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Laurence, B., 469
Marsden, J., 146

| Newrick, J.M. B., & Pallister, 1 Pilling, J., 66 -- W., 205

T., 490
· J. G., 318

Pinder, T., & Dockray, J.,178
Lawley, J., 477
Marsh, R., 160
Newton, G. J., 522

Pine, J., Simmons, J., & SimLawson, D., 433 Marshall, C., 169 Nichol, G. G., 291

mons, J., 186 Lawther, J., 52

- - G. J., 440
Nicholis, C., 37

Pinkerton, R., 469
Laycock, J., 25
-- G. J., & Hall, W. - W., 8

Pitcairn, T., 219
Layton, J., 231

C., 442
Nichols, S., 53

| Pitt, H., 514
Lazarus, S. L., 85
Martin, R., 113

Nicholson, C. M., 505 Plowman, T., 124
Leach, A., Leach, J., & Leach,

T. G., 401
Nixon, J., 80

Pollock, J., 178
J., 85
Mason, T., 78

Norris, J., & Barbour, D., Pontercorboli, A., 144
Lediard, T., 246

W., 469
244

Poore, E., 237
Lee, R. E., 170
Massey, E., & Lambert, R., Nottingham, J., 199

Pope, D., 161
Lees, S., 154

440
Novra, G., 10

- S., & Darbyshire, J., Leicester, P., 19 Mathe, A., & Moore, S., 379 | Nurse, F., 299

113
Leighton, A., 269
Matthews, D., 513
Nursey, R., 19

Porter, J., 139
Lennard, J. S., 52

J., 94
Nuth, R. 137

Portway, G., 497
Lethbridge, G. P., 505

--- W., 381
Nutt, D., 107

Povey, W., 10
Levesley, W., & Heathcote, Mayer, J. C., 505

Nutter, J., 115

Powell, E. P., 498
G., 338
- J., 531

J., & Elliston, W., - J., 94
Lewin, R., 368
Mayor, J., 146

137

Pratt, F., 87
Lewis, O., & Clarke, J.P.,86 Meale, T., 212

Pratten, C., 178
Life, S., 222
Mearns, W., 339

Oakley, E., & Wise, J., 498 Price, B., 487
Lindon, J., 440
Mennell, T., 299
Oglan, H., 298

M. C., 212
J., 467
Meredith, J., 497
Olden, G., 350

Protheroe, J., 45
R., 442
Merridew, H., 212

Oldham, E., & Oldham, T., Pugh, W., 401
R., 469
Messiter, E. S., & Messiter,

144

Pulman, J., 219
Lines, S. B., 503
F., 244

--G., 339

Pye, W., 503
Linstead, E., 115
Metcalf, J., & Metcalf, T., 269 | Oliver, W., 503

Pyne, P., 146
Liston, J., & Nairn, W., 489 Miles, H., 434

O'Neil, C., Salkeld, R., &
Little, P., 478

Millar, W., Hague, J., & Digby, G. S., 405
T., 105
Grant, W. T., 434
O'Reilly, C., 139

Quaife, T., Tyrrell, T. J., &
Littledyke, R., 45
Miller, J., 45
Ormrod, J., 219

Quaife, J., 198 Littlefield, J., 291

Milnes, J., Brooke, T., Lang, Osbaldeston, F. J., 155, 160 | Quick, M., 186
Llewellyn, M., & Walters, P., J., & Wilby, J., 256 Osburn, W., & Cottam, G.,
219
Millington, T., 477
503

