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BILLS DRAWN BY ONE PARTNER IN A FIRM CAUSE LISTS-(continued).

WITHOUT AUTHORITY. When a Court of equity After Trinity Term, 1854.
will order them to be delivered up, 353

Court of Chancery :
cases on this subject, ib.

Before the Lords Justices, 229
BILLS OF EXCHANGE GIVEN IN GAMBLING

Master of the Rolls, ib.
TRANSACTIONS, INJUNCTION TO RESTRAIN

Vice-Chancellor Kindersley,230
PROCEEDINGS IN. When it will be granted, 353

Stuart, ib.
when not, ib.

Wood, 231

Michaelmas Term, 1854.
cases on this subject, ib.
effect of 5 & 6 Will. 4, c. 41, ib.

Court of Chancery:

Before the Lord Chancellor, 412
BOURDIN, MR. M. A. Review of his Exposition of the

Lords Justices, ib.
Land Tax, its Assessment, &c., 270

Master of the Rolls, 413
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH, THE, OR A COM.

Vice-Chancellor Kindersley, ib.
MENTARY ON THE INSTITUTIONS AND

Stuart, ib.
PRINCIPLES OF THE BRITISH GOVERN.

Wood, 414
MENT. By H. Cox, M. A., Barrister at Law. Re-

Court of Queen's Bench, 415, 445
view of, 443.

Common Pleas, 415

Exchequer, ib.

After Michaelmas Term, 1854.
CALLS TO THE BAR.

Court of Chancery :
Hilary Term, 1854 :

Before the Lord Chancellor, 472
Lincoln's Inn, 31

Lords Justices, ib.
Inner Temple. ib.

Master of the Rolls, ib.
Middle Temple, ib.
Gray's Inn, ib.

Vice-Chancellor Kindersley, 473

Stuart, ib.
Easter Term, 1854:

Wood, 474
Lincoln's Inn, 152
Middle Temple, ib.

Hilary Term, 1855.
Inner Temple, ib.

Court of Queen's Bench, 523

Common Pleas, 524
Trinity Term, 1854 :

Exchequer, ib.
Lincoln's Inn, 208
Middle Temple, ib.

CHANCERYBAR, GENTLEMEN PRACTISING WITH.

IN THE, RESOLUTION OF, TO CONFINE
Inner Temple, ib.
Gray's Inn, ib.

THEMSELVES TO ONE COURT. Probable
Michaelmas Term, 1854 :

advantages of, 21
Lincoln's Inn, 455

necessity for paper of motions in the Rolls and before the
Middle Temple, ib.

Vice-Chancellors occasioned by, ib.
Inner Temple, ib.

reason for this, ib.
Gray's Inn, ib.

remarks on the existing system, ib.

difference between that and the one contended for, ib.
CAUSE LISTS:

inconvenience of, to suitors, ib.
Hilary Term, 1854.

expense of, 22
Court of Chancery :

supposed privilege of inner bar to move by seniority, ib.
Before the Lord Chancellor, 4

remarks upon, ib.
Lords Justices, ib.

it seems to have been confined to the Court of the Lord
Master of the Rolls, ib.

Chancellor, ib.
Vice-Chancellor Kindersley, ib. and is now abolished, ib.
Stuart, ib.

ought not to obstruct change contended for, ib.
Wood, 5

CHANCERY COMMISSIONERS, SECOND REPORT
House of Lords, session 1854; 42

OF, ON THE JURISDICTION IN TESTA.
After Hilary Term, 1854.

MENTARY MATTERS. Extracts from, 38
Court of Chancery :
Before the Lord Chancellor, 43

CHANCERY IMPROVEMENT ACT, SYSTEM OF
Lords Justices, ib.

