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Brackenridge, Hugh. Law Miscellanies: Containing an Introduction to the Study of Law; notes on Blackstone's Commentaries, Shewing the Variations of the Law of Pennsylvania from the Law of England, and what Acts of Assembly Might Require to be Repealed or Modified Observations on Smith's Edition of the Laws of Pennsylvania; Strictures on Decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States, and on Certain Acts of Congress, with Some Law Cases, and a Variety of Other Matters, Chiefly Original. Philadelphia: P. Byrne, 1814. 588 pp. Reprinted 2001 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 00-059548. ISBN 1-58477-161-5. Hardcover. * Facsimile reprint of the 1814 original edition. Described by Charles Warren as one of the four early American general works on the Common Law that "showed genuine scientific thought and research and have remained of more or less permanent value in American legal literature." Warren, A History of the American Bar 335-336. Brackenridge [1748-1816], published this, his most important legal work while he was a Supreme Court Justice of Pennsylvania. Dictionary of American Biography I:544-545. See Eller, The William Blackstone Collection in the Yale Law Library 142 and Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 5375.
Coxes lessee 2 Cranch 280
Simms and Wise v Slacum 3 Cranch 300
Insurance company of Pennsylvania 4
Craudson and others v Leonard 4 Cranch 434
The United States v Judge Peters 5 Cranch 115
Turner 5 Cranch 154
Chesapeake Insurance Company v Stark 6 Cranch 268
How dower may be barred or prevented 2 Bl Com 136
General rules and maxims which have been laid down
NOTES ON BLACKSTONES COMMENTARIES BOOK 3
The high court of chancery c 3 Bl Com 47
For every mans land is in the eye of the law enclosed
Bl Com 304
Limitation to six years after cause of action commenced
rate murder a crime at which human nature starts
Writ of error 3 Bl Com 406
The fourth species of execution is by writ of elegit 3
Extract of a letter from Joseph Reed recorder of
Bl Com 136
Of a nature very similar to challenges are libele 4
NOTES ON SMITHS EDITION OF THE LAWS OF PENN
Whether a sale of defendants lands under a younger
Smiths Laws 105
The jurors oath altered by act of 21st March 1806
On the naturalization laws of congress and the principle
On certain acts of congress and the construction put upon
On the extent of the judicial power of the courts of
Bl Com 339
The case of Clark sentenced as a spy remarked upon
Extract of two notes of Mr Duponceau under the head
There are two kinds of divorce the one total the other
As to the power of charging lands with the debts of
An estate tail may be barred or destroyed by a fine by
Whereby he is endamaged to such a value 3 Bl Com 295
A common jury is one returned by the sheriff according
And thus lastly for the sake of a more beneficial and com
In civil cases we have seen that every defendant is bail
OBSERVATIONS ON ACTS OF ASSEMBLY THAT MAY
Act of assembly March 19th 1810
Hints towards a general law on the subject of writs
Opinion in the case of Lessee of Ziebach v Morgan
On the granting new trials
Observations to the student on the practice of the law
The nature and degrees of kindred being thus in some
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Pagina 237 - And surely your blood of your lives will I require ; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man ; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man. Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed : for in the image of God made he man.
Pagina 291 - ... that he will support the Constitution of the United States, and that he doth absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty whatever, and particularly, by name, the prince, potentate, state or sovereignty whereof he was before a citizen or subject; which proceedings shall be recorded by the clerk of the court.
Pagina 115 - No person shall, for the same offence, be twice put in jeopardy of his life or limb, nor shall any man's property be taken or applied to public use without the consent of his representatives, and without just compensation being previously made to him.
Pagina 43 - Such colonists carry with them only so much of the English law as is applicable to their own situation and the condition of an infant colony; such, for instance, as the general rules of inheritance, and of protection from personal injuries.
Pagina 154 - Thou shalt not lend upon usury to thy brother; usury of money, usury of victuals, usury of any thing that is lent upon usury: unto a stranger thou mayest lend upon usury; but unto thy brother thou shalt not lend upon usury...
Pagina 594 - Bouvier, John. A Law Dictionary Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America, and of the Several States of the American Union; with References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law.
Pagina 170 - That all leases, estates, interests of freehold, or terms of years, or any uncertain interest of, in, to, or out of any messuages, manors, lands, tenements, or hereditaments, made or created by livery and seisin only, or by parol, and not put in writing, and signed by the parties so making or creating the same, or their agents thereunto lawfully authorized by writing, shall have the force and effect of leases or estates at will only...
Pagina 204 - that the laws of the several States, except where the Constitution, treaties, or statutes of the United States shall otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in trials at common law in the courts of the United States, in cases where they apply.
Pagina 320 - That there shall be no future confiscations made, nor any prosecutions commenced against any person or persons, for or by reason of the part which he or they may have taken in the present War ; and that no person shall on that account suffer any future loss or damage either in his person, liberty, or property...
Pagina 297 - States shall be first satisfied, and the priority hereby established shall extend as well to cases in which a debtor, not having sufficient property to pay all his debts, makes a voluntary assignment thereof, or in which the estate and effects of an absconding, concealed, or absent debtor are attached by process of law, as to cases in which an act of bankruptcy is committed.
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