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The publishers announce in their advertisement that another v. Mary Busch.- Motion to revive action “the object of this series is not merely to give a num- granted without costs-Cyrus H. McCormick, respondber of unconnected narratives of men in American po- ent, v. Pennsylvania Central R. Co., appellant. Jitical life, but to produce books which shall, when Ordered, that a calendar be made for a term of this taken together, indicate the lines of political thought court to be held at the Capitol, in the city of Albany, and development in American history - books em- on Monday, the 19th day of January, 1885, on which bodying in compact form the result of extensive study shall be placed only those cases in which the returns of the many and diverse influences which have com- and notices of argument, with proof of service, shall bined to shape the political history of our country.” have been filed with the clerk of this court on or be

The series thus far numbers eleveu volumes, as fol- fore Wednesday, the 31st day of December, 1884. lows: John Quincy Adams, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, by John T. Morse, Jr.; Alexander Hamilton, Daniel Webster, by Henry Cabot Lodge; John C. Calhoun, by H. von Holst; Andrew Jackson, by W. G. Sumner; John Randolph, by Henry Adams; James

NOTES. Monroe, by Daniel C. Gilman; Albert Gallatin, by John Austin Stevens; James Madison, by Syndney MAN named Corset has tried to kill himself by Howard

cutting his throat. That certainly is the approClay, by Carl Schurz; and Van Buren, by William

priate way for a man of that name to kill himself. Dorsheimer, are announced as in preparation.

Example of French wit brought out by the new di. The selection of subjects thus far is judicious; in

vorce law: Husband and wife present themselves bedeed, almost inevitable, unless perhaps the biography | fore the divorce court. “What do you want, madof Gallatin might have been spared, and it is a little ame?” “Divorce from that wretch.” “And you, doubtful whether Randolph was a "statesman.”

sir?"

“ Divorce from that vixen." "The decree is In respect to the treatment we can speak with al

refused; there is no incompatibility of temper. You most unqualified praise. These are by no means biog

both seem to be perfectly agreed. Call the next case." raphies in the backneyed sense, but rather studies by -Where the money had gone: “As I was coming competent scholars and critics of the career of these

home from the lawyer's to-day I noticed the most distinguished men, written with a great deal of in

beautiful sealskin sacque. It cost only $300.” “Why sight and impartiality. The reader will find these

did'nt you buy it, my dear?” “I was just coming the first Americau biographies not tinged by hero

away from the lawyer's," I said. · Ob!”-Graphic. worship. We have been most forcibly struck by the

-The 56th Vermont Reports is an interesting and calmness of their style and the severity of their judg

well edited volume. We found thirteen cases in it ments. This is particularly noticeable in Mr. Lodge's

which we deemed of enough general importance and sketches of Webster and Hamilton. A friendly warmth

interest to go into the American Reports. This is a and exaggeration might well be pardoned in respect to

large number. Mr. Palmer, the reporter, is doing his these two brilliant men, but Mr. Lodge is not for a mo

work well, and the court is fully up to the high New ment betrayed from the coolness of the judge into the

England standard of ability. panegyric of the advocate. He deals most honestly with Webster's great faults, and has the courage to

BALLADE OF THE GENERAL TERM. rate his legal acquirements at their true worth. The sketches of Randolph and Jackson are among the

Each in his high official chair; most readable and vigorous.

One who presides; two plain J. J.;

Decent of mien and white of hair Nearly all American statesmen have been lawyers.

They sit there judging all the day. There are still a great many contingent statesmen in the ranks of the lawyers. To all lawyers the biogra

The gravity of what they say

Bent brows and sober tones comirm; phies of statesmen are of the greatest value and inter

Brown, Jones and Robinson are they, est, and we do not know of any other source of infor

Justices of the General Term. mation about these great men at once 80 concise, so trustworthy and so entertaining as the present se

I see the learned counsel there ries.

Rise

up and argue, move and pray; Nearly all of the series have passed more than one

Attorneys with respectful air edition, some of them as many as six or seven. They

Their legal acumen display. deserve this marked success, and we cordially recom

Serenely joyous if they may mend them to the legal profession. The books are

Of justice keep alive the germ; handsomely printed, and are of convenient size-16 mo.

Motion and argument they weigh,
These justices of General Term.

COURT OF APPEALS DECISIONS.

