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" A recognizance is an obligation of record, which a man enters into before some court of record or magistrate duly authorized)', with condition to do some particular act; as to appear at the assizes, to keep the peace, to pay a debt, or the like. "
Popular and Complete English Dictionary: Exhibiting the Pronunciation ... - Page 1077
by John Boag - 1848
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 2

William Blackstone - Law - 1807
...and discharge (16). 2. A recognizance is an obligation of record, which a man enters into before some court of record or magistrate duly authorized)', with...act; as to appear at the assizes, to keep the peace, to pay a debt, or the like. It is in most respects like another bond : the difference being chiefly...
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A Compendium and Digest of the Laws of Massachusetts, Volume 3, Part 2

Massachusetts, William Charles White - Law - 1810
...CXXIV. RECOGNIZANCE. A. RECOGNIZANCE is an obligation of record, which a man enters into before some court of record, or magistrate duly authorized, with condition to do some particular act. A recognizance may be either public or private. A public recognizance is where the act to be performed...
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Sheppard's Touchstone of Common Assurances: Or, A Plain and ..., Volume 1

William Sheppard - Conveyancing - 1820 - 568 pages
...Winch. Rep. 83. (2) A recognizance is an obligation of record, which a man enters into before some court of record or magistrate duly authorized, with...condition to do some particular act ; as to appear at the assises, to keep the peace, to pay a debt, or the like. It is in most respect* like another bond :...
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Modern Precedents in Conveyancing: With Variations Adapting Them ..., Volume 1

Charles Barton - Conveyancing - 1821
...record, which a man enters into before some court of record, or magistrate duly authorized, with a condition to do some particular act, as to appear at the assizes, to keep the peace, to pay a debt, or the like. It is in the nature of a judgment of the court before which it is entered...
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The Practice of the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas in ..., Volume 2

William Tidd - Civil procedure - 1821 - 1456 pages
...obligation of his ancestor. A recognizance is an obligation of record, which a man enters into before some court of record, or magistrate duly authorized', with condition to do some particular act: And it is either at common law, or by statute. A recognizance at common law is either to the king,...
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The British Constitution, Or an Epitome of Blackstone's Commentaries on the ...

Sir William BLACKSTONE, Vincent Wanostrocht - Constitutional law - 1823 - 845 pages
...covenants, and the like. 2. A recognizance is an obligation of record, which a man enters into before some court of record or magistrate duly authorized, with...: as to appear at the assizes, to keep the peace, to pay a debt, or the like. It is in most respects like another bond : the difference being chiefly...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another], Volume 2

sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825
...obligation of record, which a man enters into before some court of record or magistrate duly authorised y, with condition to do some particular act ; as to appear at the assises, to keep the peace, to pay a debt, or the like. It is in most respects like another bond :...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volumes 1-2

Vermont. Supreme Court, Asa Aikens - Law reports, digests, etc - 1827
...the recognizance. A recognizance is an obligation of record, •which a man enters into before some court of record, or magistrate duly authorized ; with condition to do some particular act. [2 Tiddp. 983.— 2 Black. Com. 465.] The condition of this recognizance was, that the said Davis should...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 18

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...obligation of record, which a man enters into before some court of record or magistrate duly authorised, with condition to do some particular act ; as to appear at the assizes, to keep the peace, to pay a debt, or the like. It is in most respects like another bond ; the difference being chiefly...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an ..., Volume 2

William Blackstone - Law - 1836
...which a man *• Recounienters into before some court of record, or magistrate duly authorised (y), with condition to do some particular act; as, to appear at the assizes, to keep the peace, to pay a debt, or the like. It is in most respects like another bond : the difference being chiefly...
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