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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Of the Writ of Scire Facias
c
Of Fire and Life Insurances
cxxx
Of Uberrima Fides
cxxxvi
Of a Wifes Equity to a Settlement
clvii
SECTION I
1
Of the Distinction between Crimes and Civil Injuries
3
judicial decisions has also been adopted and
7
Of the Right to Inflict Punishment
9
S C
10
Of OverSeverity in Punishments
15
continued
17
Of Idiocy or Lunacy
21
Of Municipal Corporations
24
Of the Incapacity of the King to commit a crime
29
Of the Power to Hold and Aliene Land
30
Of the Financial and Administrative Business of County Councils
37
Of Parish Councils and Parish Meetings
44
CONTRACTS IN GENERAL
45
A In Actions commenced by Writ of Summons 639
46
Of the Dedication of Highways
52
Of Malice Aforethought
56
Of Main Roads
61
Of Petit Treason
63
Of the Public Health Acts
67
Of Chapels
68
Of Procuring Miscarriage and Concealment of Birth
69
OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL AUTHORITIES
70
Book I
77
Of Kidnapping and Child Stealing
78
Of the Common Law and the Poor Relief Act 1601
80
PART I
82
Of Publication of a Libel
84
Of Poor Law Unions and of Guardians 3 5
87
Book II
88
SECTION I continued PAGE
89
OF THINGS REAL
92
Of the Administration of the Poor Law
94
CHAP XXIV
95
Of Sacrilege and Housebreaking
97
Of the Allowance of the Poor Rate
100
Of the Introduction of that System into England
101
Of the Clergy generally 631
104
Of Larceny by Statute
105
Of the Registration of Births
107
Of the Form of the Contract
108
Of Marriage Settlements
111
Of Sales by Factors etc
114
Of Free Socage and its Incidents
115
Of Fraudulent Misappropriations Mutilations and Falsifications
117
Of the Duties of the Bailee
120
Of Copyhold
121
22
123
OF THE CIVIL GOVERNMENT 360
124
Of Forgery
125
Of Public Elementary Education
127
Of Antient Demesne
128
28
129
Of False Pretences
131
Of the Nature of the Contract
134
Of Fee Simple Base and Conditional
136
Of Fraudulent Debtors
138
Of the Definition of the Contract
140
Of Pauper Schools
141
Of Taltarums Case
142
OF FREEHOLD ESTATES NOT OF INHERITANCE
145
Of the Recovery of the Penalty
146
Of Hackney and Stage Carriages
147
Of Separation Deeds
148
Of Tenant by the Curtesy of England
151
Of Presentation for Payment
152
Of Conveyances by Water
155
Of Jointure
157
Of Contempts against the Title of the King
159
continued PAGE
160
Of the Ownership Registration and Transfer of Merchant Ships
164
Of Tenancies from Year to Year
165
Of Unlawful Oaths and Illegal Societies
166
Of a Bill of Lading
170
OF ESTATES UPON CONDITION
171
Of Affrays
172
Of Pilotage
173
SECTION XII
176
Of Forcible Entry and Detainer
178
Of Estate by Elegit
179
Of Interest 131
180
continued PAGE
184
Of Apostasy
186
continued PAGE
187
Of Defeating Contingent Remainders
190
Of the Circumstances under which and of the Manner in which
191
Of Reviling the Ordinances of the Church
192
OF ESTATES IN SEVERALTY Joint TENANCY COPARCENARY
197
Of the Crime against Nature
198
Of a Probate Action 649
199
Of Lunatic Asylums
200
Of Tenancy in Common
205
Of Criminal Lunatics
207
Of Lewdness
209
Of the Doctrine of Uses prior to the Statute of Uses
212
Of Houses of Correction
213
Of the Estate of the Trustee
218
Of the Licensing Acts
219
Of the Consideration 157
223
OF CONVEYANCES BY TENANTS IN TAIL AND MARRIED WOMEN
224
OF TITLE BY DESCENT
224
Of Rescue and Aiding Prisoners to Escape
228
Of the Censorship of the Press
229
Of tracing Descent from the Purchaser
232
Of Common Barratry
233
1 Of the Medical Profession
235
Of the Preference of the Paternal Line to the Maternal
238
Of the Courts of Criminal Jurisdiction
256
Of Alluvion and Dereliction
257
CHAP VIII
259
OF TITLE BY FORFEITURE
260
CHAP XIV
261
Of Alienation by particular Tenants
267
