Sheriff sentence example

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  • Us sheriff candidates have to practice.
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  • Larkin certainly didn't resemble the sheriff in any way.
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  • The sheriff won't be a happy man.
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  • Don't feel just because Jake Weller thinks you'd make a good sheriff you have to run.
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  • Mr. Dean here, part time detective and sheriff candidate, tracked down a hot lead on some bones—maybe a long dead villain—up at The Lucky Pup mine.
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  • The sheriff has a duty to investigate.
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  • He said nothing of his visit to Martha's room and busied himself on the stoop taping a "Dean for Sheriff" poster to a wooden stake before adding it to a growing pile.
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  • Dean was directed to spend all available weekend time on a door to door smiling and handshaking crusade, the first of many Fred had mapped out for his full-court press for making David Dean the sheriff of Ouray County, Colorado.
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  • I remembered the deputy sheriff he killed after his license plate was spotted.
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  • He could lie and tell them he was a police officer or sheriff and maybe squeeze some tidbit of information about recently released mom Patsy, but surely Fitzgerald would find out and tank his election ambitions, if those aspirations weren't already six feet under.
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  • Nor, for that matter, would have anyone else Dean could think of, Acting Sheriff Fitzgerald included.
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  • The retiring sheriff was still officially connected to Ouray County law enforcement.
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  • Instead he asked when the sheriff was returning.
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  • I figured this county deserves a more astute sheriff than the current candidate, so I tossed my hat in the ring this morning.
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  • But neither seriously considered contacting the law, especially because the law was Acting Sheriff Fitzgerald.
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  • Dean turned at the sound of the shop door opening to see Sheriff Jake Weller standing, hands on hips, staring down at him.
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  • Priscilla handed the Weller a coffee cup without being asked, a sure sign the sheriff was a regular.
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  • The sheriff filled his cup.
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  • Even Sheriff Jake Weller was there, and the city police chief and, in various costumes of night-wear, Fred, the Quincy sisters and Gladys Turnbull who'd let out a banshee scream that woke everyone but poor Edith Shipton, who'd never wake again.
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  • The only representative of officialdom remaining on premises, in even a semi-official capacity, was Sheriff Jake Weller.
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  • When the Metropolitan Board of Works was formed by the Metropolis Management Act of 1855 the city was affected to a certain extent, but by the Local Government Act of 1888 which founded the London County Council the right of appointing a sheriff for Middlesex was taken away from the city of London.
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  • After in vain attempting to obtain an apology for " the unparalleled outrage against a friendly power " he issued on the 10th of December a solemn hatti sheriff summoning the faithful to a holy war.
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  • Other public buildings include the municipal buildings, the sheriff court and county buildings, Balfour hospital, and the fever hospital.
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  • In 1388 parliament ordered that every sheriff in England should call upon the masters and wardens of all gilds and brotherhoods to send to the king's council in Chancery, before the 2nd of February 1389, full returns regarding their foundation, ordinances and property.
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  • In default of payment of arrears of rent Cosby's Manor was sold at sheriff's sale in 1792 and was bid in by General Philip Schuyler, General John Bradstreet, John Morin Scott and others for X1387, or about 15 cents an acre.
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  • Such liberties are exempt from the jurisdiction of the sheriff and have separate commissions of the peace, but for purposes of local government form part of the county in which they are situated.
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  • The exemption from the jurisdiction of the sheriff was recognized in England by the Sheriffs Act 1887, which provides that the sheriff of a county shall appoint a deputy at the expense of the lord of the liberty, such deputy to reside in or near the liberty.
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  • The deputy receives and opens in the sheriff's name all writs, the return or execution of which belongs to the bailiff of the liberty, and issues to the bailiff the warrant required for the due execution of such writs.
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  • The bailiff then becomes liable for non-execution, mis-execution or insufficient return of any writs, and in the case of non-return of any writ, if the sheriff returns that he has delivered the writ to a bailiff of a liberty, the sheriff will be ordered to execute the writ notwithstanding the liberty, and must cause the bailiff to attend before the high court of justice and answer why he did not execute the writ.
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  • Tn the Domesday Survey it is included in the manor of Maesbury, which Rainald, sheriff of Shropshire, held of Roger, earl of Shrewsbury; but Rainald or his predecessor Warm had already raised a fortification at Oswestry called Louvre.
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  • By the Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898, Belfast became for assize purposes "the county of the city of Belfast," with a high sheriff.
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  • After the accession of the Whigs to office in 1832 he held various important offices in the ministry, and most of the measures of reform for Scotland, such as burgh reform, the improvements in the law of entail, and the reform of the sheriff courts, owed much to his sagacity and energy.
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  • The town is governed by a mayor, sheriff, senior and junior bailiffs, 13 aldermen, and 39 councillors.
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  • The same year he was elected sheriff of New York county, then a lucrative post because of the system of fees (later abolished), and in 1917 president of the Board of Aldermen of New York City.
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  • In 1869 Cleveland was nominated by the Democratic party for the office of sheriff, and, despite the fact that Erie county was normally Republican by a decisive majority, was elected.
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  • The years immediately succeeding his retirement from the office of sheriff in 1873 he devoted exclusively to the practice of law, coming to be generally recognized as one of the leaders of the western New York bar.
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  • Other county officers are a county judge and a county surrogate elected for a term of six years, a treasurer, a clerk, a district attorney, a sheriff and from one to four coroners elected for a term of three years.
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  • General Sickles was president of the New York State Board of Civil Service Commissioners in 1888-1889, was sheriff of New York in 1890, and was again a representative in Congress in 1893-1895.
