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Common Schools - Continued.
Co-operative Associations, 389.
II. State appropriation, 335.
See Manufacturing Companies; Trading Com-
III. School taxes, 336.
IV. Common school districts, 339.
V. Independent districts, 341.
See Mines ; Morgues.
VI. Execution against school districts, 343.
I. Bond, 397.
VII. County superintendents, 343.
II. Commission, 399.
VIII. City and borough superintendents,
III. Deputies, 399.
IX. School directors and controllers, 347.
IV. Vacancy in office, 399.
X. Officers and meetings of the board,
V. When to act as sheriff, 400.
VI. When as prothonotary, 400.
VII. Duties of coroners, 400.
XI. Corporate name and powers of school
VIII. Coroners' deeds, 400.
IX. Accounts, 401.
XII. Power to contract loans, 350.
XIII. General powers and duties of the
X. Inquests, 401.
XI. Fees, 402.
XIV. School directors' accounts, 353. Corporations, 403.
XV. Normal schools, 353.
See Assignments for Creditors ; Bourses and
XVI. High schools, 358.
Exchanges; Canal Companies ; Charities;
XVII. Joint schools, 360.
Co-operative Associations ; Escheats; For.
XVIII. Evening schools, 360.
eign Corporations ; Gas and Water Com-
XIX. Sites for school-houses, 361.
panies ; Hotel Companies' Insurance ; Iron
XX. School-houses, 363.
Manufacturing Companies ; Lumber; Man-
XXI. School term, 364.
ufacturing Companies ; Market and Drove-
XXII. Teachers, 364.
Yard Companies ; Oil Mining Companies ;
XXIII. Teachers' institutes, 367.
Opera Companies; Proxies ; Railroads;
XXIV. Scholars, 368.
Real Estate Companies; Safe-Deposit Com-
XXV. Instruction, 368.
panies; Ship-Building Companies ; Title
XXVI. School-books, 369.
Insurance Companies ; Traction Compa-
XXVII. School libraries, 370.
nies ; Trading Companies ; Turnpike and
Commutation of Sentence.
See Criminal Procedure ; Jails.
I. Erection of corporations, 405.
II. Mode of incorporation, 407.
III. Who may be incorporators, 408.
IV. Registration of charters, 409.
V. Publication of charters, 409.
VI. Letters-patent, 409.
Concealing Death of Bastard.
VII. Effect of incorporation, 409.
VIII. Duration of charters, 409.
IX. Amendment of charters, 409.
See Arbitration ; Capital and Labor.
X. Renewal of charters, 411.
XI. Forfeiture, abandonment and revo-
XII. Validation of charters and acts of
See Equitable Plaintiffs ; Factories; Fees ;
XIII. Existing corporations, 413.
Liquors ; Magistrates' Courts ; Quarter Ses-
XIV. Officers of corporations, 413.
sions and Oyer and Teminer.
XV. Office and meetings, 415.
I. Election and qualification of constables,
XVI. Corporate elections, 415.
XVII. By-laws, 416.
II. Appointment of deputies, 374.
XVIII. Capital stock, 417.
III. Removal for misconduct, 375.
XIX. Preferred stock, 418.
IV. Their duties and liabilities in civil cases,
XX. Bonus, 418.
XXI. Reduction of capital stock, 419.
V. Their duties in regard to elections, 378.
XXII. Increase of capital or indebtedness,
VI. Actions against constables, 379.
VII. Miscellaneous provisions, 380.
XXIII. Obligations, 422.
XXIV. Power to mortgage, 422.
See Agriculture ; Cattle.
XXV. Liability of stockholders, 423.
Contempts of Court, 382.
XXVI. Investments, 424.
XXVII. Dividends, 424.
XXVIII. Pensions to employés, 424.
XXIX. Eminent domain, 424.
See Municipal Corporations; Public Contracts;
XXX. Abandonment of easements, 426.
XXXI. Dissolution of corporations, 426.
Contracts of Decedents, 383.
XXXII. Actions against corporations, 427.
I. Proceedings in the common law courts,
(1) Proceedings in actions against
II. Proceedings in the orphans' court, 386.
(2) Executions against corpora-
XXXIII. Transfer of franchises, 431.
See Crimes ; Jails ; Penitentiaries.
