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Constitution of the United States, 1.
Article I, 2.
Article II, 10.
Article III, 12.
Article IV, 15.
Article V, 16.
Article VI, 17.
Article VII, 17.
Amendments to the constitution, 18.
Constitution of Pennsylvania, 23.
Article I. Declaration of rights, 26.
Article II. Of the legislature, 30.
Article III. Of legislation, 31.
Article IV. Of the executive, 36.
Article V. Of the judiciary, 38.
from office, 41.
Article VII. Of the oath of office, 41.
Article VIII. Of suffrage and elections, 42.
Article IX. Of taxation and finance, 44.
Article X. Of education, 45.
Article XI. Of the militia, 45.
Article XII. Of public officers, 46.
Article XIII. Of new counties, 46.
Article XIV. Of county officers, 46.
Article XV. Of cities and city charters, 47.
Article XVI. Of private corporations, 47.
Article XVII. Of railroads and canals, 48.
Article XVIII. Of future amendments, 49.
See Corporations; Infants ; Limitation of
Actions ; Mining Rights ; Roads, Highways
and Bridges ; Turnpikes and Plankroads.
See Mandamus; Negligence.
See Crimes; Witnesses.
Abstracting Public Records.
See Bills of Exchange.
See Criminal Procedure ; Outlawry.
See Common Carriers.
(3) Of proceedings in default of ap-
(4) of the service of writs of scire
(5) Of amicable actions, 62.
II. Of the commencement of actions by
(1) Of the capias ad respondendum,
(2) Of the bail-bond and bail-piece,
(3) Of the arrest and deposit in lieu
of bail, 64.
(4) Of the special capias, 65.
(5) Of the indorsement of bail, and
rule to show cause of action, 65.
(6) Of the privilege and exemption
from arrest, 66.
(7) Of the warrant of arrest, 67.
(8) Of the proceedings after service
of the warrant, 68. .
(9) Of the proceedings subsequent to
the commitment, 69.
(10) Of the costs, and of the witnesses,
III. Of the commencement of actions by attach-
(1) Of the writ of attachment, 70.
(2) Of the service and return, 71.
(3) Of the subsequent proceedings, 72.
(4) Of the dissolution of the attach-
Actions Real, 74.
I. Where real actions to be commenced, 74,
II. Of the writ and service, 74. .
III. Of bail and judgment by default, 75.
Acts of Assembly, 76.
I. Of the statute and common law, 76.
(1) Of acts before the revolution, 76.
(2) Of the common law, 77.
II. Of the pamphlet laws, 77.
(1) Distribution of the laws to public
Acts of Assembly - Continued.
(2) Of subscriptions for the laws by I. Of the binding and term of apprentice-
III. Of the enrolment tax, 79.
II. Of the remedies for misconduct, 119.
IV. Applications for private acts, 80.
III. Of absconding apprentices, 120.
V. Coinpilations of laws, 81.
IV. Assignment of apprentices, 121.
V. Foreign apprentices, 121.
See Eminent Domain.
See Capital and Labor; Reference.
See Justices' Courts.
I. Of voluntary arbitrations, 123.
II. Of compulsory arbitrations, 125.
(1) Of the rule of reference, 125.
(2) Of the appointment of the arbi-
See Decedents' Estates.
(3) Of the proceedings before the ar-
See Apothecaries; Crimes; Lard; Milk ;
(4) Of the award, 127.
(5) Of the appeal, 129.
(6) Miscellaneous proceedings, 131.
See Crimes ; Divorce.
III. General directions respecting referees and
(1) Restrictions on right to arbitrate,
(2) Powers and duties of referees and
See Fertilizers ; Horse-Racing; Oleomargarine;
Secretary of Internal Affairs.
(3) Miscellaneous provisions, 133.
I. Board of agriculture, 84.
IV. Courts of conciliation, 133.
II. Drainage of spouty lands, 85.
III. Extirpation of Canada thistles, 88.
Arbor Day, 137.
IV. Yellows, 88.
V. Contagion among animals, 89.
VI. Ornithologist, 90.
VII. Agricultural societies, 90.
See Criminal Procedure.
VIII. Agricultural colleges, 90.
See Actions Personal.
1. Of the capacity of aliens to purchase, Arrest of Judgment, 138.
II. Of titles deprived through aliens, 93.
III. Naturalization, 94.
Assault and Battery.
See Criminal Procedure; Equity ; Justices of Assessors.
the Peace ; Mandamus.
See Elections ; Municipal Corporations ;
Taxes; Township Officers.
See Actions Personal ; Justices of the Peace. ! Assignment.
See Municipal Corporations.
Assignments for Creditors, 139.
1. State license, 102.
See Banks ; Trusts and Trustees.
II. Philadelphia city license, 103.
1. Of assignments for the benefit of creditors,
III. Amateur performances, 104.
IV. Regulation of halls, 104.
II. Proceedings on assignments, 142.
V. Admission and employment of chil-
VI. Dangerous exhibitions, 105.
VII. Ticket-scalping, 105.
VIII. Female waiters, 105.
See Actions Personal; Bailees; Convicts;
IX. Sale of liquors, 106.
Domestic Attachment; Execution; For-
eign Attachment; Justices of the Peace;
See Agriculture; Cattle; Crimes ; Dogs and Attachment Execution.
Sheep; Stallions; Strays; Swine; Wild See Execution ; Justices of the Peace.
Attachment of Vessels, 145.
I. Lien for work and materials, 145.
See Liquors; Patent Medicines.
II. Of the libel, 145.
III. Of the attachment, 146.
See Boroughs ; Counties and Townships ; Dam. IV. Proceedings after return of writ, 147.
ages ; Divorce ; Eminent Domain , Equity ; V. Special provisions, 147.