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  • The other county officers are a clerk, a treasurer, an auditor, an assessor, an attorney, an engineer, a sheriff, a coroner and a superintendent of public schools, each elected for a term of two years.
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  • Before Horace was ten years old (1820), his father became bankrupt, his home was sold by the sheriff, and Zaccheus Greeley himself fled the state to escape arrest for debt.
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  • The county officers are a board of three commissioners, a treasurer,, a sheriff, a county clerk, a clerk of the district court, an attorney,, a surveyor, a coroner, a public administrator, an assessor, a.
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  • For each county there are a judge, clerk of the court, sheriff, auditor, registrar of deeds, treasurer, state's attorney, surveyor, coroner and superintendent of schools, all elected biennially.
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  • Between the Conquest and the 14th century the earldom of Kent was held successively by Odo, bishop of Bayeux, William of Ypres and Hubert de Burgh (sheriff of the county in the reign of Henry III.), none of whom, however, transmitted the honour, which was bestowed by Edward I.
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  • For each county there are a judge, clerk, register of deeds, auditor, treasurer, sheriff and state's attorney.
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  • Educated at Eton and King's College, Cambridge, he became a barrister and afterwards filled the offices of common sergeant of the city of London and judge of the sheriff's court.
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  • He was the younger son of Richard Evelyn, who owned large estates in the county, and was in 1633 high sheriff of Surrey and Sussex.
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  • The county officials are the judge, clerk, attorney, sheriff, jailor, coroner, surveyor and assessor, elected for four years.
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  • Already in 1201 he was chamberlain to King John, the sheriff of three shires, the constable of Dover and Windsor castles, the warden of the Cinque Ports and of the Welsh Marches.
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  • The accompanying illustration is reduced from a painting made from one of two which were driven in Hyde Park by Mr. Sheriff Parkins in the early part of the 10th century.
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  • For the discharge of other county functions the qualified electors of each county elect every two years three commissioners, a sheriff, a solicitor, a treasurer, a register of deeds and a register of probate; two auditors also are appointed annually by the supreme court.
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  • Under an act passed in 1875 the corporation has the right to forward every year three names of persons suitable for the office of high sheriff to the viceroy, one of which shall be selected by him.
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  • There is no general representative council or board, but judicial officers, a sheriff and a clerk, are elected in each county, and also a county treasurer and county commissioners.
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  • In 1564 Lord Robert Stewart, natural son of James V., who had visited Kirkwall twenty-four years before, was made sheriff of the Orkneys and Shetlands, and received possession of the estates of the udallers; in 1581 he was created earl of Orkney by James IV., the charter being ratified ten years later to his son Patrick, but in 1615 the earldom was again annexed to the crown.
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  • The governor appoints, by and with the consent of the Senate of the Territory, an attorney-general, treasurer, commissioner of public lands, commissioner of agriculture and forestry, superintendent of public works, superintendent of public instruction, commissioners of public instruction, auditor and deputy-auditor, surveyor, high sheriff, members of the board of health, board of prison inspectors, board of registration, inspectors of election, &c. All such officers are appointed for four years except the commissioners of public instruction and the members of the said 1 Large numbers of Japanese immigrants have used the Hawaiian Islands merely as a means of gaining admission at the mainland ports of the United States.
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  • He was carried off to prison, where he was detained for some time, and from which he was released only by the favour of the sheriff, whose sympathies he had succeeded in enlisting.
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  • It is first mentioned in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle under the date 605.The ealdorman, or sheriff, of the shire was probably charged with the duty of calling out and leading the fyrd, which appears always to have retained a local character, as during the time of the Danish invasions we read of the fyrd of Kent, of Somerset and of Devon.
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  • The new county buildings (1891) possess a handsome council hall, and the castellated municipal buildings (1818-1821) were the former county buildings; the sheriff court house (1885) in St James Street, and the free library and museum (including a picture gallery) at the head of High Street, were erected (1869-1872) by Sir Peter Coats (1808-1890).
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  • From the second he was excluded by being appointed sheriff of Buckinghamshire.
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  • He was at liberty, after thirty years of anxiety and drudgery, to indulge his constitutional indolence, to lie in bed till two in the afternoon, and to sit up talking till four in the morning, without fearing either the printer's devil or the sheriff's officer.
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  • Her mark, Ego Godiva Comitissa diu istud desideravi," was found on the charter given by her brother, Thorold of Bucknall - sheriff of Lincolnshire - to the Benedictine monastery of Spalding in 1051; and she is commemorated as benefactress of other monasteries at Leominster, Chester, Wenlock, Worcester and Evesham.
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  • He was sheriff of Nottingham in 1853, and in 1859 organized the first courts of arbitration for the settlement of disputes between masters and men.
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  • Nominated by the crown, he holds office aut vitam aut culpam, represents the crown in military matters, recommends for commissions of the peace, holds the position of high sheriff, and is a member of the standing joint committee.
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  • The vice-comes, or sheriff, as the king's direct representative, was the centre of justice for shires, and his judicature tended to encroach on that of noble holders of courts.
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  • Sir Thomas Gray, son of an English gentleman wounded in a rising at Lanark in May 1297, says that Wallace was chosen leader " by the commune of Scotland," and began operations by slaying Heselrig, sheriff of Clydesdale, at Lanark.
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  • He was taken near Glasgow, in his own country, and handed over to England by Sit John Menteith, sheriff of Dumbartonshire.
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  • His father, George Carr Shaw, was a retired civil servant, the younger son of Bernard Shaw, high sheriff of Kilkenny.
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  • Apparently he advocated the cause of Lady Jane Grey, for on the 25th of July 1553, only six days after Mary's proclamation as queen, he was committed to the custody of the sheriff of Essex.
