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Author: Townesend, George.
Title: A preparative to pleading being a work intended for the instruction and help of young clerks of the court of common pleas / by George Townesend ...
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A preparative to pleading being a work intended for the instruction and help of young clerks of the court of common pleas / by George Townesend ...
Townesend, George.

London: Printed for Israel Harrison ..., 1675.
Notes:
Reproduction of original in Cambridge University Library.
Subject terms:
Pleading -- England.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A63018.0001.001

Contents
title page
approbation
To the Readers.
Marks for Authors cited in this Book.
A Table.
A PREPARATIVE TO PLEADING.
Of Clerkship.
Writing of Presidents.
Directions for a Clerks Pro∣ceedings.
Advice to a Clerk in his Course.
Directions to a Clerk.
Of Latin words.
Latine words used in the Law, or other an∣tient Writings.
Formality of Writing.
Of the variety of Latin words.
Of doubtful expressions to be avoided.
Exposition of words.
An Alphabet of expounded words follow∣eth.
English words amongst Latin.
English among French words.
Latin among French.
Feasts.
Names of Men.
Names of Women.
Of the Retorns and Testes of Terms.
Retorns written at large.
In each Retorn are usually four special days, 1. Of Essoines. 2 Of Exceptions. 3. Of Retorna brevium. 4. Of Apparance, which is the last day of the Retorn.
The Counties in England and Wales are thus written.
Cities and Towns having Sheriffs.
The Bishops in England are thus stiled.
Additions of Honour or Degree.
The Philizers of the Court of Common-Pleas, and their Office Rolls.
Exigenters.
The chief Justices or other Justices of the Court of Common-Pleas, before whom Pleas were held, whose names must be alledged in Writs of Scire Fac. on judgments-in their times.
Of the Cursitors and their forms.
The Order of particulars used by the Cursitors Writs of Lands, is as followeth.
The Rule in the Register is in these two Verses.
Forms of Doggetting Causes.
Placita's useful in Warrants of Attornie and Scirefac.
Forms different between the Clerks of the Kings Bench and Common-Pleas.
Kings-Bench Forms.
Common-Pleas Forms.
Parts of the World.
Weights. Quantities.
Measures.
Numbers.
Sums.
Of Houses.
Of Housholdstuff.
Lands.
Husbandry.
Apparel.
Courtiers. Great Officers of the Kingdome.
Lawyers.
Divines. Scholars.
Soldiers.
Physicions.
Apothecaries.
Chirurgions.
Musitians.
Merchants, Merchandize.
Mariners, Watermen.
Tradesmen.
Armorers.
Bakers.
Barbers.
Basketmakers, Sievemakers.
Brasiers, Tinkers, Founders.
Brewers.
Bricklayers, Tilers, Plaisterers. v. Masons.
Brushmakers.
Butchers.
Carpenters, Joyners, Wheelwrights.
Carriers Coachmen, Carters.
Chaundlers.
Chirurgions. v. Phisicions.
Clockmakers.
Combmakers.
Confectioners, Comfitmakers.
Coocks.
Coopers.
Cordwainers, Shomakers.
Curriers.
Cutlers.
Distillers.
Drapers, v. Clothiers.
Falconers, Fowlers.
Farriers, v. Smiths.
Fletchers.
Furriers.
Gardeners.
Girdlers.
Glasiers, Potters.
Glovers, Tanners, Tawers, Leathersel∣lers.
Goldsmiths, Coiners, Jewellers.
Grasiers, Cattle.
Grocers.
Haberdashers.
Hosiers.
Hunters, Keepers.
Jaylors.
Imbroiderers.
Innholders.
Ironmongers, Smiths.
Masons, v. Bricklayers. Houses.
Mercers, Silkmen.
Millers.
Miners.
Painters, Picturedrawers.
Pavers.
Pewterers, Tinners.
Plummers.
Potters. v. Glasiers.
Printers.
Ropers.
Sadlers.
Salters.
Seamsters, Laundresses.
Sopeboilers.
Stationers.
Taylors.
Tinners. v. Pewterers.
Trunkmakers.
Turners.
Vintners.
Upholsters.
Weavers.
Woodmongers.
ERRATA.