See Actions Personal; Arrest of Judgment;
I. Actions against convicts, 387.
Corporations; Criminal Procedure; Dece-
II. Of foreign convicts, 388.
Costs — Continued.
Crimes -- Continued.
Corpus ; Mandamus; New Trial; Roads,
XIV. Burglary, 482.
Highways and Bridges ; Slander.
XV. Cemeteries, 482.
XVI. Cesspools, 483.
See Boroughs; Municipal Corporations.
XVII. Cigarettes, 483.
XVIII. Compounding crimes, 483.
XIX. Concealed weapons, 483.
XX. Conspiracy, 483.
Counties and Townships, 434.
XXI. Counterfeiting, 485.
See Township Officers.
(1) Counterfeiting coin, 485.
1. Division of the state into counties, 435.
(2) Counterfeiting bank-notes,
II. Their corporate powers, 436.
III. Actions by and against counties and
(3) Counterfeiting national cur-
IV. Of the public buildings, 437.
(4) Advertising counterfeit
V. Of new counties, 410.
VI. Of new townships, &c., 443.
(5) Counterfeiting public brands,
County Auditors, 446.
See Counties and Townships ; County Officers.
(6) Professional counte rs,
I. Of the election, &c., of county auditors,
XXII. Cruelty to animals, 489.
II. Their powers and duties, 447.
XXIII. Disorderly conduct, 491.
III. Of the reports of county auditors, 448.
XXIV. Disorderly house, 491.
XXV. Disturbing public meetings, 491.
County Commissioners, 449.
XXVI. Drunkenness, 491.
1. Of the election, &c., of county commis-
XXVII. Duelling, 492.
XXVIII. Elections, 493.
II. Their powers and duties, 450.
XXIX. Embezzlement, 499.
County Controller, 452.
XXX. Embracery, 501.
See Municipal Corporations.
XXXI. Enlistment, 502.
County Officers, 455.
XXXII. Escape, 502.
XXXIII. Explosives, 503.
XXXIV. Extortion, 503.
XXXV. False pretences, 504.
XXXVI. Fast driving, 505.
XXXVII. Fire-alarm telegraph, 505.
XXXVIII. Forcible entry and detainer, 505.
County Surveyors, 460.
XXXIX. Forgery, 506.
See Counties and Townships ; County Officers;
XL. Fornication and bastardy, 507.
XLI. Fortune-telling, 508.
County Treasurers, 461.
XLII. Fraudulent accounts and statements,
See County Auditors ; County Controller.
1. Of the election, &c., of county treasurers,
XLIII. Gambling, 509.
XLIV. Homicide, 510.
II. Their powers and duties, &c., 463.
XLV. Incest, 512.
XLVI. Insolvency, 513.
XLVII. Insurance, 514.
See Common Pleas; Criers and Tipstaves ;
XLVIII. Larceny, 515.
XLIX. Larceny by bailee, 516.
L. Lewdness, 516.
See National Guard.
LI. Libels, 516.
LII. Livery stables, 517.
LIII. Lotteries, 516.
Criers and Tipstaves, 467.
LIV. Malicious mischief and trespass, 518.
LV. Mayhem, 523.
LVI. Military orders, 523.
See Agriculture; Amusements ; Apothe-
LVII. Mutilation and destruction, 524.
caries ; Banks ; Bottles and Barrels; LVIII. Nostrums, 524.
Convicts; District-Attorneys; Elections ;
LIX. Nuisances, 524,
Game; Gas Wells ; Factories ; Fireworks;
LX. Obscene literature, 525.
Fish ; Infants ; Insurance ; Liquors ; Lum.
LXI. Obstructing process, 526.
ber; Milk ; Mines; Municipal Corporations ;
LXII. Opium joints, 526.
Outlawry; Shipping; Slaves; Summary LXIII. Oysters and clams, 527.
Conviction ; Trade-marks; Turnpike and LXIV. Partnership, 528.
Plank-Roads ; Weights and Measures.
