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Abstracts of Title-observations on the preparation of, 117, 118, 120.
Should be prepared before a sale, 117. The commencement of,
118. Description of premises in, 120. Or a will, 121. Of an
administration, ib. Act of parliament, ib. Exchange, ib. Award,
ib. Decree, 122. Attorney's duty, as to perusal of, ib. On taking
counsel's opinion on, ib. Attorney stating the effect, and not the
language of an instrument in abstract, is responsible, ib. Stating
contingent remainders, 126 n. Forms, of abstract of lease and re-
lease, 123. Settlement, 124. Will, 125. Codicil, 128. Court
Accounts-agents are bound to account immediately for money
received, 131 n. Agent bound by receipts stated in accounts, 133.
Right to appropriate payments to any particular account, ib. On
opening accounts between attorney and client, 134. Forms, of
undertaking to keep and render accounts, 131. Allowance of
Acknowledgment of Deeds by Married Women-abstract of statute
relating to, 164. Forms, and notes on, 186.
Actions-attorney should obtain a written authority to commence or
defend an action, 135. Act for limitation of, 169. Forms, of re-
tainer to sue, 135. To defend, ib. Demand of warrant from a
gaoler, 137. A constable, ib. Notice of, against a justice, 517.
Excise-officer, 518. See Attorney.
Administrator-time runs against, from intestate's death, 171. Of
attorney not liable to costs of taxation, 304. Not protector of a
Advowson-right to recover, how barred, 174. Devise of, 185.
Affidavit-voluntary affidavits prohibited, 671. Statutory declarations
substituted in lieu thereof, ib. Forms, in justification of bail,
329. Of the execution of power of attorney, 578, 586. Of debt
to be annexed to ditto, 579. of the execution of a cognovit, 333 n.
Of articles of clerkship, 298.
Agents-see Accounts. Duty, as to principal's money in his hands,
132. Of attorney, right of lien of, 302. Attorney and agent, 300.
Agreements by protector for withholding consent, void, 157. Obser-
vations on agreements for purchase, 202. For leases, 215. On
specific performance of, for purchase of choses in action, 289.
Difference between those under and not under seal, 195 n. Sig-
nature of, by agent, 200. Bind executors, though not named, 196
n. As to costs between attorney and client, 304. In restraint of
trade, 549 n. Forms, for an exchange, 190. For the purchase of
a freehold estate, 193. Of a copyhold, 195. Leaseholds, 196.
Ditto, with a stipulation as to fixtures, 198. Of variations in purchase
agreements, 200. For the lease of a house, 206. For lodgings,
209. For purchasing at a valuation, 201. For letting a farm, 209.
For letting premises for a short term, 211. For Icase of a house,
under conditions of sale, 214. For building a house, 217. Forms
for letting a field for building, 218. Between a master and clerk,
220. - A master and servant, 222. To procure the execution of
deeds, 223. To execute assignment of leaseholds as a collateral
security, 224. To bear equal shares in a law suit, 225. For com-
promising a law suit, and relinquishing a claim to estates, 226. For
reference, 227. Of a chancery suit, 228. For a lease, 421. Be-
tween a tradesman and clerk, for the latter to conduct the trade,
546. Between a trader and retiring partner, for purchase of house
and stock in trade, 548. In a settlement for barring of dower, 639.
Between landlord and tenant, as to distress, 399.
Alienation-observations on restraint upon, 648. Form of limitation
over upon, 643, 696..
Annuity-may be made determinable on bankruptcy, 696. Stamps
on grants, and assignments of, 654. Forms, of bequest of annuity,
695. Proviso for determination of, 696. Of covenant to pay, in
a settlement, 637. Of condition, in an annuity bond, 322.
Answers in Chancery_observations on instructions for, 230. Mode
of taking, 232. Form of oath to, ib. Conclusion of, 233.
Appointments-attestation of, 4. Operative words in, 38. Execu-
tion of, by will, 182, 712. General devise operates as an appoint-
ment by will, 184, 712. When testamentary appointments revoked
by marriage, 183, 713. Forins, of by feme covert, of stock, 234. Of
a guardian, by infant, 236, 237. Ditto, by a father, 238. Of a
chaplain, ib. Of a parish clerk, 239. Of a gamekeeper, 240. Of
receiver, by a mortgagor, 241. With release, 356. By way of
mortgage, 449. Of further charge, 455. By will, 699.
Apportionment-of rents and stated payments, 141, 431.
Appraisement-forms, on a distress, 400. Appraiser's oath, 399.
Apprenticeship-observations on, 250, 248 n. Stamps on, 654.
Forms, of indenture of apprenticeship, 245, 247. Assignment of,
Arrest--act for its abolition on mesne process, 145. Defendant
about to abscond may be arrested, ib. Unrealized securities to be
relinquished on, 148.
Articled Clerk-a graduate of one of the universities need serve only
three years, 299. May serve last year with a barrister, or special
pleader, or his master's agent, ib. Suggestions on the proper age to
be articled, ib. n. Are not apprentices, 300. Forms, of articles of clerk.
ship, 293. Assignment of do., 296. Ofaffidavit of execution of, 298.
Assigned-of a lease must indemnify assignor against the rent and co-
venants, 15. Except assignees of bankrupts, ib. Of insolvent,
estate vests by the appointment, 149. Of attorney not liable to costs
of taxation, 304. Of mortgage, precautions to be taken by, 463.