THE

That court I haunt, not that I care
For justice in a general way;
Nor yet because I hope to share
With any one a client's pay.
The reason why I then delay
And on the court's hard benches squirm,
Is that of Love I am the prey,
Her father is the General Term.

CHE following decisions were handed down Fri

day, Dec. 19, 1884: Judgments affirmed with costs-Charles F. Nichols, respondent, v. Weed Sewing Machine Co., appellant; Thomas Eames, appellant, v. City of Brooklyn, respondent; John Food, appellant, v. James Dooley, respondent; Victory Webb, etc., Manufacturing Co., appellant, v. John B. Foord and another, respondents; Samev. H. W. Beecher; William H. Popham, respondent, v. Twenty-third Street R. Co., appellant; Union Dime Savings Institution, respondent, v. Thomas L. Sanford, appellant. —Motion to put on preferred calendar denied with costs-Carl F. W. Busch and

Envoy
I look at him with dire dismay,
Scorched by his eye I seem a worm.
“Dismissed with costs," is what he'll say,
That justice of the General Term.

-E. S. M., in Lite.

GENERAL INDEX.

Page. | CURRENT TOPICS-Continued.

Page.
ABSTRACTS OF RECENT DECISIONS (see

Adams-Coleridge libel suit; Solicitors' Journal on
Criminal Law; Financial Law; Insurance Law;

Justice Manisty's course..

461
Recent American Decisions; Recent English Decisions).

Allison, Mr. Andrew, on the rise and probable de

cline of private corporations in America......... 161
ALABAMA Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent

America, extract from letter of Lord Coleridge on.. 62
American Decisions).

American Reports, head notes of, generally state or
infer the ruling facts ...

261
anecdotes reported of Judge Drummond

61
BAR ASSOCIATION:

denied by him...

101
American, The, seventh annual meeting of; order

anecdotes of Judge Grover, Judge Hall, Chief Justice
of; proceedings..

139
Walte and others

81
Address by Courtlandt Parker

204
See Current Topics.

" Anglo-American law, some leading principles

of," by Prof. H. T. Terry, of University of Tokio,
BOOKS, notices of new:

Japan...

101
Ainerican Statesmen

519 annoyance in court by continued hammering or
Barton's Suit in Equity..

380
music outside

302
Baylies' Trial Practice
460 arguments, importance of being oral

161
Bishop on Insolvent Debtors

459 association for reform and codification of law of
Blackstone, Cooley's third edition of

40

nations, executive council of, adjourned to meet
Boone on Mortgages....

460
at Hamburg, Germany.

101
Bradwell, vol. 14..

320 “Auld Ash Tree, The," poem by Thomas Davidson,
Burnap's Patents, Trade-marks, etc..

38
attributed by Judge Folger to Motherwell..

321
Church on Habeas Corpus.

379 autographs; pamphlet containing seven hundred
De Conjecturis Ultimarum Voluntatum, Wolseley P.

Verses, commended to political candidates; sen-
Emerton.

240

timents appropriate for presidential candidates,
Desty on Taxation .

379
etc.

141
Hamilton on Fractures

379 Bacon, Mr. Theodore, exceptions to his assertions
Howell on Naturalization .

300

in regard to lawyers' morals as reported in
Howell's Michigan Nisi Prius Cases....

379
Century....

341
Lawrence on Married Women's Property
460 reference to paper by, on lawyer's morals

362
Lowell, Transfer of Stock..

380 Bar, etiquette of, recommended by Melbourne (Aus-
Moon's Digest of Fees

380

tralia) committee, to be reduced to written code.. 262
Morey's Roman Law...

480 Bar Association, Alabama State, report of; interest-
Myer's Federal Decisions..

20
ing papers..

401
Preble's Patent Case Index

379

American, meeting of, at Saratoga; address by
Reed on the Statute of Frauds

100
the President, Mr. Courtlandt Parker..

161
Reese's Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology. 400

address before, by Judge Dillon, on legal institu-
Rorer on Railroads

379
tions of America.....

161
Seton on Decrees.

380

meeting of special committee appointed to urge
Sharswood's Legal Ethics.

20
rejection of Civil Code

50]
Spear on Extradition

460

of New York State, prize of $250 to be awarded
Taylor on Corporations.

379

at third annual meeting of committee on
Terry's Anglo-American Law..

400
prizes.....

142
Tucker on Wills....

460 Barrister (Eng.), inability of, to compel payment of
his fees...

181

Barristers and attorneys, separation of; ludicrous
CALIFORNIA Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent

"chaperoning" of client..

