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Jacob, Giles. 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 constable's precepts, presentments, warrants, &c. II. Of churchwardens; how chosen, their particular business in repairing of churches, bells, &c. and assigning of seats: the manner of passing their accompts, and the laws and statutes concerning the church in all cases and also an abstract of the act for building fifty new churches. 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 highways and scavengers how elected, their business in amending the ways, &c. and the duty of others; with the methods of taxation, laws of the highways. To which are added, the statutes relating to hackney-coaches and chairs.The Women's Print History Project, 2019, title ID 26065, https://womensprinthistoryproject.com/title/26065. Accessed 2024-06-22.

@book{ wphp_26065
  author={Jacob,Giles},
  year={1718},
  title={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 constable's precepts, presentments, warrants, &c. II. Of churchwardens; how chosen, their particular business in repairing of churches, bells, &c. and assigning of seats: the manner of passing their accompts, and the laws and statutes concerning the church in all cases and also an abstract of the act for building fifty new churches. 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 highways and scavengers how elected, their business in amending the ways, &c. and the duty of others; with the methods of taxation, laws of the highways. To which are added, the statutes relating to hackney-coaches and chairs.},
  publisher={Bernard Lintott \& William Mears [Temple Bar]},
  address={London},    }

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