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Page. TITLE CLI. Wills

1292 1. Of the capacity of the testator to make a will

1293 2. uf wills obtained by deceitful

practices 3. Of the legal execution of a will 1297 4. What shall be deemed a suffi

cient signing by the testator and what by the witnesses

1298 5. What shall be deemed an attes

tation in the testator's presence 1301 6. Of the competency of the witnesses

1302 7. Of the proof of the execution by

the witnesses 8. Of the publication and republication of a will

1308 9. Ofexpress revocations, or cancelling of wills

1309 10. ot implied revocations

1313 11. Of nuncupative wills

1314 12. Of the construction of wills 1315 13. Of legacies

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10 14. Of the right of such children, whom the testator has neglected

. in his will, to a portion of the testator's estate ; and herein. of posthumous children

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Page. seers ; and of the power of the overseers thereat

1324 4. Of the power of the overseers to

make orders and by-laws; and to make allowance to masters and

assistants to work-houses . 1325 5. How the yearly stipend, to mas. .

ters and assistants, shall be paid 1325 6. Of persons liable to be com

mitted to, and employed in, work. houses

1326 7 Of'the power of overseers to commit to the work-houses, persons thus liable; and herein of the discharge of such persons

1326 8. Persons, thus committed, to be kept diligently employed; and to be punished for disorderly behaviour

1327 9. Provision for the furniture of

work-bouses; and the materials

for carrying on the work therein 1328 10. Accountability of the master for

such materials, and the earnings
of the labourers

1329 11. How the earnings of the labourers are to be applied

1329 12. How controversies between the master and the overseers may be

determined 13. Of the discontinuance of work. houses

1330 14. Of exceptions in favour of the work-houses in Boston and Salem

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TITLE CLII. WITNESSES

1320 1. Of summoning witnesses in civil

causes; and their liability for

neglecting to obey such summons 1320 2. In what cases and under what re

strictions, a justice of the peace may summon witnesses in crimi. nal prosecutions

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TITLE CLIII. WORK-HOUSES

1322 1. Of the erection of work-houses

by any one town; and the choice and general power of the overseers thereof

1323 2. Of the erection of work-houses

by any number of towns; and the choice and general power of the overseers thereof

1323 3. Of the times and places for hold.

ing stated meetings of the over

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APPENDIX. NO I. Surveyor's complaint to a justice of the peace NO. I!. Warrant of distress by the justice against the respondent in the aforesaid

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INDEX.

The large numerals denote the volumes; and the cyphers the pages.

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B
ABATEMENT. I. 13

Bail. I. 219
...........of the.freehold. III. Bailment. I. 228
1060

Barratry. I. 235
Accessories. I. 39

Barristers I. 199
Accounts filed in off set. I. 47 Bastards. I. 237
......., book. I. 183

Beastiality. IV. 1202
Acknowledgment of deeds. I. 49 Beasts, stray. III. 863
Actions. I. 53

Bill of exceptions. I. 244
....... of account. I. 60.. ' Bills of exchange. I. 247
......., limitation of. III. 849 Bill of sale. I. 278
Administrators. II. 534

Blasphemy. I. 281
..........., sales by. III. 1138 Bond, debt on. II. 407, 408, 409,
Adultery. I. 65

410, 411
Advancement. I. 71

..... for the liberty of the gaol
Agents and receivers. I. 161

yard. II. 494
...... and servants. I. 166

..... replevin. III. 1116
Aliens. I. 73.

Book account. I. 183
Alienage, plea of. I. 16

Bribery. I. 282
Appeal. I. 81

Burglary. I. 285
Appraisers. I. 89..

