Mr. Serjeant Stephen's New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (Partly Founded on Blackstone)

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Butterworths, 1903
 

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Contents

Of the Jurisdiction generally
lxxiv
Of the Abatement and Ademption of Legacies
lxxvi
643
lxxviii
continued
lxxx
continued
lxxxiii
Of the History and Progress of our Military System
lxxxv
Of his Right as the Fountain of Honour Office and Privilege
lxxxvi
645
lxxxvii
OF PARENT AND CHILD
lxxxviii
Of the Varieties of Bills
lxxxix
168
xci
Of his Right to establish Markets and Fairs 513
xciv
Of the Royal Marines
xcvi
650
xcvii
299
xcviii
TABLE OF CASES
xcix
520
c
489
civ
Of the Remedy by Writ of Extent 672
cxii
Of the old Stannary Courts now the County Court of Corn
cxviii
Of the Clergy generally
cxx
490
cxxiv
1
cxxvi
Of Fire and Life Insurances
cxxx
Of Uberrima Fidex
cxxxvi
Of the Speaker of the Lords and of the Commons
cxxxviii
Of Municipal Corporations
cxlvi
OF THE MONARCH IN HIS GENERAL RELATION TO THE PEOPLE
cxlviii
Of Civil Informations
clxii
Of the Ecclesiastical Courts
clxiv
OF MAGISTRATES AND OTHER PUBLIC OFFICERS
clxxvii
542
clxxix
Of the First Fruits and Tenths and herein of the Kings Books
clxxxv
Of Profits from Forests
cxcix
Of the Oxford and Cambridge University Courts
cciv
Of the Court of Chivalry and Courts Martial
ccxiv
OF GUARDIAN AND WARD
ccxxv
Introduction
1
continued
4
judicial decisions has also been adopted and
7
Of the Nature of Laws in general
10
SECTION III
17
Of a Bill of Lading
29
Of the Superior Courts
43
2 Of the Legal Profession
44
4 In Actions commenced by Writ of Summons 639
46
Of the ThirtyNine Articles 670
49
Of Profits from Courts of Justice
56
106
63
16
65
Of Gilberts Act 1782 and the Poor Relief Act 1819
70
Of the Nature of Offices in general
72
Of the Court of Bankruptcy
74
Book I
77
Of Homicide
79
605
81
Of the Administration of the Poor
87
Book II
88
PART II
92
OF TENURE
94
CHAP XVII
95
PART 1
96
Of the Monarchs Duty to govern according to
98
11
105
Of the Legal Condition of the Ward
108
Of Assault with intent to Rob
111
Of the Introduction of that System into England
112
Of the Meaning of Bailment
116
Of Fraudulent Misappropriations Mutilations and Falsifications
117
OF THE CIVIL GOVERNMENT
124
Of Forgery
125
Of the Fine and Recovery
127
Of False Pretences
131
OF FREEHOLD ESTATES OF INHERITANCE
132
OF ORDINARY CONVEYANCES AND First OF THOSE
133
Of the Statutes of Limitation as applicable to Land 541
135
Of Fraudulent Debtors
138
Of Estates in Fee Simple Absolute
139
OF FREEHOLD ESTATES NOT OF INHERITANCE
145
Of Misprision of Treason
151
Of Tenant by the Curtesy of England
156
Of Contempts against the Title of the King
159
613
167
Of Tenancies from Year to Year
168
CHAP VI
173
Of the Right of Entry on Breach of Condition subsequent
175
SECTION XII
176
Of an Estate in Possession
181
Of the Circumstances under which and of the Manner in which
191
continued
193
Of an Estate in Severalty
201
Of the Effect of the Bankruptcy on the Property of the Bankrupt
204
622
206
Of Cross Remainders
207
Of the different kinds of Conveyances
210
Of Natural Allegiance
211
Of the Bankrupts Discharge
215
382
216
Of Acceptance supra Protest
217
Of tracing Descent from the Purchaser
232
SECTION I
233
Of the Capacity to be a Testator
234
Of Maintenance
235
Of the Grant of Administration
242
CONTRACTS IN GENERAL
243
217
248
CHAP XII
249
Of Local Allegiance
251
July 1903
254
Of Title by Occupancy
255
Of the Courts of Criminal Jurisdiction
256
Of the Grant
257
Of Aliens
260
CHAP XIV
261
Of the Lease
268
Of the Forfeiture Act 1870
269
Of Denizens
278
Of Employers Liability for False Character
280
CHAP XVI
281
Of Recoveries
282
Of Ecclesiastical Registration
284
Of the Reddendum
287
Of the Evidence at the Trial 596
301
Of the Exchange
307
272
311
OF THE SEVERAL MODES OF PROSECUTION
319
Of Alterations in a Bill or Note
326
378
328
156
341
Of Malice Aforethought
351
80
353
381
355
CHAP XX
357
Of the Origin and History of Parliament
363
CHAP XXI
365
Of the House of Commons
369
Of the Criminal Evidence Act 1898
370
OF EXTRAORDINARY CONVEYANCES OR THOSE BY MATTER
374
Of the Laws and Customs relating to the House of Lords in par
376
CHAP XXII
383
Of the Qualifications of Electors for Boroughs
384
Of Mixed Actions
385
CHAP XIX
387
Of the Married Womens Property Acts 1870 1882 1893
389
CHAP VII
391
OF INCORPOREAL HEREDITAMENTS CALLED ALSO PURELY
393
Of the Disqualifications of Electors
394
Of Ways
402
Of issuing the Writs for Elections
403
Of the Crowns Supremacy
405
Of Rents
413
OF THE DIFFERENT SPECIES OF CIVIL INJURIES AND THEIR
415
SECTION V
419
Of Prescription
420
CHAP VIII
421
Of the Progress from the earliest Times to the Norman Conquest
427
Of the Extinction of Incorporeal Hereditaments
428
THE CONTRACT OF LOAN
430
Of the Progress from the Norman Conquest to Edward I
435
Of Naturalization Acts
437
OF THE TITLE TO THE CROWN
443
Of the Progress from Edward I to the Reformation
445
11 Of Redress by the mere Act of the
451
Of the Nature of Bills of Sale
454
Of Equity in Relation to Trusts
457
Of the Settied Land Acts
458
Of the Settled Land Actscontinued
460
Of the Councils belonging to the Sovereign
466
GENERAL INDEX
467
Of Limitations to Uses in general
471
Of the Limitation of the Royal Authority
477
Of the Registration of Births
482
Of the Nature of the Royal Prerogative
483
Of the Bar of his Rights by Lapse of Time
489
Of his Right to issue Letters of Marque and Reprisal
495
CHAP XXVI
501
Of his Right to erect Beacons Lighthouses and Seamarks
502
Of the Customs
507
Of the Nature of the Contract
509
Of the Succession Duty
512
Of the Return
513
INDEX
517
Of the Wifes Contracts and other Transactions
518
245
519
Of Vacating a Seat in Parliament
520
Of the Alienation of Copyholds
524
Of Perpetuities
525
247
528
Of Courts
530
401
533
Of a Wifes Equity to a Settlement
537
Of Fixtures
539
S C
543
Of Admittance
552
Of the Excise
553
Of the Equitable Doctrines Applicable to Charitable Trusts
556
Of the National Debt
559

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