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William J. Cuddihy

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APPENDIX C-3 Forms of Search Warrants in British Legal Treatises, 1700–1760

APPENDIX C-3 Forms of Search Warrants in British Legal Treatises, 1700–1760

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The Fourth Amendment
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In chronological order of first publication, the principal warrants were the following, starting with the titles that were in print before 1700. Thus, Dalton’s Country Justice, the first to appear in 1618, comes first, followed by Care (1680), etc. The warrants of each author are listed by category of usage in the following sequence: (1) the hue and cry, (2) game poaching, (3) vagrancy, (4) stolen property, (5) weapons and gunpowder, (6) military recruitment, (7) treason, (8) the excise, (9) smuggling and the customs, and (10) economic regulation.

Key

General warrants: regular lettering (102 warrants: all except those otherwise designated)

Specific/general warrants (e.g., “search the house of John Smith and all other suspected places”): italicized lettering (nos. 53, 63, 75, 77, and 108)

Multiple specific warrants: UPPERCASE LETTERING (nos. 64, 80, 106, 109, and 122)

Specific warrants: SMALL CAPITAL LETTERING (nos. 65, 69–71, 81, 82, 84, 93–96, 110, 113, 114, 119, 121, and 124)

(p.798) Michael Dalton, The Country Justice (1618–1746): 4 warrants, 20 appearances

Hue and Cry Warrant

(1) “A Hue and Cry after Robbers,” ibid. (1705,–15), p. 464; (1727), p. 599; (1742,–46), pp. 419–20.

Vagrancy (Privy Search) Warrant

(2) “A Warrant for a generall search for Rogues,” ibid. (1705,–15), p. 469; (1727), pp. 604–05; (1742,–46), p. 423.

Warrants for Stolen Property

(3) “To Search for stolen goods,” ibid. (1705,–15), p. 462; (1727), p. 598; (1742,–46), p. 418.

(4) “A warrant to search after a Robberie Committed,” ibid. (1705,–15), p. 463; (1727), pp. 598–99; (1742,–46), p. 419.

Henry Care, English Liberties (16[80]–1721): 2 warrants, 4 appearances

Hue and Cry Warrant

(5) “The Form of a Hue and cry after Robbery, & c.,” ibid. (1700), pp. 176–77; (1703), pp. 161–62.

Warrant for Stolen Property

(6) “The Form of a Warrant to search after a Robbery Committed, directed the High Constables,” ibid. (1700), pp. 177–78; (1703), pp. 162–63.

Richard Kilburne, Choice Precedents (1680–1715): 22 warrants, 34 appearances

Hue and Cry Warrants

(7, 8, 9) “An Hue and Cry Upon the Escape of a Prisoner,” “A Warrant for a Hue and Cry after a Felon,” “A Warrant to search for a Person (who hath committed a Robbery) for Goods Stoln,” ibid. (6th ed., 1700), pp. 253–55; (7th ed., 1703), pp. 250–52.

(10) “A Warrant to search for a Felon, and to raise Hue and Cry,” ibid. (8th ed., 1715), p. 247.

(11) “A Warrant for a Hue and Cry,” ibid., p. 324.

Warrants Respecting Game Poaching

(12 and 13) “A Warrant to search Nets and Setting-Dogs,” “A Warrant to search for Setting-Dogs, Guns, Grey-hounds, & c.,” ibid. (6th ed., 1700), pp. 286–87; (7th ed., 1703), pp. 279–80.

(p.799) (14) “A Warrant to enter into the House, & c. of Persons not qualified by Law…,” ibid. (7th ed., 1703), p. 289.

(15) “A Warrant to a Game-Keeper, or any other Person, to search for Dogs and Nets,” ibid. (8th ed., 1715), p. 373.

(16) “A Warrant upon the Clause of the Statute last above mentioned…,” ibid. (6th ed., 1700), p. 148; (7th ed., 1703), pp. 143–44; (8th ed., 1715), pp. 217–18.

(17) “A Warrant to enter the House of a Suspected Person, and search for Venison, & c.,” ibid., p. 217.

