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RE-COMPOSED, ENLARGED, AND IMPROVED, WITH NOTES OF THE

LEADING CASES, AN INDEX OF THEIR NAMES,

AND

AN APPENDIX OF PRECEDENTS;

TO WHICH IS ADDED,

THE MOST IMPORTANT CASES

Decided in the Courts of the United States, and of the several

States.

PHILADELPHIA:

M. CAREY & Sons, CHESNUT STREET.

EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA, TO WIT:
LSI BEIT REMEMBERE:D, that on the first day of Ag-

gust, in the forty-sixth year of the Independence of

The United States of America, A. D. 1821, Isaac Riley, of the said district, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right whereof he claims ,as proprietor, in the - words following, to wit:

“ A Practical Treatise on Bills of Exchange, Checks on Bankers, Promissory Notes, Bankers' Cash Notes, and Bank Notes. By Joseph Chitty, Esq. Barrister, of the Middle Temple. New Edition, from the Fifth London Edition. Re-composed, enlarged and improved, with notes of the leading cases, an Index of their names, and an Appendix of Precedents; to which is added, the most important Cases decided in the Courts of the United States, and of the several States.

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D. CALDWELL, Clerk of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Thomas Town, Printer.

TO

WILLIAM TIDD, Esq.

THIS TREATISE IS DEDICATED,

AS A

TESTIMONY OF RESPECT FOR HIS TALENTS,

AND AN

ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF THE

GREAT OBLIGATIONS WHICH HIS FRIENDSHIP,

AND

HIS PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTIONS,

HAVE CONFERRED ON

HIS PUPIL AND FRIEND,

THE AUTHOR.

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