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PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION.
Recent legislation, comprised in the Conveyancing Acts, 1881 and 1892, the Settled Land Act, 1882, the Married Women's Property Act, 1882, and the Bills of Sale Act, 1882, has necessitated the thorough revision of the greater part of the forms and precedents in this collection, and the rewriting of a considerable portion of the work, especially the notes ; large additions have also been made both to the precedents and notes, involving a considerable increase in the bulk of the book, notwithstanding the shortening of the forms, and the further saving of much space by the free use of familiar abbreviations. Some additional precedents under the Settled Land Act, 1882, and the Married Women's Property Act, 1882, which were passed after the first part of Vol. I. was in print, are contained in the Appendix to that Volume, and the Addenda and Corrigenda with reference to those Acts should be particularly noted.
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