(18) “A Warrant upon the Statute of 4 & 5 W. & M. cap. 5…,” ibid. (7th ed., 1703), p. 286.

(19) “A Warrant to search for Hare, Partridge, & c….,” ibid. (8th ed., 1715), pp. 373–74.

(20) “A Warrant to search for Nets,” ibid., p. 376.

Vagrancy (Privy Search) Warrants

(21 and 22) “A Warrant to make general Search for Rogues, Vagabonds, & c.,” “Another Warrant for a General Search for Rogues,” ibid. (6th ed., 1700), pp. 404–05; (7th ed., 1703), pp. 397–99.

(23) “A Warrant for a general privy search,” ibid. (8th ed., 1715), p. 514.

(24) “A Warrant for apprehending Beggars and other idle persons,” ibid. (6th ed., 1700), pp. 447–48; (7th ed., 1703), p. 438.

Warrants for Stolen Property

(25) “A Warrant to Search for stoln Goods,” ibid. (6th ed., 1700), p. 404; (7th ed., 1703), p. 397.

(26) “A Warrant Dormant,” ibid. (6th ed., 1700), pp. 406–07.

(27) “A Warrant to search for a Felon on Suspicion,” ibid., p. 196; (7th ed., 1703), pp. 193–94.

(28) “Another Warrant to search for suspected Persons, and c….,” ibid. (8th ed., 1715), pp. 247–48.

John Bond, Collection of Precedents (1685–1707): 4 warrants, 4 appearances

Hue and Cry Warrant

(29) “A Hue and Cry,” ibid. (3rd ed., 1707), pp. 85–86 (no. 113).

Vagrancy (Privy Search) Warrant

(30) “Another Warrant for Apprehending Vagrants, Rogues, Vagabonds, & c….,” ibid., p. 204 (no. 317).

Warrants for Stolen Property

(31) “A Warrant to search for and apprehend a Felon,” ibid., p. 84 (no. 110).

(32) “A Warrant Dormant to search for and apprehend Rogues,” ibid., p. 20 [i.e., 203] (no. 316).

(p.800) Compleat Constable (1692–1728): 2 warrants, 13 appearances

Vagrancy (Privy Search) Warrant

(33) “A Warrant from the High-Constable to make a privy Search in the Night for Whores, & c.,” ibid. (2nd ed., 1700), pp. 185–86; (3rd ed., 1708), p. 175; (4th ed., 1710; 4th ed. [i.e., 5th ed.], 1717), pp. 176–77; (6th ed., 1724), pp. 148–49; (7th ed., 1725; 8th ed., 1728), p. 148.

Warrant Respecting Treason

(34) “The Form of a Warrant to Apprehend a Traytor,” ibid. (2nd ed., 1700), pp. 180–81; (3rd ed., 1708), pp. 170–71; (4th ed., 1710), pp. 170–71; (4th ed., [i.e., 5th ed.], 1717), pp. 171–72; (6th ed., 1724; 7th ed., 1725; 8th ed., 1728), p. 144.

Note: No copy of the 5th edition of 1717–24 survives, while the 4th edition affords two versions on those dates. Because those versions differ extensively in total pagination, 180 pages in 1710 versus 198 pages in 1717, they are, in fact, distinct editions. In other words, the 4th edition on the title page of the 1717 imprint is a palpable misprint of the 5th edition, which it is, de facto.

Help to Magistrates (1700–21): 4 warrants, 20 appearances

Hue and Cry Warrant

(35) “The Form of a Hue and Cry after Robbery, & c.,” ibid. (1700; 2nd ed., 1700; 3rd ed., 1705; 4th ed., 1708; 5th ed., 1712; 6th ed., 1721), pp. 35–36.

Warrant Respecting Poaching

(36) “A Warrant against one for keeping Nets, not being qualified to search for them,” ibid. (5th ed., 1712), pp. 140–41; (6th ed., 1721), p. 126.

