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Author: Mullins, James.
Title: Multum in parvo: or, A summary narratiue (not hitherto revealed to publick view) on behalfe of prisoners captived for debt,: and of all concerned natives: faithfully extracted out of the fundamentall common-law of this nation, as well in its originall unaltured-puritie and genuine sence, as in recytall of and relating to the abusive practise of divers innovated lawes since repealed, repugnant to the Great Charter (being the abstract or compendium of the common-law, and of the peoples birth-rights, liberties, and priviledges) confirmed by above 30 subsequent Acts and Statutes, parliamentall in force and unrepealed (which unfold (velamine levato) the misprision and illegallity of arresting, outlawing, & imprisoning the body for debt. Now in these opportune times, (professing reformation and regulation of the lawes and generall grievances) presented (for timely redresse) to the clement propitious consideration of his excellency the Lord Generall Cromwell, his right honourable the Counsell of State; and others in authority, in the pensive vanne and mournfullest march of publick grievances and calamities, no sorrowes being equivalent to these.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Multum in parvo: or, A summary narratiue (not hitherto revealed to publick view) on behalfe of prisoners captived for debt,: and of all concerned natives: faithfully extracted out of the fundamentall common-law of this nation, as well in its originall unaltured-puritie and genuine sence, as in recytall of and relating to the abusive practise of divers innovated lawes since repealed, repugnant to the Great Charter (being the abstract or compendium of the common-law, and of the peoples birth-rights, liberties, and priviledges) confirmed by above 30 subsequent Acts and Statutes, parliamentall in force and unrepealed (which unfold (velamine levato) the misprision and illegallity of arresting, outlawing, & imprisoning the body for debt. Now in these opportune times, (professing reformation and regulation of the lawes and generall grievances) presented (for timely redresse) to the clement propitious consideration of his excellency the Lord Generall Cromwell, his right honourable the Counsell of State; and others in authority, in the pensive vanne and mournfullest march of publick grievances and calamities, no sorrowes being equivalent to these.
Mullins, James.

London: Printed for J.H. and are to be sold at the Royall Exchance [sic] in Corn-Hill, 1653.
Subject terms:
Debt, Imprisonment for -- England
Law reform -- England
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A89407.0001.001

Contents
title page
Observations Legall.
To His Excellency the Lord Gen. CROMWELL, the Right Honourable Counsell of State, and others designed for regulation, redresse, or abolution of publick Grievances. The submissive Petition of prisoners captived for Debt, some upon feigned, false, and unjust Acti¦ons and pretences; many willing to pay their just debts, according to their abi∣lity without fraud; and others miser∣ably poor & altogether insolvent.