Sentence Examples with the word ERASURE

Skipwith, a judge of the common pleas, cited a statute under which for any erasure in the rolls to the deceit of the king z oo marks fine was imposed for every penny, and so Wykeham owed 960,000 marks.

His erasure from the list of emigres, which he had failed to secure from Napoleon, was accorded on the request of the Russian government, and in 1803 he became governor of Odessa.