Burnings, malicious. I. 99
Apprentice and servant. I. 91
Arrest. II. 558
Arson, and other malicious burn-
ings. I. 99

Cattle, impounding of. II. 703
Assault and Battery. I. 103 . Certiorari. I. 291
Assaults, felonious. I. 117

Champerty. I. 236
Assemblies unlawful. III. 1132 Challenges, in indictments. II. 722
Assessors. I. 118

Chattels real. III. 1057
Assignees, debt in reference to. II. Collectors of taxes. I. 293
445

Confession.-See recognizance
........, covenant in reference Consideration, in assumpsit. I. 170
to. I. 355

..........., in bills of exchange
Assumpsit. I. 144.

and promissory notes. I. 250
Attachment. I. 193

..........., in deeds. II. 416
Attorney-general, solicitor-gene- Constables. I. 320

ral, and county attorneys. I. 199 Continuance of actions. I. 324
Auctioneers. I. 213

Contracts affected by the statute of
Audita Querela. I. 215

frauds. I. 329

Coparceners. II. 782

Deforcement III. 1063
Copy-right. III. 861

Depositions Il. 436
Coroners. I. 329

Descent of real estate. II. 442
Coroners' inquest. II. 740

Discontinuance. III. 1062
Correction, house of. II. 687 Disseizin. III. 1061
Costs. I. 341

Distribution of personal estate. II.
Counsellors. I. 199

4.

47
Counterfeiting. II. 622

Divorce. II. 450
County attorneys. I. 199

Dower. II. 457
Covenants. I. 349

Duelling. II. 463
Coverture, plea of. I. 17
Courts of common pleas I. 315
:..... probate. III. 1027
...... supreme judicial. IV. Ejectment. III. 1069
1203

Elections. II. 465
...... of sessions. III. 1150 Embracery. I. 283
Curtesy. I. 369

Engines and engine-men. II, 486
Customs and prescriptions. I. 371 Engrossing. II. 621

Entry into land, right of. III. 1064
D

.... writs of. III. 1068

Equity of redemption. III. 923
Damages in adultery. I. 68

Escape. II. 490
........ assault and battery. I. Evidence in adultery. I. 67
114

....... assault and battery. I.
•••...i assumpsit. I. 191

113 ,
....... covenant. I. 367

....... assumpsit. I. 180
...... incurred through defect ....... bills of exchange and
of ways. I. 378

promissory notes. I. 276
...... where private lands are ....... debt. II. 431

appropriated to public uses. I. ....... false imprisonment.
379

II. 562
..... where buildings are pros- ....... forcible entry and de-
trated to prevent an increase of tainer. II. 619
fire. I. 382

....... insurance. II. 771
. . . . . by mischievous dogs. I. ....... malicious prosecu-
383

tion. III. 882
...... in audita querela. I. 217 ....... slander. III. 1183
:....debt. II. 405

....... treason. IV, 1230
....... replevin. III. 1112, ....... trespass on the case.
1113, 1114

IV. 1261
....... the writ de homine ...... mode of perpetuating,
· replegiando. IV. 1334

that notice was given, respecting
....... trespass. IV. 1248 the sale of real estate by execu-
...... to prosecutors on con tors, administrators and guardi-
victions of larceny. I. 386

ans. III. 1141
...... how to be assessed where ...... general principles of. II.

a defendant makes default. I. 499
385...

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Executions. II. 514
Debt. II. 405

Executors and administrators. II.
Debtors imprisoned. II. 709

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Executors and administrators, sales Highways. II. 667
by. III. 1138

Homicide. JI. 676
:................. ofas. House-breaking. I. 285

sumpsit in reference to. I. 169 · House of correction. II. 687
Executory devises. II. 555

Husband and wife. II. 695
Extortion. I. 283

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Idiots, guardians of. II. 648
Factors. I. 160