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  • Under the date of 14th July 1527, we find a "grant to Maister Hector" of an annual pension of £50, to be paid by the sheriff of Aberdeen out of the king's casualties; and on the 26th of July 1529 was issued a "precept for a lettre to Mr Hector Boys, professor of theology, of a pension of £50 Scots yearly, until the king promote him to a benefice of loo marks Scots of yearly value; the said pension to be paid him by the custumars of Aberdeen."
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  • The other county officers are a treasurer, a clerk, an attorney, a surveyor, a sheriff, a coroner and a superintendent of schools, each elected for a term of two years.
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  • Each county also elects a treasurer, a sheriff, an attorney and one or more commissioners of the revenue, each for a term of four years, and a clerk, who is clerk of the circuit court, for a term of eight years.
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  • In 1816 he became sheriff of Renfrewshire, and retained this office until his death at Edinburgh, on the 26th of January (according to others, in February) 1842.
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  • Preparations for another attack continued, particularly after Sheriff Jones, while serving writs in Lawrence, was wounded.
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  • After some unspecified secular employment, Wykeham became "under-notary (vice tabellio) to a certain squire, constable of Winchester Castle," probably Robert of Popham, sheriff of Hampshire, appointed constable on the 25th of April 1340, not as commonly asserted Sir John Scures, the lord of Wykeham, who was not a squire but a knight, and had held the office from 1321, though, from Scures being named as second of his benefactors, Wykeham perhaps owed this appointment to his influence.
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  • Other county officers are a treasurer, clerk, sheriff, register of deeds, attorney, surveyor and two coroners, each elected for a term of two years, a school commissioner elected for a term of four years, and one or more notaries public appointed by the governor.
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  • They were being followed by the sheriff and all the forces of the county.
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  • About 11 o'clock the sheriff and his men came up and immediately began firing into the house.
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  • Other buildings are the sheriff court house, and the Spence Library, founded by the widow of William Spence the mathematician.
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  • The duties of a coroner are limited to the holding of inquiries into cases of death from causes suspected to be other than natural, and to a few miscellaneous duties of comparatively rare occurrence, such as the holding of inquiries relating to treasure trove, and acting instead of the sheriff on inquiries under the Lands Clauses Act, &c., when that officer is interested and thereby disabled from holding such inquiries.
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  • When a borough is a county of itself the council appoint a sheriff on the 9th of November in every year.
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  • And where the borough has a separate court of quarter sessions the council appoint Sheriff, a fit and proper person, not an alderman or councillor, to coroner.
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  • Its officers are three commissioners, a treasurer, a register of deeds, a judge and a register of probate, and a sheriff.
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  • Other county officers are the clerk (who is ex officio clerk of the district court and of the commissioners), sheriff, treasurer, auditor, recorder, surveyor, assessor, attorney and superintendent of district schools, but where the assessed valuation of any county is less than $20,000,000 the clerk is ex officio auditor, and the commissioners may consolidate offices.
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  • Until 1574 one sheriff did duty for Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, the shire court of the former being held at Bedford.
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  • The debtor claims the exemption where the levy is made, but if the sheriff deems the homestead greater in value than the law allows, he may choose three disinterested persons to appraise it and sell any portion that may be adjudged in excess of the legal limit.
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  • They are of four stories and contain the great hall with an open timber ceiling and oak-panelled walls; the Sheriff Court House; the Town Hall, with excellent portraits of Prince Albert (Prince Consort), the 4th earl of Aberdeen, the various lord provosts and other distinguished citizens.
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  • The more important affairs of each county are managed by a board of commissioners, who are elected by districts for four years, but each county elects also a clerk, a treasurer, a probate judge, a register of deeds, a sheriff, a coroner, an attorney, a clerk of the district court, and a surveyor, and the district court for the county appoints a county auditor.
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  • But Henry, not contente4 with this, adopted the custom of sending forth certain members of the Curia throughout the realm at intervals, to sit in the shire court, along with or in place of the sheriff, and to hear and judge all the cases of which the court had cognizance.
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  • The sheriff, the original president of the shire court, was gradually extruded by them from all important business.
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  • Their figures were subjected to a severe scrutiny, and the law was laid down on all points in which the interests of the sheriff and the king, or the sheriff and the taxpayer, came into conflict.
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  • Under the superintendence of the Curia Regis and the exchequer, the sheriff still remained the kings factotum in local affairs.
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  • Hence the position was one of the highest importance, and Henrys new nobility, the men of ability whom he selected and promoted, found their special occupation in holding the office of sheriff.
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  • He gave charters of a very liberal character to many places, and in especial to London, where the citizens were allowed to choose their own sheriff, and to deal directly with the exchequer in matters of revenue.
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  • Lamington Tower was reduced to its present fragmentary condition in the time of Edward I., when William Heselrig, the sheriff, laid siege to it.
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  • He burnt out the English garrison and killed the sheriff.
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  • The view of frankpledge (visus franciplegii), or the duty of ascertaining that the law with regard to frankpledges was complied with, was in the hands of the sheriffs, who held an itinerant court called the "sheriff's tourn" for this and other purposes.
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  • Although the former of these lays stress upon the fact that the sheriff's supervisory powers are universal many men did not attend his tourn.
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  • The abbot's power throughout the lordship was almost absolute; he had a market and fair at Dalton, was free from service to the county and wapentake, and held a sheriff's tourn.
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  • From the sheriff courts appeals lie to the superior court at Reykjavik, consisting of three judges.
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  • He was not a feudal lord nor a local sheriff, for any franklin could change his g060r5 when he would, and the rights of "judgment by peers" were in full use; moreover, the office could be bequeathed, sold, divided or pledged by the possessor; still the goc51 had considerable power as long as the commonwealth lasted.
