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Author: Philodemius, Philostratus.
Title: Seasonable observations on a late book intitvled A system of the law:: as it was contrived and published by the committee appointed for regulation: so far as it relates to the high Court of Chancery, and the fees and proceedings thereof: Wherein several proposals made by the said committee, are held unsafe and inconvenient; some are approved of, and illustrated; and others supplyed wherein the same are conceived defective: With further proposals, for the better regulation of said court, and more speedy and cheap hearing of causes. And an exact table. 1. Containing the fees now paid to the grand officers and patentees. 2. How much will satisfie the true labourers. 3. What wil [sic] be saved thereby to all suiters in the said court. Unto which is likewise annexed, the memorable case put by the late King James, to the then learned judges of the land, touching the power and jurisdiction of the said court, for relieving complainants after judgements given in the Courts of Common-Law; and how far the Statutes of Præmunire do extend to restrain the said court therein: With the reasons and resolutions of the said judges thereupon: Tendered to the consideration of the supreme authority: and published for the general good and information of all practitioners and suiters in the said court. / By Philostratus Philodemius.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Seasonable observations on a late book intitvled A system of the law:: as it was contrived and published by the committee appointed for regulation: so far as it relates to the high Court of Chancery, and the fees and proceedings thereof: Wherein several proposals made by the said committee, are held unsafe and inconvenient; some are approved of, and illustrated; and others supplyed wherein the same are conceived defective: With further proposals, for the better regulation of said court, and more speedy and cheap hearing of causes. And an exact table. 1. Containing the fees now paid to the grand officers and patentees. 2. How much will satisfie the true labourers. 3. What wil [sic] be saved thereby to all suiters in the said court. Unto which is likewise annexed, the memorable case put by the late King James, to the then learned judges of the land, touching the power and jurisdiction of the said court, for relieving complainants after judgements given in the Courts of Common-Law; and how far the Statutes of Præmunire do extend to restrain the said court therein: With the reasons and resolutions of the said judges thereupon: Tendered to the consideration of the supreme authority: and published for the general good and information of all practitioners and suiters in the said court. / By Philostratus Philodemius.
Philodemius, Philostratus.

London: Printed by R.W. and are to sold by Edw. Dod, and Nath. Ekins, at the Gun in Ivie-Lane, 1653.
Subject terms:
Courts -- England
Costs (Law) -- England
England and Wales. -- Court of Chancery -- Early works to 1800.
System of the law.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A74899.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE Supreme Authority OF THE NATION.
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SECT. I.
Observation 1.
SECT. II.
Observation 2.
SECT. III.
Observation 3.
SECT. IV.
Observation 4.
SECT. V.
Observation 5.
SECT. VI.
Observation 6.
SECT. VII.
Observation 7.
SECT. VIII.
Observation 8.
SECT. IX.
Observation 9.
SECT. X.
Observation 10.
SECT. XI.
Observation 11.
SECT. XII.
Observation 12.
SECT. XIII.
Observation 13.
SECT. XIV.
Observation 14.
SECT. XV.
Observation 15.
SECT. XVI.
Observation 16.
SECT. XVII.
Observation 17.
SECT. XVIII.
Observation 18.
SECT. XIX.
Observation 19.
SECT. XX.
Observation 20.
SECT. XXI.
Observation 21.
SECT. XXII.
Observation 22.
SECT. XXIII.
Observation 23.
SECT. XXIV.
Observation 24.
SECT. XXV.
Observation 25.
SECT. XXVI.
Observation 26.
SECT. XXVII.
Observation 27.
SECT. XXVIII.
Observation 28.
SECT. XXIX.
Observation 29.
SECT. XXX.
Observation 30.
SECT. XXXI.
Observation 31.
SECT. XXXII.
Observation 32.
SECT. XXXIII.
Observation 33.
SECT. XXXIV.
Observation 34.
SECT. XXXV.
Observation 35.
SECT. XXXVI.
Observation 36.
SECT. XXXVII.
Observation 37.
SECT. XXXVIII.
SECT. XXXIX.
Observation 38. and 39.
SECT. XL.
Observation 40.
part
Additional Proposals, with a Table of Fees annexed for the better re∣gulation of the Fees and proceed∣ings of the High Court of Chan∣cery.
The Table.
The several Labours, Troubles and Expences of the Clerks in the Six-Clerks Office; for which (by the present Table of Fees, or from the Six-Clerks) they have no certain Fee or allowance at all; (though they were formerly rewarded by their Predecessors, with Chamber-rent and Diet.)
The Cursistors Office Annually worth 10000 l. and upward.