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Page 16 - A Dictionary of Science, Literature, and Art : Comprising the History, Description, and Scientific Principles of every Branch of Human Knowledge ; with the Derivation and Definition of all the Terms in General Use.
Page 18 - Johnston.— A New Dictionary of Geography, Descriptive, Physical, Statistical, and Historical : Forming a complete General Gazetteer of the World. By ALEXANDER KEITH JOHNSTON, FRSE, FRGS, FGS, Geographer at Edinburgh in Ordinary to Her Majesty. In One Volume of 1,440 pages ; comprising nearly 50,000 Names of Places.
Page 18 - TABLES FOR THE PURCHASING of ESTATES, Freehold, Copyhold, or Leasehold; Annuities, Advowsons, &c. , and for the Renewing of Leases held under Cathedral Churches, Colleges, or other corporate bodies ; for Terms of Years certain, and for Lives ; also for Valuing Reversionary Estates, Deferred Annuities, Next Presentations, &c., together with Smart's Five Tables of Compound Interest, and an Extension of the same to lower and Intermediate Rates. By WILLIAM INWOOD, Architect.
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Page 4 - The True Law of Population,' &c., &c. " A work of absorbing interest and uncommon research. We have tested it minutely, and believe it strictly true, as it is unquestionably clear in its statements.
Page 17 - A Complete Epitome of the Laws of this Country' EVERY MAN'S OWN LAWYER ; a Handy-Book of the Principles of Law and Equity. By A BARRISTER.
Page 144 - ... that no tender in payment of money made in the silver coin of this realm, of any sum exceeding the sum of 251. at any one time, shall be reputed in law, or allowed to be a legal tender, within Great Britain or Ireland, for more than according to its value by weight, after the rate of 5s. 2d. for each ounce of silver.
Page 16 - DICTIONARY OF SCIENCE LITERATURE, AND ART; comprising the History, Description, and Scientific Principles of every Branch of Human Knowledge ; with the Derivation and Definition of all the Terms in General Use. Edited by WT BRANDE, FRSL & E.