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Every member and every servant of the Company was to be privileged against impressment and arrest.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The navy in time of war was recruited by impressment, a system which, though recognised by common law, entailed much hardship.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
In this also Rhode Island bore her part, propping as best she might her tottering treasury and using impressment for raising men.A short history of Rhode Island|George Washington Greene
In the provisioning of the army the Confederate Government had recourse to impressment and the arbitrary fixing of prices.
Farmers who were compelled to accept the prices fixed by the impressment commissioners cried out that they were being ruined.