282
American Decisions).

Beach, William A., death and character of.

1

"Bench and Bar of Chicago, The," biographical
COLORADO Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent

sketches of judges and members; suit in regard to
American Decisions).

payment for insertion of portrait, etc....

122
CORLISS, GUY C. H., on partnership by participa-

Benjamin, Mr., will of.....

62
tion in profits
26 bicycle may be necessary for an infant..

362
CORRESPONDENCE:

bill

to regulate commercial paper, and to codify law
Bacon, Mr., not Tato...

378

of negotiable instruments, introduced by Judge
Poland

62
Bush v. Lathrop, case of

459
Citizenship of children of aliens born in the United

Bosworth, Judge, fitting commemoration of his
States.

.420, 459, 519

death ; extract from remarks by William Allen
Code of Civil Procedure

280
Butler thereon at bar meeting....

121
Correction in case of Merchants' Bank v. Schulen-

Bradley, Mr. Justice, address before University of
berg...

100

Pennsylvania; extract from, on influence of law;
Correction of point made in article on presumption

tribute to Mr. George Wood

322
of; survivorship

120

Bramwell, Lord Chief Justice, on cutting off the
Donatio Causa Mortis..

right of appeal in small cases.

302
480
Exemption from execution

340

Campbell, John A., address by, before Alabama Bar
Fowler's, Mr., papers

Association; improper text for assembly of lawyers 401

80
Kind words for the journal.

400

Cassoday, Judge, address before Law Class of Uni-
Law of judgment debts

499
versity of Wisconsin....

341
Superseding judgment for mandamus..

340

Chaney, Mr., of Michigan, most concise head notes
in the country

261
COUNSELLOR AND HIS JESTERS. Poem

“Chatterbox,"English series, reprint of ; suit in re-
by F. J. Parmenter.....
19 gard to

281
COURT, an American, sketch in
140 Choate, Rufus, Neilson's memories of.

404
CRIMINAL LAW:

citations generally made by judges in New York,
Abstracts of decisions.... 19, 59, 119, 180, 239, 280, 318, 319

Pennsylvania and Massachusetts from their
For subjects see Index-Digest.

own State reports; Illinois little cited

261
tendency of judges to give too many...

321
CURRENT TOPICS:

of Oregon as Oreg." by Law Journal..

162
Abbott, Mr. Austin, on proposal to relieve Federal

indorsed by author of Lawyer's Reference Man-
Court by cutting of appeals

82
ual

221
abolishing the right of appeal, William M. Meigs,

“Citizen in relation to State, The; paper by Mr.
article on....

161
VOL. 30.

62
Alexander Porter..

[graphic]

.

CURRENT TOPICS-Continued.

Page.
civil service examination;jWashington'upable to pass 162
Cleveland oil transportation case; charge and verdict
in. ...

502
Code should not be a digest; proper code mere

frame-work like commandments; mistake in as-
suming “indifference of New York bar in proposed
Code

102
codification, various objections to a commercial
code require only to be faced

241
exceptions to sonie suggestions on, in work enti-

tled "Soine Leading Principles of Anglo-Amer-
ican Law," by Prof. H. T. Terry...

101
and reform of law of nations; executive coun-

cil of, association for, adjourned to meet at
Hamburg, Germany

101
postponement of conference for reform of codifi-

cation of law of nations at Hamburg, on ac-
count of obstruction to travel caused by quar-
antine regulations ..

142
lynching attributed to, by Mr. J. Bleecker Miller: 501
memorandum upon proposed civil code, by John
R. Strong ...

481
English Law Magazine and Review on unofficial
codes, pocket manuals

481
code of civil procedure; evidence; pamphlet by
David Dudley Field..

441
"The evils of,'' toast responded to at American

Bar Association, by David Dudley Field, Walrus
and Carpenter.....

181
report of committee of New York Bar Associa-

tion appointed to urge rejection of civil code.. 501
in State of New York, Robert Fowler on.... 21
Mr. Fowler's answer to Mr.Carter's objections to.. 462
Governor Hoadley on......
extract from Gov. Hoadley's address on; incident
of common law pleading..

141
Kentucky Bar Association, action of, on
Coleridge, Lord, extract from letter to the editor,

relative to statement that he was writing book
on America
Coleridge-Adams libel suit; setting aside verdict..... 442
"Commentaries on American Law," by Dr. Wharton;
remarks of London Law Times .....