R.
Lloyd, D., 169
Mills, J., 258
Otley, M., 229

Rackham, J., 146
- w., 93
- J., 207
Outcherlony, T., 170

Radford, J., 154
Lockley, J., 105

R., 94
Owen, J., 125

- J., 186 Lockwood, J., 146

W., 245

S., 37

Rainbow, R., & Hall, W., 401
J., & Lockwood, Minty, E., 137

Raleigh, J., 291
G., 154
Mitchell, F. J., 153

- J., & Goode, T. S.,
J., 531
Molson, J., & Spinks, J. S., | Page, C., 93

319 Lodge, J. B., 440 257

J., 93

- J., Goode, T. S., & Long, C., 138 Moore, J., 476 Paine, W., 531

Holland, W., 319 - T., 212

Palliser, R., 125

Rate, J., 257 Longridge, G, W., 198

- S., 8

Pallister, J. G., & Newrick, J. Ratherham, C., 237
Looney, W., 53
S., & Mathe, A., 379 M. B., 318

Rawdon, J. C., 391, 401 Loosemoore, R., 283 More, J., 160

Palmer, J. 307

Ray, J., 531
Low, D., 256
Morgan, w., Acraman, D.

J. W., 246

- S., 442 H.M., Westerman, w. w., Acraman, W. E., Acra. Parbery, J., 93

Rayne, W. R., 124 M., & Cantor, C. A., 153 man, A. J., Holroyd, T., I Parker, J., 477

Rayner, W., & Rayner, J.,476 Lowe, P., 107 & Franklyn, J. N., 231

S., 489

Reach, G., 124
Lowther, J., 478
Morris, T., 93
Parkes, W. H., 351

Reay, W., 289
Loxham, R., 85

- W., 52

Parkin, B., Camin, D., & Redfearn, R., Lang, J., ArLoyall, P., 154

W., 105
Farrar, J., 207

mitage, S., & Sykes, J., 270
Lyon, R., 283
Morrison, G., 115
Pau, W., 244

Redfern, M., Redfern, w., & . W., 418

- W., 138
Parry, J., 478

Redfern, J., 138
Moss, E., 245
Parsons, J., 66

Reed, J., 144
- S. D., 207
Partridge, J. B., 80

Rees, E., 169
M‘Conkey, T., & Howie, A., Mottrąm, J. S., 307

S., 521

Reeve, J., 307
388
Muddell, J., 434
Pau, D., 238

Reid, J., 351
M'Connal, J., 381
Munday, T. H., 269
Payn, H., 366

Rennoldson, G., 237
M'Gahey, J., 283
Mullinger, E., 85
Payne, W., 137

Renny, T., & Brown, W., 178
MʻLean, J., 66
Mumford, J. C., 503
Peake, F., 93

Richards, J., 146 M‘Leod, N., & Yarrow, C. Munton, R. N., 298

Pearcy, J., 155

W., 52
B., 205
Murray, E. T., 25
Pearson, J., 207

Richardson, E. F., 269 Macleod, W., 94

M., 379

- G., & Bradshaw, Magnus, S., 113

Pendlebury, C., 188

B., 17
Maidlow, C., 505
Nairn, W. & Liston, J., 489 Pepper, J., 418

Richmond, G., 514
- J., 18
Naisby, J. F., Guest, W. J., Percival, R., 512

- J., 327
Mainwaring, w., 219
Gales, T., & Kirtley, M., 85 Perry, T., 478

- W., & Dow, A. Mallan, E., 38 Nash, J., & Nash, R. L., 38 | Phillips, J., 476

W. G., 230 Man, W., & Tomlin, J., 214 W., 299

J., 487

Ricket, H., 125 Manning, E., & Manning, C. Needham, J.S., 19

Pickering, J., 137

Rigden, J. M., 80
C., 46
Nevill, J. W., 105

Pickles, M., & Webster, J., Ridley, G., 388
T., 533
Neville, E., & Williams, C.J., 478

Ridgway, T., 212
Mannock, J., & Higgins, J., 113

Pidcock, J., & Burton, T., Ring, J. T., & Groombridge, 45 Nerins, P., 222

160

J., 291
Mansell, E., 391
New, M., 179
Piggott, W. R., 78

Robberds, J. H., & Day, S., - W. w., 512 Newcomb, F., 478

Pile, G., & W.J.B. Staunton, l 17 Manwaring, M., 487 | Newman, C., 307

533

Roberts, E., 299

P.