Of the Reality of Consensus
269
I 0
270
Of Menial Servants
272
Of the present Law on the subject
275
Of Employers Liability for False Character
280
CHAP XVI
281
OF THNGS PERSONAL IN GENERAL AND OF PROPERTY THEREIN
282
CHAP XI
285
Of the Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction over Marriage
286
Of the Reddendum
287
11 Of Redress by the mere Act of the Law
290
continued PAGE
292
Of Solicitors
296
Of Attachments for Contempt 298
298
OF ORDINARY CONVEYANCES AND FIRST OF THOSE
299
Of the Evidence at the Trial 596
301
Of the Jurisdiction generally
302
Of the Foreign Marriages Act 1892
304
Of the Exchange
307
Of the Courts of the Commissioners of Sewers
309
Of the Married Womens Property Acts 1870 1882 1893
312
Of the Surrender
313
Of the Liability of the Husband for the Wifes Torts
318
Of the Lease and Release
319
Of Limitations to Uses in general
325
Of Powers
331
Of the old Stannary Courts now the County Court of Corn
333
Of the Fine and Recovery
338
Of Deeds to Lead and to Declare Uses
346
Of the Legal Condition of the Ward
347
Of the Oxford and Cambridge University Courts
348
Of Deeds Acknowledged
353
CHAP XVI
357
Of the Origin and History of Parliament
361
Of Challenges
362
Of the Construction of Devises
363
Of the House of Commons
369
Of the Courts of Lancaster and Durham
370
OF EXTRAORDINARY CONVEYANCES OR THOSE BY MATTER OF 1
374
Of the Laws and Customs relating to the House of Lords in par
376
Generally
379
OF TITLE TO COPYHOLDS
381
Of the Qualifications of Electors for Boroughs
384
Of Actions on Contracts or on Torts
385
CHAP XIX
387
Of Devises of Copyholds
388
CHAP VII
391
Of the Disqualifications of Electors
394
continued PAGE
396
Of Injuries to the Reputation
397
Of issuing the Writs for Elections
401
Of Forfeiture of Goods and Chattels on Conviction
403
Of the ThirtyNine Articles 670
405
Of Compositions and Schemes of Arrangement
406
Of Corrupt and Illegal Practices
407
Of the Royal Marines 577
409
Of Reversal without Error 411 i
413
Of Vacating a Seat in Parliament
415
continued PAGE
416
SECTION XIII
419
Of the Adjournment Prorogation and Dissolution of Parliament
424
Of the Progress from the earliest Times to the Norman Conquest
427
OF THE CONVEYANCING AND SETTLED LAND Acts 18811892
429
Of the Monarchs Duty to govern according to Law
431
Of the Progress from the Norman Conquest to Edward I
435
Of Natural Born Subjects
437
Of the Hereditary Succession to the Crown
443
Of Injuries affecting Rights in Private Relations
445
Of Injuries affecting Public Rights
451
Of the Nature of Bills of Sale
454
Of the Exclusion Bill
455
Of the Subjects of Equitable Jurisdiction
457
Of the Settied Land Acts
458
Of the Husband of a Queen Regnant
461
Of Perpetuating Testimony
463
Of the Councils belonging to the Sovereign
466
GENERAL INDEX
467
Equity acts in personam
469
Of other Committees of the Privy Council
474
Of the Free Administration of the Law in the Courts of Justice
480
OF REGISTRATION OF TITLE TO LAND
481
CHAP X
483
Of the Maxim that the King can do no wrong
486
Of Joint Tenancy and Tenancy in Common in Chattels Personal 10
488
Of the Liability of Members and Directors
491
Of his Right to make Treaties
493
Of his Right to appoint Ports and Havens
499
Of Title by Occupancy
502
continued PAGE
505
Of his Right as the Fountain of Honour Office and Privilege
511
Of Title by Confusion or Intermixture
513
Of his Right to stamp and regulate the Current Coin
517
Of Arrraignment
518
Of the Grant of Administration
520
Of the Exchequer
523
Of an Executor de son tort
528
Of Profits from Forests
530
Of Royal Mines
541
Of Payment of the Debts
546
Of the Customs
549
Of the Succession Duty
550
Of the Stamp Duties
555
Of Legacies
559
Of the Consolidated Fund and the Public Income
562

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