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RESERVED FOR CONSIDERATION;

AND

DECIDED BY

THE TWELVE JUDGES OF ENGLAND,

FROM THE YEAR 1799 TO THE YEAR 1824.

BY

WILLIAM OLDNALL RUSSELL

AND

EDWARD RYAN,
OF LINCOLN'S INN, ESQRS., BARRISTERS AT LAW.

Sicut in facti quæstionibus id pro vero habetur unde plures maximeque
idonei stant testes, ita sententiarum eas sequendas, quæ plurimis præstantissi-
misque nitantur auctoribus.

Grotius, de Jure Belli ac Pacis.

WITH REFEREXCES TO THE EXGLISH COMMON LAW REPORTS.

PHILADELPHIA:

T. & J. W. JOHNSON, LAW BOOKSELLERS,
SUCCESSORS TO ICKLIN & JOHNSON,

No. 5 MINOR STREET.

1839.

350608

T. K. & P. G. COLLINS, PRINTLRS,

No. 1 Lodge Alley.

ΤΟ

THE RIGHT HONORABLE

ROBERT PEEL,

HIS MAJESTY'S PRINCIPAL SECRETARY OF STATE

FOR THE HOME DEPARTMENT,

&c. &c. &c.

THIS VOLUME

IS

MOST RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED;

IN

SINCERE ADMIRATION

OF THE ENLIGHTENED PRINCIPLES

WITCH LEAD HIN TO INVESTIGATE AND TO REMEDY

THE DEFECT3

IN OUR LAWS AND LEGAL INSTITUTIONS,

AND

OF THE JUDGWENT AND DISCRETION

BY WHICH

HIS MEASURES OF IMPROVEMENT

ARC

MATURED AND DIRECTED.

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