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THE

PRACTICE OF THE LAW

IN

ALL ITS DEPARTMENTS;

WITH A VIEW OF

RIGHTS, INJURIES, AND REMEDIES,

AS AMELIORATED BY RECENT STATUTES, RULES, AND DECISIONS ;

SHOWING

THE BEST MODES OF CREATING, PERFECTING, SECURING, AND TRANSFERRING RIGHTS ;

AND

THE BEST REMEDIES FOR EVERY INJURY, AS WELL BY ACTS OF PARTIES THEMSELVES,
AS BY LEGAL PROCEEDINGS; AND EITHER TO PREVENT OR REMOVE INJURIES ; OR

TO ENFORCE SPECIFIC RELIEF, OR PERFORMANCE, OR COMPENSATION.

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IN ARBITRATIONS; BEFORE JUSTICES ; IN COURTS OF COMMON LAW;
EQUITY ; ECCLESIASTICAL AND SPIRITUAL ; ADMIRALTY; AND

COURTS OF APPEAL.

WITH NEW PRACTICAL FORMS.

INTENDED AS

A COURT AND CIRCUIT COMPANION.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. 1.-PART I.

BY J. CHITTY, ESQ.
OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER.

LONDON:
HENRY BUTTERWORTH, LAW BOOKSELLER,

7, FLEET STREET.

MDCCCXXXIII.

Το

THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

SIR THOMAS DENMAN, KNT.

.

Lord Chief Justice of England,

&c. &c. &c.

THIS WORK IS DEDICATED,

WITII

THE DEEPEST RESPECT

FOR THOSE

AMIABLE QUALIFICATIONS AND THAT INDEPENDENT

PUBLIC CONDUCT

WHICH SO EMINENTLY DISTINGUISHED HIM

AS

AN ADVOCATE,

AND

ULTIMATELY RAISED HIM

TO

THE HIGH JUDICIAL SITUATION

HE NOW FILLS

WITH NO LESS HONOUR TO HIMSELF

THAN

BENEFIT TO THE COMMUNITY.

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ADVERTISEMENT.

This Work will be published in four Parts, with distinct Indexes to each, and the last containing a general Index of the whole, so that each Part will be complete in itself. This (the first) Part is now published. The second will be published in Easter Term next. The third and fourth (with all the improvements of the present Sessions) before next Michaelmas Term.

of the

course,

The object of this Work is to give a practical view

present improved law relating to Private Rights, and the best Remedies for Injuries, so as to enable all legal Practitioners in every department not only to adopt the best means of creating, perfecting, securing, and transferring Rights, but also to select the best of several Remedies, and pursue the most judicious legal

whether on behalf of a claimant or of a defendant: and whether by preventing, abating, or removing an Injury by his own act, or by legal proceedings, or to compel specific relief or performance, or enforce compensation for every description of Injury, as well by his own act, as by arbitration, or summary proceedings before a Judge, or before Justices of the Peace, or in Courts of Common Law, Equity, Ecclesiastical, or Admiralty; showing the modern and improved Practice in each. The Work is offered to the Public as a compact Summary of the Law as improved by modern Legislation;

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