- J., 154

M.

N.

J., 161
S.. 78

T.

Roberts, J., Roberts, W., & | Simmons, J., Simmons, J., & Stone, E. J., 26

1.Tuckett, H. G. P., 489 Heap, W., 38 Pine, J., 186

— W., & Blake, R., 271 Tugwell, H., 10
- R., 214
Simson, S., 405
Strachan, A., 8 .

Turner, F., & Bull, W., 469
W..9
Skelton, J., 271
Stratton, E., 37

J., & Turner, T., 155 Robertson, G., Garrow, J., & Skipp, G., 258

Street, W., 467

Rd., 9
Alexander, J., 85
Skitt, J., Heslewood, W., & Stringer, R., 137

- - R., 107 Robins, W., 45

Heslewood, R., 487
Stuart, J., 256

Turvill, R., 107
Robinson, C., 196
Slater, W., 80
Style, E., 188

Turpin, T., 212
E. B., 442
Slaughter, W. L., & Beer. Suffolk, J., 467

Tyrrell, T. J., Quaife, J., &
J., 237
bohm, J. L., 351

Sunderland, H., & Wrigge, Quaife, T. J., 198
J. B., & Robinson, Sleeman, T. 52

G., 17

U.
W., 497
Sly, J., 52
Sutcliffe, J., 10

Urquhart, W., 368
W., 87
- S., 146
Sutton, R., 160

Urry, R. R., 498
Rogers, E., 245
Smallcombe, J., 505

Swallow, J., Swallow, J., &
H., & Rogers, F., 54 Smalley, J., 178

Swallow, G., 533

V. - H., 282

- w., 169
Swann, J., 219

Vaile, W., 45
- H., 503
Smith, D., 467

- J., & Kelly, J., 212 Vallentine, B., White, B., & - D. B., & Smith, J. Swinburne, E., & Baker, J., | Crosby, W., 160 W., 8

