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The publishers announce in their advertisement that another v. Mary Busch.- Motion to rerire action "the object of this series is not merely to give a num- granted without costs-Cyrus H. McCormick, respond. ber of unconnected narratives of men in American po- ent, v. Pennsylvania Central R. Co., appellant. litical life, but to produce books which shall, when Ordered, that a calendar be made for a term of tbis taken together, indicate the lines of political thought court to be held at the Capitol, in the city of Albany, and development in Americau 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 Howard Gay. Marshall, by A. B. "Magruder | AMAN named Corset has tried to kill himself by

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."

“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 gacque. 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 Ame cau 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

Each in his high official chair; sketches of Randolph and Jackson are among the

One who presides; two plain J. J.; most readable and vigorous.

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 gravity of what they say the ranks of the lawyers. To all lawyers the biogra

Bent brows and sober tones comfirm; 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 so 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.

HE 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; Same v. 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.

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ABSTRACTS OF RECENT DECISIONS (see

Adams-Coleridge libel suit; Solicitors' Journal on

Page.
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-
ALABAMA Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent

cline of private corporations in America..

161
American Decisions).

America, extract from letter of Lord Coleridge on..

62
American Reports, head notes of, generally state or
infer the ruling facts

261
BAR ASSOCIATION:

anecdotes reported of Judge Drummond

61
American, The, seventh annual meeting of; order

denied by him..

101
of ; proceedings..

anecdotes of Judge Grover, Judge Hall, Chief Justice

139
Address by Courtlandt Parker

Waite and others
204

81
See Current Topics.

Anglo-American law, leading principles
BOOKS, notices of new:

of," by Prof. H. T. Terry, of University of Tokio,

Japan..
American Statesmen

101
519
Barton's Suit in Equity.

annoyance in court by continued hammering or
380

music outside
Baylies' Trial Practice

302
460
Bishop on Insolvent Debtors

arguments, importance of being oral

161
459

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

40
Boone on Mortgages...

nations, executive council of, adjourned to meet
460

at Hamburg, Germany
Brad well, vol. 14.. ...

101
320
Burnap's Patents, Trade-marks, etc..

Auld Ash Tree, The,'' poem by Thomas Davidson,

380
Church on Habeas Corpus.

attributed by Judge Folger to Motherwell..

321
379
De Conjecturis Ultimarum Voluntatum, Wolseley P.

autographs; pamphlet containing “ seven hundred

verses,
Emerton.

commended to political candidates; sen-

240
Desty on Taxation .

timents appropriate for presidential candidates,
379

etc.
Hamilton on Fractures

141
379 Bacon, Mr. Theodore, exceptions to his assertions
Howell on Naturalization
Howell's Michigan Nisi Prius Cases...

in regard to lawyers' morals as reported in

379
Lawrence on Married Women's Property

Century..

341
460
Lowell, Transfer of Stock..

reference to paper by, on “lawyer's morals

362
380
Moon's Digest of Fees

Bar, etiquette of, recommended by Melbourne (Aus-

380
Morey's Roman Law..

tralia) coinmittee, to be reduced to written code.. 262

480
Myer's Federal Decisions..

Bar Association, Alabama State, report of; interest-

20
Preble's Patent Case Index

ing papers

401
379
Reed on the Statute of Frauds

American, meeting of, at Saratoga; address by

100
Reese's Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology.

the President, Mr. Courtlandt Parker...

161
400

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

379
Seton on Decrees.

tions of America.....

161
380
Sharswood's Legal Ethics.

meeting of special committee appointed to urge
20

rejection of Civil Code
Spear on Extradition

50]
460
Taylor on Corporations.

of New York State, prize of $250 to be awarded

379
Terry's Anglo-American Law...

at third annual meeting of committee on

400
Tucker on Wills..

prizes....

142
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..
American Decisions).

262
Beach, William A., death and character of.

1
COLORADO Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent

“Bench and Bar of Chicago, The,"
American Decisions).

sketches of judges and members; suit in regard to

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

payment for insertion of portrait, etc....

122
tion in profits ..

Benjamin, Mr., will of..

