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TREATISE OF THE LAWS FOR THE RELIEF AND SETTLEMENT OF THE POOR.

Nolan, Michael


Item #: 13664

Pages: 2v.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2005.

Subjects: FAMILY LAW, PROPERTY

Nolan, a member of Lincoln's Inn, provides a thorough over-view of England's influential poor laws as they stood duringthe opening decades of the Industrial Revolution. Nolan'swide-ranging study includes a history of the subject anddiscussions of such topics as property ratability, work-relief and settlement by marriage. Though critical of itslength and level of detail, Marvin believed this was atreatise "from which the profession can derive greatassistance." It is valuable today as a contemporaryoverview and assessment of a complicated area of Englishcommon law. Marvin, Legal Bibliography, 539.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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