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REFERENCES IN THIS WORK.
L. is affixed to all cases from the U.S. Reports, and refers L.
to the so-called Lawyer's Edition of the U.S. Reports, the figures indicating the book and page of that edition.
F. C. appended to a citation from the regular reports of F. C. the U. S. Circuit and District Courts, refers to the series
of reprints “ Federal Cases,” and gives, as the publishers of that series do, the number of the case in that series.
Fed. Cas. is used when a case contained in the Fed. Cas. series of Federal Cases is not reported in the reg
ular series of U. S., C. C., and D. C. Reports, and the citation of such cases is to the volume and page of Fed. Cas., not to the number of the case. Fed. Fed. or Fed. Rep. refers to the well-known FedFed. Rep. eral Reporter.
Those who have the Lawyers' Reports Annotated will L. R. A.
readily recognize the abbreviation L. R. A.
Lawyers who have, and those who are in the Am. Dec.
habit of using, the American Series of Selected Am. Rep. and Annotated Cases do not need to be told Am. St. Rep. that the American Decisions, American Reports,
and American State Reports are represented by the abbreviations Am. Dec., Am. Rep., and Am. St. Rep.
The Pennsylvania State Reports and the New JerPa. St.
sey Reports, both law and equity, are designated by N. J. L. N. J. Eg.
the number of the series, not by the names of the N. C.
reporters, while the North Carolina Reports are
cited under the reporters' names and numbers, in spite of the rule recently adopted by the Supreme Court of that State, because we know of no set in existence which is numbered from 1 to 123 of N. C. Reports. . Atl. The reporters of the National Reporter System are Pac. designated as Atl., Atlantic; Pac., Pacific; N. E., N. E.
North Eastern ; N. W., North Western ; So., SouthN. W.
ern ; S. E., South Eastern; S. W., South Western ; S. E. S. W.
and S. Ct., Supreme Court Reporter. So.
We think that in all other respects our abbreviations S. Ct.
will be clear and familiar to all who are accustomed to the use of law reports.
UNITED STATES REPORTS
A BRIEF CHRONOLOGICAL DIGEST
OF ALL POINTS DETERMINED IN THE DECISIONS
OF THE SUPREME COURT
SHOWING THE INFLUENCE, FOLLOWING AND PRESENT AUTHORITY
OF EACH CASE, AS DISCLOSED BY THE
COMPRISING ALL CITING CASES IN THAT COURT, THE INTERMEDIATE AND INFERIOR
FEDERAL COURTS, ND THE COURTS OF LAST SORT
OF ALL THE STATES
WALTER MALINS ROSE
OF THE SAN FRANCISCO BAR