Chancery office

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Chancery office in Scotland, an office in the General Register House at Edinburgh, managed by a director, in which all royal charters of novodamus, patents of dignities, gifts of offices, remissions, legitimations, presentations, commissions, and other writs appointed to pass the Great and Quarter Seals are recorded
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. chancellerie.

Usage

In literature:

No circumstance of the slightest importance happened on my way to the offices of Messrs. Gilmore & Kyrle, in Chancery Lane.
"The Woman in White" by Wilkie Collins
There, in the Court of Chancery, he publicly accepted the office of Lord Protector.
"A Child's History of England" by Charles Dickens
After that he went to his office in Chancery Lane, calling at the Rolls, where I saw the lawyers pleading.
"Diary of Samuel Pepys, 1660" by Samuel Pepys
Her father was a simple clerk in the Chancery office and was accountant to the convent for some small wage.
"Margery [Gred], Complete A Tale Of Old Nuremberg" by Georg Ebers
Sinecure offices were abolished in the Court of Chancery, and the laws of dower and inheritance were amended.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume X" by John Lord
The office for the deposit of deeds is in the basement story, next to Chancery-lane.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction." by Various
Registrar's Office, Court of Chancery, Nov. 20.
"Notes & Queries 1849.12.01" by Various
Jenger, Chancery officer in the Imperial War Office at Vienna, a passionate lover of music.
"Beethoven's Letters 1790-1826 Vol. 2" by Lady Wallace
The king established the office of the Chancery to draft documents and keep records.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
Except an office boy in Chancery Lane and W.T.
"Mrs. Warren's Daughter" by Sir Harry Johnston
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In news:

A deed will be drawn up soon for the recently purchased Littlejohn Law Firm office building, located at 108 and 110 East Main Street, across the street from the Chancery Court building.
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