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Pleadings in trespass on the case.

IV. 1261
........ in trover IV, 1267

Sales. I. 156
........in waste. IV. 1291

..... by executors, administra-
Polygamy. III. 1025

tors, and guardians. III, 1138
Pounds. II. 703

Schools and school-masters. III.
Prescriptions J. 271

1143
Private ways. II. 667

School committees. III. 1147
Profaneness. III, 1029

...... districts, and district meet-
Promissory notes. I. 247

ings. III. 1147
Property, literary. III. 861

Seamen's wages. I. 163
........ lost. III. 863

Servants, contracts made by. I. 166
Proprietors. III. 1032

Service, bad, plea in abatement by
Public worship. III. 1044

reason of. I. 30
Sessions, court of. III. 1150
Settlement of paupers. III. 1153

Sheriff. III. 1167
Quantum Meruit. I. 153

Slander. III. 1177
Quantum Valebat. I. 154

Slave trade. IV. 1199
Sodomy and beastiality. IV, 1202
Solicitor general. I. 199

Stray beasts. III. 863
Rape. III. 1055

Supreme Judicial court. IV. 1203
Real estates and chattels real. III. Surveyors of highways. IV. 1208
1057

Swine, impounding of. II. 703
Recognizances. III. 1075
Redemption, equity of. III. 923,

T
965
Reference and Referees. III. 1082 Tenants in common. II. 781
Register of deeds. III. 1089 Tender. IV. 1217
Regrating. II. 621

Test, bad, plea of abatement by
Remainder. III. 1094

reason of. I. 30
Removal of paupers. III. 967 Theft.-See Larceny.
Rent, debt for. II. 412

Treason and misprision of treason.
Replevin. III. 1104

IV. 1224
Replevin bonds. III. 1116

Trespass. IV. 1233
Rescue. III. 1118

Trespass on the case. IV. 1250
Retailers of spirituous liquors. II. Trover. IV. 1263
730

Trustee process. IV. 1268
Reversion. III. 1094
Review. III. 1122
Right, writ of. III. 1072
Riots. III. 1132

Use and occupation. I. 154
Routs. III. 1132

Usury. IV. 1283
Robbery. III. 1136
Rogues and vagabonds, punishment
of. II, 687

Vagabonds, punishment of. II. 689

Venue, wrong, plea in abatement Ways, high. II. 667
by reason of. I. 31

...:. private. II. 667
Verdict in assault and battery. I. Wife, husband and. II. 695
114

Wills. IV. 1292
...... in assumpsit. I. 191

Work-houses. IV. 1322
...... in debt. II. 433

Worship, public. III. 1044.
...... in criminal trials. II. 723 Writs of entry. III. 1068
...... in trespass. IV. 1248 ....... right III. 1072
Voluntary courtsey. I. 174

....... restitution in replevin. III.

1115
W

....... withernam in replevin.
Wagers. I. 158

....... de homine replegiando.
Wages, seamen's. I, 163 .

IV. 1331,
Waste. IV. 1289

III. 1115.

ADDENDA,

CONTAINING CERTAIN ACTS NOT NOTICED IN THE BODY OF

THIS WORK.

ASSESSORS. An Act in addition to the several Laws regulating Elections.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa. tives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, That the assistant assessors in any town wherein such officers are, or may by law be chosen, shall, before entering on the duties of their respective offices, be sworn to the faithful discharge thereof; and shall have the same powers, and they are hereby required to perform the same duties in their several wards, in collecting and making lists of all such inhabitants as are qualified to vote in any election, and also of all rateable polls, as assessors are by law required to do and perform.

[This act passed March 6. 1810.]

ATTORNEY-GENERAL, SOLICITOR-GENERAL, AND

COUNTY ATTORNEYS. An act repealing the first section of an act entitled, “an act respect.

ing the offices and duties of the attorney-general, solicitor.general, and county attorneys."

