The Early Jurisprudence of New Hampshire: An Address Delivered at the Annual Meeting of the N.H. Historical Society, June 13, 1883

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Republican Press Association, 1885 - Common law - 103 pages
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Page 4 - ... it is therefore ordered by this court and the authority thereof, that the...
Page 11 - ... or equity of some express law of the country warranting the same, established by a general court, and sufficiently published ; or in case of the defect of a law, in any particular case, by the Word of God.
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Page 81 - If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father, or the voice of his mother, and that, when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them: then shall his father and his mother lay hold on him and bring him out unto the elders of his city, and unto the gate of his place; and they shall say unto the elders of his city, This our son is stubborn and rebellious, he will not obey our voice ; he is a glutton, and a drunkard.

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