Warrants for Stolen Property

(37) “The Form of a Warrant to search for Stolen goods,” ibid., pp. 29–30 (all 6 editions).

(38) “The Form of a Warrant to search after a Robbery Committed, directed to the High Constable,” ibid., pp. 30–31 (all 6 editions).

William Nelson, Justice (1704–45) and idem., Game Laws (1727–53): (all references are to idem., Justice except as specified): 13 warrants, 120 appearances

Hue and Cry Warrants

(39) “A Warrant to search for a Felon, and to raise Hue-and-Cry, & c.,” ibid. (1704), pp. 234–35; (2nd ed., 1707), p. 268; (3rd ed., 1710), p. 272; (4th ed., 1711,–14), p. 272; (5th ed., 1715), p. 274; (6th ed., 1718), p. 273; (7th ed., 1721), p. 272; (8th ed. 1724), pp. 287–88; (9th ed., 1726), pp. 303–04; (10th ed., 1729), p. 301; (11th ed., 1736), vol. 1, p. 345; (12th ed., 1745), vol. 1, p. 361.

(p.801) (40) “A Warrant for a Hue-and-Cry,” ibid. (1704), p. 296; (2nd ed., 1707), p. 340; (3rd ed., 1710), p 353; (4th ed., 1711,–14), p. 353; (5th ed., 1715), p. 356; (6th ed., 1718), p. 364; (7th ed., 1721), p. 370; (8th ed., 1724), p. 389; (9th ed., 1726), p. 411; (10th ed., 1729), p. 411; (11th ed., 1736), vol. 1, p. 474; (12th ed., 1745), vol. 1, p. 504.

Warrants Respecting Poaching

(41) “A Warrant to enter the House of a suspected Person and search for Venison, & c.,” ibid. (1704), pp. 186–87; (2nd ed., 1717), p. 215; (3rd ed., 1710; 4th ed., 1711,–14), pp. 216–17; (5th ed., 1715), pp. 217–18; (6th ed., 1718), pp. 216–17; (7th ed., 1721), p. 213; (8th ed., 1724), p. 225; (9th ed., 1726), p. 238; (10th ed., 1729), pp. 234–35; (11th ed., 1736), vol. 1, p. 269; (12th ed., 1745), vol. 1, p. 284.

(42) “A Warrant to a Game-keeper, or any other Person, to search for Dogs,” ibid. (1704), p. 206; (2nd ed., 1707), p. 234; (3rd ed., 1710; 4th ed., 1711,–14), p. 236; (5th ed., 1715), p. 238; (6th ed., 1718), p. 236; (7th ed., 1721), p. 234; (8th ed., 1721), p. 246; (9th ed., 1726), pp. 259–60; (10th ed., 1729), p. 256; (11th ed., 1736), vol. 1, p. 293; (12th ed., 1745), vol. 1, p. 310. Repeated with minor variations: idem., Game Laws (3rd. ed., 1736), pp. 57–58; (4th ed., 1751), p. 61; (5th ed., 1753), p. 63.

(43) “A Warrant to search for Hare, Partridge, & c….,” ibid. (1704), p. 206; (2nd ed., 1707), p. 235; (3rd ed., 1710; 4th ed., 1710,–14), pp. 236–37; (5th ed., 1715), pp. 238–39; (6th ed., 1718), p. 237; (7th ed., 1721), p. 234; (8th ed., 1724), p. 247; (9th ed., 1726), p. 260; (10th ed., 1729), p. 256; (11th ed., 1736), vol. 1, p. 293.

(44) “A Warrant to search after Venison and Deer Skins,” Nelson, Game Laws (3rd ed., 1736), p. 42 (sec. 23); (4th ed., 1751), p. 45; (5th ed., 1753), p. 46.

(45) “A Warrant to search for Game,” ibid. (3rd ed., 1736), p. 142 (sec. 7); (4th ed., 1751), pp. 150–51; (5th ed., 1753), p. 156.

(46) “A Warrant to search for Nets and Setting Dogs,” ibid. (3rd ed., 1736), p. 176 (sec. 4); (4th ed., 1751), p. 186; (5th ed., 1753), p. 186.