Idle and dissolute persons, guardi.
False imprisonment. II. 558

ans of. II. 648
Fee-simple. II. 565

Impounding, II, 703
Fee-tail. II. 568

Imprisoned debtors. II. 709
Felonious assaults. I. 117

Imprisonment, false. II. 558
Fences. II. 576

Incest. III. 1025
Fence viewers. II. 576

Indictment. II. 715
Ferries. II. 606

Indorsement of writs. I. 32
Ferrymen. II. 606

Infancy. II. 725
Field-drivers. II. 608

..... plea of, in abatement. I.
Fire and Firewards. II. 609
Fishery. II. 614

Innholders and retailers of spiritu-
Fowling. II.'614

ous liquors. II. 730
Forcible entry and detainer. II. 616 Inquest of death. II. 740
Forestalling. II. 621

....... office. II. 743
Forgery and counterfeiting. II. 622 Insimul computassent. I. 154
Fornication. II. 634

Insolvent estates. II. 749
Frauds, statute of. I. 329

Insurance. II. 756
Freehold. III. 1059

Insurrection. II. 773
Intrusion. III. 1060
Interest on bills of exchange and

promissory notes. I. 277
Gaming. II. 636
Gaol and gaoler. II. 642
Goods, lost. III. 863
Grants to pious and charitable uses. Joint-tenants. III. 777
II. 646

Judgment on a plea in abatement.
Guardians. II. 648

I. 37.
......., sales by. III. 1138

...... in action of account.
Guide-posts. II. 655

I. 63.

........ covenant. I. 367
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......, debt on. II. 413

.... in debt. II, 433
Habeas corpus. II. 658

........ replevin, Ill. 1112,
Harbours. II. 663

1113, 1114
Hawkers. II. 664

........ the writ de homine
Hereditaments, corporeal. III. replegiando. IV. 1334
1057

Jusrisdiction, pleas to the. I. 14, 15
i........, incorporeal. III Jury. III. 801
1057

Justices of the peace. III. 818

Larceny. III. 827
Leases. III. 837
Legacies. IV. 1316
Lewdness. III. 1025
Libel. III. 844
Licensed houses. II. 730
Liens. III. 870
Limitation of actions. III. 849
Literary property. III. 861
Lost property. III. 863
Lotteries. III. 867
Lord's day. III. 875
Lunaticks, guardians of. II. 648

Overseers of the poor, power of, to

bind out minors of a certain dis-
cription, as apprentices or ser-
vants. I. 91
.............., their duty to
inquire into the usage of such
minors. I. 92

.........., their power
to bind out to service, adults of

a certain discription. I. 94
Outlawry. III. 938
........ plea of in abatement. I.

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M
Maiming. I. 116

Parish and precinct. III. 944
Maintenance. I. 236

Partition. III. 948
Malicious prosecution. III. 880 Partners. I. 168
Manslaughter. II. 680

Paupers. III. 960
Marriage. III. 884

........, removal of. III. 965. 967
Masters and owners of vessels. I.

....... settlement of. III. 1153

cena
162,

Pedlers. II. 664
Merger. III. 1094

Perjury. III. 972
Militia. III. 891

Pews. III. 967
Mills. III. 911

Pleading in abatement. I. 13
Ministers, of contracts between ....... in actions of account. I

them and their people. III. 1047 61
Minors, guardians of II. 648

.. in the action of adultery
Mischievous dogs. I. 383

1. 67
Misnomer of the person, plea of........ in assault and battery. I.
I. 17

108
.......... place. I. 19 : ....... in assumpsit. I. 175. 185
.......... of the degree or ....... in audita querela. I. 217
mystery. I. 20.

.... in covenant. I. 362
Misprision of treason. IV. 1224 .... in debt. II. 418
Money had and received. I. 145 .... in false imprisonment. II.-
..... laid out and expended I. 152 562
..... lent and advanced, I. 152 i...... in indictment. II. 722
Mortgages. III. 918

....... in insurance. II. 771
Murder. II. 682

....... in malicious prosecution.
Mute, standing. II. 722

III. 881
......., general principles of. III.
999

. in slander. III. 1181
Naturalization. I. 81

........ in replevin. III. 1107
Nuisances. III. 927

...... in trespass. IV. 1246

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