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their minds, are unavoidably impressed with the belief that they have carried their object into effect, while the language they employ is imperfect, wheu it comes to be considered apart from all extraneous and previous conceptions.

I have given, in an Appendix, the important Statute of last Session, enabling the parties to actions in the Superior Courts of Common Law at Westminster, to compel, if necessary, the attendance of witnesses residing in Scotland and Ireland.

With these observations, I leave the following pages in the hands of the reader, who will extend his indulgence, I trust, to the many shortcomings which he will not fail to discover in the Treatise.

R. M. K.

Temple, October, 1854.

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