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  • A royal court took the place of the Althing courts; the local business of the local things was carried out by the (hreppstjori) bailiff, a subordinate of the sheriff; and the g050r5, things, quarter-courts, trial by jury, &c., were swept away by these innovations.
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  • The other county officers are a treasurer, clerk, register of deeds, attorney, surveyor, sheriff, assessor and superintendent of public instruction.
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  • In February 1893, on the application of the sheriff of Kerry, an order from Dublin Castle, refusing protection, was pronounced illegal in the Queen's Bench, and persons issuing it were declared liable to criminal prosecution.
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  • They were immediately reprinted, the latter being dedicated to the lord mayor and the former to the author's kinsman, George Sacheverell, high sheriff of Derby for the year; and, as the passions of the whole British population were at this period keenly exercised between the rival factions of Whig and Tory, the vehement invectives of this furious divine on behalf of an ecclesiastical institution which supplied the bulk of the adherents of the Tories made him their idol.
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  • William de Vesci claimed liberties and exemptions in Caythorpe, of which he was summoned to render account at the sheriff's tourn at Halton.
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  • A county trustee, whose duty it is to collect state and county taxes, and a sheriff are elected by the county for a term of two years; a clerk of the county court and a register are also elected by the county for a term of four years; and the county judge or chairman of the county court, the clerk of the county court, and the county health officer constitute a county board of health.
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  • A sheriff, an attorney and a clerk were elected, and regulations for recording deeds and wills were made.
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  • Your Sheriff has an iffy reputation with some of my guys down there and they think they can round up a judge to get a search warrant.
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  • However, Betsy noticed a California kidnapping that bore an uncanny resemblance to the Delaware, and later Alabama abductions, where a deputy sheriff was killed.
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  • The pedophile was apprehended after I strongly convinced a country sheriff I knew what I was talking about and not giving false testimony.
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  • I don't give a shit what you believe, Sheriff; just do your job and get this bastard before he rapes and kills that boy!
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  • The bed and breakfast had a full complement of guests for the first time in this, their second season, the domestic help opening seemed about to be filled, the weather was beautiful, the flowers were blooming and David Dean's campaign for sheriff looked promising.
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  • While Dean, a retired Pennsylvania police detective, was reluctant to return to law enforcement, Sheriff Jake Weller's retirement offered an opportunity not easily dismissed.
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  • She added, "All but you—and maybe Sheriff Weller."
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  • A female voice he didn't recognize—but definitely not Larkin's—told him the sheriff would be available in thirty minutes.
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  • Dean brought Fred and Cynthia up to date on his strained meeting with the new acting sheriff and Fitzgerald's reluctant agreement to check out the skeleton—Martha's bones, as the mine-hidden discovery was now named.
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  • Besides, you've got too much on your minds— running for sheriff, little Martha leaving and all—you don't need to hear about the ghosts in my closet.
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  • Once we have a sheriff's salary coming in, maybe we can add a little to their budget—until they get settled.
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  • There stood Acting Sheriff Fitzgerald, in full uniform, a large box in his arms, wearing a smile as wide and sinister as a horror show villain.
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  • Mr. Dean here, part time detective and sheriff candidate, tracked down a hot lead on some bones—maybe a long dead villain—up at The Lucky Pup mine.
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  • Your's truly, as acting sheriff, landed the chore of crawling in the pit, following up on this official inquiry.
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  • Fitzgerald. He's the guy who found 'em and now that he's running for sheriff, he wanted to embarrass David.
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  • Add "honing detecting skills" to the to-do job list for sheriff.
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  • Cynthia was sure the culprit was Fitzgerald himself, and while Dean didn't doubt the detested acting sheriff was capable, he couldn't picture anyone taking that much risk and going to that much trouble for the questionable benefit of embarrassing candidate Dean.
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  • As Dean rounded a curve, he caught sight of the tail end of a white vehicle speeding down the cliff-hanging road on the far side of the deep valley—a sheriff's white Blazer was his first impression.
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  • I guess this is how it's going to be—once you're sheriff.
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  • The position of sheriff was administrative in nature—his strong suit.
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  • He left critique of the prior sheriff's administration to Fitzgerald.
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  • Better to have him concentrate on Fitzgerald, who was beginning to look more and more like a candidate, not only for sheriff, but for some nefarious activities.
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  • A white vehicle was parked at the far end—not a sheriff's vehicle, but a Honda.
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  • When he described the scene to Cynthia later that night, she was dumbfounded that he hadn't burst into the boudoir and exposed the bloodied corpse of the dead acting sheriff that she was certain was reposing behind the closed door.
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  • He filled a thermos of coffee—no one could drink Weller's brew—and wasted no time in arriving at the sheriff's office.
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  • It took most of the morning, his thermos, and Jake's pot of coffee to bring the retiring sheriff up to speed.
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  • While rumors abounded, there was never an official verdict on the death of Acting Sheriff Fitzgerald.
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  • The sheriff sat with his six-foot four-inch frame wedged behind his ancient desk, about to devour a large pastry.
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  • Behind them, Sheriff Jake Weller pulled up in his official vehicle.
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  • Dean called Sheriff Weller, concerned that Jerome Shipton would further disrupt Bird Song but Weller could offer little help.
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  • For the balance of the afternoon, Dean felt pangs of guilt for summarily deciding not to even consider seeking the position of sheriff without so much as discussing it with his wife.
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  • According to the legend, King John and the Sheriff of Nottingham were tyrannical rulers, ruthlessly exploiting the poor people of Nottingham.