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, That the first section of an act entitled “ an act respecting the offices and duties of the Attorney-General, Solicitor-General and county Attorneys," passed on the twentieth day of June, in the year of our Lord one thou. sand eight hundred and seven, be and the same is here. by repealed.

[This act passed June 20, 1809.]

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Powers transferred.

COMMON PLEAS:
An Act to transfer the powers and duties of the Court of Sessions to

the Courts of Common Pleas, and for other purposes.

Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Former acts repealed.

Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, That from and after the passing of this act, the act entitled, “ an act in addition to an act, entitled an act establishing Courts of General Sessions of the Peace," passed the third day of July, in the year of our Lord, seventeen hundred and eighty two, and also an “act to explain and amend the laws respecting Courts of General Sessions of the Peace,” be, and they hereby are repealed.

Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That from and after the passing of this act, the Courts of Common Pleas, within this Commonwealth, in their respective counties, shall have, exercise and perform all the powers, authori. ties and duties, which before and until the passing of this act, the respective Courts of Sessions within the several counties in this Commonwealth, have by law had, exer. cised and performed

Sect. 3. Be it further enacted, That all petitions, rePetitions, etc. return. cognizances, warrants, orders, certificates, reports and able to the Common Pleas.

processes, made to, pending in, taken for, or continued, or returnable to, the Courts of Sessions in the several counties in this Commonwealth, shall be returnable to, entered, have day, be proceeded in, and determined by the respective Courts of Common Pleas, within and for the same counties, at the term thereof, which shall be next holden after passing this act ; and that all petitions, recognizances, warrants, orders, reports and processes, which shall hereafter be made or taken, shall be made and taken to the Courts of Common Pleas, within the respective counties, at the term thereof, which shall be next holden after passing this act, in the same manner as they would have been made or taken to the said Court of Sessions, if this act had not been made.

[This act passed June 19, 1809.]

An act to authorize two Justices of the Courts of Common Pleas to

transact the business of said Courts in certain cases.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepresentaTwo justices may transact the business tives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of of the court, in certain cases.

the same, That whenever there shall be a vacancy in any Court of Common Pleas by death, resignation, or other.

wise, or whenever any of the justices of said courts shall be unavoidably detained from attending at any term or part of a term thereof, the said courts may be holden and all the business thereof transacted by two of the justices of such court. And whenever any justice of said courts shall be legally disqualified from acting in any cause or matter pending therein, the same may be heard, tried, acted upon and determined by the other two justices of said court.

[This act passed March 6, 1810.].

COSTS.
An Act limiting the time of payment of costs allowed in criminal

prosecutions, and for other purposes.
Sect. 1. Be it enacted by the Senute and House of Re-

Time of the payment presentatives in General Court assembled, and by the autho- of costs limited. rity of the same, That all sums taxed or allowed, or which may hereafter be taxed or allowed, and all other charges which have arisen, or may arise, in any criminal prosecution before the Supreme Judicial Court, or any Court of Common Pleas, and which by law are chargeable to the commonwealth or county, shall be claimed and demanded by the person or persons who are or may be entitled to receive the same, of the county treasurer, within two years next after the passing of this act, or within three years next after the same were or may be taxed or allowed, and not afterwards. And all persons not claiming or demanding such allowances within the tinie above limited shall be forever afterwards debarred therefrom. And it shall be the duty of every county treasurer, in his general account, required by law to be exhibited to the Governor and Council on the first Monday of June annually, to credit the Commonwealth with all such sums, allowed by the Supreme Court, remaining in the county treasury not claimed or demanded within the time above mentioned ; and also for all sums taxed in any bill of cost on a criminal prosecution, for the fees of the Attorney General or Solicitor General, when no other person is entitled thereto, and the amount of such sums shall be deducted from the county treasurer's account against the Commonwealth ; and every county treasurer shall account with his county for all sums received out of the treasury of the Commonwealth for jury fees, and for jailor's charges for the maintenance of prisoners. Sect. 2. Be it further enacted, That from and after com

County treasurer. the passing of this act, no person shall be eligible as

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