Errors and Appeals ; Estates Tail; Justices
of the Peace; Registers.
See Defaulting Public Officers.
See Actions Personal; Actions Real.
Attorneys at Law, 150.
I. Admission of attorneys, 150.
' I. Congressional, 111.
II. Their powers and duties, 150.
II. Senatorial, 112.
III. Penalties for official misconduct, 151.
III. Representative, 114.
| Attorneys in Fact, 152.
1. Auctioneers in Philadelphia and Alle-
Barrel Companies, 215.
II. Auctioneers in other parts of the state,
See Crimes; Intestates; Marriage.
III. General provisions, 159.
Beneficial Societies, 215.
See Banking Companies, VIII.; County Treas-
See Charities ; Corporations.
urer; Defaulting Public Officers; Public
See Elections; Gaming.
I. Election of auditor-general, 161.
II. Duties of auditor-general, 162.
Authentication of Records.
See Appendix ; Decedents' Estates.
See Criminal Procedure.
Bills of Exchange, 220.
See Promissory Notes.
Bills of Lading.
See Criminal Procedure ; Magistrates' Courts ;
Quarter Sessions and Oyer and Terminer.
See Boroughs ; Municipal Corporations ; Regis.
tration of Marriages, Births and Deaths.
Banking Companies, 168.
See Banks ; Co-operative Associations.
I. Incorporation of banking companies, See Crimes.
II. Corporate powers, 169.
III. Capital stock, 170.
IV. Election of directors, 171.
Board and Boarding-Houses.
V. Dividends, 171.
See Crimes ; Inns and Taverns; Wages.
VI. Officers, 172.
Board of Arbitration.
VII. General provisions, 173.
See Arbitration ; Capital and Labor.
VIII. Insolvency, 174.
Board of Health.
See Boroughs; Health; Municipal Corpora-
tions; Port Regulations.
I. Banking department, 177.
Board of Property.
II. Of the appiication for the charter, 180. See Land-Office.
III. Of subscriptions to the capital stock,
IV. Of the organization, 182.
V. Renewal of charters, 183.
1. Of the assignment of bonds, 224.
VI. Election of directors, 185.
II. State and corporation bonds, 225.
VII. Of the officers, 187.
III. Actions on bonds to secure the perform-
VIII. Of corporate meetings, 189.
IX. Of the transfer of stock and of dis-
ance of agreements, 225.
IV. Actions on official bonds, 226.
count and dividends, 189.
X. Of the powers of banks, 190.
XI. Of bank-bills and bank-notes, 191.
XII. Penalties for unauthorized issue of | Boroughs, 228.
1. Of the incorporation of boroughs, 230.
XIII. Of bank statements, 195.
II. Change of limits, 232.
XIV. Of the tax on dividends and on capital
III. Re-establishment of boroughs, 234.
IV. Seceding boroughs, 235.
XV. Proceedings on refusal to redeem, 199.
V. Covsolidation of boroughs, 235.
XVI. Of voluntary assignments and wind-
VI. Division into wards, 237.
ing up of banks, 200.
VII. Corporate powers, 239.
XVII. Of the individual liability of stock-
VIII. Borough elections, 244.
IX. Borough officers, 247.
XVIII. Proceedings in case of insolvency, 203.
X. Chief burgess, 248.
XIX. Of the notes of foreign banks, 204.
XI. Secretary, 249.
XX. Of branches and agencies, 205.
XII, Treasurer, 249.
XXI. Of loans to the commonwealth, &c., XIII. High constable, 250.
XIV. Police, 250.
XXII. Of unclaimed dividends and deposits,
XV. Auditors, 250.
XVI. Borough taxes, 250.
XXIII. State banks becoming national associ XVII. Adjustment of indebtedness, 251.
XVIII. Eminent domain – Borough streets,
XXIV. Of savings institutions and loan com-
[209. XIX. Board of health, 256.
XXV. Savings banks without capital stock, XX. Executions against boroughs, 255.
Bottles and Barrels, 258.
See Equity ; State Boundaries.
Bourses and Exchanges, 261.
See Bottles and Barrels ; Liquors.
See Constitution - Pennsylvania; Crimes ;
Bridge and Ferry Companies, 263.
See Corporations; Ferries.
See Bridge and Ferry Companies ; County
Commissioners; Municipal Corporations ;
Roads, Highways and Bridges.
See Factors; Insurance.
Building Associations, 269.
See Corporations; Taxes.
See Municipal Corporations.
See Municipal Corporations.
Buoys and Beacons.
See Common Schools ; Crimes.
See Co-operative Associations; Manufacturing
Companies; Trading Companies.
Butter and Cheese.
See Milk; Oleomargarine.
See County Treasurer; Municipal Corpora-
See Prothonotaries and Clerks; Quarter Ses-
sions and Oyer and Terminer.
See Mines ; Weights and Measures.
Collateral Inheritances, 305.
See County Officers.
Commissioners of Bail.
See Prothonotaries and Clerks.
Commissioners to take Testimony, 309.
See Brokers ; Common Carriers; Interest;
See Joint Tenancy.
Common Carriers, 310.
See Canal Companies ; Lien ; Railroads.
Common Pleas, 313.
1. Organization of the courts of common
II. Judicial districts, 315.
III. Election of judges, 320.
IV. Additional law judges, 321.
V. Terms of the several courts, 322.
VI. Of special courts of common pleas, 327.
VII. Jurisdiction and powers, 330.
Common Schools, 332.
See Education : Municipal Corporations.
I. Department of common schools, 334.