62
26

bicycle may be necessary for an infant....
CORRESPONDENCE :

362

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

378

of negotiable instruments, introduced by Judge
Bush v. Lathrop, case of

459

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

280
Butler thereon at bar meeting..

121

Bradley, Mr Justice, address before University of
berg......
Correction of point made in article on presumption

100

Pennsylvania; extract from, on influence of law;

tribute to Mr. George Wood
of ; survivorship

Bramwell, Lord Chief Justice, on cutting off the

322
Donatio Causa Mortis..

120
480

right of appeal in small cases...
Exemption from execution

Campbell, John A., address by, before Alabama Bar

302
Fowler's, Mr., papers

340

Association; improper text for assembly of lawyers 401
Kind words for the journal.

400

Cassoday, Judge, address before Law Class of Upi.
Law of judgment debts

499

versity of Wisconsin....
Superseding judgment for mandamus...

340
Chaney, Mr., of Michigan, most concise head notes

341
COUNSELLOR AND HIS JESTERS. Poem

in the country
by F. J. Parmenter.....

“Chatterbox,” English series, reprint of ; suit in re-

261
19
COURT, an American, sketch in

gard to

281
140

Choate, Rufus, Neilson's memories of.
CRIMINAL LAW:

404

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

281
CURRENT TOPICS:

tendency of judges to give too many...

821
Abbott, Mr. Austin, on proposal to relieve Federal

of Oregon as Oreg." by Law Journal.

102
Court by cutting of appeals

indorsed by author of Lawyer's Reference Man.

82
abolishing the right of appeal, William M. Meigs,

ual
“Citizen in relation to State, The;" paper by Mr.

221
62

Alexander Porter...
VOL. 30.

161

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civil service examination; Washington upable to pass 102
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 “inditference of New York bar in proposed
Code

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

241
exceptions to sonje suggestions on, in work enti-

tled "Some 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 codin-

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 mannals

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 objectious to.. 462
Governor Hoadley on....:

1
extract from Gov. Hoadley's address on; incident
of common law pleading..

141
Kentucky Bar Association, action of, on

1
Coleridge, Lord, extract from letter to the editor,

relative to statement that he was writing book
on America

62
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
crimne, case of yacht Mignonette: one survivor killing

and eating another; necessity no excuse for.... 282
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. Mc-
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.

T22
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..

411
English criticism of his eloquence........ 342
"Ane 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-

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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....

362
Grover, Judge, newspaper story of

81
Hall, Judge, newspaper story of

81
Hargis, Ex-Chief 'Justice, throwing law books at
his antagonist's head

22
head-note should state facts concisely, with the
legal conclusion

981
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

241
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..

502
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 head-notes

where latter properly constructed; examples
from American Reports

381
construction of an, merely reproducing state-

ments of a syllabi, generally a vicious system.. 381
Indiana Normal School, Law Department, address
before, by Chief Justice Elliott..

141
indictment of newspapers for mistaken opinion on
estimates, scarcely probable.

421
infant, bicycle may be necessary for..
international copyright and doctrine of trade-mark,
anomalous condition of law in regard to.

281
interviewing, poem on :::

41
Jackson, Chief Justice, of Georgia, "Ane writing" by, 301
judges, 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 Honor," prefixed to word
judge, and to take rank and precedence next

after Knight's Bachelors
(Eng.) keeping up with business of courts, Law
Times on

21
three in Mignonette" case, no difficulty in pro-
nouncing murder

462
citing cases largely from their own States, in New
York, Pencsylvania and Massachusetts

261
tendency of, to cite too many authorities.. 321
bad habit of citing name of reporter instead of
State..

S21
fault of, in having reported sexual cases at

length
citing reporter's names, Central Law Journal on, 382
“fine writing" by Chief Justice Jackson, Georgia,

and Judge Manning, Louisiana....
retirement of; salary of; Attorney-General

O'Brien on abridgment of compensation of.... 361
refusing to take judicial note, that beating a

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

261
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

261
jury in modern corporate life, the, Mr. Edwin Young

421
Kennedy, Mr., not disbarred as asserted in * Legal
Romance.' See September 6..

242
Karslake, Sir John, still living..

242
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. 502
Law Journal (Albany), complimentary remarks
upon....

