Laws of the Territory Northwest of the River Ohio; Including the Laws of the Governor and Judges, the Maxwell Code, and the Laws of the Three Sessions of the Territorial Legislature, 1791-1802

Laws of the Territory Northwest of the River Ohio; Including the Laws of the Governor and Judges, the Maxwell Code, and the Laws of the Three Sessions of the Territorial Legislature, 1791-1802 : With a Sketch of the State of Ohio, the

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ...always be entitled to Judicial proceedings according to the course of the common law. It was recognized as the rule of right and of decision before as well as after the law of 1795. It is not necessary here '-0_ Inquire how far, if at all, its force and authority was augmented and enlarged by this law. Its obligation, as a binding rule of right, so far as it is suited to the circumstances of the country is not now to be questioned. To this extent its authority has been often recognized as well by th_e courts of Ohio, as by those of Virginia: but in neither state has it been enforced beyond this limit. (2 Cull404---4.H. and M. 19, 20, 21-1 Wash. 83--6 Mun. 148-1 O. R. 245.) 'This law was enacted by the governor and judges, under the act of congress, ante p. 70.)_ It repealed, in whole or in part, twenty-six of the thirty-six laws parsed before 1795, leaving the rest valere quantum valcre posaent. judges in the said court, and also of the justices of the quorum, in the several counties;' T. L. c. 16, Q 12. So much of the ' act to authorize and require the courts of general i4 5-quarter sessions of the peace, to divide the counties into townships, and to alter the boundaries of the same, when necessary; and also, to appoint con-" stables, overseers of the poor, and clerks of the townships, and for other purposes therein mentioned;' as the same may relate to the appointment of clerk oi: townships, and their duty with respect to estrays: T. L. c. 19. Q 13. The ' act creating the oflice of clerk of the legislature;' T, L, cents. 21, Q 14. The ' act abolishing the distinction between the crimes of murder and petit treason;' T. L. c. 22. Q 15. The ' act regulating the enclosures oshow more

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  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 458g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123691709X
  • 9781236917096