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SKETCHES OF THE BENCH AND THE BAR, ANECDOTES, &c., &c.
A TABLE OF CASES, A GENERAL INDEX,
A DIGEST OF THE REPORTS.
OF THE NEW-YORK BAR.
276 398 227 429 172 110 227 398
19 43 181 381 383
De Medina v. Grove A. B., in re
136 Doe d. Plumer v. Nainby Adams v. Rowe
76 Donahue ads. Collins Allan and an'r v. Aguira and an'r
380 Dormay v. Borradaile American Exchange Bank v. City Bank 18 Dorr and an'r v. Swartwout American Life Ins. and Trust Co. v. Bayard
Dosseitei, The and o'rs
13 Draper ads. Ferriş and Underhill Anderson, in re, estate of
302 Dunn v. Packwood Armsworth v. South Eastern Railway Co. - 345
Electric Telegraph Co. v. Nott and o'rs
F. Banta ads Griffing,
100 Ferris et al. ads. Storms Barber and o’rs v. Butcher
67 Ferson v. Sanger et als. Barley v. Walford
71 Finden v. Stephens Barry and an'r v. Nesham and an'r
151 Freeman and an'r v. Arment Bristow v. Needham
21 Freer y. Peacock Batterson v. Furguson
100 Belsham v. Perceval
G. Benjamin v. Fraser, adm'r, &c.
18 Gallagher v. White Bishopp v. Colebrook
454 Gatty v. Field Bradner and o’rs v. Jones, sheriff, &c.
96 | Gazelle, The Breynton v. The London and North Western Gilbert v. Mickle Railroad Co.
269 Giles v. Tooth Bristow v. Needham
21 Giles v. Rusk Bromage v. Vaughan & Bevan
150 Gillett v. Whitmarsh and or's Brown et al. v. McEvey
19 Gillon v. Bruen Bryant & Barnes v. Woodruff
139 Gipsey King, The Buck ads. O'Connor
19 Glascott v. Lang Bunn and Herder ads. Bradlie and o'rs 227 Same v. Same Burch, in error, v. Westfall, in error
178 Goddard v..Norton
Gover, ex parte, re Humphreys
Goodal v. Lowndes
393 Gregg, an infant, in re, Chamberlin ads. West
226 Chapman v. The British Guiana Bank 308
H. Cotheal y. Brower
175 Haggerty v. Murray Cowie v. Remfry
25 Haines v. Taylor Coxhead v. Richards
351 Hale, in re, goods of, Cromwell v. Delaplaine
226 Hall v. Hugonin Cropsey v. Robinson
20 | Hill v. Sands
Hills v. Nash
Hobby & Morehouse ads. Bruce
294 Holding v. Liverpool Gas Co. Daines v. Heath
434 Hopkins v. Richardson Daniels & Tryon ads. Stetson
20 Davis v. Clayton
J. Davies v. Williams .
100 144 196
10 116 417
65 227 437 426 451 199
79 108 265
418 305 339 101
19 338 18 77 149 235 456 335 409
341 James v. Ball Day v. Sharpe
107 Johnson and o’rs v. The Sloop Merchant
Johnson v. Wissman
18 Pott v. Cleg
Pott v. Flather 124 Porter v. Dalley 19 Prime, Ward & Co., in re
Kirk in re
L. La Forest v. Wall Lamond v. Davall Lander v. Parr Lane v. Dixon Langeman ads. Stevens Levy v. Webb Lewis v. Cooper Lewis v. Samuel Lewis v. Billing Lord v. Joachimssen Lynch ads. Welch & Drake
16 156 463 104 245 272 334 449 183
Rodgers el al
5 406 417 106 113 19 31 122 109 142
R. 52 Ray v. Willis
Renwick v. McAllister
Reynell v. Lewis 148 Rich v. Basterfield 228 Robinson v. Hawksford 227 Robbins v. Davis and or's 348 Rogers v.
