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CLERKS OF COURTS—Continued.
supreme court, fees and costs payable immediately, 177.

returns of, to Secretary of Treasury, etc., 180.
jury list to be made by, 198.

fraud in connection with drawing of, 214.
oath, bond, powers of, etc., 174.
supreme court, payment into Treasury in case of balance due, 181.

notice to be given district attorney of divorce proceedings instituted, 185.
oaths may be administered by, 178.

fees for, 179.
performance of duty in criminal court, 185.
salary, etc., 179.

Solicitor of Treasury to be furnished with copy of decree, etc., when, 185.
COEXECUTOR-

revocation of authority to act, etc., when, 127.
COLLECTOR (see Executor) -
bond of, when acting before grant of letters, 305

approval of, 121.
duties of, etc., 306.
inventory to be made of decedent's estate, by, etc., 309-316.

refusal of, to deliver property, etc., 308.
COLLECTOR OF TAXES—

list of jurors to be made by, 198.

list of transfers of property to be furnished to, 554.
COLORED PERSONS-

issue of, deemed to be legitimate, 1297
COMMERCIAL PAPER (see Negotiable instruments)-

provisions with reference to, 1304–1493.
COMMISSION-

issue of, to take deposition, 1060.

testimony taken on, from courts outside of District, 1062.
COMMISSIONER OF FISH AND FISHERIES-

permit to be granted by, for catching certain bait with net, etc., 896.
COMMISSIONER OF PATENTS-

appeal to court of appeals from decisions of, 228.
COMMISSIONERS-

fees of, 1113.
records to be kept by, 1113.

Supreme Court to appoint, 65.
COMMISSIONERS OF DEEDS-

appointment, duties, etc., of, 557.
COMMISSIONERS OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-

power of, with reference to granting charters to certain corporations, 717.
COMMISSION MERCHANTS-

embezzlement by, 838.
COMMITTEE-
appointment of, for lunatics, 168.
to manage drunkard's estate, 172.

bond, powers of, etc., 172.

COMMON CARRIER-

sale of unclaimed freight by, when, 642.

transportation of dead bodies to or through city forbidden without permit, 676
COMMON LAW-

in force unless replaced, 1.

not affected by code, etc., 1640.
COMMUNICATIONS-

husband and wife not to testify as to confidential, 1069.
COMPETENCY (see Evidence)-

of witnesses, 1063.
COMPOSITION-

creditors may enter into, on dissolution of partnership, 1494.

separate, may be entered into by one of several joint debtors, 1210.
COMPROMISE-

separate, may be entered into by one of several joint debtors, 1210.
COMPTROLLER OF THE CURRENCY-

deposit of bonds, etc., with, by trust, etc., companies, 728.
savings banks may be examined by, 714.
trust, etc., companies subject to national-bank laws, etc., 720.

report may be made by, 720, 730.
CONCEALMENT-
assets of decedent's estate by executor, etc., 124.

by stranger of decedent's estate, 122.

delivery of, may be ordered, 122.
CONDEMNATION-

jurisdiction of district court in exercising right of eminent domain, 84.

of land for public use, procedure, etc., 483–491.
CONDITIONAL SALE-

not valid as to third persons, when, 547.
CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS (see Evidence) –

husband or wife not to testify as to, 1068.
CONFINEMENT-

person in, may be released by writ of habeas corpus, etc., 1143.
CONSTABLE,

offense of false personation as, 860.

office of, abolished, 41.
CONTINGENT-

estates may be conveyed by deed, etc., 512.
CONTINGENT FUTURE ESTATES-

what are, 1022.
CONTINGENT INTERESTS
when real estate subject to be sold, etc., 97.

procedure, etc., 98.
disposition of proceeds, 99.

proceeds deemed to be real estate, 100.
CONTINUANCE-

of actions not to be granted, because of amendments, 400.
CONTRACTOR-

effect of death of joint, 1206.
lien of, for labor and material, etc., 1237.

CONTRACTS-

beneficiary not to pay member's assessment in fraternal beneficial association,

etc., 758.
deemed joint and several for purpose of suits, 1205.
land, acknowledgment of, etc., 501.
marriage, may be annulled, when, 966.

may be decreed void when within certain degrees of relationship, 1283.
new promise in case of, to be in writing, 1271.
nonnegotiable, assignment of, when authorized, etc., 433.
rate of interest agreed upon by, 1178.

when to be performed out of District, 1186.
to be in writing, etc., 1117.

wife's, deemed to be with reference to separate estate, 1156.
CONVEYANCES—

decrees to have effect of, when, 101.
forms of, 556.
fraudulent, effect of, 1120.
husband may make, where wife absent or insane, 1165.

method of making, etc., 492-556.
COPARCENARY-

estates in, not to exist, 956.
COPYRIGHT-

appeal from decison of court of appeals, 234.
CO-RESPONDENT-

made a party in divorce cases, 983.
CORONER,

appointment of, by President, etc., 190.
bond of, 191.
deputy, appointment, etc., 196.
disinterment of bodies may be authorized by, 686.
duties of, 192.
jury when summoned, etc., 193.

