Brevibus et rotulis liberandis

BREVIBUS ET ROTULIS LIBERANDIS, Eng. law. A writ or mandate directed to a sheriff, commanding him to deliver to his successor the county and the appurtenances, with all the briefs, rolls, remembrances, and all other things belonging to his office.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.