Kennay 19 Rogers v. Rhodeback 144 Root, estate of, in re 143 Russell v. Nicholas 71 63
S. 100 Sadler ads. Tobias 20 Sandford ads. June
Sawyer v. Jackson 315 Schilling v. Welman
Scioto, The, 166 Seringapatam, The,
70 Sharland v. Mildon 205 Shepley v. Rangely 418 Sherwood v. Mutual Ins. Co. 380 Sloat v. N. Y. & Erie Railroad Co.
18 Smith v. Ball 193 Smyth v. Holme 226 | Sniffen ads. Weed 300 Soloman y. Lawson
Newton and an'r v. Belcher
207 230 209 342 254 159 396
0. Oatman, ex'r of Scott, in re
P. Paine and or's v. The Steamboat Neptune Parker v. Parshall Parsons v. Sexton Partridge v. Menck Partridge v. The Governor & Co. of the Bank
49 Sparkman & Kelsey v. Higgins & Co.
Taylor v. Clay
19 Webb v. Grace
21 380 327 182 226 417 36 20
NEW-YORK, JANUARY, 1847. [MONTHLY Part.
After some years practice as a special THE LATE LORD CHIEF JUSTICE TIN.
pleader, Mr: Tindal was called to the bar. DAL.
This took place on the 20th June, 1809, Nicholas CONYNGHAM TINDAL, the late and he selected the Northern Circuit as Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Com- the field of his first exertions. It is said mon Pleas in England, was born at that during the early years of his
progress Chelmsford in the year 1776. He was he had so little expectation of his future descended from an ancient family in the eminence, that he applied, or had thoughts county of Essex.
His father, Robert of applying, for a colonial appointment ; Tindal, practised many years as an at- but was dissuaded from expatriating himtorney at Chelmsford.
self by one who knew his attainments and Mr. Tindal went through the usual course capacity, and augured truly of his final of school education at Chelmsford, and in the year 1795, entered Trinity College, Although Mr. Tindal was never disCambridge. At the expiration of
four years tinguished as a popular speaker, he soon he took the degree of bachelor of arts, displayed eminent powers of reasoning and in 1802, that of master of arts. He and profound knowledge of the law. The obtained the prize of Chancellor's Senior common law reports afford abundant eviMedallist, and stood high as a wrangler. dence of the esteem in which he was held He was elected a fellow of his College in as a lawyer. He was engaged in many 1803, and soon afterwards commenced of the most difficult cases and argued them his studies for the bar at Lincoln's Inn. with logical skill and great ability. He was a pupil of Mr. Richardson, after- The lectures at the Inns of Court, havwards Judge Richardson.
ing long been abolished, it is the custom At that time any member of one of the for students, after entering themselves at Inns of Court was permitted to commence one of the Inns of Court, to resort to the practice as a special pleader or convey- chambers of a special pleader or barrister ancer, the duties of which consist in pre- in good practice and distinguished for his paring pleadings or conveyances for at skill and learning. Certainly no better torneys. Mr. Tindal availed himself of choice could be made of a
than this permission, and practised as a special the subject of this memoir. Of kind and pleader, in which department of business courteous manners, sound and discrimihe soon met with considerable success. nating judgment, great learning, paThis has been the course of many eminent tience, and assiduity, he was precisely the lawyers who thus establish a reputation person with whom a student, anxious to for skilful advice in the institution and de- acquire a knowledge of his profession, fence of actions, the preparation of plead- would be advised to study, and accordings and settling evidence; and hence ac- ingly we find that the pupils of Mr. Tinquiring the confidence of their clients, (the dal were numerous. Amongst others who attorneys,) they are enabled to proceed had the benefit of his able advice and into the bar with a sure anticipation of suc- struction were Lord Brougham and Mr.
Such has been the career of Mr. Baron Parke. Tindal, Sir William Follet, Sir Fitzroy There is, of course, no better test of the Kelly, Sir Frederick Pollock, and many esteem in which a counsellor is held for other eminent individuals.
his legal attainments, than the frequency VOL. V.