298

Vandergutch, 65 Rollo, R., 283

- E., 113

Sykes, J., Lang, J., Armitage, Vanderlyn, J., 467 Rose, H., 196

E., 144

S., & Redfearn, R., 270 Vardy, J., 339 Rothe, G. E., 229

J., 65

Symonds, S., & Symonds, S., Vickers, W., 115
Rosell, T., 487

J., 138
327

Vincent, J., 503
Rowley, J., 179
J., 179

Vogel, J. W., 256
Roworth, W., 405

J., 186

Tatham, T., 207
Rushton, S., 258

- J., 237
Tattersall, J., 186

W.
Russell, R., 170

- J., 505
Taylor, E. C., 170

Wackerbath, W. K., & Hill, - R., 207

- J. C., 381

J., 532

W., 188 Ryland, W., 497

- J. R., 171

- T. D., 146

Wacey, J., 307
- J., & Collett, T., 282

T., & Smith, T., 137 Wade, I., 498
s.
- R., 522

- W., Shand, W., & Wagstaff, S., 115 St. Clair, G. H., 144

- S., 144

Gardner, B., 79 Wagstaffe, L., 327 Salkeld, R., O'Neil, C., & - S. H., 257

Telfer, A., 186

Walford, A , 476 Digby, G, S., 405 - T., & Taylor, T., 137 | Terry, A. M., 418

- W., 327 Salvi, G. B., 514

- W., 54
-- R., 115

Walker, D, S., 107
Samson, A., & Kennan, G. - W., 179

Thirkell, J. P., 244

- H.M., & Casson, T., P., 206

- W., 214
Thomas, D., 488

206 Sandars, F., & Sandars, C., - W., 522

G. D., 388

T., 105 103 - W. G., 207

J., 85

W., 198 Sandell, J., King, C., & King, W. H., 155

M., 219

W., & Gray, J., 85 D. H., 271 Smithson, T., 433

T., 107

Waller, E. H., & Waters, W., Sanders, J., 26 Smyth, R. H., 366

W., 488

169 Sanderson, C., 19 Sneade, s. C., 125

Thompson, G. A., & Thomp- Wallis, W., & Wallis, J., 160 - J., 222 Sorby, J., 434

son, B. J., 85 Wallworth, J., & Wallworth, - R., 162 - W., 52

B., 197

T., 139
Sandon, F., 368
Southern, J., 162

E., 522

Walsh, J., & Halford, E., 258 Sargent, G., 231 Souter, J., 467

J., 351

- N., & Hilton, E., 222 Sargent, J. N., 521 Spanton, J., 37

J., 54

Walter, J. B., 219 Satterthwaite, J., 161 Sparham, J., 239

J., 27

Walter, P., & Llewellyn, M., Savage, G., 469 -- J., 257

R. B., 207

219 Scale, R. B., 146 Speakman, S., 153

T., 317

Ward, B., 10 Schlesinger, M., & Schlesin. Speare, G. o., 25

Th.,&Thompson,

- W., 169 ger, M. S., 45 Spence, E., 144

J., 139

- W., 282 Schofield, W., 54 - J., 349

- W., 78

Warden, G., 317 Seott, J., 146

- T., 496

Thomson, A., & Collos, A., 27 Warne, E., 46 - J., 269 Spencer, J., 319

- G., & Forbes, J., 45 Warren, J., 105 - J., & Coker, H., 18 Spinks, J. S., & Molson, J., - J., & Collett, H. J.,

R., 487 T., 113 257

307

Waters, S., 469
- W., 289
Spoor, A., & Spoor, A., 10 Thorniley, B., 490

J., 37
Seaber, J., 476
Stanford, J., 196
Thornton, J., 105

- R., 45
Sedgley, S., 271
Stanley, C., 327
Thorold, B. H., 522

W., & Waller, E. H.,
Sealby, J., 161
Stansbury, J., 170
Thorp, S., 379

169 Seath, G., 155 Stanway, G., 86

Thorpe, S., & Thorpe, T.,388 | Watkinson, H.J., 282 Seddon, P. 291 Starie, W., 405 - W., 179

- R. F., & Haigh, - T., & Seddon, G. 38 Starling, J. P., 433

- W., 418

W., 237 — W., & Jordan, F., 258 Stathan, T., 52

Till, E., 113

Watson, G. H., 245
Senior, W. M., 522
Staunton, W. J. B., 521
- H., 137

J., 271
Sevenson, D., 8
Steane, R., & Steane, R., 229 - J., 291

- J., 95
Sevires, G., 478
Steele, E., 105
Tilston, J., 169

- R., 162
Sewell, J., 476
Steggall, J., 214
Timbrell, G. P., 78

· R. L., 478 Shand, w., Taylor, W., & Stephen, T., 338

Timmins, C., 258

T., 503
Gardner, B., 19
Stephens, J., 9
Todd, T., 307

Watt, J., 153
Sharman, F., 26
- - S. F., 79

Tollemache, W. L. F., 318 Watthew, C. W., 496
Sharp, R. J., 25
Stephenson, G., 138

Tomkies, E., & Tomkies, T.,
Shaw, J., 146

- P., 27
177

Webb, A., 25
Sherlock, G., 162

- T., 85
Tomkinson, W., 440

C. H., 80
Simpson, J., 144
Steuart, R., 442
Tomlin, J., & Man, W., 214

J., 105
Simmonds, H., 366

Stevens, H., & Stevens, J.,207 Toone, H., & Hall, J. E., 17 J. A., & Webb, D., Simmons, B., & Brook, J.,196 Stewart, J., 179