LXV. Perjury, 528.
I. Abortion, 472.
LXVI. Personation, 529.
II. Academic degrees, 473.
LXVII. Poisons, 529.
III. Adulteration, 473.
LXVIII. Prize-fighting, 530.
IV. Adultery, 474.
LXIX. Profaneness, 5.30.
V. Arson, 474.
LXX. Professional thieves, 531
VI. Assault, 476.
LXXI. Public officers, 5:32.
VII. Baggage-smashing, 478.
LXXII. Race and color, 533.
VIII. Barratry, 478.
LXXIII. Railroads, 533.
IX. Bawdy-house, 478.
LXXIV. Rape, 535.
X. Bigamy, 478.
LXXV. Receiving stolen goods, 535.
XI. Bill-posting, 479.
LXXVI. Re-hypothecation, 536.
XII. Blasphemy, 479.
LXXVII. Riots, 536.
XIII. Bribery, 479.
LXXVIII. Robbery, 537.
Crimes - Continued.
Decedents' Estates - Continued.
LXXIX. Secretion and removal, 538.
(1) How wills may be proved, 571.
LXXX. Seduction, 538.
(2) Proceedings in contested cases,
LXXXI. Sepulture, 538.
LXXXII. Sodomy - Buggery.
(3) Effect of probate, 574.
LXXXIII. Soldiers' commissions and dis-
II. Of letters testamentary and of adminis-
LXXXIV. Surety of the peace, 539.
(1) Grant of letters, 574.
LXXXV. Telegrams, 540.
(2) Administration bonds, 576.
LXXXVI. Threatening letters, 540.
III. Of the right to administration, 578.
LXXXVII. Tramps, 541.
IV. Of guardians, 579.
LXXXVIII. Treason, 541.
(1) Testamentary guardians, 579.
LXXXIX. Witnesses, 543.
(2) Statutory guardians, 579.
XC. Construction of penal code, 543.
(3) Foreign guardians, 580.
Criminal Procedure, 544.
(4) Duties of guardians, 581.
See Crimes; Errors and Appeals ; Evi-
(5) Powers of the orphans' court, 582.
dence; Justices of the peace ; Lunatics
V. Of the inventory and appraisement, 583.
and Habitual Drunkards; Quarter Sessions
(1) Inventory, 581.
and Oyer and Terminer.
(2) Appraisement, 584.
I. Arrest of criminals, 545.
(3) Exempt property, 584.
II. Bail, 546.
VI. Powers and duties of executors, &c., 586.
III. Commitment and discharge, 547.
VII. Powers of foreign executors, &c., 588.
IV. Stolen property, 548.
VIII. Of the debts of a decedent, 591.
V. Return to court, 548.
IX. Of investments by executors, &c., 593.
VI. Grand jury, 549.
X. Of actions by and against executors, &c.,
VII. Indictments, 549.
VIII. Arraignment and plea, 553.
XI. Of the sale, &c., of the real estate of a
IX. Jury de medietate linguae, 554.
X. Challenges, 554.
(1) Jurisdiction to decree a sale, &c.,
XI. Talesmen, 555.
XII. Nolle prosequi, 555.
(2) Execution of order of sale, 600.
XIII. Place of trial, 555.
(3) Appraisement of real estate de-
XIV. Change of venue, 556.
XV. Criminal trials, 557.
XII. Of the partition of a decedent's real
XVI. Trial of accessories, 557.
XVII. Verdict, 558.
(1) Jurisdiction of the orphans' court,
XVIII. Punishment Sentence
(2) Petition and proceedings thereon,
XIX. Costs, 563.
(3) Of the widow's interest, 608.
(4) Recognizance, 609.
See Criminal Procedure.
(5) Confirmation of certain partitions,
Cruelty to Animals.
XIII. Of sales under proceedings in partition,
Cruelty to Children,
(1) Of the order of sales, 611.
Cursing and Swearing.
(2) Of the widow's interest, 611.
(3) Execution of the deed, 612.
(4) Distribution, 612.
(5) Partition docket, 614.
XIV. Of the accounts of executors, &c., 614.
(1) Filing and passing accounts, 614.
Dairy and Food Commissioner.
(2) Auditors, 616.
(3) Balances, 616.
(4) Correction of errors, 617.
XV. Of the distribution of a decedent's
See Boroughs ; Common Schools; Corpora-
tions ; Eminent Domain ; Municipal Corpo-
rations; Railroads ; Roads, Highways and
XVI. Of legacies, 619.
(1) Payment of legacies, 619.
(2) Actions for legacies, 619.
(3) Legacies charged on land, 620.
(4) Security for legacies, &c., 621.
Dauphin Common Pleas.
XVII. Of the removal and discharge of execu-
See Defaulting Public Officers; Mandamus.
tors, &c., 02:3.
