An Argument in the Great Case concerning Election of Members to Parliament: Between Sir Samuel Bernardiston, Bart. Plaintiff; and Sir William Soames, Sheriff of Suffolk, Defendant;; in the Court of Kings-Bench, in an Action upon the Case; And afterwards by Error; Sued in the Exchequer-Chamber.

1689. First. pamphlet. 20 pages (pp. 31-51) extracted from a larger volume. Short 4to, modern wrappers. London: Tim. Goodwin, 1689. Light browning and minor marginalia, still a very good copy.

Author was a judge on the Court of Common-Pleas and Speaker of the House of Lords. Bernardiston had been elected by his county to serve in Parliament. Soames prevented him from taking office. Atkyns ruled in favor of Bernardiston.

Price: $175.00

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