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CONTENTS OF FIRST VOLUME.
OF CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS, IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, IN COURTS
OF LAW; AND OF THE COURTS WHICH HAVE ORIGINAL AND APPELLATE
COGNIZANCE OF THEM.
Of mistake in the form of action, and of the elec-
tion and joinder of actions
SECTION 8. Of the time limited for the commencement of actions
Of the Supreme Court, including the Circuit Courts of the State; of
Attornies and other Officers; and of the Prosecution and Defence of
Actions in Person or by Attorney.
SECTION 1. Of the supreme court
SECTION 2. Of attornies and counsellors
SECTION 3. Of the prosecution and defence of actions in person
Of the district courts of the United States
Of the circuit court of the United States for the
OF THE PRACTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT IN THE PRINCIPAL AND DIRECT
PROCEEDINGS TO JUDGMENT, IN PERSONAL ACTIONS BROUGHT FOR THE RE-
COVERY OF ANY DEBT, OR FOR DAMAGES ONLY.
Of the modes of commencing Personal Actions.
SECTION 1. Of the original writ and process thereon
Of the commencement of actions by capias ad re-
Of the proceedings after the issuing of the capias until the defendants
SECTION 1. Of the arrest and Service of the writ
Of the return of the writ by the sheriff, and his duty
Of the Defendant's appearance.
SECTION 1. Of common appearances and notice of retainer
SECTION 2. Of special bail
Of the Declaration.
SECTION 1. Of the parts and requisites of the declaration
SECTION 2. Of the filing and service of the declaration
Of Pleas and the subsequent Pleadings, and of Demurrers.
SECTION 2. Of notice of trial, and inquest, of countermanding the
same; and of preventing inquest, and of putting off
SECTION 3. Of the venire for foreign jurors, and of jurors and the
mode in which they are drawn and summoned
SECTION 4. Of the evidence, the witnesses and the mode of com-
pelling their appearance.
SECTION 2. Of drawing the jury, of talesmen and of challenges
SECTION 3. Of proceedings before the jury; swearing and exam-
ining witnesses, demurrers to evidence, bills of ex-
ceptions, and nonsuit
SECTION 4. Of verdicts general, and special, and of the conduct
and duties of the jurors
Of the general rules awarding, regulating, and limit-
SECTION 2. Of the taxation of costs
Of Judgment by Confession.
SECTION 1. Of warrants of attorney and entering judgment thereon 604
SECTION 2. Of cognovits