Anonymous, An Ease for Overseers of the Poor (1601)
An Ease for Overseers of the poore: Abstracted from the Statvtes, allowed by practise, and now reduced into Forme, as a necessarie Directorie for Imploying, Releeuing, and ordering of the poore. With an easie and readie Table for recording the number, names, ages, exercises and defects of the poore, fit to be obserued of the Ouerseers in euery parish. Also hereunto is annexed a prospect for rich men to induce them to giue, and a patterne for poore men to prouoke them to labour, very pertinent to the matter
EEBO (Henry E. Huntington Library)
Hard-word, term-of-art, and dialect dictionaries, glossaries, and definitions
"Of the word Ouerseer" (pp. 7-8); and "The signification of the word Impotent" (p. 24)
Ian Lancashire, Editor.
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