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“Concerning merchants.” The name of a statute passed in the eleventh year of Edw. I. (1233.) more commonly called the “Statute of Acton Bur- nel,” authorizing the recognizance by statute merchant. See 2 Reeve, Eng. Law, 100-102; 2 Bl. Comm. 101.


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