A Full and Arranged Digest of the Decisions in Common Law, Equity, and Admiralty, of the Courts of the United States: From the Oganization of the Government in 1789 to 1847, in the Supreme, Circuit, District and Admiralty Courts; Reported in Dallas, Cranch, Wheaton, Peters, and Howard's Supreme Court Reports; in Gallison, Mason, Paine, Peters, Washington, Wallace, Sumner, Story, Baldwin, Brockenbrough, and M'Lean's Circuit Court Reports; and in Bees, Ware, Peters, and Gilpin's District and Admiralty Reports, Volume 1

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Lewis & Blood, 1860

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Where trespass will lie 2 Pleadings in actions of trespass 3 Damages in actions of trespass
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309
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Action for a malicious prosecution 10 Action for deceit 11 Action of trover
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350
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Action on a commercial guaranty
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LACHES
62
Action on a warranty 14 Action of account
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Action of account render 16 Action of ejectment 1 General principles 2 When ejectment will lie 3 Pleadings 4 Evidence 5 Action of trespass for mes...
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427
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Action of assumpsit
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ADJUDICATION ADMINISTRATION BONDS JOINT
69
ADMINISTRATOR AND EXECUTOR See Executors and Administrators Vol I 722
74
Admiralty jurisdiction in cases of capture and prize
76
Admiralty jurisdiction in cases of salvage 1 General principles on which salvage is allowed
77
Who may be salvors
80
Forfeiture of right or claim to salvage
81
Admiralty jurisdiction in claims for seamens wages 1 General principles
84
NOTICE
87
Loss suspension and reduction of seamens wages by capture detention wreck
89
When seamen forfeit their wages
91
Jurisdiction in cases of informationsRevenue seizuresForfeitures
93
ADMIRALTY PRACTICE 1 General rules and principles 2 Libel and proceedings
94
EvidenceFurther proofCommission to take testimony
99
DecreeCondemnation
102
Appeal 6 Criminal jurisdiction of the admiralty
104
ADMINISTRATION OF ASSETS
106
ADVANCEMENT ADVANCES OF A WIFE TO HER HUSBAND ADVERSARY POSSESSION OF LANDS
107
HALFBLOOD
108
SEASTORES
109
AFFIDAVIT
110
AFRICANS OF THE AMISTAD AGENT AND PRINCIPAL
112
What acts of an agent bind the principal
116
Responsibility of agents to principals
118
Agents witnesses for or against principals AGREEMENT
122
PAYMASTER IN THE ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES
123
General principles
124
Parol evidence in actions on agreements in writing
130
Parol agreements 4 Illegal consideration of agreements
131
Specific performance of agreements
132
Actions and remedies in agreements
134
Damages for nonperformance of agreements
135
PEDIGREE
142
SEIZURE
143
ALLIANCE WITH FRANCE
144
310
146
PENALTY
150
APPEAL
152
HIGH SEAS
155
LAND TITLES
165
APPEARANCE
169
ARREST
179
ASSAULT AND BATTERY
180
PREFERENCE
187
Assignment of choses in action
189
ATTAINDER
198
AUTHORITY
205
PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES
207
BAILMENT
212
BANK OF WASHINGTON
220
JOINT TENANTS
221
BARRATRY
227
PRESENTMENT
231
BILL IN EQUITY See Chancery and Chancery Practice Vol I 285
235
Protest and notice of dishonour of bills of exchange
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200
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BILL OF INTERPLEADER See Chancery Vol I 285
