A judicial writ directed to the sheriff of the county in which a nuisance existed, in which it is stated that the party injured complained of some particular fact done ad nocumentum liberi tenementi sui, (to the nuisance of his freehold,) and commanding the sheriff to summon an assize (that is, a jury) to view the premises, and have them at the next commission of assizers, that justice might be done.

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