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Vol. Page Supplementary to the last named act

27 59 Providing for the collection of taxes on lands and town

Jots, which have accrued prior to the year 1826
In addition to the last named act

26 8
Providing for the collection of delinquent taxes in cer-
tain cases

28. 36 To provide for the collection of taxes on town lots, which have accrued prior to the year 1826


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AN ACT to regulate the inspection of tobacco

24 67 For the appointment of State Printer, and defining his duties

23 41 To amend, and supplementary to, the last named act 26 6 To provide for the regulation of turnpike companies

. (Rep.) 18 977 To amend the last named act

24 76 Fixing the compensation of members of the General

Assembly, their clerks and doorkeepers (Local) 22 62
To provide for drawing from the United States, and

distributing the public arms apportioned to the
militia of this state

26 70 To incorporate and establish the Medical College of

Ohio, and for revising and repealing all laws and

parts of laws heretofore enacted on that subject 24 Establishing a Commercial Hospiial and Lunatic Asy

lum for the State of Ohio Sippiementary to the last named act

(Local) 22
To provide for the repealing of certain acts and parts

of acts therein named
Authorizing the successors in office of county auditors

to make deeds for lands sold for taxes
To appropriatelands for the purpose of aiding the Co-
lumbus and Sandusky turnpike company in the con-

struction of a road
Supplementary to the last named act
For the incorporation of religious societies (Rep.)
To amend the last named act
For the relief of tenants in common, and joint tenants

in certain cases
Providing for the relief and support of women who may

be abandoned by their husbands, and for other pur-

(Rep.) 18 333
Authorizing the sale of certain real estate belonging to
this State

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Note Those acts which have expired by their own limitation, and those which bare been entirely superseded hy subsequent enactments, though not expressly repealed. bars been omitted in arranging the foregoing list.




Ab initio, (Latin) from the beginning.
Administrator cum testamento anneco, (Lat.) administrator with the will an

Alias, (Lat.) otherwise.

A second writ issued when the first has not been served.. Ad quod damnum, (Lat.) to what damage.

A writ to inquire of damages sustained by obstructing ways, water

courses, &c. Bona fide, (Lat.) with good faith. Capias (corpus) ad respondendum, (Lat.) that you take (the body) to answer.

A writ commanding that the body of the defendant be taken to an

swer the plea of the plaintiff. Capias ad satisfaciendum, (viz. .corpus] (Lat.) that you take the body to sa

tisfy the judgment.
A writ commanding that the body of the defendant be taken to

satisfy the judgment
Cepi corpus, (Lat.) I have taken the body.

A return to a writ of capias.
Cestui que trust, (French) he for whom the trust is.

The person for whose benefit a trustee holds an estate.
Choses in action, (Fr.) things in action, as notes, bonds, &c.
Certiorari, (Lat.) to be certified.

A writ commanding an inferior, to certify the proceedings in a cause.

to a superior court. De bene esse, (Lat.) this phrase cannot be literally translated.

A declaration filed de bene esse, avoids the implication that special

bail is waived. (See the statute allowing and regulating writs of

Dehors, (Fr.) without.---Out of the subject.
De novo, (Lat.) anew.
Distringas juratores, (Lat.) that you distrain the jurors.

A writ to compel the attendance of jurors, by distraining their estate Dedimus potestatum, (Lat.) We have given power.

A commission from a court to some individual. It usually authorize6

him to take and transmit testimony.
De bonis testutoris, (Lat.) against the goods of the testator.
Demur, . }(Fr.) to delay.
Demurrer, ""

It is an issue upon matter of law, to be determined by the court, and
the proceedings are delayed until the matter of law be determined

Bx posi facio, (Lat.) after the perpetration of the act.
Er parte, (Lat.) on the part of one only.
Ex officio. (Lat.) by virtue of the office.
Fime sovert, [Fr.) a married woman.
Fieri facias, [Lat.) that you cause to be made.

A writ of execution, commanding t.sat the judgment be made of the

goods and chattels, lands or tenements of the person against whom

it is issued. Guardian ad litem. [Lat.) guardian during suit. Habeas corpus, (Lat.] that you have the body.

A writ commanding bim who holds the person of another in custody,

to bring him before the court or judge. Habere facias possessionem, [Lat] that you cause him to have possession.

A writ commanding the sheriff to give possession of lands to him who

has recovered in ejectment. In perpetuam rei memoriam, [Lat.] in perpetual remembrance of the affair. Instanter, (Lat.) immediately. . Levari facias. [Lat.) that you cause to he levied.

A writ of execution, by which land is ordered to be levied. Mesne process, [Fr.) is the writ hy which the defendant is brought into court,

and is contradistinguished from final process by which judgment is

carried into execution. Mandamus. [Lat.) we command.

