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THE

LAW CHRONICLE:

MONTHLY JOURNAL,

CONTAINING

TREATISES ON THE VARIOUS BRANCHES OF THE LAW, NOTES OF
LEADING CASES AND OF STATUTES, SHORT NOTES OF LEGAL
NEWS, LEGISLATIVE MEASURES, AND OTHER MATTERS

OF INTEREST TO THE PROFESSION,

AND

A Complete Summary or Wigest of Cases,

BY WHICH THE STUDENT AND PRACTITIONER ARE KEPT CONGNISANT OF

THE CHIEF DECISIONS OF THE COURTS.

VOLUME IV.
JUNE, 1857, TO JUNE, 1858.

London:
PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY THOMAS F. A. DAY,

13, CAREY-STREET, LINCOLN'S INN.

1858,

INDE X.

Attorney, lien, 87

mortgage, 47
riegligence, 25, 263
partners, liability, 22
prospects of, 164, 253-255, 280

-282
purchase, 130, 170, 243
remuneration, 100
renewal of certificates, 165
reviewing taxation, 56
striking off roll, 303
suing for costs, 8
taxation, 89
taxation, costs of, 175
taxation, overcharges, 72, 89
witnesses, expenses, 48

B.

Abdy's Civil Law, 110
Abeyance, 220
Accidental death, 336, 382
Account, 331'

acquiescence, 372
lapse of time, 19

opening, 372
Actions, contract, tort, 7

cumulative remedy, 212
local and transitory, 325, 400
malicious, 214
public bodies, 336

steps in, 311
Administration, 112, 259, 304, 305,

316
bond, assigning, 384
bond, sureties, 384
calls on shares, 42
Crown, 372
limited, 343, 384
next of kin abroad, 384
order for, 212
pendente lite, 383
summons, 378
to nominee, 384
widow and next of kin, 50
with will annexed, 120, 383,

384, 419
Admiralty, Vice, Courts, 354
Ad quod damnum, 369
Adulterer, larceny, 33
Adultery, 157-160
Advancement, 332

joint purchase, 296

recalling, 296
Advowson, mortgage, 195
Affidavits, London commissioners, 164
Agent, accounts, 298

action, 582
authority, 373
contract by, 34
foreign principal, 382
frauds, 154–156
goods sold, 382
unauthorised contract, 48, 89

Want of authority, 48, 89
Alienation, restraint, 20
Aliens, devise, 82, 324

suing, 71
Alimony, 370
Alterations, 345
Animal, damage by, 26

Animal, diseased, 301

ownership, 326
Annuity, deficient fund, 377

memorial, 206
Appointment to uses, 314
Apportionment, 112, 373

rent, 19
Apprentice, 33
Arbitration, amendment, 27

award, all arbitrators, 383
award, invalidity, 380
compulsory, 20, 27, 93, 226,

233, 263, 271, 303, 313, 419
costs of arbitrator, 380
excessive charges, 55
fraud, 233, 288
issues disposed of, 303
lands taken by company, 27
misconduct, 93
oath to witnesses, 27, 246
partners, 233
referring award back, 379
staying proceedings, 55
third party, 55

witnesses swearing, 246
Archbold's Joint Stock Companies

Acts, 240
Arrest, breaking open doors, 179

illegal, 50, 234
improper, 124
malicious, 213
privilege, 234, 303, 344
void writ, 251

wrong person, 50
ARTICLED CLERKS, 35, 55, xi, xv,

180, 183–187, 224, 245,

xxxiv, 282, 283, xlvi
stamping articles, 34, 55, 110,

224
Assets, 7, 19, 23

administration, 82, 112

partner, 12
Attorney, arrest, 56

bill, neglect, 175
bill, requisites of, 24
client's. liability, 50, 71, 89
colonial, 161
compromise, 211, 228, 263, 342,

356
dealings with client, 20
election agent, 376
frauds, 154-156
instructing counsel, 229
liability, 229, 230

