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 Bill of Sale.Bills of Parcels. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Bills of Mortality
 
took their rise in 1592, when a great pestilence broke out, which continued till 1595. The term is now used for those abstracts from parish registers which show the births, deaths, and baptisms of the district.   1
   Within the Bills of Mortality = within the district.   2
 


 Bill of Sale.Bills of Parcels. 

 
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