TAKING EVIDENCE UNDER. Mistakes in, 29
Master of the Rolls, ib.

twofold character of, ib.
Vice-Chancellor Kindersley, ib.

as to the mode of taking evidence, ib.
Stuart, ib.

as to the machinery for taking it, ib.
Wood, 44

system of examiners, ib.
Easter Term, 1854.

mistake in practice in the, ib.

the system has signally failed, ib.
Court of Chancery :

it cannot be mended, ib.
Before the Lord Chancellor, 124

but must be abolished, ib.
Lords Justices, ib.

principles on which this subject should be regulated, ib.
Master of the Rolls, ib.

contested cases should not be determined on affidavits
Vice-Chancellor Kindersley,125

alone, ib.
Stuart, ib.

examination should be vivâ voce, ib.
Wood, ib.

and should be taken before the judge, ib.
Court of Queen's Bench, 126

objections to the mode of proceeding by affidavits, ib.
Common Pleas, 127

witnesses cannot be effectually cross-examined, ib.
Exchequer, ib.

illustrations of this, ib.
Trinity Term, 1854.

system of oral examination in causes and motions, 30
Court of Chancery :

comments upon, ib.
Before the Lord Chancellor, 178

advantages of, ib.
Lords Justices, ib.

expense of present system to suitors, ib.
Master of the Rolls, ib.

and delay, ib.
Vice-Chancellor Kindersley,179 | objections to viva voce system, ib.
Stuart, ib.

consideration of, ib.
Wood, ib.

expense to the country ought not to be considered, ib.
Court of Queen's Bench, 180

object of evidence is to arrive at truth, ib.
Common Pleas, ib.

it is to the interest of the public to have this attained,
Exchequer, ib.

although at increased cost, ib.

CHANCERY IMPROVEMENT ACT-(continued). | COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED, &c.—(continued).
observations on the 53rd and 31st sections of, 57

Elgie, F. T., Worcester, 59
nice distinctions as to supplemental matter, ib.

Holmes, J. D., Barnard Castle, ib.
these were meant to be got rid of, ib.

Lingard, R. B. M., Wath-upon-Dearne, 35
effect of the 53rd section is to retain them, ib.

Lovibond, H., Bridgewater, ib.
reason of this, ib.

Newill, R. D., Wellington, 92
supplemental bills will still be necessary, ib.

Peake, T. H., Worcester, 59
result of this, ib.

Plaskett, w., Gainsborough, 215
difficulties occasioned by, ib.

Rushton, T., Uttoxeter, 482
provisions of the 31st section as to mode of taking evi-

Simonds, R. W., Winchester, 186
dence orally, 58

Teale, T. G., Leeds, 92
question which has arisen on, ib.

Townsend, J., Birkenhead, 9
want of directions in the act as to, ib.

Welchman, R. F., Southam, 186
difficulty occasioned by, ib.

Welsby, W., Ormskirk, 482
how this is to be got over remains to be seen, ib.

COMMISSIONERS TO ADMINISTER OATHS IN
CHANCERY SITTINGS AT WESTMINSTER, IN-

CHANCERY, APPOINTED UNDER 16 & 17
CONVENIENCE OF. Remarks upon, 93

VICT. c. 78, IN 1854. Lists of, 9, 16, 23, 31, 39,
this was felt even under the old system of procedure, ib.

79, 88, 95, 107, 116, 127, 144, 159, 188, 217, 263,
it is much more felt now, ib.

270, 294, 368, 494
illustrations of the working of this system, ib.

COMMISSIONERS FOR CONSOLIDATING THE STA.
its effect on business at judges' chambers, ib.

TUTE LAWS. Appointment of, 294
supposed answer to this, ib.

COMMON-LAW PROCEDURE, PROPOSED ALTE-
effect of, on counsel, 94

RATIONS IN. Observations on, 85
particularly on draftsmen, ib.

actions for specific performance in courts of law, ib.
impossibility of settling drafts in court, ib.

equitable defences, ib.
what advantage attends this system, ib.

granting injunctions, ib.
it may be a convenience to a few leading counsel, ib.

changes likely to be produced in mode of procedure in
this is not to be compared with its inconvenience to the

Chancery, ib.
rest of the Profession, ib.

general observations on the causes which have led to these
argument from the prestige of Westminster, ib.

changes, ib.
this no longer exists, ib.

absurdity of the present system, ib.
the public business would be better transacted by means

it is tedious and expensive, ib.
of such a change, ib.

mode proposed is simpler, ib.
CHARITABLE AND RELIGIOUS PURPOSES, GIFTS and more expeditious, ib.