(1) Discharge of executors, &c., 623.
(2) Removal of executors, &c., 623.
Deaf and Dumb.
XVIII. Of testamentary trustees, 625.
Deeds and Mortgages, 627.
See Attorneys in Fact ; Records.
1. Of deeds, 629.
See Boroughs; Registration of Marriages,
(1) Office for recording of deeds and
Births and Deaths.
duties of recorder, 629.
Decedents' Estates, 567.
(2) Of the probate and acknowledg-
See Collateral Inheritances ; Contracts of De-
ment of deeds, 632.
cedents ; Dower ; Intestates; Orphans'
(3) By whom acknowledgments may
Court ; Real Estate ; Register of Wills ;
be taken, 635.
(4) Commissioners to take acknowledg.
I. Of the probate of wills, 571.
Deeds and Mortgages – Continued.
(5) Certain acknowledgments vali-
(2) Proceedings to obtain a divorce, 686.
(3) Miscellaneous provisions, 688.
(6) What instruments may be re- II. From bed and board, 688.
Dogs and Sheep, 690.
(7) Time of recording deeds and effect
I. Registration of dogs, 690.
II. Dogs found at large, 691.
(8) Of deeds conveying the separate III. Mad doys, 691.
property of married women, 648.
IV. Dogs worrying sheep, 691.
(9) Of the proof of lost deeds, 650.
V. Taxation of dogs and compensation for
(10) Authentication of records, 651.
sheep destroyed, 691.
II. Mortgages, 651.
VI. Special laws, 693.
(1) Validity of mortgages, 651.
VII. Of trespassing rans, 694.
(2) Of the recording of mortgages, 651.
(3) Of the lien of mortgages, 653.
(4) Of releases and payments by in-
See Agriculture; Crimes; Dogs and Sheep.
Domestic Attachment, 695.
(5) Of the satisfaction of mortgages,
I. Jurisdiction of the common pleas, 695.
(1) Of the writ of domestic attachment
(6) Assignment of mortgages, 658.
and the proceedings thereon, 695.
(7) Of lost mortgages, 658.
(2) Appointment of trustees, their pow-
(8) Proceedings on a mortgage, 659.
ers and duties, 697.
(9) Mortgages of mining rights, 662.
(3) Of the distribution amongst the
(10) Mortgages of royalties, 663.
(11) Mortgages of leaseholds, 664.
II. Jurisdiction of justices of the peace, 700.
(12) Chattel-mortgages, 665.
See Landlord and Tenant.
See Actions Real; Decedents' Estates ; Equity.
See Actions Personal ; Actions Real ; Practice. Drainage.
Defaulting Public Officers, 669.
See Attorney-General; Public Accounts. Driving.
See Evidence ; Witnesses.
See Market and Drove-Yard Companies.
See Deeds and Mortgages.
See Evidence; Justices of the Peace; Com-
See Crimes; Lunatics and Habitual Drunkards.
missioners to take Testimony.
See Crimes; Escheats.
See Restaurants and Eating-Houses.
Desertion and Support, 673.
See Common Schools.
I. Education of the blind, 705.
II. Deaf and dumb, 705.
See District-Attorneys; Rewards.
III. Feeble-minded, 706.
See Actions Real.
I. Of the writ and service, 709.
II. Of the proceedings in the cause, 711.
See Constables; Crimes; Justices of the
See Agriculture; Cattle.
I. Assessors, 721.
II. Registry list, 722.
III. Extra assessment, 723.
IV. Election districts, 723.
V. Polling places, 725.
VI. Election days, 727.
See Landlord and Tenant.
VII. Time of opening and closing polls,
Distribution of Public Documents.
See Public Contracts ; Public Printing.
VIII. Sheriff's proclamation, 727.
IX. Election officers, 728.
I. Their election and qualifications, 678.
X. Meeting of election board, 730.
II. Their powers and duties, 679.
XI. Oath of election officers, 730.
III. Misdemeanors, 680.
XII. Duties and powers of election offi-
Disturbing Public Meetings.
XIII. Duties of county commissioners,
XIV. Right of suffrage, 733.
1. From the bonds of marriage, 682.
XV. Wagers on elections, 734.
(1) Jurisdiction of the courts, 682.
XVI. Non-registered voters, 735.
Elections - Continued.