pay of, 195.
permits for cremation to be signed by, 683.
process to be executed by, when, 197.

to be served by, on disqualification of marshal, 41.
salary of, 190.

witnesses, attendance before, for purposes of testifying, 194.
CORPORATION COUNSEL, 932.
CORPORATIONS-
bond, etc., not required on appointment as executor, guardian, etc., 745.

not required on administering estates, etc., 263, 274.
dissolution of, provisions with reference to, 768–797.

involuntary, procedure in case of, 786.
execution of deeds by, how, 497.
executor, etc., holding stock not personally liable, 742.
formation of benevolent, educational, etc., societies, 599.

board of trade, 701.
building associations, 687.
cemetery associations, 658.
fraternal beneficial associations, 749–765.

subordinate bodies, 757.
institutions of learning, 574.

CRIMINAL COURT-

certification of case from one to another for trial, 67.
duty of clerk, marshal, and attorney in, 185.
jurisdiction of, 83.

exceptions, 83.
jurors for, method of drawing, 204.

jury of, may be used for trials in probate court, 140.
CRUELTY-

to children, offense of, etc., 814.
CURTESY-

husband entitled to estate hy, 1159.

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DAMAGES-

allowance of, in case of unlawful issue of writ of replevin, 1559.
assessment of, by jury in widening alleys, etc., 1611.
condemnation of land, benefits to be considered, 486.
judgments for, to include interest, 1185.
recovery of, in action against intruder in office, 1548.

for death resulting from negligence, 1301.

distribution of, 1303.
DEAD (see also Death) -

cremation and embalming of, when permitted, 682.
disinterment, when authorized, 686.
keeping or exposing bodies, etc., forbidden, 675.
place, mode, etc., of burial, 678–679.
removal or conveyance of bodies, forbidden, except by permit, 676.

use of testimony in subsequent trial, etc., 1065.
DEATH (see also Dead)-

effect of, in case of joint contractor, etc., 1206.
justice of the peace, effect upon judgments, etc., 27.
liability for causing, through negligence, 1301.
penalty of, to be executed by hanging, etc., 1199.
presumption of, in case of absence, 252.

effect if found living, 253.
report of, to be made to health office, 677.
right of action to survive in case of, when, 235.

procedure in case of, 235-251.
time of execution not essential in sentence of, 926.
DEBTORS,

appointed as executors, effect of, etc., 318.

assignments of insolvent, etc., 435.
DEBTS (see also Claims),

against decedent's estate, proving of, etc., 330–360.
husband not liable for wife's, before marriage, 1166.

proceedings in case of, 1167.
mutual, may be used as set-off, 1563.
priority of payment of decedent's, rule governing, 356.
real estate may be sold when personal estate of decedent not sufficient to pay,

etc., 96.
record, proof of, 1070.
sale of decedent's estate to pay, 146.

DECEDENT-

accounts of executor, 361-372.
concealment of assets of, by stranger, procedure, etc., 122.
estates, administration of, etc., 259–308.

allowance for lost property, 372. .
assets, what are, 317.
debts of, proof of, etc., 330-360.
inventory to be made of, 309–316.
investment of funds, where payments to be made at distant date, 369.
rule of distribution in case of intestacy, 373.
sale of, when, etc., 322–326.

for payment of debts, etc., 119, 146.

no sale if bond given, etc., 147.
suits by and against, 327-329.
priority in payment of debts, rule governing, 356.

real estate may be sold when personal estate not sufficient to pay debts, etc., 96.
DECREE (see Order)-

attachment may issue to enforce, 108.
period in which may be enforced, 1212.

when to have effect of conveyance, 97.
DEDIMUS POTESTATEM-

supreme court may grant, to take depositions, 1058.
DEED OF TRUST-

debtor not to bid at sale under, 542.
effect of death of one trustee, etc., 533.
execution, delivery, effect of, etc., 521.
expenses and commissions in case of sale of, 545.
lien of, on conveyance of real estate, when superior to judgment, etc., 1216.
securing debt on personal chattels, to be recorded, 546.

terms of sale in case of, 539.
DEEDS (see Recorder of deeds) -

absolute, acknowledgment, form, etc., 492-520.
chattels, recording of, etc., 546.
copy of record as evidence, 1071.
covenants in case of, 505-512.
estates created by, 1025.
fee for acknowledgment by clerk of court, etc., 178.
forms of, 556.
recorded prior to code defectively acknowledged, when, etc., 515.
suit may be brought to vacate fraudulent, etc., 1122.

when to take effect, 499.
DEFENDANT

witness on behalf of, in crimina, cases, 920.

discharge of, for purpose of becoming witness, 921.
DEFINITIONS-

of certain offenses, 904.
grant, bargain, and sell, 503.

“die without issue,” 504.
DE LUNATICO INQUIRENDO-

writ of, to issue out of probate court, 167.
DEMURRER-

not waived by pleading over, 1533.

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