(47) “A Warrant against one keeping Nets, and to search for them,” ibid. (3rd ed., 1736), p. 177 (sec. 4); (4th ed., 1751), p. 187; (5th ed., 1753), p. 191.

Vagrancy (Privy Search) Warrant

(48) “A Warrant to make a privy search,” Nelson, Justice (1704), p. 164; (2nd ed., 1707), p. 191; (3rd ed., 1710; 4th ed., 1711,–14), p. 193; (5th ed., 1715), pp. 194–95; (6th ed., 1718), p. 193; (7th ed., 1721), pp. 188–89; (8th ed., 1724), pp. 199–200; (9th ed., 1726), p. 210; (10th ed., 1729), pp. 205–06; (11th ed., 1736), vol. 1, pp. 232–33; (12th ed., 1745), vol. 1, pp. 246–47.

Warrants for Stolen Property

(49) “Another Warrant to search for suspected Persons, & c. and to apprehend, & c.,” ibid. (1704), p. 235; (2nd ed., 1707), p. 269; (3rd ed., 1710; 4th ed., 1711,–14), p. 273; (5th ed., 1715), pp. 274–75; (6th ed., 1718), pp. 273–74; (7th ed., 1721), p. 273; (8th ed., 1724), p. 288; (9th ed., 1726), p. 304; (10th ed., 1729), pp. 301–02; (11th ed., 1736), vol. 1, pp. 345–46; (12th ed., 1745), vol. 1, pp. 361–62.

(50) “A Warrant to search, & c.,” ibid. (3rd ed., 1710; 4th ed., 1711,–14), p. 393; (5th ed., 1715), p. 399; (6th ed., 1718), p. 406; (7th ed., 1721), p. 412; (8th ed., 1724), p. 435; (9th ed., 1726), p. 458; (10th ed., 1729), p. 460; (11th ed., 1736), vol. 1, p. 534; (12th ed., 1745), vol. 1, p. 566.

(p.802) (51) “A Warrant to search for stolen Wood,” ibid. (1704), p. 513; (2nd ed., 1707), p. 588; (3rd ed., 1710; 4th ed., 1710,–11), p. 606; (5th ed., 1715), p. 634; (6th ed., 1718), p. 638; (7th ed., 1721), pp. 645–46; (8th ed., 1724), p. 691; (9th ed., 1726), p. 731; (10th ed., 1729), p. 739; (11th ed., 1736), vol. 2, pp. 288–89; (12th ed., 1745), vol. 2, p. 296.

Giles Jacob, Modern Justice (1716–20) and Compleat Parish Officer (1718–1757), in that sequence: 21 warrants, 75 appearances

Hue and Cry Warrant

(52) “A Warrant to make Hue and Cry where a Robbery is Committed,” idem., Modern Justice (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), pp. 172–73.

Warrants Respecting Game Poaching

(53) “A Warrant to make a search for stoln Venison…,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), pp. 142–43; (3rd ed., 1720), p. 164.

(54) “A warrant to search suspicious Houses for Fishing-Nets, and to seize them,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), p. 183; (3rd ed., 1720), p. 206.

(55) “A Warrant to search for Game, Guns, Dogs, & c….,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), p. 202; (3rd ed., 1720), p. 226.

Vagrancy (Privy Search) Warrants

(56) “A Warrant to Constables to make a general privy Search for Vagabonds,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), p. 378; (3rd ed., 1720), p. 468.

(57) “A Lodging Warrant to search for Vagrants & c.,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), p. 378; (3rd ed., 1720), pp. 468–69.

(58) “A Warrant from a High Constable to Petty Constables to make a Privy search,” ibid. (3rd ed., 1720), p. 151.

Warrants for Stolen Property

(59) “A Warrant to search suspected Houses and to apprehend Felons,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), p. 168; (3rd ed., 1720), pp. 194–95.

(60) “A Warrant to search for stoln Goods,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), pp. 168–69; (3rd ed., 1720), p. 195.