181
common law, Judge Caldwell on
concertinas, playing of, or any musical instruments

prohibited by local ordinance in Truro, England.. 281
contingent fees, remarks of Mr. Henry on the dis-

advantage of; suggestion to have laws enacted to
give lien for reasonable counsel fees.

241
crime, case of yacht Mignonette: one survivor killing

and eating another; necessity no excuse for.
Davis, Judge, remarks on his judicial despotism, by
London Law Times

401
Dickens, reference to by Chief Justice Elliott.. 141
Dillon, Judge, reference to annual address by, on
legal institutions of America, before bar associa-

161
divorce act, new French, remarks in regard to, by
London Times....

222
Drummond, Judge, anecdotes reported of

61
denial of anecdotes of self..

101
resignation of; insufficient compensation... 41
Dwight, Prof., recognizes no controlling necessity
for codification...

501
eating, right of; case of Scalchi.

502
Elliott, Chief Justice of Indiana, exceptions to ad-

dress by, at law school commencement; his

estimate of number of deaths by witchcraft 141
on philosophy of punishment for crime.

481
eloquence, British idea of ; Mr. David Dudley Field
criticised.

342
England, much to learn from United States and
British colonies as regards jurisdiction, etc

262
"eternal vigilance;" correspondence by R. D. Mo-

Gibbon on derivation of phrase; refers it back to
Demosthenes.

142
evidence, part four of Code of Civil Procedure, David
Dudley Field

441
execution, stay of, pending appeal, refusal of, by
Mr. Justice Manisty..

122
expert testimony of artists as to obscenity of pho-

tographs on sale, incompetent in trial for indict-
ment..

402
Federal Supreme Court, proposal to relieve, by cut-
ting off appeals, Austin Abbott on

...81, 82
fees, inability of English barrister to compel pay-
ment of

181
Field, David Dudley, resolution introduced by, at

American Bar Association, to appoint com-
mittee to report remedy for present delay in
judicial administration....

81
collection of his speeches, arguments and papers,
review of; estimate of his legal ability.

81
part four of Code of Civil Procedure, by, evi-

dence..
English criticism of his eloquence..

342
"ine writing" by judges.. :

301
Folger, Charles James, obituary and personal esti-
mate of; his literary traits.

201
Judge, effect of poem “ De Massa ob de Sheep-
fol*

342

CURRENT TOPICS-Continued.

Page
Fowler, Robert Ludlow, answer to Mr. Carter's ob-

jections to proposed codification...
Gardner, Judge Addison, memorial of.
Grafton and Coos Co. Bar Association, constitution,

by-laws, etc., pamphlet on....
Grover, Judge, newspaper story of

81
Hall, Judge, newspaper story of
Hargis, Ex-Chief Justice, throwing law books at

his antagonist's head
head-note should state facts concisely, with the

legal conclusion..
head-notes and indices, Virginia Law Journal on:

legal conclusion should be impregnated with
facts.

381
Henry, Judge, remarks on disadvantages of contin-

gent fees; suggestion to enact laws to give lien for
reasonable counsel fees
Hoadley, Governor, address before Yale Law School

on codification; 'extract from, on common-law
pleading

141
Huddleston, Baron, charge of, in case of Mignon-
ette" cannibals.

441
"hugging" a serious offense among English barris-
ters, but not with pugilists..

503
Illinois reports little cited, considering her wealth
and business activity.

261
income of lawyers; the profession not well paid 122

American Law Record on.,
index, best form of, is reproduction of bead-notes

where latter properly constructed; examples

from American Reports
construction of an, merely reproducing state-

ments of a syllabi, generally a vicious system.. 281
Indiana Normal School, Law Department, address
before, by Chief Justice Elliott..

141
Indictment of newspapers for mistaken opinion on
estimates, scarcely probable

491
infant, bicycle may be necessary for ..
international copyright and doctrine of trade-mark,
anomalous condition of law in regard to.

291
interviewing, poem on ::

41
Jackson, Chief Justice, of Georgia, "Ave writing" by, 301
judgęs, entertainment of, by Lord Mayor of London,

views .f master of rolls on ...
their Latin and their grammar
of county

courts in England and Wales hereafter
to be styled “His Hopor," prefixed to word
judge, and to take rank and precedence next
after Knight's Bachelors

181
(Eng.) keeping up with business of courts, Law

Times on
three in Mignonette" case, no difficulty in pro-
nouncing murder

482
citing cases largely from their own States, in New

York, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts
tendency of, to cite too many authorities.
bad habit of citing name of reporter instead of
State.....

