punishment. All of them so plainly treated of, that all Manner of Persons may be particularly acquainted with our Laws and Statutes, concerning Civil and Criminal Affairs, and know how to defend Themselves and their Estates and Fortunes; In All Cases Whatsoever. 1784
Author The law-dictionary: explaining the rise, progress, and present state, of the English law, in theory and practice; defining and interpreting the terms or words of art; and comprising copious information, historical, political, and commercial, of the subjects of our law, trade, and government. Originally compiled by Giles Jacob; and continued by him, and other editors, through ten editions: now greatly enlarged and improved, by many material corrections and additions, from the latest statutes, reports, and other accurate publications; by T. E. Tomlins, of the Inner Temple, Barrister at Law. In two volumes. ... 1797
Compiler The law-dictionary: explaining the rise, progress, and present state, of the English law, in theory and practice; defining and interpreting the terms or words of art; and comprising copious information, historical, political, and commercial, of the subjects of our law, trade, and government. Originally compiled by Giles Jacob; and continued by him, and other editors, through ten editions: now greatly enlarged and improved, by many material corrections and additions, from the latest statutes, reports, and other accurate publications; by T. E. Tomlins, of the Inner Temple, Barrister at Law. In two volumes. ... 1797

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