(61) “A Lodging Warrant to apprehend Felons, granted by three Justices,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), p. 169; (3rd ed., 1720), pp. 195–96.

(62) “A Warrant to search for Wood stoln,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), p. 212; (3rd ed., 1720), p. 242.

Warrants Respecting Weapons

(63) “A Warrant to make search after and seize Arms in the Possession of Papists,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), pp. 305–06; (3rd ed., 1720), pp. 365–66.

(64) “A WARRANT TO SEARCH FOR AN SEIZE ARMS IN THE POSSESSION OF SUSPECTED PERSONS,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), p. 341; (3rd ed., 1720), p. 428.

(65) “A WARRANT TO SEARCH FOR GUN-POWDER,” ibid. (3rd ed., 1720), p. 233.

(p.803) Warrant Respecting Military Recruitment

(66) “A Warrant to make search for Persons fit to be sent Soldiers, and to bring them before the Justices,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), p. 338; (3rd ed., 1720), p. 425.

Warrants Respecting Treason

(67) “A General Warrant to apprehend Persons for committing of Treason,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), p. 365; (3rd ed., 1720), p. 456.

(68) “A Warrant to apprehend Persons committing Treason…,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), p. 366; (3rd ed., 1720), p. 456.

Excise Warrant

(69) “A WARRANT TO SEARCH FOR PRIVATE STILLS,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), pp. 71–72; (3rd ed., 1720), pp. 75–76.

Warrants Respecting Smuggling and Customs Taxes

(70) “A WARRANT TO SEIZE FOREIGN BUTTONS IMPORTED CONTRARY TO LAW,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), pp. 91–92.

(71) “A WARRANT TO SEARCH FOR GOODS (FOR WHICH CUSTOM OUGHT TO BE PAID)…,” ibid. (1716; 2nd ed., 1717), pp. 136–37; (3rd ed., 1720), p. 156. (Reprinted with minor variations in title and substance: idem., Lex Mercatoria [1718; 2nd ed., 1729], pp. 143–44; idem., Lex Constitutionis [1719], p. 218).

idem., Compleat Parish Officer (1718–1757).

Vagrancy (Privy Search) Warrant

(72) “The High Constable’s Warrant to make a privy Search,” ibid. (1st ed., 1718; 2nd ed., 1720), p. 56; (3rd ed., 1723), pp. 56–57; (4th ed., 1726), p. 64; (5th ed., 1729), p. 68; (6th ed., 1731), p. 74; (7th ed., 1734), p. 86; (8th ed., 1738), p. 95; (9th ed., 1741), p. 104; (10th ed., 1744), p. 101; (11 ed., 1747; 12th ed., 1750; 13th ed., 1754; 14th ed., 1757), p. 102.

Joseph Shaw, The Practical Justice of the Peace (1728–56) and Parish Law (1733–55), in that sequence: 12 warrants, 50 appearances

Hue and Cry Warrants

(73) “A Warrant to search for a Felon, and to raise a Hue and Cry, & c.,” ibid. (1728), vol. 1, p. 444; (2nd ed., 1733), vol. 1, p. 366; (3rd ed., 1736), vol. 1, p. 368.

(74) “A Warrant for a Hue and Cry after a Felon,” ibid. (1728), vol. 1, p. 599; (2nd ed., 1733), vol. 1, p. 514; (3rd ed., 1736), vol. 1, p. 525; (4th ed., 1744), vol. 1, p. 581; (5th ed., 1751), vol. 1, p. 524; (6th ed., 1756), vol. 1, p. 546.

(p.804) Warrant Respecting Game Poaching

(75) “A Warrant to make a Search for stolen Venison, and to enter Houses of suspected Persons,” ibid. (1728), vol. 1, p. 379; (2nd ed., 1733), vol. 1, p. 296; (3rd ed., 1736), vol. 1, p. 297; (4th ed., 1744), vol. 1, pp. 300–01; (5th ed., 1751), vol. 1, p. 279; (6th ed., 1756), vol. 1, p. 293.

