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COPY. A copy is a true transcript of an original writing.
     2. Copies cannot be given in evidence, unless proof is made that the originals, from which they are taken, are lost, or in the power of the opposite party; and in the latter case, that notice has been given him to produce the original. See 12 Vin. Abr. 97; Phil. Ev. Index, h.t.; Poth. Obl. Pt. 4, c. 1, art. 33 Bouv. Inst. n. 3055. 3. To prove a copy of a record, the witness must be able to swear that he has examined it, line for line, with the original, or has examined the copy, while another person read the original. 1 Campb. R. 469. It is not requisite that the persons examining should exchange, papers, and read them alternately. 2 Taunt. R. 470. Vide, generally, 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 3106-10; 1 Stark. R. 183; 2 E. C. L. Rep. 183; 4 Campb. 372; 2 Burr.1179; B.N.P.129; 1 Carr. & P. 578. An examined copy of the books of unincorporated banks are not, per se, evidence. 12 S. & R. 256. See 13 S. & R. 135, 334; 2 N. & McC. 299.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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(82) Sgroi speaks in this context of a "novum ecclesiale" (Sgroi, "Le coppie e le famiglie interconfessionali," p.
In 1602, since the Merchant Taylors had not had a Lord Mayor from their company for thirty-three years, they paid three shillings "To Ricknor for the Coppie of a p[re]sident from the Haberdashers." (17) The Skinners obtained financial records from the Ironmongers in 1619: "Leaue is giuen to the Clark to giue an extract of the Companies Charge the last yeare for the Lord Maiors shew, to the wardens of the Skynners Company for their better light in the like charge for the next Lord Maior" (MSC, 99).
fayre volumes." Moreover, paraphrasing Thomas Gascoigne, Bale reports that "the kynges here in Englande, were wonte to holde a great nombre of good writers within the monasteryes of their foundacyons, to non other ende, but only to coppie out the memorable workes of olde writers specyally of the hystoryanes and chronyclers, that they myghte in their lybraryes perpetually remayne, appoyntynge them great stypendes.
Instead of simply pushing groups of children through a set curriculum, many teachers are now looking to use developmentally appropriate techniques (Bredekamp & Coppie, 1997).
The grant to Jackson had been 'by Coppie of Courte Rolle' (WB, p.
It was found in the church of Allhallows and at "inns and alehouses, in sadlers and smiths, and other tradesmen's shops"; a gentleman, Thomas Burton, "said he would give an angell for a coppie of it, and shewe it to his lord", while Edward Thorowgood, a woollen-draper, promised to "sende it into Cambridgeshire to his friendes".
(64) In attacking the High Commission's procedures, james Morice noted that, by contrast, the common law courts and even the Star Chamber in most cases, assured that the accused 'hath a knowne accusor, and perfect understandynge of the cause or cryme objected, and therewithall is permitted to have a coppie of the bill of complainte or information ...