221
fault of, in having reported sexual cases at

length
citing reporter's names, Central Law Journal on,
“fine writing" by Chief Justice Jackson, Georgia,
and Judge Manning, Louisiana..

301
retirement of; salary of; Attorney-General

O'Brien on abridgment of compensation of.... 381
refusing to take judicial note, that beating a

drum is playing a drum, or that a colt is of the

horse species
judicial despotism, Judge Davis

401
judicial administration, resolution by David Dudley

Field to appoint committee to report remedy for
present delay in.

181
judicial ignorance, Canadian Law Times on; beating
a drum not an unusual noise

281
jury in modern corporate life, the, Mr. Edwin Young
Kennedy, Mr., not disbarred as asserted in Legal

Romance." See September 6.
Karslake, Sir John, still living..

249
kissing, amusing cases; not legal " consideration;
"volenti non fit injuria

81
law, influence of; extract from address before Uni-

versity Pennsylvania, by Mr. Justice Bradley
Law and Medical Men, the, R. Vashon Rogers..
Law Journal (Albany), complimentary remarks

upon....
Law Times, Eng., Court of Appeals behind on appeals. 21
lawyers in politics; profession notoriously addicted
lawyer's morals, reference to paper on, by Theodore

Bacon..
exceptions to Mr. Theodore Bacon's reported as.
sertion in Century.

30
lawyers, their reputed incomes; "work hard, live

well, die poor".
financial success of: American Law Record on... 88
lawyer, the ideal, as portrayed in address by Judge
Cassoday...

841
"lawyers, too many;" earnings of ; Philadelphia
Times on...

281
"leading cases simplified,” John D. Lawson, work on, 91

tion ....

on...

on.......

on...

CURRENT TOPICS--Continued.
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Page.
legislation, prevention of defective, Simon Sterne on 181 Rogers, R. Vashon, on the law and medical men..... 502

curiosities of; English Post-office Protection Act... 441 Salvation Army prohibited by local ordinance of
some curiosities of, as referred to in Mr.Courtlandt

Truro, England, from playing musical instruments
Parker's address before American Bar Associa-

in the street..

281
tlon

221 Scalcbi's sult for salary defended by Abbey, on
libel, Adams-Coleridge case; Solicitors Journal on.. 461 ground of her refusal to sing after eating

502
action of, against Boston Herald in Cowley case

“Sheepfol' bin," explanation of term in poem “ De
(Mass. S. C.).....
21 Massa ob de Sheepfol'

321
"lines to a Gutter-Snipe," poem, variation of Smith, Henry, of Albany Bar, death of........

442
Wordsworth's " Water. Fowl

61
special rates, New York Daily Register on,

502
ludicrous recent English cases and decisions

41 speeches, arguments and papers by David Dudley
Manning, Judge, * fine writing" by

301
Field, short review of...

81
Manisty, Mr. Justice, refusal of stay of execution Stephen, Mr. Justice, suppressing hammering out-
pending appeal; bench apt to measure impor-

side as annoying the court, at assizes

302
tance of litigation by amount in controversy... 122 Sterne, Simon, on "prevention of defective and slip-
setting aside of verdict in Adams-Coleridge libel

shod legislation ".

162
suit...

paper before American Bar Association..

181
Mansfield, Lord, allusion to, by Judge Pierrepont, in

Strong, John R., memorandum upon proposed Civil
remarks commemorative of Judge Bosworth 121

Code

481
MoGibbon, R. D., on the authorship of Eternal Sullivan and Greenfield guilty of no offense in their
Vigilance;" germ of the famous common-place con-

pugilistic encounter

502
tained in Demosthenes

142 Sunday trading, English prosecution of...
Meigs, William M., on abolishing the right of appeal. 42 syllabi deal too much with the facts of cases, Chicago
Meigs proposal to relieve Federal Supreme Court by

Legal Advertiser..

261
cutting off appeals ; article on, by Commercial Ad-

temperate habits, what constitutes, Lord Watson
vertiser
81

462
memoranda only, of decisions, published at express Terry, Prof. H. T., work by, on "some leading prin.
directions of judges..

