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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 328 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FIERI FACIAS, usually abbreviated fi. fa. (Lat. " that you cause to be made "), in English law, a writ of execution after judgment obtained in action of debt or damages. It is addressed to the sheriff, and commands him to make good the amount out of the goods of the person against whom judgment has been obtained. (See EXECUTION.)
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NATHANIEL FIENNES (c. 1608-1669)

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