A writ issuing from a superior court to some individual, corporation

or tribunal, commanding them to perform some act. Ne exeat, (Lat.) that he go not away.

A writ to restrain an individual from departing the State.
Nihil, [Lat.] nothing.

A return upon a writ of scire facias.
Nihil dicit.)
Nil dicit, ' [Lat.] he says nothing.

A name of a form of judgment when no desence is pleaded.
Nihil (-;r nil) debet. [Lat. he owes nothing.

The name of a plato an action of debt. Non compos mentis, (Lat.] not of sane mind. Nulla bona, (Lai.] no goods.

A return upon a writ of execution.
Non est inventus, (Lat.] be is not found.

A return upon a writ of capias.
Non est factum, |Lat.) it is not the deed.

A plea to an action of debt, or specialty.
Non assumpsit, [Lat he did not promise.

A plea of the general issue in the action of assumpsit.
Nudum pactum, (Lat.) naked agreement.
Nude puct, 3

An agreement without consideration. Nisi, (Lat.) unless.

A rule, or judgment nisi, is not absolute, in the first instance; but is to

be considered so, unless within a certain time reasons be shown to the contrary.

Non cul.
Nin culpabilis,

{ [Lat.] not guilty... Oyer, (Fr.) to hear.

To crave oyer, is to demand the reading of the bond or other writing

In such cases a copy is usually given.
Oyez! Oyez! [Fr.] Hear ye! hear ye!
Ouster, [Fr.] to turn out, to expel.
Prima Facie, [Lat.] on the first appearance.

Evidence prima facie, is that which is conclusive until its effect is ob

viated by other evidence from the opposite party. Per capita, [Lat.] by heads.

Succession per capita, is when claimants stand related to the ancestor

in equal degree, and each claims by his own right. Per stirpes, (Lat.] by families.

In succession per stirpes, the claimants all of one family, succeed to the

share only of the person through whom they claim. Plene administravit, [Lat.] he hath fully administered.

A plea by an administrator. Pluries, [Lat.] often time.

It is a third writ, when a first and second have been issued without

Parole, [Fr.] speech.
Parole evidence, evidence by word of mouth.
Parole demurrer, (Fr.) a plea to delay.

The parol shall demur, that is, the plea shall be delayed.- Originally

all proceedings were made by parol, at the bar: hence, parole came to signify a plea, or the pleadings. The parole demurrer operates

to stay proceedings against an infant until he come of full age. Procedendo, (Lat.] to proceed.

A writ issuing from a superior to an inferior court, commanding them

to proceed, in a cause which has been previously removed into the

superior court by.habeas corpus, or otherwise. Profert in curia, (Lat.] he produces in court.

When a party in a declaration or plea, relies upon a deed, be must do - it with a proferl, that the opposite party may have a copy, and

when profert is alledged by the pleadings, and until it be actually

made, the other party is not bound to answer. Qui tam., (Lat.] who as well.

The name of an action in which the plaintiff sues as well for himself

as for the overseers of the poor, or other body who may be entitled

to a share of the sum recovered. Quo warranto, [Lat.] by what warrant.

A writ requiring the person to whom it is directed, to show by what

warrant or authority he claims to perform a particular function. Quare clausum fregit, (Lat.] wherefore he hath broken the close.

This phrase is applicable to an action of trespass upon land. Subpoena, (Lat.) under a penalty.

The name of a writ in which a penalty is threatened for disobedience

to its requisitions. Supersedeas, [Lat.] that you supersede.

A writ to stay proceedings at law.


Scire facias, [Lat.) that you cause him to know.

The name of a judicial writ, calling the defendant to show cause why

execution should not issue upon, &c. Scire feci, [Lat.] I bave caused him to know.

A return upon a writ of scire facias. Tales, (Lat.) such. Talesmen, such men. Tales de circumstantibus, (Lat.] such men from those standing around. Men who are proper jurors, taken from the bystanders to complete

the pannel of the jury. Testatum, [Lat.) it is testified. When a capias or fieri facias cannot be served in the county in which

it is first issued, a similar writ is sent to some other county, in which writ there is a suggestion that it is testified that the person does not

reside, or has no property, in the first county; and such writi

. called a
Testatum capias, or Testatum fieri facias.
Tort, (Fr.) wrong.
Venire facias, (Lat.] that you cause to come.

A writ commanding the proper officer to summon a jury.
Venue, (Fr.) vicinage, neighborhood.

The county in which the action is laid. Vi et armis, (Lat.) with force and arms.

This phrase is applicable to trespass.
Vipa dir, (Lat.) with the living voice.

By word of mouth.
Venditioni exponas, (Lat.] that you expose to sale,

A writ commanding the officer to offer to sale properly previously

levied by virtuc of a former writ of execution,

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