61

ciples of Anglo-American law; exceptions to
Memorandum upon proposed civil code, by Mr. John

some of his suggestions on codification..

101
R. Strong

481 verdict, special, the, in case of “Mignonette" can-
“Mignonette” cannibals, case of; Baron Huddle-

nibals.....

442
ston's charge

441

setting aside of, by Justice Manisty, in Adams-
cannibal case, no difficulty in pronouncing mur-

Coldridge libel suit

442
der ..
462 Virginia reports, improvements in..

2
cannibals, commutation of sentence of.

502

Wade, Chief Justice of Montana, experience of stage-
Morse, Mr. Alexander Porter, paper by, ou "The

coach robbery.....

401
citizen in relation to the State
161 Waite, Chief Justice, newspaper story of.

81
municipal debts ; proposal to decrease valuation of

Washington, his spelling of clothes, unable to pass
assessable property,

481
present civil service examination.

162
mushrooms decided by magistrates of Rugby (Eng.),

Watson, Lord, on what constitutes temperate habits, 462
not to be "cultivated plants

Wayland, Professor, on the pardoning power

382
musical instruments, playing of, prohibited by local

Wharton's, Dr., Commentaries on American Law,
ordinance in Truro, England...

281
remarks by London Law 'Times on..

181
newspapers, indictment of, for mistaken opinion on

witchcraft, mention of, by Chief Justice Elliott... 141
estimates, scarcely probable....

421

woman suffrage, Mrs. James Bennett pamphlet on.. 342
obscene photographs, sale of; opinion of artistic

women, discussion as to necessity of, removing glove
expert in trial for indictment incompetent; Judge

while being sworn ::

302
Andrews on...

402 Wood, Mr. George, of New York, tribute to, by Jus-
Ohio Reports, contract for publishing

2
tice Bradley

322
Oregon, citation of, as ***Oreg." indorsed by author

Young, Mr. Edwin, on the jury in modern corporate
of Lawyer's Reference Manual.....

221
life

421
pardons, advocation of a board by Prof. Wayland;

Yacht “Mignonette," case of one survivor killing
theory of punishment....

and eating the other survivor; necessity no excuse
Parker, Mr. Courtlandt, President American Bar

for crime
Association, address by, at seventh annual meet-
ing...

161
necessity of dividing address by, into two install-

“DOGGEREL FOR DOG-DAYS," a faithful
ments.

182

report of; State v. Harriman (75 Me. 62), holding that
address before American Bar Association; its ref-

dogs are not "domestic animals”.

159
erences to some curiosities of legislation. 221
Parmenter, F. J., reference to his legal poetry....2, 22 ENGLAND (see Recent English Decisions).
partition sale of mortgaged premises...
80

60
Peckham, Judge, reference to portrait of, in Court

ENGLISH BAR, some noted names of.......
of Appeals room.

221 ENGLISH COUNTY COURT, advantages of,
pension, of judges, disagreement with opinion of

a sketch

119
Attorney-General O'Brien on...

361
Philosophy of Punishment for Crime, the, Chief FINANCIAL LAW. Abstracts of decisions.. 58, 139
Justice Elliott on....

481

200, 280, 300, 359, 399, 440, 479
Pierrepont, Judge, remarks of, commemorative of

For subjects see Index-Digest.
death of Judge Bosworth, allusion to Lord Mans-
feld

121 FOLGER, SECRETARY, portrait of, in Court of
Poland, Judge, bill to regulate commercial paper, Appeals room, by Eastman Johnson...

221
and to codify law of negotiable instruments.. 62 FOWLER, ROBERT LUDLOW, pamphlet on
politics, lawyers notoriously addicted to
421 codification in State of New York

21
portraits of Secretary Folger and Judge Peckham in
Court of Appeals room.

221
GENERAL TERM, ballade of.......

520
Post-office Protection Act, English..

441
Prevention of Defective and Slipshod Legislation,"

GILHOOLY, ANDREW, on remedies for defective
Simon Sterne's paper on

161 quality on executory contracts of sale or manufac-
paper read before American Bar Association by

ture

286
Siinon Sterne ..

181
" Private Corporations in America. their Rise and HAMILTON, WM. H., on restrictive covenants in
Probable Decline," paper by Mr. Andrew Allison.. 161 conveyance of real estate .

4 4
prize offered by Bar Association of New York State, “HINT TO QUEEN'S COUNSEL,” song....
at third annual meeting, committee on.