349
Law Times, Eng:, Court of Appeals behind on appeals. A
lawyers in politics; profession notoriously addicted

421
lawyer's morals, reference to paper on, by Theodore

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

341
lawyers, their reputed incomes; “ work hard, live
well, die poor

122
financial success of: American Law Record on... 382
lawyer, the ideal, as portrayed in address by Judge
Cassoday...

301
"lawyers, too many;" earnings of; Philadelphia

Times on.
"leading cases simplified,” John D. Lawson, work on, 21

tion ....

301

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legislation, prevention of defective, Simon Sterne on 181 Rogers, R. Vashon, on the law and medical men..... 502

curiosities of; Euglish 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 Scalchi's suit for salary defended by Abbey, on
libel, Adams-Coleridge case; Solicitor's Journal on.. 461 ground of her refusal to sing after eating

502
action of, against Bostou Herald in Cowley case

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

21
Massa ob de Sheepsol

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

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...

442
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
McGibbon, R. D., on the authorship of “ Eternal Sullivan and Greenfield guilty of no offense in their
Vigilance;" gerin of the famous common-place con-

pugilistic encounter

502
tained in Demosthenes

142
Sunday trading, English prosecution of...

41
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 oply, 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 Adamg-
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

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

282
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....

382

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

for crime.

282
Association, address by, at seventh annual meet-
ing..

161
pecessity 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
Þeckham,
Judge, reference to portrait of, in Court
ENGLISH BAR, some noted names of..

60
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...
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 manulac-
paper read before American Bar Association by

ture

286
Sinon 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
prize offered by Bar Association of New York State, "HINT TO QUEEN'S COUNSEL,” song.... 100
at third annual meeting, committee on.

142
prize-fights, etfort 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.

,382

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.

221
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.. 3:21

INSURANCE LAW. Abstracts of decisions....58, 199
reporters not so much to blame as judges for report-
ing sexual cases

220, 320, 456, 498

See Index-Digest.
cited instead of State, by judges, Central Law
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

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PARMENTER, F. J., poem by...

19
notice of poem'by..

22
PENNSYLVANIA Supreme Court Abstract (see

Recent American Decisions).
PLANTS, mushrooms decided not to be "cultivated.” 282
POEM, "Doggerel for Dog-days," from Portland Ad-

vertiser; a falthful report of State v. Harriman
(75 Me. 562)..

159
The Interviewer

41
POPULAR LEGAL CATECHISM, (after “Life"

No. 1), “J. H. H." Powers v. Cassidy (79 N. Y.602)... 203

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LAWSON, JOHN D., “Leading Cases Simplified,"
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21
LEADING ARTICLES:

Adams, George H., on “the Extradition of Eno".. 144
American Bar Association : Courtlandt Parker, the
President's address-first installment

184
“ American Institutions and Laws,” address by John
F. Dillon on, before Bar Association, 1884,

164
Articled clerk's day in London, an ....

303
Case of the nine members.....
Common words and phrases

23, 64, 222, 324
Compensation of husband who acts as wife's agent,
David Stewart on.......

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

8
Covenants, restrictive in conveyance of real estate, 4
Dillon John F., "American Institutions and

Laws," address before Bar Association, 1884..... 164
Eno, extradition of, George H. Adams on...

144
Folger, Charles James, some characteristics of. 284
Forgotten tragedy, a..

202
International Law, Lawrence's.

484
Lawrence's International Law.

484
Lawson, Jobn D., on presumptions from alterations
of instruments...

245
on the presumption of in ent...

66
on the presumption of payment..

84, 103, 124
on presumption of survivorship..

45
Lawyer and some of his duties, the, Charles L.Wed-
ding on

264
Lays of the law, song, A Hint to Queen's Coun-
sel

100
Legal romance, a, or the Swinfen cases.

182
Levi, J. C., on service of surrogate's citations.. 265
London letter, our..

458
Neilson's memories of Rufus Choate.

404
Old cases reviewed, the case of the nine members.. 344
The King's trial

384
The true story of Ophelia, or the death of Miss
Stout

505
Parker, Courtlandt, conclusion of his address before
American Bar Association.

201
Partnership, by participation in profits, Guy C. H.
Corliss on...

26
Presumptions froin alterations of instruments, John
D. Lawsou on..

245
Presumption of intent, the, John D. Lawson on. 66

of payment, the, John D. Lawson on..... 84, 103, 124
of survivorship, John D. Lawson on.

