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CONTENTS OF FIRST VOLUME.
OF CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS, IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, IN COURTS
of Law ; AND OF THE COURTS WHICH HAVE ORIGINAL AND APPELLATE
COGNIZANCE OF THEM.
ND OF THE COURTS WHICH HAVE
GINAL AND APPELLATE
SECTION 1. of personal actions
SECTION 2. Of suits relating to real property . . . . 33
SECTION 3. Of scire facias . . . . .
SECTION 4. Of remedies at law which are not called actions
SECTION 5. When actions are transitory or local ; and
when they die with the person or survive . . 85
SECTION 6. Of the parties to actions . . . . . 93
SECTION 7. Of mistake in the form of action, and of the elec.
tion and joinder of actions . . . . 111
SECTION 8. Of the time limited for the commencement of actions 115
Of the Supreme Court, including the Circuit Courts of the State ; of
Attornies and other Officers; and of the Prosecution and Defence of
Actions in Person or by Attorney.
SECTION 1. Of the supreme court
. . . 141
SECTION 2. Of attornies and counsellors . . . . 175
Section 3. Of the prosecution and defence of actions in person
or by attorney . . .
. . 194
SECTION 4. Of sheriffs and coroners . . . . . 200
Of the Court of Errors.
CHAPTER IV. , -
Of Courts of Limited Jurisdiction.
SECTION 1. Of the superior court of the city of New York
SECTION 2. Of the county courts of common pleas
SECTION 3. Of mayors' courts in cities . .
Of the Courts of the United States.
Section 1. Of the district courts of the United States . . 243
SECTION 2. Of the circuit court of the United States for the
southern district of New York . ; . : 255
SECTION 3. Of the supreme court of the United States . . 319
OF THE PRACTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT IN THE PRINCIPAL AND DIRECT
PROCEEDINGS TO JUDGMENT, IN PERSONAL ACTIONS BROUGHT FOR THE RE-
COVERY OF ANY DEBT, OR FOR DAMAGES ONLY.
Of the modes of commencing Personal Actions.
SECTION 1. Of the original writ and process thereon . 350
SECTION 2. Of the commencement of actions by capias ad re.
spondendum . . . . . . . 356
Of the proceedings after the issuing of the capias until the defendants
SECTION 1. Of the arrest and Service of the writ . . . 369
SECTION 2. When the defendant may be held to bail . .. . 374
SECTION 3. Of bail to the sheriff, or bail below . . 381
SECTION 4. Of the return of the writ by the sheriff, and his duty
thereon · · · ·
Of the Défendant's appearance.
SECTION 1. Of common appearances and notice of retainer
SECTION 2. Of special bail . . . . . .
Of the Declaration.
1. Of the parts and requisites of the declaration
2. Of the filing and service of the declaration
Of Pleas and the subsequent Pleadings, and of Demurrers.
Of the Issue.
Of the Proceedings from Issue to Trial.
SECTION 1. Of the circuit roll . . . . . . 451
SECTION 2. Of notice of trial, and inquest, of countermanding the
same ; and of preventing inquest, and of putting off
trial · · · · · · · · · 457
SECTION 3. Of the venire for foreign jurors, and of jurors and the
mode in which they are drawn and summoned . 468
Section 4. Of the evidence, the witnesses and the mode of com.
pelling their appearance. . , . . 478
Of the Trial and its Incidents. ,
SECTION 1. Of pleas puis darrein continuance . . . . 508
SECTION 2. Of drawing the jury, of talesmen and of challenges 511
SECTION 3. Of proceedings before the jury; swearing and exam.
ining witnesses, demurrers to evidence, bills of ex-
ceptions, and nonsuit . . . . . . 521
Sectiox 4. Of verdicts general, and special, and of the conduct
and duties of the jurors . . . . . 543
SECTION 5. Of the postea and rule for judgment . . . 553
SECTION 6. Of the damages . . . . . . . 555
Of Final Costs.
SECTION 1. Of the general rules awarding, regulating, and limit.
ing costs . . . . . . . . 568
SECTION 2. Of the taxation of costs . . . . . 587
Of Judgment by Confession.
Section 1. Of warrants of attorney and entering judgment thereon 604
SECTION 2. Of cognovits . . . . . . . 615