The constable’s guide to his duty

book, printed text

  • Title: The constable’s guide to his duty : containing instructions to constables, petty constables, headboroughs, tithingmen, &c. in the several particulars of their office.
  • Publication: Oswestry : Printed and sold by J. Salter, MDCCXC [1790]

Catalog Record

63 790 C756

Acquired April 2021

A treatise on the functions and duties of a constable

  • Author: Colquhoun, Patrick, 1745-1820, author.
  • Title: treatise on the functions and duties of a constable : containing details and observations interesting to the public, as they relate to the corruption of morals, and the protection of the peaceful subject against penal and criminal offences / by P. Colquhoun, Esq., LL. D.
  • Publication: London : Printed by W. Bulmer and Co., Cleveland-Row, St. James’s; for J. Mawman in the Poultry, and J. Hatchard, Piccadilly, 1803.

Catalog Record

646 803 C722

Acquired June 2019


A proposal for regulating the nightly watch

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  • Title: A proposal for regulating the nightly watch within the city and liberty of Westminster, and to make those that are now of little service, and a great burthen upon the housholders, the most useful men and the best night-guard in the kingdom ; and to prevent the frequent robberies and riots committed in the streets.
  • Published: [London?] : [s.n.], [1755?]

Catalog Record

File 652 755 P965

Acquired April 2013