Bailee's srauds, 154
Baker, master, 356
Bankers, 373

company, 141, 190—193, 304,

376
frauds, 154—156
registration, 190—193
security to, 373
short bills, 387

specific purpose, 42
Bankruptcy, action, leave, 16

acts of, 57, 95, 201, 202, 274,

275, 403, 420
acts, passive, 15, 420
acts, time, 202
acts, voluntary, 15
adjournment, 386
adjudication, 202, 317
adjudication, disputing, 306
adjudication notice, 405
adjudication, obtaining, 403
adjudication partners, 387
adjudication, prior facts, 15
adjudication, wrongful, 405
affidavit, 318
after-acquired property, 404
amendment, 65
appeal, 406
appeal, too late, 96, 387
arrangements, 28, 95, 126, 261

305, 318, 387
assets none, 344, 346
assignees, choice, 203, 275
assignees, property, 203

Bankruptcy, assignees, purchasing

dividends, 329, 365
assignees, suing, 16
assignment, fraudulent, 57
attending assignees, 344
attorneys, 403
bail, 235
bills of sale, 16, 29
certificate, 95, 126, 177, 344,

318, 387, 388, 405
certificate, conditions, 68
chose in action, assignment, 204
collusion, 344, 346
composition, 16, 276, 388
co:nmittal, 306
compromise, 138
conveyance, 306
costs, 386
costs of action, 125
debts to petition and prove, 202
disputing adjudication, 95
excepted articles, 57, 235
execution, 177, 306
execution, discharge, 126
fraudulent, preference, 57, 138,

275, 387
furniture of bankrupt, 344, 345
gaming, 126
going abroad, 95
inspection of proceedings, 57,

276
interim order, 97
joint stock company, 15
lease, 404
member of Parliament, 15, 137,

318, 388
mortgage, 16
mortgage, équitable, 29, 420
mutual debts, 29
offences, 319
official assignee, 29
partners, 318, 387
payment in full, 388
'petitioning creditor, 15
principle, 14 ...
proofs, 15, 138, 276, 307, 317,

318, 345, 389
proof, bill, 57, 71
proof, clerk, 388
proof, contingent debt, 389
proof, costs, 420
proof, double, 96
proof, part payment, 57
proof, priorities, 404
proof, separate estate, 203
proof, surety, 203
prosecution, 127
protection, 72, 97, 236
public companies, 202, 318
relation of, 260
reputed ownership, 16, 29, 72,

126, 138, 203, 273, 389
requisites, 14
scriveners, 403
second, 202, 389
selling stock, 362
set-off, 29
settlement, 404
stamps and fees, 317
statutes, 318
supersedeas, 344, 346
surrender, neglect, 57

Bankruptcy, trader making himself

bankrupt, 403
traders, 14, 317, 362, 403
trader debtor, 236, 277, 307,

346, 390
trader debtor, nod-appearance,

80.
trading, 14
wife's rights, 332

Wrongful adjudication, 405
Barratry, 331
Barristers, 253, 281

probate court, 167
Bar and press, 104
Bastard, 113, 346, 361

eigne, 369
· Benefit societies, xxii
Bill of exchange, acceptor, 7

accommodation, 7, 355
alteration, 345
ambiguous, 299
consideration, want of, 299
deposit as security, 380
foreign, 230
giving time, 123, 175
indorsement, 49, 380
interest, 380
liability, 265
new siguature, 345
payment, 92
summary remedy, 7, 56, 264,