TO. Summary of the provisions of the proposed bill reform ought not to be one-sided, 86
to consolidate and amend the laws as to, 165

suitor ought in each court to be able to get complete
observations on, 165-167

justice, ib.
review of the provisions of, by a correspondent, 174

how this is to be effected, ib.
glaring faults in, ib.

principles on which these new powers ought to be admi.
instances of this, 174-176

nistered, ib.
these afford just ground of complaint, 176

COMMON-LAW PROCEDURE ACT, 1854. Review of
law of charitable Trusts stands in need of amendment, ib.

the provisions of, 301
but it is not to be accomplished by such a measure as as to the delivery of interrogatories requiring discovery,

this, ib.
CHARITABLE TRUSTS, BAR OF, BY THE STA. party refusing to make affidavit may, in certain cases, be
TUTE OF LIMITATIONS, 3 & 4 WILL. 4, c. 27.

compelled to appear as witness, ib.
Case of The Attorney-General v. Magdalen College,

provisions as to mandamus, ib.
Oxford, 167

proceedings by injunction under, ib.
decision in, ib.

cases to which they apply, ib.
principle of, ib.

principles on which the Courts will administer them, ib.
seems to involve the proposition that such trusts are not

provisions as to equitable defences, ib.
within the statute, ib.

they give Courts of law a strictly equitable jurisdiction,
review of cases on this point, 167-169
observations on, ib.

effect of these changes on the labours of the Bar, ib.
CIRCUITS OF THE JUDGES, 1854 :

effect of, as to the fusion of law and equity, ib.
Spring, 40

observations as to the effect of the 79th section, 337
Summer, 217

intended to include that class of cases called injunctions
CODIFICATION OF THE LAW. General remarks upon,

against wrongful acts of a special nature, ib.

subdivisions of this class, ib.
206

waste, ib.
difference between common and statute law as regards, ib.

copyright, ib.
views of Bentham, ib.

patents, ib.
views of Bacon, ib.
Bentham's inference from this, ib.

secret inventions, ib.

trade marks, ib.
examination of its accuracy, ib.

assurances, ib.
illustrations from Bacon's works, 207

breaches of contract which include breach of duty, ib.
his views as to the codification of the common law, ib.
method suggested by him for amending the records of

breaches of parliamentary powers, ib.
the common law, ib.

Courts of equity will still have concurrent jurisdiction, ib.

Courts of law will apply their jurisdiction on the same
conclusion, ib.

principles as Courts of equity, ib.
COLONIAL LEGAL APPOINTMENTS, THE ETI.

what these principles are, ib.
QUETTE OF. Petition to the Queen from Van plaintiff must be prepared to shew legal title, ib.
Diemen's Land as to, 522

instances of this, ib.
COMMISSIONERS APPOINTED FOR TAKING THE Court assumes the possibility of the plaintiff being wrong,
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS OF DEEDS TO BE

338
EXECUTED BY MARRIED WOMEN, 1854: consequences of this, ib.
Bayley, C., Torquay, 286

circumstances of both parties regarded, ib.
Cochrane, W., Grantham, 528

cases illustrative of this rule, ib.
Coleridge, F. J., Ottery St. Mary, 338

cases of patent right, ib.
Dalrymple, A., Norwich, 263

Court very careful in granting injunctions in, ib.

ib.

302

COMMON-LAW PROCEDURE ACT-(continued). CONSOLIDATION OF THE STATUTE LAWS, SE.
powers conferred by, on the Courts of common law, 338

COND REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS
granting discovery, 397

AS TO. Remarks upon, 52
summary of provisions as to, ib.

scheme for, ib.
stat. 1 Will. 4, c. 22, ib.

defects in, ib.
provisions of, incorporated with the new statute, ib.

illustrations of, ib.
observations on, ib.

it should be more scientific, ib.
cases in which depositions taken under may be used, ib. Mr. Ker's views on this subject, ib.
case of Whyman v. Garth, ib.

errors in, ib.
answers not evidence against co-defendant, ib.

mode in which a better plan might be carried out, ib.
discovery can be sought only from the party himself, ib. third report of the commissioners as to, 226
case of corporations, 398

suggestions as to the employment of a permanent board, id.
interrogatories to be addressed to an officer of, ib.

objections to, ib.
practical suggestions on this subject, ib.

answers by Mr. Ker, ib.
party interrogated must be liable to be examined as a wit consideration of these, 227
ness, ib.

principle on which a code should be framed, ib.
rule in equity, ib.

remarks on the papers in the appendix, 228, 229, 238
order for delivery of interrogatories must be obtained on further review of, 248
summons, ib.

subject concluded, 254
mode of making application, ib.

general remarks upon, 255
preparation of interrogatories, ib.

