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PRACTICE OF THE LAW
ALL ITS DEPARTMENTS;
WITH A VIEW OF
RIGHTS, INJURIES, AND REMEDIES,
AS AMELIORATED BY RECENT STATUTES, RULES, AND DECISIONS ;
THE BEST MODES OF CREATING, PERFECTING, SECURING, AND TRANSFERRING RIGHTS ;
THE BEST REMEDIES FOR EVERY INJURY, AS WELL BY ACTS OF PARTIES THEMSELVES,
TO ENFORCE SPECIFIC RELIEF, OR PERFORMANCE, OR COMPENSATION.
IN ARBITRATIONS; BEFORE JUSTICES ; IN COURTS OF COMMON LAW;
COURTS OF APPEAL.
WITH NEW PRACTICAL FORMS.
A COURT AND CIRCUIT COMPANION.
IN TWO VOLUMES.
VOL. 1.-PART I.
BY J. CHITTY, ESQ.
7, FLEET STREET.
THE RIGHT HONOURABLE
SIR THOMAS DENMAN, KNT.
Lord Chief Justice of England,
&c. &c. &c.
THIS WORK IS DEDICATED,
THE DEEPEST RESPECT
AMIABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND THAT INDEPENDENT
WHICH SO EMINENTLY DISTINGUISHED HIM
ULTIMATELY RAISED HIM
THE HIGH JUDICIAL SITUATION
HE NOW FILLS
WITH NO LESS HONOUR TO HIMSELF
BENEFIT TO THE COMMUNITY.
This Work will be published in four Parts, with distinct Indexes to each, and the last containing a general Index of the whole, so that each Part will be complete in itself. This (the first) Part is now published. The second will be published in Easter Term next. The third and fourth (with all the improvements of the present Sessions) before next Michaelmas Term.
The object of this Work is to give a practical view
present improved law relating to Private Rights, and the best Remedies for Injuries, so as to enable all legal Practitioners in every department not only to adopt the best means of creating, perfecting, securing, and transferring Rights, but also to select the best of several Remedies, and pursue the most judicious legal
whether on behalf of a claimant or of a defendant: and whether by preventing, abating, or removing an Injury by his own act, or by legal proceedings, or to compel specific relief or performance, or enforce compensation for every description of Injury, as well by his own act, as by arbitration, or summary proceedings before a Judge, or before Justices of the Peace, or in Courts of Common Law, Equity, Ecclesiastical, or Admiralty; showing the modern and improved Practice in each. The Work is offered to the Public as a compact Summary of the Law as improved by modern Legislation;