Not entitled to be protector of a settlement, 155, 596. Exception to
the rule, 156, 593. Form of conveyance by assignees of bankrupt,
Assignment-of terms, observations on, 257. Of apprentices, obser-
vations on, 251. Of leaseholds, 16, 262. Of choses in action,
284. Of mortgages, 463. Operates as a surrender, when, 675.
Defective surrender may operate as, ib. Operative words in, 38.
Forms, of recital of assignment of a term, 24, 28. Of goods, 27.
Of mortgage, 31. Diverse assignments, 32. Of apprentice, 249.
Of attendant terms, 253. By indorsement, 255. Of several terms,
ib. Of leaseholds, 260. Of a debt, 262. Of a bond, 266, 271.
And warrant of attorney, 268. Of a judgment, 269. Of dividends
in bankruptcy, 272. Ditto, to an attorney to secure costs, 273. Of
stock bequeathed by will, 276. Of a legacy, 280. Of a covenani,
281. Of insurance on a life, 282. Against fire, 283. Of articles
of clerkship, 296. Of a mortgage, 439. Where a further advance is
made, ib. When mortgage for a term changed into a mortgage in
Attestation-importance of, 4. Observations on solicitors attesting
deeds, 5. Of a will, 710, 182. Gifts to attesting witness of,
are void, 182, 710. Ditto, as to their wives or husbands, ib.
Of warrants of attorney, 686. Forms, of a will, 115, 699. Of
a deed, 115. Of a warrant of attorney, 681. Of a bill of sale,
Attorney-observations on their attestation of deeds, 5. Must attest
warrants of attorney, 146, 686. Duty before a sale of real proper-
ty, 117. As to preparation of abstract to lay before counsel, 122.
As to money of others in his custody, 132. As to taking a written
authority to commence or defend an action, 135, 136. His right as
10 withdrawing from the conduct of a suit or defence, 136. Effect on
their right of lien by doing so, 302. Cannot take security for future
costs, 273 n. How far bound by acts of their agents, 300. Lien
for their costs, observations on, ib. Admitted in one court may
practise in others, 304. Taxation of their bills, ib. Costs of
chargeable only against the attorney personally, ib. What profes-
sional communications they may not disclose, 307. Forms, of un-
dertaking to pay his bill, 138. Articles of partnership between,
550. Retainer of, to sue or defend, 135. See Articled Clerk ;
Powers of Attorney; Warrants of Attorney ; Actions.
Attornment-forms of, 291.
Awards-submission to, not revocable when made a rule of court, 338.
Death of either party, determines arbitrator's power, ib. Observa-
tions on, 314, 327. Forms, of condition of arbitration bond, 324.
As to appointment of arbitrator, 325. As to appointment of umpire,
325, 326. As to enlargement of time, 326. By arbitrator, 311.
By umpire, 313. Of agreement to refer, 227.
Bail-mode of taking, 329. Plaintiff may sue them, 288. Forms, of
bail bond, 328. Affidavits of justification of, 329, 330.
Bankruptcy-trader not paying or securing a debt after filing affida-
vit of debt, is guilty of an act of bankruptcy, 146. Of lessee, effect
of, 431. Of a partner, is dissolution of partnership, 572. Effect
of, on judgments, 688, 690. Forms, of provision against, in a settle-
ment, 647. In a will, 696. Of gift over upon, 643. Of protest
of bills in cases of, 491, 493.
Bankrupts-dealings with, 142. Conveyance by, and purchases from,
before issue of fiat, 169. Suggestions as to settlements, on mar-
riage of persons liable to become, 647.
Bargain and Sale-stamps on, 655. Operative words in, 38.
Consideration essential to, 2. Forms, of lease for a year, 352. Of
reference to in a release, 38. Enrolled, 364.
Base Fee-definition of, in fines and recoveries act, 151. How con-
verted into a fee-simple, 154. Shall not merge, if arisen from an
estate tail, 157, 676. In other cases will merge, 677.
Bill of Exchange-forms of protest of, 490–494. May be taken in
Bill of Sale-possession of goods should in general accompany it, 317.
Forms, of goods, 316. Of a ship, 504.
Bonds-may be taken in execution, 147. Observations on arbitra-
tion bonds, 327. Post-obit bonds, 323. Forms, of assignments of,
266, 268, 270. Money bonds, 318. To bankers, 320. Mort-
gage bond, 321. From purchaser of equity of redemption to in-
demnify mortgagor, ib. Annuity bond, 322. Post-obit, 323.
Arbitration, 324. Bail, 328. Condition of a bottomry bond, 502.
Boundaries of church property, act for ascertaining, 142.
Certificates-forms, of road being in repair, 525 n. Of forms having
been complied with, preparatory to the sale of parish property,
538. By magistrate, of execution of a power of attorney, 579 na
See Notarial Forms.
Chaplain-must be appointed by deed, 238. Form of appointment, ib.
Charge-purchasers of property subject to, must indemnify vendor, 15.
On land, barred after 20 years, 174. Observations on further charge,
Charter-Party-forms of, 494_498. Protest for breach of, 486.
For not executing, 490.
Chose in Action-definition of, 284. Not assignable at law, 13,
285. Exception to rule, 288. May be assigned in equity, 13, 285.
Liabilities of assignees of, 13, 286. Observations on assignments
of, 284. Stamps on assignments of, 285. Suggestions to purcha-