303, 324
Bills of sale, bankruptcy, 29

registration, 25, 91, 96, 264, 275

several, 49
Birmingham law professorship, xix,

246--248
Bishop, promotion, 300
Blackstone's Commentaries, 76, 78,

148, 187, 365, 368, xliii
Boards of Health, 145, 162, 336
Board of Works, 375
Bond, joint, 11, 12, 400

staying action, 419
Borough-English, 264
Brandt on Divorces, 372
Building acts, 302, 347, 348

societies, 260, 299

societies, forfeiture, 25
Burials, 242, 243

dissenters, 208
Burial boards, 31, 107, 128
Byles, Mr. Justice, 287

Charity, legacies, -83, 364

limitations, statute, 42, 71
power to sell, 42
Roman Catholic, 162
surplus, 114, 137

uncertain, 225
Chattels, real, 82, 313
Chelmsford, Lord, 351
Cheques, crossed, 109, 239

presentment, 230
Chose in action, assignment, 314,

332, 374
Church bells, xxii

yards, 242
Cinque Ports, 138
Civil law, 110, 111
Clergymen, execution, 67, 68

preaching out of parish, 244
Club, liability, 49
Colonies, legislature, powers of, 337
Common law, 78, 197
Common-place Book, 37
Common Pleas, Court of, 410
Composition, creditors, 90, 260, 332
Composition deed, 90, 260, 332
Conditional limitations, 257, 258
Conditions, 134
Confirmations, 133, 221
Consideration, 7, 21, 92, 175, 299,

xxxi

recovering money, 382
Contempt, 337
Contracts, 197

conditional, 120.
consideration, 7, 175
construction, 197
custom, 666
delivery of goods, 265
executed by third person, 381
informal, 132
joint, 11, 12
non-delivery of goods, 300
parties to sue, 300
reference to another writing, 131
rescinding, 381
simple, 7, 401
specialty, 401
taken against party, 266
tender of goods, 25
varying by parol, 54, 265
when complete, 90

writing, 10
Consideration, failure, 269
Contribution, partners, 381
Conversion, equitable, 108, 138, 206

part re-conversion, 43
Conveyances, 217, 401

deed, 9
forms, 1, 3, iv
innocent, 217, 218

tortious, 217, 218
Conveyancing, precedents, ii

progress, 1, 3
Coote's Probate Court, 284
Copyholds, admission for lives, 332

commission, 212, 357
commissioners, 212, 357
devise to sell, 197
enfranchisement, 366

fees, over-payments, 124
Copyright, 332

account, 169

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Criminal law, clerks to justices, 318

conspiracy, 319, 408
corpse, removal, 31
costs, 128, 307
costs, new scale, 358
costs, taxation, 238, 348
County court notices, 307
courts, 16, 17, 204
crimes, 17
crown, costs, 32
customs, information, 347
depositions, 98, 321
embezzlement, 205, 277, 319
evidence, 98, 407, xlviii
attesting witness, 412
evidence, extrinsic, 413
evidence, refreshing memory, 413
examination before justice, 18
exposing child, 58
false pretences, 32, 58, 59, 206,

271, 308, 321 347
false representation, 206

Criminal law, sessions, costs, 61

sessions, enforcing order, 239
sessions, fees, 277
sewers rate, 61
slaughtering cattle, 349
special case, 143
stamps, 412
stealing, 321
summary jurisdiction, 406
Sunday, xlvii
tolls, 61, 349, 391
treason, 204
trespass, malicious, 33
trial, 98
trial, proceedings, 18
Truck Act, 61, 71, 98
Curnpike, tolls, 61, 349, 391,
vagrant, 34, 277
venue, 408, 419
wine licence, 34
witnesses swearing, 391, 407

wounding, 407
Crown, costs, 128

debtor, 381
Customs, information, 347

felonies, 17

D.

