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ART.

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I. OHIO REPORTS

. 261

Cases decided in the Supreme Court of Ohio upon

the Circuit, and at a special session in Columbus,

reported in conformity with the Act of Assembly. By

Charles Hammond, Attorney at Law.

II. CUSTOM TO DEVISE LANDS—How AND WHY LIMITED 285

III. IMPROVEMENTS IN PLEADING AND PRACTICE : 298

The Second and Third Reports made by the Commis-

sioners appointed to inquire into the Practice and

Proceedings of the Superior Courts of Common Law

in England.

IV. SALVAGE

: .

. 318

Whether salvage paid on cargo, ultimately carried to the

port of destination, is a charge diminishing freight?

V. BARON AND FEME

. 321

What are the husband's rights in choses of action be-

longing to the wife? What, where she survives him?

VI. MASTER AND SERVANT — INFANT'S CONTRACT FOR

SERVICE . . . . . . . 322

VII. INDIANA REPORTS . . . . . . 326

Reports of Cases argued and determined in the Su-

preme Court of Judicature of the State of Indiana.

With Tables of Cases and principal matters. By

Isaac Blackford, A. M., one of the Judges of the

Court. Vol. I. Containing the Cases from May

Term, 1817, being the first term of the Court, to

May Term, 1826, both inclusive.

VIII, RULES AS TO CONSTRUCTION OF DEVISES

332

IX. INSURANCE OF SÈAMEN'S WAGES . . . 339

* Insurance of seamen's wages is unquestionable ille-

gal.' Marshall on Insurance, p. 74. Vide 1 Mag.

18; Carter v. Boehm. 3 Bur. 1912; 1 Bl. 594; Phil.

Ins. 40.

Freight is the mother of wages; and the safety of the

ship is the mother of freight. Per Lord Mansfield,

Abernethy v. Landale, Doug. 542; 2 Brown Adm.

Law, ch. 5, 176; 1 Lord Raymond, 639; Dunnett

v. Tomhagen, 3 John. R. 154.

If the ship perish by tempest, fire, enemies, or ship-

wreck, the mariners lose their wages. C. K. B. ch.

2. For if the mariners were to have their wages in

such cases, they would not use their endeavors nor

hazard their lives for the safety of the ship. Pothier

De louage des Matelots, note 184; 1 Siderfin, 179.

DIGEST OF RECENT DecisioNS i . . . 344

Principal cases in 1 Devereux's North Carolina Re-

ports; 1 Blackford's Indiana Reports; 2 Paige's

Chancery Reports, New York.

Recent ENGLISH CASES. . . . . . 419

Common Law

Digest of cases selected from 1 Barnewall & Adolphus,

Parts 3 and 4; 7 Bingham, Parts 3 and 4; Moore

& Payne, Parts 1, 3, and 4; 1 Tyrwhitt, Part 3;

1 Crompton & Jervis; 2 Dow & Clark, Parts 1 &

2; 4 Manning & Ryland, Part 2; 1 Moody & Mal-

kin, Part 4; 4 Carrington & Payne, Part 4; 16

Barnewall & Creswell, Part 3.

Equity . . . . .

. 436

3 Simons, P. 1; 4 Simons, P. 4; 2 Dow & Clark, P.

1 and 2; 3 Bligh, P. 3.

Privy Council . . . . . . . 439

Knapp, Part 3.

LEGISLATION.

Georgia . . . . . . . . 441

Great Britain . . . . . . . 445

INTELLIGENCE AND MISCELLANY.

The liberty of the citizen dependent upon the independ-

ence of the Judiciary

Proposed bill in the British Parliament for the amendment

of the law of inheritance

. 450

Practical Advice to Articled Clerks. On the Mode of

Study .

452

Combination to Refuse the Payment of Taxes

454

Lord Hardwicke's Character, by Lord Chesterfield . 457

Ancient Salaries of Judges ,

Medical Jurisprudence. ..

460

Effects of Burning on the Human Body.

Lord Chancellor Brougham

467

Rewards to Informers

468

QUARTERLY List of Law PUBLICATIONS

471

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