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THE RIVER, AND THE SHORE.
J. W. WILLCOCK, Q.C.,
A. WILLCOCK, M.A., BARRISTER.
“Et quidem naturali jure communia sunt omnium hæc: aer, aqua profluens, et
[The right of Translation is reserved.]
This book is intended rather for the merchant, the mariner, the riparian proprietor, the fisherman, the jurist, and the general reader, than for the lawyer; although it is hoped that he will not find it useless. We must impress on the mind of the reader, that the references to books and cases are to direct him to information on the subject, and not to authorities for the propositions stated. It will often be found that the text differs from the writings to which reference is made. The object of the authors is to show-what is law, rather than what has been enunciated and accepted as law.
The years of the Christian era are indicated thus-100. Years before the Christian era, thus-B.c. 100.
The design comprises fishing, the use of waters, and the shore ; but each part will be, so far as practicable, complete and independent of the others.
Free is the ambient air, and quite as free