142
prize-fights, effort by New York authorities to sup- ILLINOIS Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent Ameri-
press ...

421

can Decisions).
punishment, theory of, by Prof. Wayland..

382
rape cases, Central Law Journal on reporting..

INFANTS, recently held in England, that ivory and
report of sixth annual meeting Alabama State Bar

silver mounted pistol may be necessary for; rules
Association....

401
for protection of minors.

2221
reporting at length of rape cases, Central Law Jour- IOWA Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent American
nal on; Albany Law Journal on..

382

Decisions).
reports, cited under reporter instead of State.. 321
reporters not so much to blame as judges for report-

INSURANCE LAW. Abstracts of decisions....58, 199

220, 320, 456, 498
ing sexual cases..

322
cited instead of State, by judges, Central Law

See Index-Digest.
Journal on...

382

KANSAS Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent Ameri
right of appeal, cutting off of, in small cases, Lord

can Decisions).
Chief Justice Bramwell on
302

60
robbery, stage coach, experience of Chief Justice

KARSLAKE, SIR JOHN..
Wade of Montana...

401' KING'S TRIAL, the

282

100

,382

384

sel"

Page.

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LAWSON, JOHN D., “Leading Cases Simplified," PARMENTER, F. J., poem by.......

19
work on

21
notice of poem by..

22
LEADING ARTICLES:

PENNSYLVANIA Supreme Court Abstract (see
Adarns, George H., on "the Extradition of Eno", 144 Recent American Decisions).
American Bar Association : Courtlandt Parker, the PLANTS, mushrooms decided not to be "cultivated." 282
President's address-first installment

184
“ American Institutions and Laws," address by John

POEM, “Doggerel for Dog-days,” from Portland Ad-
F. Dillon on, before Bar Association, 1884,

164

vertiser; a falthful report of State v. Harriman
Articled clerk's day in London, an

303
(75 Me. 562)..

159
Case of the nine members.....

344

The Interviewer
Common words and phrases

23, 64, 222, 3:24 POPULAR LEGAL CATECHISM, (after "Life"
Compensation of husband who acts as wife's agent,

No. 1), “J. H. H." Powers v. Cassidy (79 N. Y.602)... 23
David Stewart on...

444
Corporation, legislative regulation of corporate
profits, E. S. Whittemore on

8 RHODE ISLAND Supreme Court Abstract (see Re
Covenants, restrictive in conveyance of real estate,

cent American Decisions).
Dillon John F., on "American Institutions and RECENT AMERICAN DECISIONS.
Laws, ' address before Bar Association, 1884.....

164
Alabama Supreme Court

180, 476
Eno, extradition of, George H. Adams on..
144 California Supreme Court

239
Folger, Charles James, some characteristics of.. 224 Colorado Supreme Court

297, 451
Forgotten tragedy, a..

202 Illinois Supreme Court

17, 57, 90, 414
Internation Law, Lawrence's.

484

Supreme Court .. 55, 79, 136, 235, 298, 356
Lawrence's International Law.
484

398, 418
Lawson, Job D., on presumptions from alterations

Kansas Supreme Court.... 16, 156, 238, 298, 355, 453, 515
of instruments....

245 Maryland Court of Appeals. 18, 79, 155, 198, 257, 296, 317
on the presumption of in' ent..
66 Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court'.

436, 495
on the presumption of payment.. 84, 103, 124

Michigan Supreme Court.. 17, 98, 117, 357, 376, 434
on presumption of survivorship.,
45

452, 517
Lawyer and some of his duties, the, Charles L.Wed-

Minnesota Supreme Court

137, 374, 454, 477
ding on

264 Missouri Supreme Court, 58, 138, 159, 220, 237,299, 396, 435
Lays of the law, song, A Hint to Queen's Coun-

Nebraska Supreme Court ..277, 315, 338, 597, 134, 452 497
100 Nevada Supreme Court..

117, 279
Legal romance, a, or the Swinfen cases.
182 New Jersey Court of Chancery

.375, 437
Levi, J. C., on service of surrogate's citations.. 265 New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeal

475
London letter, our...

458
New Jersey Supreme Court..

54, 177
Neilson's memories of Rufus Choate.

404 New York Court of Appeals...36, 77, 93, 113, 219, 294, 355
Old cases reviewed, the case of the nine members.. 344

371, 412, 472, 493
The King's trial

384 Ohio Supreme Court...
The true story of Ophelia, or the death of Miss

Ohio Supreme Court Coun..

