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This volume contains all cases finally disposed of prior to June 4, 1878, and not previously reported.
Only thirteen of the decisions herein contained were announced before the beginning of the current year; but all cases heard upon call of the calendar of the August term, 1877, are reported as of that term.
Eleven of the cases in this volume were argued after the enlargement of the court by the addition of two justices. These will be found on pp. 604-692. Mr. Justice TAYLOR took no part in the decision of any of these.
0. M. C. MADISON, July 13, 1878.
Bahl and others, Lackas v..
RAILROADS: ACTION: DAMAGES. (1) When entry of railroad
company on lands a trespass. (2-4) Measure of damages.
Brewers' Insurance Company of America, Bammessel v. 463
CHANGE OF VENUE. (3, 4) Affidavit for change on account of pre-
judice of judge. (5, 6) Waiver of defects in such affidavit.
legal issues. (2, 3) Requisites of special verdicts.
ACCORD AND SATISFACTION: EVIDENCE: (1, 3) Whether a receipt
was in full upon its face. Proof of intent.
ATTORNEY AND CLIENT: (4) Duty of attorney as to payment of
moneys collected, and how enforced.
Charter Oak Life Insurance Company v. Smith and
PLEDGE OF CHOSE IN ACTION. (1) Obligation of pledgee to collect
when due. (2) Burden of proof as to diligence. (3) Pledge of in-
Chippewa County, Supervisors of, and others, Pound v. 63
of her agency.
TRESPASS. (4) Liability of owner of dog for damage done by it
while trespassing on another's close.
City of Fort Howard, imp., Schettler v.
equity not conclusive. (2, 3) When evidence of exclusive right to
mine land must be clear. (4) NEW TRIAL.
property of private corporation to its directors. (4-6) Sale of such
property to ministerial officer of the corporation. (7) Ratification.
(8) Right of action to avoid such sale.
Cottrill v. Cramer and others......
LIBEL: PLEADING. (1) Criticism of political speech, when prima
facie libelous. (2) Question of privileged publication not raised on