Copyright, engravings, 289, 293

international, 292
new editions, 296

works of art, 289, 293
Coroner, fees, 32
Corporation, contracts, 149, 152, 213,

231
execution, 357
liability, 26
municipal, 309
negligence, 26

negligence of servants, 26
Correspondence on moot points, x,

xiv, xxxviii, 36
Costs, action, 230
Counsel, compromise, 211, 342, 356
County court, appeal, 354, xlviii

appeal, notice, 30
certiorari, 237
commitment, insolvent, 127, 344
costs, 8, 30, 237
executor, distress, 338
friendly societies, 31
high bailiff, 58 .
infant suing, 3
insolvency jurisdiction, 237, 388
interpleader, 346, 354
joint clerks, 237
jurisdiction, xix, xxvi
jurisdiction, concurrent, 346
legacy, 238
London, 109
malicious prosecution, 58
metropolitan districts, 238, 251,

346
new act, 109
particulars, 4
proceedings, 3
prohibition, 58
reference to judge, 346
sham notices, 70

taxation of costs, appeal, xlviii
Courts, common law, 410

criminal, 16, 17
Covenant, breach, relief, 196, 222

sale, mortgage, 313
settle after acquired property, 207

stand seised, 361
Creditors, deed, 260, 332
Credits, sale on, 176
Criminal conversation, 158
Criminal law, accessories before fact,

408
appeals, 33, 142–144, 178, 238,

307, 320, 348, 349, 390, 406,

xlvii
arrest, 238, 303, 319, 407
arrest, privilege, 234
attempts to commit felony, 319
attesting witness, 412
autre fois acquit, 408
bailment 408
bastardy order, 31, 58, 346
Beer Act, 127
billiards, licence, 239
brief for counsel, 407
burglary, 205, 407
burglary, curtilage, 205
burial board, 128
certiorari, 34, 144
challenge of jury, 407
chcating, 238

fictitious persons, 321
finding lost goods, 407
foreigners, high seas, 308
foreigner, homicide, 58
forgery, 68, 205, 238
frauds by trustees, &c., 154–

156, 206, 321, xlvii
grand juries, 407
habeas corpus, 71, 238, 277, 308
highways, 239, 390,
homicide, 204, 205
house-breaking, 33, 407
indictment, 204, 319
indictment, requisites, 18
information, 19, 206, 321
larceny, 59, 239, 277, 308, 319,

xlvii, 408
larceny, adulterer, 38
larceny by bailee, 347
lunatic pauper, 59, 71, 308, xlvi
lunatic prisoners, 308
manslaughter, 60, 71
misdemeanors, 17
murder, 60, 204, 407
notice to produce, 412
pauper, order of removal, 60
pauper, refusal to receive, 309
pauper, removal, 178, 348
pawning medals, xlvi
perjury, 18, 205, 407, xlviii
perjury, subordination, 18
pilots delivering up licence, 348
poor-rate, 239,
poor-rate, exemption, 128
poor-rate, floating pier, 348, 390
poor-rate, rent-charge, 390, xlvii
property of intestate, 239
prosecution, steps, 204
public-house, Sunday trading,

390
quo warranto, 348
receiving stolen goods, 205, 239, 1

407
recommendation to mercy, 347
rescue, 98
servant, absenting, 33, 60
sessions, 17, 239, 320, 348, 406
sessions, appeal, 31, 61, 178, 348, 1

3-19

Damages, 89, 120, 381

liquidated, 136
Davis's County Courts, 3
Death, presumption, 305
Debts, devise to pay, contribution,

378
heir, 132

on mortgage deed, 401
Decree, effect of, 374
Deed, 9

contradicting, 90
execution, xxxi
producing, 91
registry, 11

setting aside, 21
Defeasance, 259
Descents, 79

· foreign marriage, 113
Detinue, 57, 400
Devise, condition, repugnant, 114

construction, 114, 119, 207, 208
executory, 257
fee upon see, 226
in tail, 219
implication, 114
lapse, 246
limitation, words of, 196
residuary, 208
residuary clauses, 226
specific, 137
trustees, xii
trust estates, xxx
"unmarried," 208

void, 207
Discovery, arbitration, 20

outstanding term, 47
Distress, 122

excessive, 338
goods of third party, 338
second, 265
surplus, 301

tender of rent, 213
Divorces, 157-160, 370, 420

alimony, 384

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