247
BOARD OF PROPERTY
249
BOTTOMRYHYPOTHECATIONRESPONDENTIA
259
MARRIAGE
262
BOUNDARY OF LAND
265
BOUNDARY OF LAND
266
MARSHALS DEED
268
CAPTURE
271
CARRIERS
273
MATE OF A VESSEL
276
CAPTURE FOR CONTRABAND TRADE BREACH OF BLOCKADE AND FOR OPPOSITION TO
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MEMORANDUM ARTICLES See Insurance Vol II 46
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JURY AND JURORS
283
CERTIORARI
284
CHANCERY AND CHANCERY PRACTICE
288
MOTION
295
NEW HAMPSHIRE
302
PLEADING
304
NEXT OF KIN
308
742
310
NOTICE OF THE DISHONOUR OF BILLS OF EXCHANGE AND PROMISSORY
311
PRIZEMONEY
317
NOTICE FOR THE PRODUCTION OF PAPERS TO BE USED ON THE TRIAL
320
Process in chancery
327
746
333
CHARITIESCHARITABLE AND RELIGIOUS USES See Corporations for Charitable
340
CHEROKEE INDIANS
347
CITY OF WASHINGTON
354
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
357
COLLISION
361
LEGITIMACY
407
KENTUCKY 135
409
SETOFF
411
OCCUPYING CLAIMANT
412
CONSTRUCTION OF STATUTES
418
CONSTRUCTION OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES
427
KING OF SPAIN 136
431
CONTRACTS
433
COPY
440
LIABILITY OF THE REAL ESTATE OF A DECEASED PERSON FOR THE
444
CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF WASHINGTON
452
LIBEL IN THE ADMIRALTY
456
VERDICT 715
461
199
462
SETTLEMENT ON LAND
465
OFFICES HELD UNDER THE UNITED STATES
473
ILLINOIS LAND TITLES
477
370
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IL
491
Courts Martial
496
COVERTURE
502
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509
IMPLIED POWERS UNDER THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES 70
511
CRIMINAL
519
OWNER OF A VESSEL
526
DEBT See Where Action of Debt lies Vol I 51 Pleadings and Evidence in Actions
528
PUBLIC MONEY
532
PURCHASER
533
OYER
535
DECLARATION
536
QUO WARRANTO
540
Recording of deeds
543
REHEARING
546
DEPOSITIONS
549
PARDON
555
IMPRISONMENT FOR DEBT
556
REMOVAL FROM OFFICE
568
In the state of South Carolina
571
DISCOUNT
572
IMPROVEMENTS
573
LIMITATION OF ACTIONS
578
DOMICIL See Commercial Domicil Vol I 363
585
EJECTMENT See Action of Ejectment Vol I 65
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ELEGIT
595
EM BEZZLEMENT
600
INCOMPETENCY AND COMPETENCY OF WITNESSES AND EVIDENCE
601
LOCATOR
602
EPISCOPAL CHURCH See Church of England Vol I 350
607
LOTTERY
608
SLAVES AND SLAVERY
616
Answer and pleas in chancery
617
MAGISTRATE
625
Proceedings on writs of error
630
Vos J 2
635
STATUTES OF LIMITATION See Limilation of Actions VOL II 216
642
SALE OF A STRANDED VESSEL BY THE MASTER
656
SURETY
660
511
661
532
662
SURVEYORGENERAL OF PUBLIC LANDS
668
TERRITORIES
675
Effect of the delivery of goods
681
TREASURY NOTES
687
Depositions
690
TRESPASS
698
Judgments and verdicts of courts of record when evidence
699
PARTIES IN CIVIL AND ADMIRALTY CAUSES
702
USAGE
705
sea damage
711
VIRGINIA MILITARY RESERVATION OF LANDS IN OHIO
720
EXECUTION
720
ALABAMA 3
720
EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS
722
MANUMISSION
725
SCIRE FACIAS 585
727
EXPATRIATION
728
3 D
733
INFANT AND INFANCY
736
FALSE IMPRISONMENT
738
FINAL JUDGMENTS FROM WHICH WRITS OF ERROR WILL
744
PLEDGE See Bollomry Vol I 259 Morlgage Vol II 288
748
FORECLOSURE OF A MORTGAGE
759
POSSESSION OF CHATTELS
760
PASSENGERS
761
FORFEITURE
764
334
768
Remission and distribution of the proceeds of forfeitures
771
INFORMER
772
POWER OF ATTORNEY
777
FORMS OF PRACTICE AND PROCEEDINGS IN THE COURTS OF THE U
779
FRAUDULENT CONVEYANCE
791
FURTHER PROOF IN ADMIRALTY AND PRIZE CAUSES
801
GEORGIA LAND TITLES
807
245
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General principles
816
GUARANTY
819

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