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  • Northern Isles depute fiscal sworn in The Northern Isles ' new depute fiscal sworn in The Northern Isles ' new depute fiscal has been sworn in at Lerwick Sheriff Court in Shetland.
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  • In Scotland, legal claims for disability discrimination in schools can only be brought in the Sheriff court.
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  • Taking the " highly exceptional circumstances " into account, the Sheriff said, " I grant you an absolute discharge " .
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  • These days, you get an eyeful of rusty sheriff's badge on every other page.
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  • Hawks in particular hated the way Gary Cooper's sheriff showed indecision and needed the help of other people, even his wife.
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  • A motion for interim interdict was refused by the sheriff on 5 October 2005.
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  • On 23 December 2005 the sheriff principal refused the appeal and adhered to the sheriff's interlocutor.
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  • Hewett married Alice, third daughter of Nicholas Leveson of Halling in Kent, a rich mercer of London and sheriff in 1534.
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  • The sheriff's character and responses, pivotal to the film, are utterly unbelievable, and Ron Eldard is badly miscast.
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  • The defenders stated a general plea to relevancy, but by an interlocutor pronounced after debate the Sheriff allowed a proof before answer.
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  • The Normans established the sheriff or shire reeve - their crown officer.
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  • According to the legend, King John and the Sheriff of Nottingham were tyrannical rulers, ruthlessly exploiting the poor people of Nottingham.
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  • In 1880 Pat Garrett was elected sheriff of Lincoln County.
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  • In 1885 he was appointed sheriff for Jones County.
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  • In 1886 Owens became a deputy sheriff of Apache County.
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  • The temporary sheriff has been used to sponsor the administration of justice in the Supreme Courts.
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  • Appearing in court on Tuesday morning, Howley admitted the breaches and was refused bail by honorary sheriff Bill Wright.
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  • The serious question, therefore, arises whether a part-time sheriff should not be in a similar position.
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  • States that provided judge advocate general county sheriff 's deputy.
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  • Together with a wicked sheriff stepfather (John Ritter) in tow this sets the scene for a splendid road movie killing spree.
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  • Now Sheriff Chris Vaughn, he wields a huge stick fashioned from lumber mill pine.
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  • Then, having led the sheriff to the spot, they threw him in and one by one had a sup of the broth.
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  • Further at the conclusion of evidence, the Sheriff retired to give his oral judgment a short time later.
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  • A SHERIFF has condemned social workers who removed a newborn baby from her mother only minutes after the child's umbilical cord was cut.
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  • In 1239 he was sheriff of Essex and Herts, and was granted free warren in Thurrock and a market and fair there.
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  • The Sheriff's men, believing a ghost is among them, watch wide-eyed, holding their fire.
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  • In January 1643 he seized the royalist high sheriff of Hertfordshire in the act of proclaiming the king's commission of array at St Albans; in February he was at Cambridge taking measures for the defence of the town; in March suppressing royalist risings at Lowestoft and Lynn; in April those of Huntingdon, when he also recaptured Crowland from the king's party.
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  • Under a charter of 1899, as amended afterwards, the city government, which has almost entirely superseded the town government, is in the hands of a mayor, who holds office for two years and appoints most of the administrative officers, except a board of aldermen (of whom each has a two-year term, six are chosen from the city at large and the others one each from each ward, the even-numbered wards electing their representatives one year and the odd-numbered the next), a city clerk, controller, sheriff, treasurer and tax collector, all chosen by popular vote, and an assistant clerk, appointed by the board of aldermen.
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  • A new charter adopted in 1914 reduced the elective officers to mayor, comptroller, president and board of aldermen, collector, treasurer, recorder of deeds, sheriff and coroner, with terms of four years.
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  • Compurgation, the ordeal, and trial by battle began to yield to Visnet, Jugement del Pais, the " good men of the country," giving their verdict, while sentence was passed by the judge, sheriff, alderman or bailiff.
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  • They slew the sheriff of Angus (1391-1392) in a battle, and then two clan-confederacies, quarrelling among themselves, put their cause to the ordeal of fight, in the famous combat of thirty against thirty, on the Inch of Perth (see Scott's Fair Maid of Perth).
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  • Responsible to the governors are the sheriffs (syslumenn), who act as tax gatherers, notaries public and judges of first instance; the sheriff has in every hreppur an assistant, called hreppstjOri.
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  • The new found status of a temporary sheriff may require him to be adequately and properly remunerated for additional work.
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  • The return day is, in general terms, the date by which the defender must return any document to the sheriff clerk.
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  • Many sheriff courts have a separate register of protests.
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  • The alternative for a creditor is to instruct sheriff officers to serve these notices.
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  • A sheriff 's deputy found the Virginia man a short time later at another motel.
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  • I 'd left my keys on the table in our sheriff 's office next door to the goal.
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  • You can then ask the sheriff 's officer to enforce the judgment.
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  • Records of the audit of the annual accounts of the sheriff of each county made in the Exchequer.
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  • The same five were liberated the next day, having found the caution or surety required by the sheriff.
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  • A SHERIFF has condemned social workers who removed a newborn baby from her mother only minutes after the child 's umbilical cord was cut.
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  • The Sheriff 's men, believing a ghost is among them, watch wide-eyed, holding their fire.
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  • You can also make the invitations in the form of a sherrif's badge, and then print, "There's a new sheriff in town!"
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  • Anyone with a telephone can call you and offer you an unbelievable deal on steak knives or magazines, or claim to be associated with the local sheriff's organization.
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  • They can be served personally by a process server or a sheriff.
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  • In the end, Paris was sent back to jail and prosecutors are attempting to hold L.A. County Sheriff's officials in contempt for Hilton's early release.
