RECORDER OF LONDON
\ɹɪkˈɔːdəɹ ɒv lˈʌndən], \ɹɪkˈɔːdəɹ ɒv lˈʌndən], \ɹ_ɪ_k_ˈɔː_d_ə_ɹ ɒ_v l_ˈʌ_n_d_ə_n]\
Definitions of RECORDER OF LONDON
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One of the justices of oyer and terminer, aud a justice of the peace of the quorum for putting the laws in execution for the preservation of the peace and government of the city. Being the mouth of the city, he delivers the sentences aud judgments of the court therein, and also certifies and records the city customs, etc. He is chosen by the lord mayor and aldermen, and attends the business of the city wheu summoned by the lord mayor, etc. Wharton.
By Henry Campbell Black
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