Vagrancy (Privy Search) Warrants

(76) “A Warrant to make a general privy search for Vagabonds, & c.,” ibid. (1728), vol. 2, p. 466; (2nd ed., 1733), vol. 2, p. 349; (3rd ed., 1736), vol. 2, p. 343; (4th ed., 1744), vol. 2, p. 366; (5th ed., 1751), vol. 2, p. 324.

(77) “A Lodging Warrant to search for Vagrants, & c.,” ibid. (1728), vol. 2, p. 466; (2nd ed., 1733), vol. 2, p. 349; (3rd ed., 1736), vol. 2, p. 342; (4th ed., 1744), vol. 2, p. 365; (5th ed., 1751), vol. 2, p. 324; (6th ed., 1756), vol. 2, p. 330.

Warrants for Stolen Property

(78) “A Warrant to search suspected Houses and to apprehend Felons,” ibid. (1728), vol. 1, p. 445.

(79) “A Warrant to search for stolen Goods,” ibid.; (2nd ed., 1733), vol. 1, p. 366; (3rd ed., 1736), vol. 1, p. 368.

(80) “A WARRANT TO SEARCH FOR STOLEN GOODS,” ibid. (4th ed., 1744), vol. 1, p. 420; (5th ed., 1751), vol. 1, p. 383: different warrant from preceding.

(81) “A PRECEDENT OF A SEARCH WARRANT,” ibid. (5th ed., 1751), vol. 2, p. 159; (6th ed., 1756), vol. 2, p. 160.

Warrant Respecting Smuggling and Customs Taxes

(82) “A WARRANT TO SEARCH FOR GOODS (FOR WHICH CUSTOM OUGHT TO BE PAID)…,” ibid. (1728), vol. 1, pp. 370–71; (2nd ed., 1733), vol. 1, p. 287; (3rd ed., 1736), vol. 1, pp. 288–89; (4th ed., 1744), vol. 1, pp. 292–93; (5th ed., 1751), vol. 1, p. 272; (6th ed., 1756), vol. 1, p. 286.

Idem., Parish Law (1733–55)

Vagrancy (Privy Search) Warrant

(83) “A Warrant to the High Constable of the City and Liberty of Westminister, & c. to make a general privy search,” ibid. (1733), pp. 353–54; (2nd ed., 1734), pp. 366–67; (3rd ed., 1736), p. 348; (4th ed., 1739), p. 356; (5th ed., 1743), p. 365; (6th ed., 1748), p. 370; (7th ed., 1750), p. 381; (8th ed., 1753), p. 381; (9th ed., 1755), p. 393.

Warrant for Stolen Property

(84) “A SEARCH-WARRANT,” ibid. (2nd ed., 1734), Supplement, p. ix.

(p.805) James Harvey, Collection of Precedents (1730–51): 12 warrants, 36 appearances

Hue and Cry Warrants

(85) “Warrant to apprehend one suspected of a Felony and Robbery and make Hue and Cry after him,” ibid. (1730), pp. 103–04; (2nd ed., 1734), pp. 146–47; (3rd ed., 1751), pp. 159–60.

(86) “Warrant to apprehend one for Felony and Burglary, and to make Hue and Cry,” ibid. (1730), pp. 109–10; (2nd ed., 1734), pp. 154–55; (3rd ed., 1751), pp. 165–66.

Warrants Respecting Poaching

(87) “Warrant to enter the House of a suspected person and search for venison, & c.,” ibid. (1730), p. 69; (2nd ed., 1734), pp. 100–01; (3rd ed., 1751), pp. 118–19.

(88) “Warrant to search for Fowls and apprehend the Taker,” ibid. (1730), p. 101; (2nd ed., 1734), pp. 143–44; (3rd ed., 1751), p. 157.

(89) “Warrant to search for Snares,” ibid. (1730), p. 115; (2nd ed., 1734), pp. 168–69; (3rd ed., 1751), pp. 180–81.