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  • Apparently, Steven Seagal has been a deputy of the Jefferson Parrish sheriff's department for over 20 years.
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  • Seagal believes that the show is necessary to depict the "…passion and commitment of the Jefferson Parrish sheriff's office."
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  • In 1988, AARP, The National Sheriff's Association, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police banded together to not only reduce criminal victimization affecting seniors, but also to quell their fear of crime.
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  • Ask for the S.A.L.T. liason at your local sheriff's office or police station to inquire about the council's activities and if you can join in the effort.
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  • If you still cannot resolve it the attorneys will request to have a sheriff's sale, where your home will be auctioned off to recover some of the lender's funds.
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  • The result is that the court will grant the lender a default judgment and the foreclosure process is fast-tracked to the sheriff's sale.
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  • The sheriff's sale will be published prominently in a newspaper for a specified period of time.
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  • At the sheriff sale your property will be auctioned off with a pre-set starting bid.
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  • Three days prior to your scheduled eviction date the sheriff will post a prominent notice at your property.
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  • On the actual day, the sheriff will show up - and if you haven't moved out yet - will remove you from the property.
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  • Usually, a local sheriff's office will help the new owner with the eviction process.
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  • The bank must "serve" the homeowner with these papers officially, either by sending them certified mail or paying a sheriff or court official to deliver them personally.
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  • If so, you may need some assistance from a real estate lawyer and the sheriff's department.
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  • Whether your child is pretending to be a Wild West sheriff or a ninja, she or he might enjoy learning how to make a paper sword or how to make a paper gun.
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  • The sheriff keeps things secure and the jail house only has a single cell or two.
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  • The billowing smoke alerted locals, and the sheriff found her crawling from the home.
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  • The teenagers drove to the sheriff's office and reported the incident to a deputy. He believed their frightened faces and strange tale, and he went back to the scene with the teenagers.
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  • In the case of the Mothman, the local sheriff believed the first witnesses.
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  • In season two, Sookie struggles with Bill's newly made daughter, an attack by a vicious creature, a near kidnapping and work for the local vampire sheriff Eric that takes her to Dallas.
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  • Eric orders Bill to take Sookie to Dallas to investigate a missing vampire as a favor to the Sheriff of that area.
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  • For the most part, readers are not privy to what is happening in Bon Temps, although Sookie is attacked by a creature as a warning to Eric that the Sheriff should be paying the Manead tribute.
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  • He was quickly recast with actor Michael Muhney, better known to fans of the television show Veronica Mars as Sheriff Lamb.
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  • Sookie and Bill's attraction grew after she saved him from V harvesters (people who bled out vampires to sell their blood) and he introduced her to the nearby vampire sheriff, Eric.
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  • In Charlaine Harris' novels, the Maenad first arrives to attack Sookie as a way of sending a message to Eric Northman, the Sheriff of Area Five.
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  • All You Wanted by Sounds Under Radio is a soft, sad, but beautiful song that scores the last act of the episode when Caroline and Sheriff Forbes reveal to Matt and his mother that they have found Vicki Donovan's body.
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  • At just over one thousand years of age, Eric Northman first appears in the Dead Until Dark when Sookie Stackhouse meets the Sheriff of Area Five at his bar Fangtasia.
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  • Despite her involvement with Bill, Sookie is immediately attracted to the Viking Sheriff.
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  • As Sheriff of Area Five, Eric reports to the Queen of Louisiana, but he is often courted by other "monarchs" because his influence is far-reaching.
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  • Back in Bon Temps, Jason worked with Andy to fend off the Maenad Maryann and was forced to shoot Tara's lover Eggs when he attacked Andy, the sheriff of Bon Temps.
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  • Impounded vans that are sold by law enforcement agencies across the country are easy to find online or by calling your local sheriff's office and asking when and where they'll be holding the next auction.
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  • Repossessed Vehicles - Call your local banks, city and county offices or your local Sheriff's office and inquire if they are holding public auctions on any repossessed vehicles.
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  • Police Women of Broward County follows the lives of four female deputies working for the Broward County Sheriff Office (BSO).
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  • The Broward County Sheriff Office is one of the country's largest, and they patrol an area that is home to over 2 million people.
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  • Steven Seagal has worked as a commissioned Reserve Deputy Chief Sheriff for over 20 years.
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  • There are some differences from the novel, and the most intriguing change is that in the series ex-fiancee Sarah is married to the local sheriff Walt Bannerman (Chris Bruno).
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  • At first highly skeptical, especially when Johnny implicates a sheriff's deputy who is Bannerman's good friend, by the end of the pilot he and Johnny have joined forces to apprehend the perp.
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  • It was balanced perilously between a small town that lacked only a sheriff, and a booming frontier town.
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  • He also murdered a deputy sheriff who stopped him because the law knew his license plate from a tip.
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  • I eluded that stupid sheriff's deputy in the south.
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  • I'll need that sheriff's job.
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  • When Dean saw the flashing lights behind him he was startled until he recognized the white Chevy Blazer, the sheriff's car, and his reaction turned from concern to a smile.
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  • Fire her as soon as you're elected sheriff.
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  • I thought Jake Weller already had an under sheriff.
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  • That's the sheriff's job.
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  • Dean sat in the corner, trying to read up on Colorado law as it pertained to the duties of sheriff, but was drawn by politeness and the darkened room to view the exhibit.
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  • Dean telephoned the sheriff's office, crossing his fingers that the redheaded deputy Lady Larkin was out bagging the ten most wanted speeders.
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  • A female voice he didn't recognize—but definitely not Larkin's—told him the sheriff would be available in thirty minutes.