45
Prevention of Defective and Slipshod Legislatson,
Simon Sterne on the....

223
Remedies for defective quality on executory contracts

of sale or manufacture, Andrew Gilhooly on 286
Sterne, Simon, on the prevention of defective and
slipshod legislation.....

223
Swibfen cases, the, a legal romance..

182
Surrogates' citations, service of, J. C. Levi on.. 265
Temple Church, the.

244
Throop, Montgomery H., on women and the legal
profession

464
True story of Ophelia, the

505
Women and the legal profession, Montgomery H.
Throop on.

464
MARYLAND Court of Appeals Abstract (see Recent

American Decisions).
MASSACHUSETTS Supreme Judicial Court Ab-

strct (see Recent American Decisions).
MICHIGAN Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent

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

American Decisions).
MISSOURI Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent

American Decisions).
NEBRASKA Supreme Court Abstract (seo Recent

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

can Decisions).
NEW JERSEY Court of Chancery (see Recent Amer-

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

American Decisions).
Supreme Court Abstract (Bee Recent American De-

cisions).
NEW YORK Court of Appeals Abstract (see Recent

American Decisions).
Court of Appeals Decisions handed down (Jupe 27),

20; (Oct. 7), 300; (Oct. 14), 320; (Oct. 21), 340; (Oct. 28),
360; (Oct. 31), 380 ; (Nov. 25), 440 ; (Dec. 2), 460; (Dec.

9), 480; (Dec. 16), 600 ; (Dec. 19), 520.
OHIO Supreme Court Com. (see Recent American De-

cixions).
OREGON Supreme Court Abstract (see Recent Ameri-

can Decisions).
citation of, by Law Journal as “ Oreg.”......... 162

RHODE ISLAND Supreme Court Abstract (see Re

cent American Decisions).
RECENT AMERICAN DECISIONS.
Alabama Supreme Court

180, 476
California Supreme Court

239
Colorado Supreme Court

297, 451
Ilinois Supreme Court

17, 57, 90, 414
Iowa Supreme Court .. 55, 79, 118, 136, 179, 235, 298, 356

399, 418
Kansas Supreme Court.... 16, 156, 238, 299, 355, 453, 515
Maryland Court of Appeals. 18, 79, 155, 198, 257, 296, 317
Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

436, 495
Michigan Supreme Court.. .... 17, 98, 117, 357, 376, 334

452, 517
Minnesota Supreme Court

137, 374, 454, 477
Missouri Supreme Court, 58, 138, 159, 220, 237, 299, 396, 435
Nebraska Supreme Court ..277, 315, 338, 097, 134, 452, 497
Nevada Supreme Court

117, 279
New Jersey Couri of Chancery

.375, 437
New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeal

475
New Jersey Supreme Court..

54, 177
New York Court of Appeals...36, 77, 93, 113, 219, 294, 355

371, 412, 472, 483
Ohio Supreme Court.

455
Ohio Supreme Court Coun..

455, 517
Oregon Supreme Court

396
Pennsylvania Supreme Court.... .39, 56, 98, 115, 156, 178

236, 377, 439, 514
Rhode Island Supreme Court .117, 158, 237, 314, 415
Texas Commission of Appeals

17
Texas Supreme Court.

115
United States Circuit Court...53, 78, 95, 113, 175, 234, 257

276, 295, 313, 337, 395, 430, 473, 194
United States District Court 95, 135, 135, 313, 337, 430
United States Supreme Court..15, 37, 52, 4, 114, 134, 154

174, 197, 233, 236, 312, 336, 372
Vermont Supreme Court.... . 157, 279, 358, 397, 416
Virginia Supreme Court.

177
West Virginian Supreme Court of Appeals.
Wisconsin Supreme Court

.38, 57, 137, 317
For subjects see Index-Digest.
RECENT ENGLISH DECISIONS. Abstract of
cases.....

39, 59, 118, 138, 280, 359, 378, 419, 456
For subjects see Index-Digest.

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