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Entered, according to act of Congress, in the year eightoen hundred and forty-one,
BY DAVID HOYT,
Rec. Aug. 20.1869
Hon. REUBEN HYDE WALWORTH,
CHANCELLOR OF THE STATE OF NEW-YORK,
THE EMINENT JURIST,
WHOSE VIRTUES ADORN THE WALKS OF PRIVATE LIFE,
AND WHOSE LEGAL RESEARCH HAS SO LARGELY CONTRIBUTED TO THE HIGH
REPUTATION OF THE JUDICIARY
OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK. THESE REPORTS ARE RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED,
EQUITY JUDGES AND VICE CHANCELLORS
IN THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
SINCE THE ADOPTION OF THE NEW CONSTITUTION.
(a)WILLIAM B. ROCHESTER,
Appointed April 21, 1823. (6)JOHN BIRDSALL, « April 17, 1826. (C)ADDISON GARDINER, " Sept. 25, 1829. (d)NATHAN DAYTON, « Feb. 23, 1838. (e)FREDERICK WHITTLESEY, April 16, 1839.
(a) First appointment under the new constitution, Equity Judge, ex officio.
(b) In the place of William B. Rochester, resigned, Equity Judge, ex officio.
(c) In the place of John Birdsall, resigned, Equity Judge, ex officio, until January 1, 1830, afterwards Vice Chancellor, ex officio.
(d) In the place of Addison Gardiner, resigned, Vice Chancellor, ex officio, until May 1, 1839.
(e) Appointed under act of March 27, 1839, transferring the equity jurisdiction to the Vice Chancellor so appointed. Term of office commenced May 1, 1839.