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  • The sheriff's office was located only a few blocks east of Bird Song, behind the County Court House, where Fred O'Connor would report for jury duty the following Tuesday.
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  • Dean promised himself to keep driving past the building if the deputy Larkin's car was in evidence, but only the sheriff's vehicle was present.
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  • God knows they need it if they're considering electing you for their sheriff.
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  • I'm sure now that the sheriff's office is involved, they'll take care of everything.
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  • Once we have a sheriff's salary coming in, maybe we can add a little to their budget—until they get settled.
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  • He thinks it would make me look like a real sheriff.
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  • Now, if we could get the sheriff's office to work that fast we could put this whole bones business to bed.
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  • I'm Fitz Fitzgerald, filling in for the sheriff.
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  • He's the one who made this an official matter for the sheriff's office.
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  • Finding another Dawkins in one of Ouray's dozen or two lodging places shouldn't be much trouble for an ace detective-almost sheriff.
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  • Even from this distance he recognized Acting Sheriff Fitzgerald.
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  • As Dean rounded a curve, he caught sight of the tail end of a white vehicle speeding down the cliff-hanging road on the far side of the deep valley—a sheriff's white Blazer was his first impression.
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  • She turned to the rear of her sheriff's vehicle.
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  • I guess this is how it's going to be—once you're sheriff.
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  • He was an excellent speaker and unabashedly told the gathering how he'd found the local sheriff's office in disarray and how it lacked up-to-date tools to deal with modern problems.
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  • The position of sheriff was administrative in nature—his strong suit.
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  • Why do you feel you are better equipped to be our next sheriff than your opponent?
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  • What do you gentlemen see as some of the more important challenges to the incoming sheriff?
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  • There was a serious accident last night and the sheriff's deputy was unable to raise help when she called from the mountains.
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  • Vote for me because I love this town and think I can do a good job as sheriff.
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  • He told of hearing a siren just before the accident and seeing what he thought to be a sheriff's car.
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  • Are you sure it was a sheriff's car you saw earlier?
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  • My first thought was a sheriff's white Blazer.
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  • The date conflicted with the Election Day for sheriff but Cynthia repeated her promise to vote absentee.
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  • Dean scampered out the door, tripping over a dozen "Dean for Sheriff" placards, delivered overnight by one of Fred's legion.
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  • A white vehicle was parked at the far end—not a sheriff's vehicle, but a Honda.
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  • As he drove back to town, he continued to mull over what Under Sheriff Larkin had said about Fitzgerald.
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  • Then he'd know for sure it was Sheriff Seymour Fitzgerald.
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  • If you have a problem, see the sheriff.
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  • Sheriff Fitzgerald hardly gave Dean enough time to exit his vehicle before tearing off up the street in the direction of the mountain road.
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  • After that nasty sheriff created all that fuss and arrested your stepfather, my attorney was sure the judge would call a mistrial and we'd have to start over again.
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  • There was a sheriff's vehicle parked out front, but Dean wasn't sure if it belonged to Fitzgerald or Lydia.
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  • Dean knew Fred O'Connor was scheduled for release and that necessitated a dreaded trip to the sheriff's office.
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  • Whatever happened, Dean knew he could count on the sheriff's fairness and honesty.
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  • He filled a thermos of coffee—no one could drink Weller's brew—and wasted no time in arriving at the sheriff's office.
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  • He's pretty set on beating your butt for sheriff.
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  • When you're sheriff you can contact all the West coast authorities and try and convince them to chase your bones.
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  • Lydia Larkin is running for sheriff.
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  • You don't suppose she planned all that business with Fitzgerald just so she could run for sheriff herself?
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  • Just count your blessings he's out of the running and now you're a slam-dunk to become Sheriff David Dean.
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  • You think Lydia knocked off Fitzgerald so she could run for sheriff?
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  • Fred is sending the sheriff up.
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  • Then some of his friends at the funeral said they thought it was that sheriff guy Fitzgerald who planted it so he could arrest Billy and look good for the election.
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  • The headlines of the local newspaper proudly announced, "Under Sheriff Solves Fifty-Year-Old Murder," which Lydia neither confirmed nor denied, nor did the Deans offer public comment.
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  • The wedding took place the Sunday before the election for Ouray County Sheriff.
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  • I want you to be my Under Sheriff.
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  • Are you sure you're comfortable with me working for Sheriff Lydia Larkin?
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  • I don't think you wanted to be sheriff in the first place, and she needs you.
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  • He accepted her offer and thus became Under Sheriff of Ouray County, Colorado.
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  • He kissed Cynthia good-bye and strolled the sun-lit streets the short distance to Sheriff Jake Weller's office behind the courthouse.
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  • Dean's past involvements with Sheriff Weller had always managed to cause the lawman untold grief.
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  • The sheriff took a long sip from his coffee and added.
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  • Dean returned to Bird Song and brought Cynthia up to date on his conversation with Sheriff Weller over a quiet lunch of soup and grilled cheese.
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  • Are you going to report what we saw to Sheriff Weller?
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  • After all, every occasion in the past when he'd gotten in deep do-do with the sheriff, it was for holding back information.
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  • He called the local sheriff in Ouray and said he plans to come out and haul his 'mentally stressed wife' back East with him.
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  • That's why Sheriff Weller came by this morning, to let us know.
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  • The sheriff talked to Edith, too.
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  • He related his conversation with the sheriff as she continued to work on the notebook.
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  • Sheriff Weller or the police chief would jump all over you.
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  • Enforcement of all rules will apply appropriately by the Ouray County Sheriff, the Ouray Police or by any board member of the Ouray Ice Park, Inc.
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  • The sheriff came and laughed at something one of the men said as she lay there and it made me cry to hear him.
