Origin of undersheriff
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He employed a deputy or undersheriff, who was an attorney, and clerks.
No sheriff, undersheriff, or county clerk shall enter any complaints in their books unless the complaining party is present.
Should the undersheriff hear nothing further, he hangs the man at the end of the respite, as a matter of course.
His judicial office of undersheriff of London had required his close attention every Thursday.
His practice at the bar, and appointment as undersheriff, id.Erasmus visits him and writes the Praise of Folly at his house, 193.
- a deputy sheriff
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