CONSTRUCTION OF STATUTES, RULES FOR THE.
will require great care, ib.

Mr. Brickdale's views as to, 238
how they should be framed, ib.

remarks upon, ib.
parties not bound to answer questions tending to crimi. Mr. Anstey's views as to, 239
nate, ib.

they go beyond those of his colleague, ib.
rule in cases of fraud, ib.

CONVEYANCING CHARGES, PROPOSAL TO TAX
forms of interrogatories, ib.

THEM ON THE QUANTUM MERUIT. Remarks
how the answers to, should be framed, ib.

upon, 121
provisions of, as to mandamus, 409

taxing master should be a person of skill and experience, ib.
proceedings as to, simplified by, ib.

change would not work well under the present system, ib.
new jurisdiction to be exercised by, ib.

this mode of charging of little importance to the Profes-
language of the act as to, ib.

sion, 122
remarks upon, ib.

reason for this, ib.
specific performance, ib.

importance of, to the public, ib.
provisions as to, ib.

illustrations of this, ib.
writ may be claimed in either of the courts, ib.

difficulty of working the new system, ib.
to what duties it refers, ib.

counsel must mark their own fees, ib.
questions mooted on this subject, ib.

objections to this, ib.
observations on, ib.

if proposal should come into operation, counsel will aid
plaintiff must be personally interested, ib.

in giving effect thereto, ib.
does this apply to parties suing en autre droit, ib.

CORONERS' INQUESTS, PROCEEDINGS AT. Re.
discretion in awarding peremptory writ, 410

marks upon, 269
how it will be exercised, ib.
suggestions as to forms to be used in this proceeding, ib.

recent case of impropriety of, ib.

nature and province of this court, ib.
further observations on the proceeding to obtain specific

it is permitted to lower the administration of justice in
performance under, 497

the eyes of the public, ib.
limited operation of the provisions as to, ib.

circumstances to which this evil is attributable, ib.
remarks on this subject, ib.

general observations on the office of coroner, ib.
extracts from the edition of the act by Holland & Chand-
less as to, 497, 498

antiquity of, ib.
observations on the new forms issued under, 498

his ancient duties, 270

they have fallen into disuse, ib.
equitable defences under, ib.

how elected, ib.
case of The Mines Royal Societies v, Magnay, ib.

qualification of, ib.
rule laid down in, ib.

his court is public, ib.
facts constituting the equitable defence must be such as to

coroner may exclude the public, ib.
entitle the defendant to a perpetual injunction to

but it must be for just cause, ib.
restrain the action, ib.

coroners' juries, ib.
remarks upon, ib.
provisions of sect. 86 of the act, ib.

need not have any property qualification, ib.

standard of, generally too low, ib.
new forms of proceedings under, 466–471

evil effects of this, ib.
COMPENSATION CASES, SHERIFF'S JURISDIC. instances of, ib.

TION IN THE ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGES I CORRECTION OF ERRORS IN THE RECORD OF
IN. Remarks upon, 150

THE SPECIFICATION OF A PATENT. Prac.
CONCISENESS OF STYLE IN THE LANGUAGE OF

tice as to, 278
STATUTES. Mr. Brick dale's remarks upon, 239

review of cases, ib.

Rubery's case, ib.
observations on, ib.

Dismore's case, ib.
CONCURRENT CLAUSE IN THE COUNTY COURTS distinction between these and cases under the 5 & 6
ACT, DISTANCE WITHIN WHICH IT OPE.

Will. 4, c. 83, ib.
RATES. How to be measured, 173

CORRESPONDENCE:
review of cases, ib.

letler as to a decision of the Lord Chancellor in a case of
rule deducible therefrom, 174

In re Clerks of Records and Writs Oaths in
CONFESSION; NATURE OF THREAT OR INDUCE.