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  • We don't want to give Bird Song the wrong reputation and have Sheriff Jake Weller down here busting the place.
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  • He spoke to the sheriff at home, but, as he suspected, Weller could do nothing without Edith's referral.
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  • She swears she'll see the sheriff tomorrow.
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  • Dean picked up the telephone and called Sheriff Weller.
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  • As he came out of the trees and crossed the bridge, he passed the sheriff 's car and emergency vehicles, their bubble gum lights still turning red or blue in the thickening snow.
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  • Sheriff Weller spent half the night here.
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  • The front door Dean had neglected to lock opened and Sheriff Weller strolled in without knocking.
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  • Fred asked the sheriff.
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  • The sheriff just shook his head.
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  • But shouldn't Sheriff Weller be here?
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  • Your very good friend Sheriff Weller is busy chasing speeders and bike-nappers.
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  • Where is Jerome Shipton, Sheriff?
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  • They're filing papers for next summer's sheriff 's election.
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  • He dialed Sheriff Jake Weller's office while Fred continued to question him, but he waved him off with a shake of his head.
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  • Sheriff Weller told me that later.
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  • I should have discussed Jake Weller's suggestion about my running for sheriff before dismissing it.
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  • This year his brother Robert was senior sheriff of London.
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  • Other officers are the clerk of the county court, elected for six years, the sheriff, who also acts as tax-collector and treasurer, the prosecuting attorney, one or two assessors, the surveyor of lands and the superintendent of free schools, all elected for the term of four years; the sheriff may not serve two consecutive full terms. In addition there are boards appointed or elected by various authorities and charged with specific duties.
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  • Zaminddrs, or government renters, were arrested on mesne process; the sanctity of the zendna, or women's chamber, as dear to Hindus as to Mahommedans, was violated by the sheriff's officer; the deepest feelings of the people and the entire fabric of revenue administration were alike disregarded.
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  • He was also appointed governor of Weymouth, sheriff of Dorsetshire for the king and president of the king's council of war in the county.
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  • He was high sheriff of Wiltshire during 1647, and displayed much vigour in this office.
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  • He burned the town and slew the English sheriff William Hezelrig.
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  • The sheriff "was the king's representative in all matters judicial, military and financial in the shire.
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  • In his absence the administration was entrusted to a justiciar, a regent or lieutenant of the kingdom; and the convenience being once ascertained of having a minister who could in the whole kingdom represent the king, as the sheriff did in the shire, the justiciar became a permanent functionary."
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  • The assistant judges, the sheriff and the state's attorney are elected annually by popular vote.
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  • So completely had the state dominated the church that religious persecutions had become state persecutions, and Bonner was acting as an ecclesiastical sheriff in the most refractory district of the realm.
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  • The corporation of Glasgow having persisted in its efforts to obtain a licence, the Treasury appointed Sheriff Andrew Jameson (afterwards Lord Ardwall) a special commissioner to hold a local inquiry in Glasgow to report whether the telephone service in that city was adequate and efficient and whether it was expedient to grant the corporation a licence.
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  • The custom was for the king to get a fixed sum from the sheriff of each county, this being called the firma comitatus, and for the sheriff to collect this as best he could.
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  • Sir John Howard served in Edward II.'s wars in Scotland and Gascony, was sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk and governor of Norwich Castle.
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  • He followed the White Rose and was knighted at the crowning of King Edward IV., who pricked him for sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk.
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  • The office of sheriff was thrown open to Jews in 1835 (Moses Montefiore, sheriff of London was knighted in 1837); Sir I.
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  • In the centre of the town are the ruins of the castle of the 15th century, occupied for a time by John Graham of Claverhouse, Viscount Dundee, when he held the office of sheriff of Galloway (1682).
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  • The other county officials are the sheriff, coroner, treasurer, assessor, surveyor and superintendent of education.
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  • The county officials are the sheriff, a coroner, a treasurer, a register of deeds, a surveyor and five commissioners, elected for two years.
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  • At Limington he came into conflict with law and order as represented by the sheriff, Sir Amias Paulet, who is said by Cavendish to have placed Wolsey in the stocks; Wolsey retaliated long afterwards by confining Paulet to his chambers in the Temple for five or six years.
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  • The two shire-courts sat together for the Domesday Inquest, and the counties were united under one sheriff until the time of Elizabeth.
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  • Other elective officers are the mayor, city treasurer, city sergeant, commonwealth attorney, city collector, city auditor, sheriff and high constable, elected for four years; and clerks of the various courts elected for eight years.
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  • Feudal law required that the king should take seisin of the earldom before regranting it and receiving the homage, and the sheriff of Ayr was directed to take it on Baliol's behalf.
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  • The other officials are the sheriff, treasurer and coroner, elected for two years; the auditor, recorder, clerk of courts, prosecuting attorney, surveyor and infirmary directors, elected for two years; and the board of school examiners (three) and the board of county visitors (six, of whom three are women), appointed usually by the probate judge for three years.
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  • The principal officers of the court in subordination to the judge were the registrar (an office which always points to a connexion with canon or civil law), and the marshal, who acted as the maritime sheriff, having for his baton of office a silver oar.
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  • They came into open conflict at the council of Woodstock (July 1163), when Becket successfully opposed the king's proposal that a land-tax, known as the sheriff's aid, which formed part of that official's salary, should be henceforth paid into the Exchequer.
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  • Further immunities and privileges were granted by James III.; and by a precept of 1482, known as the Golden Charter, he bestowed on the provost and magistrates the hereditary office of sheriff, with power to hold courts, to levy fines, and to impose duties on all merchandise landed at the port of Leith.
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