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COURT, SUPREME JUDICIAL, times and places of holding

of holding : 121
may compel the production of partnership papers
penalty for not producing

122
shall off-set judgments

125
may assess damages on penal bonds, &c.

. 104, 125, 126
also when judgment is rendered on default, &c.

· ib.
actions in, when to be entered

• . 123, 129
may permit defendant to plead several pleas

123
may permit parties in court to enter into a rule

126
also other persons

. . .

. ib.
may discharge the rule, &c.
may amend defects in form, &c.

: 128
action in, not to be discontinued after the cause is submitted to the

jury
action in, not to abate by the death of the plaintiff
may be adjourned by either of the justices, &c. ..
failing to meet, business to be continued
executions from, when to be issued and returned .

132, 133
parties in, may review .
fine jurors for non-attendance, &c.

139, 140
plaintiff or appellant in, to pay $5 before verdict
may issue writs of venire facias

141
fees of

165
may admit to bail

182, 345
- grant writs of estrepement

200
how served and returned

ib.
justices of, may take depositions

200, 202
may take acknowledgement of deeds

203
may compel the attendance of witnesses

.

. 159
- grant commissions to take depositions

202
- ascertain sums due on mortgages .

209
sustain bills in equity for redemption of

210
bills of foreclosure of

211
power of, in division of intestate estates

226, 227
may order the sale of real estates by executors, &c.

235, 246
assess parents, &c. for the support of poor children

273
sustain appeals in cases of paupers

276
- in cases of bastardy .

282, 284, 286
may remove prisoners, &c. .
remove deputy-sheriffs and jailers

307
- decree divorces

370
OF COMMON PLEAS, established

112
jurisdiction of

112, 114
justices of, to be justices of the peace

112
oath of

113
may appoint clerks, in case
writs from, how issued, served and tested
declaration in, when to be filed
answer, when to be filed
may permit, on the first or second day, &c.
writs-from, to run throughout the State
freeholders only entitled to, unless
actions transitory, where to be commenced
appeal from, granted
terms of

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COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, justices of, to see that judgments are re-
corded and report to the assembly

. . 115
times and places of holding

: : 120
may issue writs of habeas corpus, &c. .

123
actions in, when to be entered

123, 129
may permit defendant to plead several pleas

123
new trial of cases decided in

109
in actions of debt, &c. defendant may bring money into court
may permit defendant to plead tender of amends, &c. in trespass
also payment, in debt on judgments, &c.

ib.
shall offset judgments

125
may assess damages in actions on penal bonds, &c. 104, 125, 126

also when judgment is rendered on default, &c.
may permit parties in court to enter into rule, &c.

ib.
also other persons

ib.
may discharge the rule

127
- amend defects in form

128
action in, not to abate by death of plaintiff, &c:
may be adjourned by either of the justices, foc.

130, 131
failing to meet, business to be continued
executions from, when to be issued and returned

132, 133
may fine jurors for non-attendance, &c.

139
plaintiff or appellant in, to pay $5 before verdict

140
may issue writs of venire facias

141
- compel the attendance of witnesses

159
fees of

165
may grant commission to take depositions

202
- ascertain sum due on mortgages, &c.

209
justices of, may take depositions .

200, 202
- take the acknowledgment of deeds

203
SPECIAL, how constituted
writs from, how to issue, &c.

116
declaration and answer in, when to be filed
executions from, when returnable .

ib.
justice applied to, to bold court, to notify the other justices

ib.
if issue in fact be joined, clerk to issue a venire

. :: 117
may order by-standers returned as jurors

ib.
actions before, where to be commenced

ib.
jurisdiction of

117, 118, 315, 318
may compel the attendance of witnesses
new trial of cases decided in, may be had

110
inhabitants of towns not eligible as jurors in certain cases

118
OF GENERAL SESSIONS, established

ib.
jurisdiction of

118, 250, 251, 288
appeal from, granted

119
terms of .

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from justices' court to
terms of
State may not appeal
sentence of, on appeal to the final
grand jury when to attend before

how to be filled up
times and places of holding
indictments in, may be removed by certiorari
may compel the attendance of witnesses

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COURT OF GENERAL SESSIONS, may fine jurors for non-attendance, &c. 139
issue writs of venire facias

141
discharge apprentices, &c.

. . . . 260, 251
- sustain appeal from an order for laying out highway

288
OF PROBATE, established

211
fees of

168
powers of

211, 245, 248
clerk of

212, 215, 246
may assign dower

· 192
form of warrant for

ib.
may compel the attendance of witnesses

159
remove executors, &c.

.

213, 246
- require new bonds of ..

ib. ib.
grant letters testamentary on foreign wills

222
- cause division of intestate estates, &c.