Chancery Act, 22
MENT UNDER WHICH IT IS MADE. Rule as

remarks upon, 23
to, 65

letter of "w. A.” as to casus omissus in the Succession

Duty Act, 59
case of Reg. v. Sleeman, ib.

letter of "T. J. B." as to article on Westminster In-
case of Reg. v. Luckhirst, ib.

provement Bonds, 79
CONSOLIDATING THE STATUTE LAWS, COMMIS. letter of " A Barrister" on the income tax, 136
SIONERS FOR. Appointment of, 294

letter of “ T." as to the county courts, 143

CORRESPONDENCE-(continued).

letter of “ A County Court Judge' in answer to, 151
letter of “T.” in reply, 158
letter of “G. J. Philip Smith" as to receipt stamps, 151
letter of “A Country Solicitor" as to costs of paying off

a mortgage, 176
letters of "J. B. H.” as to county courts and superior

courts' judgments, 176, 229
letter from “A Constant Reader" on the same subject,

186
letter of “ T. S.” as to the archdeacon of Middlesex and

the churchwarden of St. Paul's, Knightsbridge,

215
letter of “R." as to the case of Vaughan v. Vanderstegen,

279
letter of “ A Solicitor" on the consolidation of the stamp

laws, 430
letter of “ Orientalis" on justice in Turkey, 514
“ COST-BOOK PRINCIPLE;" QUESTION OF ITS

APPLICABILITY TO COMPANIES ESTA.
BLISHED IN THIS COUNTRY FOR THE
WORKING OF MINES SITUATE ABROAD.

On the importance of, 505
it has not been judicially decided, ib.
practice on this subject, ib.
arguments and opinions as to, ib.
weight of, is in favour of the practice, ib.
obiections as to. ib.
it is regarded as a local custom, ib.
this objection tested, ib.
examination of the nature of these companies, ib.
antiquity of, ib.
principle of, not easily defined, ib.
important features of, ib.
what the “ cost-book" contains, ib.
customs of the stannaries as to, ib.
extent to which it has been adopted, 506
stannary courts, ib.
statutes confirming them, ib.
provisions of, ib.
legality of the principle recognised, ib.
provisions of the Winding-up Act, 1849, as to, ib.
constitution of, would seem to be legal, ib.
if this be so, why should it be confined within certain

limits, ib.
observations on this question, ib.
advantages of, ib.
privileges which it does not confer, ib.

how these are to be obtained, ib.
COSTS OF PAYING OFF A MORTGAGE. Letter of

A Country Solicitor" as to, 176
COUNTY COURT JUDGES, STAMPS ON THE AP.

POINTMENTS OF. Decision of the law officers

that they are unnecessary, 156
COUNTY COURTS. Letter of “ T." as to, 143

letter of “A County Court Judge' in answer to, 151

letter of “ T.” in reply, 158
COUNTY COURTS, ACTIONS BY MONEY LENDERS

IN. Observations on, 176
exemption of promissory notes for sums under 40s. from

the usury laws, ib.
mode in which money lenders take advantage of this, ib.
should the law be allowed to remain in this state, ib.

how is the evil to be remedied, ib.
COUNTY COURTS ACT, CONCURRENT CLAUSE

IN. How the twenty miles mentioned in, are to be
measured, 173
recent case of Stokes v. Grissell, ib.
point not expressly decided in, ib.
measurement should be by the nearest route, ib.
rather than by a direct line, ib.
grounds of this opinion, ib.
reasons on which the clause is founded, ib.
analogous cases, ib.
case of Leigh v. Hind, ib.
facts of, ib.
rule laid down in, ib.
case of Atkyns v. Kinnear, ib.
rule in Leigh v. Hind recognised in, ib.

COUNTY COURTS ACT-(continued).

object of the stipulation as to distance in these cases, 174
application of this to the case in question, ib.
rule in settlement cases, ib.
illustration of this, ib.
case of Reg. v. Saffron Walden, ib.
other cases under statutes, ib.
question not free from difficulty, ib.

rule suggested by the authorities, ib.
COUNTY COURTS AND SUPERIOR COURTS' JUDG.