455, 517
Stout
505 Oregon Supreme Court

396
Parker, Courtlandt, conclusion of his address before

Pennsylvania Supreme Court.... .39, 56, 98, 115, 156, 178
American Bar Association..

204

236, 377, 439, 514
Partnership, by participation in profits, Guy C. H.

Rhode Island Supreme Court .. . 117, 158, 237, 314, 415
Corliss on...

26
Texas Commission of Appeals

17
Presumptions from alterations of instruments, John

Texas Supreme Court..

115
D. Lawson on.

245 United States Circuit Court...53, 78, 95, 113, 175, 234, 257
Presumption of intent, the, John D. Lawson on.... 66

276, 295, 813, 337, 395, 430, 473, 494
of payment, the, John D. Lawson on..... 84, 103, 124 United States District Court ..95, 135, 175, 313, 337, 430
of survivorship, John D. Lawson on.

45

United States Supreme Court..15, 37, 52, 94, 114, 134, 154
Prevention of Defective and Slipshod Legislatson,

174, 197, 233, 256, 312, 336, 372
Simon Sterne on the....

223

Vermont Supreme Court.... 157, 279, 358, 397, 416
Remedies for defective quality on executory contracts

Virginia Supreme Court..

177
of sale or manufacture, Andrew Gilhooly on 286

West Virginlan Supreme Court of Appeals.

315
Sterne, Simon, on the prevention of defective and

Wisconsin Supreme Court

..38, 57, 137, 317
slipshod legislation.....

223

For subjects see Index-Digest.
Swinfen cases, the, a legal romance..

182
Surrogates' citations, service of, J. C. Lovi on.... 265

RECENT ENGLISH DECISIONS. Abstract of
Temple Church, the.

244

39, 59, 118, 138, 260, 359, 378, 419, 456
Throop, Montgomery H., on women and the legal

For subjects see Index-Digest.
profession

464
True story of Ophelia, the

505 SCENE IN AN ENGLISH COURT. Sentenced
Women and the legal profession, Montgomery H.

to death...

339
Throop on.

464

SKETCH IN AN AMERICAN COURT.. 140
MARYLAND Court of Appeals Abstract (see Recent SONG, “A Hiut to Queen's Counsel"

100
American Decisions).

See General Term.
MASSACHUSETTS Supreme Judicial Court Ab- STATUTE OF FRAUDS, Reed on...

100
strct (see Recent American Decisions).

STEWART, DAVID, on compensation of husband
MICHIGAN Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent who acts as wife's agent...

American Decisions).
MILLER, J. B., on Mr. Fowler's pamphlet......... 180 TEXAS Court of Appeals (see Recent American De-
MINNESOTA Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent

cisions).
American Decisions).

Supreme Court (see Recent American Decisions).
MISSOURI Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent
American Decisions).

UNITED STATES Circuit Court Abstract (see Re-

cent American Decisions).
NEBRASKA Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent

District Court Abstract (see Recent American De-
American Decisions).

cisions).
NEVADA Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent Ameri-

Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent American De-

cisions).
can Decisions).
NEW JERSEY Court of Chancery (800 Recent Amer- VERMONT Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent

ican Decisions).
Court of Errors and Appeals Abstract (seo Recent

American Decisions).
American Decisions).

VIRGINIA Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent
Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent American De-

American Decisions).
cisions).
NEW YORK Court of Appeals Abstract (see Recent WEDDING, CHARLES L., on the lawyer and

264
American Decisions).

some of his duties....
Court of Appeals Decisions handed down (Jude 27), WEST VIRGINIA Supreme Court Abstract (see Re-
20; (Oct. 7), 300; (Oct. 14), 320; (Oct. 21), 340; (Oct. 28),

cent American Decisions).
360; (Oct. 31), 380; (Nov. 25), 440; (Dec. 2), 460; (Dec.
9), 480; (Dec. 16), 600 ; (Dec. 19), 520.

WHITTEMORE, E. S., on legislative regulation of
corporate profits.

8
OHIO Supreme Court Com. (see Recent American De- WISCONSIN Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent
cisions).

American Decisions).
OREGON Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent Ameri-

can

Decisions).
itation of, by Law Journal as “ Oreg.”........

YE LITIGANTS OF IRELAND, song by Joho
162 Rea.

360

cases.....

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