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Context of The Massachusetts justice : being a collection of the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, relative to the power and duty of justices of the peace. Alphabetically arranged, in two parts. Part I. --The power and duty of the justices of the Court of General Sessions of the peace. Part II. --The power and duty of justices of the peace, in their separate capacity. To which are added, under the proper heads, a variety of forms, grounded on said laws. The whole intended for the use of those who practise in the office of a justice, to assist them in the various duties thereto belonging. With an appendix, containing short and concise rules for changing pounds, shillings, pence and farthings, into dollars, cents and milles, which a late law has introduced as the money of account.-- Also, rules for computing interest in such money and sundry useful tables respecting the same. To all which an index is annexed. By Samuel Freeman, Esq. compiler of the Town officer, Probate auxiliary, and American clerk's magazine. --Published according to act of Congress.--, (electronic resource:)
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