MENTS. Letters of "J. B. H.” as to, 176, 229
letter from "A Constant Reader" on the same subject,

186
COUNTY COURTS COMMISSION, ANSWER TO

THE FIFTY-SEVENTH QUERY OF, BY A
COUNTY COURT JUDGE. As to amending

statutes, 94
as to amending rules, 95

general suggestions, ib.
COUNTY COURTS REGISTRY. Reduction of fees, 474

new rule in cases of insolvency, ib.
COURT OF PASSAGE OF THE BOROUGH OF LI.

VERPOOL. Order in Council of the 27th November,

1854, as to, 500
COURT PAPERS:
Equity Sittings, Hilary Term, 1854.
Before the Lord Chancellor, 3

Lords Justices, ib.
Master of the Rolls, ib.
Vice-Chancellor Kindersley, ib.

Stuart, ib.

Wood, ib.
Equity Sittings after Hilary Term, 1854.
Before the Lord Chancellor, 40

Lords Justices, ib.
Master of the Rolls, 41
Vice-Chancellor Kindersley, ib.

Stuart, ib.

Wood, 42
Equity Sittings, Easter Term, 1854.
Before the Lord Chancellor, 115

Lords Justices, ib.
Master of the Rolls, ib.
Vice-Chancellor Kindersley, ib.

Stuart, ib.

Wood, ib.
Common-law Sittings in and after Easter Term, 1854.
Court of Queen's Bench, 126

Common Pleas, ib.

Exchequer, ib.
Equity Sittings, Trinity Term, 1854.
Before the Lord Chancellor, 177

Lords Justices, ib.
Vice-Chancellor Kindersley, ib.

Stuart, ib.

Wood, 178
Common-law Sittings in and after Trinity Term, 1854.
Court of Queen's Bench, 178

Common Pleas, ib.

Exchequer, ib.
Equity Sittings after Trinity Term, 1854.
Before the Lord Chancellor, 215

Lords Justices, ib.
Master of the Rolls, 216
Vice-Chancellor Kindersley, ib.

Stuart, ib.

Wood, ib.
Equity Sittings, Michaelmas Term, 1854.
Before the Lord Chancellor, 411

Lords Justices, ib.
Master of the Rolls, 412
Vice-Chancellor Kindersley, ib.

Stuart, ib.

Wood, ib.
Common-law Sittings, Michaelmas Term, 1854.
Court of Queen's Bench, 414

Common Pleas, ib.
Exchequer, 414, 415

CUSTODY OF TITLE DEEDS, RIGHT OF THE

PURCHASER OF THE LARGEST LOT TO.

Remarks on the usual condition of sale as to, 262
case of Griffiths v. Hatchard, ib.
interpretation of that condition given therein, ib.
observations on, ib.
it does not appear to be well considered, ib.
meaning of the word " largest" in such cases, ib.
illustrations of, ib.
remarks as to the convenience of the decision in question,

263
conclusion, ib.

COURT PAPERS-(continued).
Equity Sittings after Michaelmas Term, 1854.
Before the Lord Chancellor, 471

Lords Justices, ib.
Master of the Rolls, 472
Vice-Chancellor Kindersley, ib.

Stuart, ib.

Wood, ib.
Common-law Sittings in and after Hilary Term, 1855.
Court of Queen's Bench, 523

Common Pleas, ib.

Exchequer, ib.
COVENANT TO REPAIR, EXTENT OF TENANT'S

LIABILITY UNDER. Review of cases as to. 237
how construed, ib.
how satisfied, ib.
effect of covenant to keep premises in repair, ib.
effect of covenant to repair in under-lease, ib.
liability of assignee of lease upon, 238

proof in reduction of damages, ib.
CREDITOR AND SURETY, FRAUD AS BETWEEN.