Townley, C. J., 307

214
J., 337

W., 138
Triggs, J., 207

R. J., 442
- J., 178
Stokes, G., 138
Trubridge, W., 298

W. R., 125

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Watts, W. 219

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J., 489 - T. J., 170

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Webb W., 212

| Wickham, H., 107 W., 513

Wicks, J., 497 Webber, W., 144

Wigney, J. N., and Wigney, Webster, E. S., 86

C., 86
J., & Pickles, M., Wilby, E., 178

- J., Brooke, P., Lang, Welldon, S. E., 25

J., & Milnes, J., 256 Wells, J. D., 37

Wilcock, R., 10
W. H., 155

Wilcocks, W., 25
West, E. P., 326

Wild, S., 113 Westerman, 'W. M., Low, H. / Wileman, T., 503

M., & Cantor, C. A., 153 Wilkins, E., 269 Westwood, H., 271

Wilkinson, J., 478 Whapshott, W., 434

W., 144 Whatley, D., 207

Wilks, W., 178 Wheeler, F. A., 95

Willan, R., 212 Wheeler, W. D., 327

Williams, C, J., & Neville, Whitby, L., 45

E., 113 White, B., Crosby, W., &

G., & Bradshaw, Vallentine, B., 160

J., 160
S., 418

R., 244
- T., 319

T., 229 - H., 533

W., 257
Whitehall, J., 497

Williamson, T., 505
W., Greenwell, G., / Willis, M., 138
& Dearberg, J.B. / Willock, M., 533
D., 177

I Willoughby, J. R., 45

Wilson, J., 532

| Woolley, S., 196 - R., 27

Worboys, G. B., 497 T., & Wilson, W., 238 Worsley, T., 144 Winder, T., 115

Wooster, T., 27
Winter, H. S., 434

Wrangham, R. J., 299
Wrenshall, C. L., 271

Wrigge, G., & Sunderland, H.,
Wise, J., & Oakley, E., 498
Womersley, R., 338

Wright, J., 80
Wood, B. J., 379

Wright, J., 115
H., 238

T, W., & Hyde, G.
J. A., 107

W.,95
J., & Howard, J., 177 - W., 513
Wood, J., Wood, J., Wrigley, B., 178
Wood, J., Wood, R., Wyatt, J., 416
Wood, J., & Wood,

C., 433
-T. H., 270

Y.
- W., 270

Yablonsky, L., 258 Woodcock, J., 45

Yandle, C., & Field, G, 442 Woodhead, J., 105

Yarrad, J., 368 Woodman, T., 229

Yarrow, C.B., & M.Leod, N., Woods, S., 144

205 Woodyer, C. M., & Chapman, Young, E., 107 W., 351

- J., 170 Woollett, W. H., & Arnold, J. H., 105

Younger, S., 379

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any compromise for the benefit of third persons, who It is the aiin, and it is hoped it will be the result of are quite able to protect themselves. this extension of plan, that the Reports of THE JURIST The proposition of the Birmingham Law Society is, may attain a degree of accuracy and detail, and, conse- however, obviously false, as far as the interests of the quently, of practical utility, which will induce its public are concerned; for the effect of throwing the readers not to regret that it is has become a somewhat whole expense of deducing and verifying the title upon more costly publication.

the seller, is to encourage the purchaser to make all With regard to the remaining objects of THE JURIST, kinds of unreasonable and frivolous requisitions and no change in the matter is conternplated. It will still objections, which he would never dream of insisting continue to devote a portion of its pages (and that toon as essential to his security, if part or the whole about the same extent as hitherto) to General Observa- of the consequential expenses were, according to the tions on the State of the Law on the Progress of Law modern and salutary practice, thrown upon him. If, to Reforms-on Bills pending before the Legislature; and save his pocket, he neglects inquiries which are prusuch other matters of supposed general interest to the dent or necessary, the fault is entirely his own or his Profession as have hitherto formed the subject of its agent's, and not at all that of the system. leading articles. It will also still occasionally contain Edward Cave, who projected the Gentleman's Magain its pages Dissertations on Matters of Legal Learning, ziné, never looked out of window, according to Johnson, and Reviews of Publications on the Law.