(90) “Warrant to search suspicious Houses for Fishing Nets and seise them,” ibid. (1730), p. 122; (2nd ed., 1734), pp. 175–76; (3rd ed., 1751), p. 187.

Vagrancy (Privy Search) Warrant

(91) “Warrant to make a Privy Search,” ibid. (1730), pp. 57–58; (2nd ed., 1734), pp. 84–85; (3rd ed., 1751), pp. 102–03.

Warrants to Recover Stolen Property

(92) “Warrant to search for People suspected of robbing an orchard,” ibid. (1730), p. 152; (2nd ed., 1734), pp. 220–21; (3rd ed., 1751), pp. 235–36.

(93) “WARRANT TO SEARCH FOR STOLN GOODS AND APPREHEND THE FELON,” ibid. (1730), p. 88; (2nd ed., 1734), pp. 126–27; (3rd ed., 1751), pp. 142–43.

Warrant Respecting Weapons

(94) “WARRANT TO SEARCH FOR GUNPOWDER,” ibid. (1730), p. 129; (2nd ed., 1734), pp. 186–87; (3rd ed., 1751), p. 201.

Excise Warrant

(95) “SPECIAL WARRANT TO AN OFFICER, TO MAKE SEARCH AFTER AND SEISE COFFEE NOT ENTERED,” ibid. (1730), pp. 62–63; (2nd ed., 1734), pp. 91–92; (3rd ed., 1751), pp. 110–111.

Warrant Respecting Smuggling and Customs Taxes

(96) “WARRANT TO SEARCH FOR GOODS (FOR WHICH CUSTOM OUGHT TO BE PAID),” ibid. (1730), pp. 66–67; (2nd ed., 1734), pp. 97–98; (3rd ed., 1751), pp. 115–16.

(p.806) Joseph Higgs, Guide to Justices (1734–50): 12 warrants, 31 appearances

Hue and Cry Warrant

(97) “A Warrant for a Hue and Cry,” ibid. (1734), p. 109; (2nd ed., 1742), pp. 171–72; (3rd ed., 1750), pp. 163–64.

Warrants Respecting Poaching

(98) “A Warrant to search after Venison and Deer Skins,” ibid. (1734), pp. 58–59; (2nd ed., 1742), p. 76; (3rd ed., 1750), pp. 78–79.

(99) “A Warrant to search after Game,” ibid. (1734), p. 86; (2nd ed., 1742), pp. 133–34; (3rd ed., 1750), pp. 135–36.

(100) “A Warrant for taking Nets and Fish,” ibid. (2nd ed., 1742), p. 119; (3rd ed., 1750), p. 121.

Vagrancy (Privy Search) Warrant

(101) “A Warrant to search for and apprehend Vagrants,” ibid. (2nd ed., 1734), pp. 331–32; (3rd ed., 1750), pp. 328–29.

Warrants for Stolen Property

(102) “A Warrant to search after Felons,” ibid. (1734), pp. 74–75; (2nd ed., 1742), pp. 95–96; (3rd ed., 1750), pp. 97–98.

(103) “A Lodging Warrant to search after Felons Goods,” ibid. (1734), pp. 77–78; (2nd ed., 1742), pp. 99–100; (3rd ed., 1750), pp 101–02.

(104) “A Warrant to search after stolen Goods,” ibid. (2nd ed., 1742), pp. 100–01; (3rd ed., 1750), pp. 102–03.

(105) “A Warrant to search after stolen Wood,” ibid. (1734), p. 209; (2nd ed., 1742), p. 343; (3rd ed., 1750), pp. 342–43.

Excise Warrant

(106) “A WARRANT TO SEARCH AFTER HID OR CONCEALED BRANDY,” ibid. (2nd ed., 1742), p. 42; (3rd ed., 1750), pp. 43–44.

Warrant Respecting Smuggling and Customs Taxes

(107) “A Warrant to search after Foreign Manufactures prohibited,” ibid. (2nd ed., 1742), p. 132; (3rd ed., 1750), pp. 133–34.