When equity will interfere in cases of, 367
review of authorities as to, 368

rules deducible therefrom, ib.
CRIMINAL LAW. Review of cases in, decided by the

Court for Crown Cases Reserved :
confession, 65
nature of threat or inducement, ib.
case of Reg. v. Sleeman, ib.
case of Reg. v. Luckhirst, ib.
embezzlement, ib.
false pretences, ib.
what constitutes offence of, ib.
case of Reg. v. Garrett, ib.
proof of pretence, 66
what necessary, ib.
case of Reg. v. Hewgill, ib.
forgery, ib.
order for payment of money, ib.
what constitutes forgery of, ib.
case of Reg. v. Snelling, ib.
case of Reg. v. Sharman, ib.
larceny, ib.
distinction between larceny and embezzlement, ib.
case of Reg. v. Reid, ib.
facts of that case, ib.
judgment in, ib.
grounds of, ib.
case of Reg. v. Beaumont, ib.
facts of, ib.
judgment in, ib.
case of Reg. v. Gill, ib.
case of Reg. v. Green, 67
offences against the Post-office, ib.
act of 7 Will. 4 & 1 Vict. c. 36, as to, ib.
case of Reg. v. Reason, ib.
proof of corpus delicti in larceny, ib.
recent case as to, ib.
decision in Reg. v. Burton, ib.
night offences, 67
stat. 14 & 15 Vict. c. 19, s. 1, ib.
what constitutes an offence under, ib.
Reg. v. Bailey, ib.
perjury, ib.
affidavit sworn before Master in Chancery, and used in

the Court of Admiralty, indictment for perjury on,

will not lie, ib.
case of Reg. v. Stone, ib.
practice, ib.
amendment of verdict delivered by mistake, ib.
case of Reg. v. Vodden, ib.
stamp laws, application of, in criminal cases, ib.
case of Reg. v. Overton, ib.
case of Reg. v. Watts, ib.

decisions in, ib.
CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS MAY BE MADE AN

INSTRUMENT OF OPPRESSION. Illustration

of this in the recent case of The Alleynes, 465
remarks upon, 466

DAMAGES AWARDED TO THE SUCCESSFUL

PARTY IN AN ACTION. Interesting questions

which arise as to, 101
do not depend on technical grounds, ib.
object is the giving of redress for a specific injury, ib.
nice discrimination required in, ib.
recent case of Hadley v. Baxendale, ib.
facts of, ib.
judgment of the Court of Exchequer, ib.
rule laid down in, 102
instances of the application of, ib.
its effect in limiting the liability of certain parties, ib.
principle adopted by, ib.
it is not unreasonable, ib.
illustrations of this, ib.
its effect on previous decisions, ib.
must overrule some of them, ib.
instances of this, ib.
cases which it will not affect, ib.
its effect in cases where the damages are increased by

matter subsequent to the contract, ib.
illustrations of this, ib.

rule is not applicable in cases of fraud, ib.
DAMAGES, POWER OF COURTS OF EQUITY TO

AWARD. On the want of, 142
difficulty of accounting for, ib.
cases in which it has been attempted, ib.
these have been overruled, ib.
effect of this, ib.
expense to parties, ib.
illustrations of this, ib.
objections to change in this respect, ib.

consideration of, ib.
DAMAGES, THE MEASURE OF, LEADING PRIN.

CIPLES NOW ESTABLISHED AS TO. Review

of, 205
use of certain words in questions regarding, ib.
this is erroneous, ib.
instance in the word "wrongdoer," ib.
forms of action, ib.
they afford no criterion, ib.
illustrations of this, ib.
case of Martin v. Porter, 206
difficulty of understanding the principle of, ib.
true principle to be observed in deciding this question, ió.
this rule is sometimes limited, ib.
sometimes enlarged, ib.
case of Hadley v. Baxendale, ib.
this affords a clear rule, ib.
effect of fraud, ib.
rule in case of wrongs, ib.
to property, ib.
damages can generally be accurately estimated, ib.
difficulty in cases of injuries to the person, ib.
or to personal feelings, ib.
discretion of jury in such cases, ib.
Court will not interfere with, ib.
unless in cases of excessive damages, ib.

rule in such cases, ib.
DIRECT PERFORMANCE OF AN ACT. On the want

of power in the Court of Chancery to compel, 141
instances of this, ib.
expedient of mandatory injunctions, ib.
clumsiness of, ib.
does not differ in effect from ordinary jurisdiction as to

specific performance, ib.
illustrations of this, 142

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