| but with a view to his magazine; and Brindley, the It is intended, however, to make a change in the engineer, once avowed his belief, before a Committee of arrangement of the Original Articles and General Mis- | the House of Commons, that Providence, in creating cellaneous Information, which will be so printed and rivers, had solely in view the feeding of navigable capaged as to allow of their being entirely detached, leav- nals. So, the gentlemen of the Birmingham Coming the Reports to form, if desired, a distinct volume of mittee seem to imagine that estates are sold and themselves. This arrangement is adopted with the bought solely for their emolument. Indeed, the true double view of preventing the necessity of each annual source of their tears is avowed by themselves to be collection of The JURIST being formed into one volume the loss to the profession at least as much as the inof inconvenient size; and of separating that portion of security of the public. “ Solicitors," they urge, with the Journal, which is strictly practical and permanent, the coolest effrontery, " at once lose, to a great extent, from that portion of it which must, necessarily, be only the highest department of business, and, by the sacriof passing and temporary interest.

fice, incur the most alarming responsibility;" in other 'words, the majority of conditions of sale, at the present

day, are vicious, because they do not allow of suffiWe have received from “ The Committee of the Bir

ciently long bills of costs. As to the responsibility, it mingham Law Society” the following copy of resolu

is a matter of every-day occurrence for a Solicitor to tions passed at their annual meeting on the 23rd of | take from his client an express authority to dispense October, with a request that we will exert our influ- |

with particular inquiries, &c. We have, perhaps, taken ence, “not less on account of the public than of the

more notice of this circular than it deserves, for we Profession, to put a stop to the evil referred to.”

cannot suppose that it will meet with any sanction from “That, in the opinion of this meeting, the seller of the body of the profession. real estate should bear the whole expense of deducing and verifying the title which he contracts to shew; and ON THE AMOUNT OF EVIDENCE REQUISITE that it is the necessary effect of stipulations imposing! TO SUPPORT AN APPLICATION FOR A CRIthis expense on the purchaser, that many titles are MINAL INFORMATION. passed when really bad, and most are subject to a dangerous defect of evidence; and thus, the holders of pro- | On two occasions during last Michaelmas Term, Lord perty are becoming more and more insecure, and Soli- Denman, C.J., announced the principle by which the citors at once lose, to a great extent, the highest depart-court of Queen's Bench is guided, in deciding upon the ment of business, and, by the sacrifice, incur the most sufficiency of the evidence produced in support of an alarming responsibility.

application for a criminal information. (See Ex parte “That it is, therefore, the duty of every Solicitor not Williams, 5 Jur, 1133, and note thereto). It is this: only to omit such stipulations in all conditions prepared that the court requires the same amount of evidence by him, but to resist every attempt to introduce them which a grand jury ought to require in support of at sales by auction.

bills of indictment preferred before them. This prin“It is not, however, intended to interfere with stipu- |

ciple may, to some legal minds, appear too uncertain lations restricting the title to be shewn in any case, but to be of much practical use, either in determining merely to oblige the seller to prove the title which he parties, whether or not they should have recourse to undertakes to shew.

this extraordinary remedy, or even in guiding the court “That this resolution be printed, and a copy sent to in the exercise of this discretionary power. It posevery solicitor within thirty miles of Birmingham.” sesses, however, the recommendation of professing to

We are not acquainted with the constitution or ob- limit the jurisdiction of the court within constitutional jects of the Birmingham Law Society, but we are very bounds; and it has the merit of attempting to try the much suprised that any body of Lawyers should have strength of an ex parte accusation by a standard, which is been guilty of a manifesto so absurd and discreditable set up throughout the country in the administration of as this. Do these gentlemen suppose that they, or “all criminal justice; and by which it would be measured, the Solicitors within thirty miles of Birmingham," or if the ordinary method of indictment were pursued. even all the Solicitors on the roll, can dictate to sellers It is well known, that, at common law, informations and buyers the terms on which they shall deal; or were filed in the court of Queen's Bench, by the Master

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