Warrant Respecting Economic Regulation

(108) “A Warrant to search after ill Practices,” ibid. (1734), p. 52; (2nd ed., 1742), p. 62; (3rd ed., 1750), p. 65.

(p.807) Thomas Barlow, The Justice of Peace (1745): 6 warrants, 6 appearances

Warrants Respecting Poaching

(109) “A SEARCH WARRANT, SUPRA S. 21,” ibid., pp. 170–71.

(110) “A WARRANT TO SEARCH FOR HARES, & C….,” ibid., p. 260.

Vagrancy (Privy Search) Warrant

(111) “A Warrant to make a general privy Search in one Night,” ibid., p. 558.

Warrants to Recover Stolen Property

(112) “A Warrant to search, & c.,” ibid., p. 351.

(113) “A Precedent of a Search-Warrant,” ibid., p. 482.

Warrant Respecting Weapons

(114) “A WARRANT TO SEARCH FOR GUN-POWDER,” ibid., p. 272.

Thomas Pearce, The Justice of the Peace’s Pocket Companion (1754): Addendum to same (1753) [sic], and idem., Compleat Justice (1756): designated by date only: 5 warrants, 10 appearances

Hue and Cry Warrants

(115) “Warrant to apprehend one suspected of a Felony and Robbery, and make Hue and Cry after him,” (1753), pp. 9–10; (1756), p. 449.

(116) “Warrant for Hue and Cry after Highwaymen,” (1753), pp. 11–12; (1756), p. 451.

Vagrancy (Privy Search) Warrants

(117) “Warrant to make a Privy Search,” (1753), p. 16; (1756), p. 454.

(118) “The High Constable’s Warrant to make a privy Search,” (1753), p. 17; (1756), p. 455.

Warrant to Recover Stolen Property

(119) “WARRANT TO SEARCH FOR STOLEN GOODS,” (1754), p. 80; (1756), p. 459.

Richard Burn, Justice of the Peace (1755–): 5 warrants, 29 appearances

Hue and Cry Warrant

(120) “A. Warrant to levy hue and cry on a robbery having been committed,” ibid. (1755), vol. 2, pp. 20–21; (2nd ed., 1756), vol. 2, pp. 22–23; (3rd ed., 1756), pp. 388–89; (4th ed., 1757), vol. 2, pp 216–17; (5th ed., 1757), p. 393; (6th ed., 1758), vol. 2, pp. 222–23.

(p.808) Warrants Respecting Poaching

(121) “WARRANT TO SEARCH FOR DOGS AND ENGINES, ON THE 22 & 23 C.2.C.25.S.2,” ibid. (1755), vol. 1, p. 472; (2nd ed., 1756), vol. 1, p. 501; (3rd ed., 1756), p. 327; (4th ed., 1757), vol. 2, p. 99; (5th ed., 1757), pp. 328–29; (6th ed., 1758), vol. 2, p. 100.

(122) “WARRANT TO SEARCH FOR VENISON OR SKINS, ON THE 3 W.C.10.S.3,” ibid. (1755), vol. 1, p. 483; (2nd ed., 1756), vol. 1, p. 511; (3rd ed., 1756), p. 334; (4th ed., 1757), vol. 2, pp. 111–12; (5th ed., 1757), p. 335; (6th ed., 1758), vol. 2, pp. 112–13.

Vagrancy (Privy Search) Warrant

(123) “The form of the said high constable’s warrant,” ibid. (2nd ed., 1756), vol. 2, p. 539; (3rd ed., 1756), p. 719; (4th ed., 1757), vol. 3, p. 417; (5th ed., 1757), p. 742; (6th ed., 1758), vol. 3, p. 418.

Warrant for Stolen Property

(124) “FORM OF A SEARCH WARRANT,” ibid. (1755), vol. 2, p. 350; (2nd ed., 1756), vol. 2, p. 385; (3rd ed., 1756), p. 621; (4th ed., 1757), vol. 3, p. 229; (5th ed., 1757), pp. 643–44; (6th ed., 1758), vol. 3, p. 229.