XVII. Nominations to office, 737.
XVIII. Ballots, 740.
XIX. Election room or booth, 742.
XX. Opening of polls — Voting, 743.
XXI. Closing of polls — Counting vote -
XXII. Ballot-boxes, 746.
XXIII. Overseers- Watchers, 746.
XXIV. Duties of peace officers, 747.
XXV. Misdemeanors, 748.
XXVI. Election expenses, 749.
XXVII. Return-judges, 749.
XXVIII. Duties of the prothonotary, 751.
XXIX. Duties of the secretary of the com-
XXX. Elections by militia or volunteers in
actual service, 752.
XXXI. Of particular elections, 758.
(1) Of lieutenant-governor, 758.
(2) Of members of congress, 758.
(3) Of Senators of the United
(4) Of presidential electors, 759.
(6) Of state treasurer and audi-
(6) Of township officers, 760.
(7) Primary elections, 761.
XXXII. Elections to supply vacancies, 762.
(1) In the office of governor, 762.
(2) In the legislature, 762.
(3) In congress, 763.
XXXIII. Special elections, 763.
XXXIV. Contested elections, 763.
(1) Classification, 763.
(2) Of governor and lieutenant-
(3) Of state officers, 765.
(4) Of judges, 766.
(5) Of senators and representa-
(6) Of county and township offi-
(7) General provisions, 767.
Electric Light, Heat and Power Companies, 770.
See Crimes; Insurance ; Limitation of Ac-
tions ; Trades-Unions.
Eminent Domain, 771.
See Boroughs; Common Schools; Corpora-
tions ; Counties and Townships; Lunatic
Asylums; Mines; Municipal Corporations;
Railroads; Roads, Highways and ridges.
See Crimes ; National Guard.
Equitable Plaintiffs, 773.
I. Equity jurisdiction of the courts, 775.
II. Supreme Court, 777.
III. Discovery in aid of an execution, 778.
IV. Dower and partition, 779.
V. Boundaries, 780.
VI. Corporation litigation, 780.
VII. Corporation mortgages, 781.
VIII. Mines, 781.
IX. Wharves and docks, 782.
X. Plank-roads, 782.
XI. Proceedings in courts of equity, 783.
(1) Service of process, 783.
(2) Injunctions, 784.
(3) Amendments, 785.
(4) Equity fee bill, 785.
(5) Of the decree, 785.
(6) Appeals, 785.
See Supreme Court.
Errors and Appeals, 787.
See Equity; Mandamus; Opinions and
I. In what cases error lies, 787.
II. Proceedings to obtain an appeal, 790.
III. Of bail in error, and when it is a super-
IV. Of the subsequent proceedings, 792.
V. Writs of certiorari to justices of the peace,
VI. Error in criminal cases, 795.
See Crimes ; Outlawry.
See Aliens; Banks ; Charities; Insurance ;
Intestates; Savings Banks.
1. Death without heirs or ownership un-
known for seven years, 798.
II. Escheated deposits, 804.
III. Forfeiture upon attaint, 804.
IV. Escheat of lands held by corporations,
V. Power of domestic corporations to hold
VI. Power of foreign corporations to hold
VII. Confirmations of title, 808.
Estates for Life.
Estates Tail, 809.
See Municipal Corporations; Witnesses.
I. Of the means of compelling the produc-
tion of evidence, 813.
II. Witnesses in criminal cases, 815.
III. Witnesses in civil proceedings, 817.
IV. Of depositions, 820.
V. Of exemplifications, 821.
VI. Of office copies, 822.
VII. Of official registers and certificates, 824.
VIII. Judgments of prize courts, 825.
See Constables ; Liquors.
See Boroughs ; Common Schools ; Constables;
Convicts; Corporations ; Counties and Town-
ships ; County Auditors; County Officers ;
Errors and Appeals.
I. When execution may issue, 828.
II. Of the stay of execution, 829.
III. Of the liability to execution, 830.
IV. Of the exemption from execution, 831.
V. Attachment-execution, 834.
VI. Of the writ of fieri facias and the
levy on personal estate, 839.
VII. Sheriffs' interpleader, 840.
VIII. Of the landlord's lien on goods taken
in execution, 842.
IX. Proceedings on fieri facias levied on
real estate, 843.
X. Proceedings where lands are extended,