224, 225, 227, 243
issue warrant for costs of partition
examine on oath persons suspected of concealing estates,

232, 242
make allowances in the settlement of administration accounts,

234, 248
compel administrator, &c. to pay interest

234
appoint guardians of minors, &c.

. 245, 248
require them to give bonds

245
settlement with, of administration accounts, to be final . 234
shall require executors, &c. to make annual exhibits of their ac-
counts
.

240
to order distribution of insolvent estates

243
to notify parties before making any decree

214, 246
appeal allowed in cases decided by . . 193, 212, 226
when to be tried

213
decree of, suspended in case of appeal

. . 214
OF PROBATE SUPREME,

212
powers of

193, 212, 213, 226, 227
COVENANT, in actions of, defendant may bring money into court

123
COVENTRY, incorporated

74
town-officers of, when to be elected

260
CRANSTON, incorporated

78
CRIMES, persons indicted for an aggravated crime, may be found guilty
of a lesser .

352
committed in Narraganset Bay, where triable

159
persons convicted of, committed before this act, how sentenced 352
where to be tried

345, 353
when to be tried .
may be prosecuted at common law
indictments for, within what time to be preferred
indictment for perjury, what to contain
Murder, how punished
Rape
Arson
Robbery
Burglary
Petit treason
Sodomy
Forgery of notes, &c.

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Passing forged notes

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354

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CRIMES, having in possession forged notes, with intent to pass

Making plates, &c. for forging notes, &c.
Forgery of records, &c.
Counterfeiting coin
Passing counterfeit coin
having counterfeit coin in possession with intent to pass
Making tools, &c. for counterfeiting coin
Perjury
Subornation of perjury
Inciting to perjury
Bribery
Manslaughter, voluntary

involuntary
Cutting out tongues, &c.
Duelling .
Horse-stealing .
Accessaries before the fact

after the fact .
Rescuing convicts of murder
Persons accused of capital offence may be bailed, &c
Challenges peremptory, when allowed
Theft ,
Receiving stolen goods
Embracery
Conspiracy
Champerty
Barratry .

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Maintenance
Challenging to a duel
Extortion
Exercising an office without authority
Obstructing officers in the discharge of their
Adultery .

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Fornication
Blasphemy
Profane swearing
Escape, voluntary
- negligent .
Conveying instruments to prisoners
Convicts escaping
Concealing death of bastard child
Marrying, husband or wife living, &c.
Burning barns, &c. .
- stacks of corn, &c.
Assault and battery

- with intent to murder, &c.
Rescuing convicts
Dismembering, &c. beasts
Clandestinely taking fruit
Benefit of clergy abolished .
Prisoner standing mute, how tried
Conviction of, not to work corruption of blood
Deodands abolished
Fines, to be paid into the treasury
Convicts, where to be imprisoned

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CRIMES, Death, how inflicted

Transporting free persons, penalty
CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS, may be removed to supreme judicial court,

by certiorari

new trial may be granted in
CUMBERLAND, incorporated
CUSTOM-HOUSE, in Providence, exempted from taxation
CUTTING OUT TONGUES, of persons, &c. how punished

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DAMAGES, may be assessed by the courts in actions on penal
bonds

. 103, 104, 125, 126
in cases where judgment is rendered by default, &c. •

ib.
by the jury, where several breaches are assigned
joint or several and several defendants, how to review

134
to be awarded on judgment for dower

189
in actions against heirs, &c. . .

236
DEAD BODIES, penalty for digging up, &c.

425
of poor prisoners, how to be disposed of

307
not to be arrested, &c.

308
DEATH, punishment of, how inflicted

333
DEBT, in action of, defendant may plead payment

124
may bring money into court
DEBTORS. [See Prisoners for debt.]
DECLARATIONS IN COMMON PLEAS, when to be filed
account to be annexed to

125
at a special court

116
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE

17
of Rights

66
DEED, OF REAL ESTATE, how to be made, &c.

202
to be recorded

203
grantor refusing to acknowledge, may be committed
time when lodged, to be noted

ib.
grantor dying, &c. how to be proved

204
how acknowledged when executed out of the State

ib.
of the wife's estate, how executed
to transfer the possession

ib.
tenant in tail may make

206
to two or more to be in common, unless,

208, 209
fraudulent, to he void, &c. i

. 91, 366
DEFEAZANCE, bonds of, &c. to be recorded

204
DEFENDANT, addition of, to be given in writs, &c.

123
may plead several pleas
bring money into court in debt, &c.

124
- plead tender of amends in trespass, &c.
- payment in debt on judgment, &c.

ib.
- file his account with his plea

125
- confess judgment before a justice of the peace

145
to recover costs in trespass
DEODANDS, abolished

353
DEPOSITIONS, who may take

200
adverse party to be notified
notice how served

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