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THE ENGLISH COMMON LAW REPORTS.
Edited by the Hon. THOMAS SERGEANT and Hon. T. M'KEAN PETIT.
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The 4th volume is just published, and is sold separate.
ROSCOE'S CRIMINAL EVIDENCE.
Second American from Second London Edition.
A DIGEST OF THE LAW OF EVIDENCE IN CRIMINAL CASES, by HENRY ROSCOE, Esq. of the Inner Temple, Barrister at Law, Second Edition, with considerable additions, embodying the recent alterations in the Law, by T. C. GRANGER, Esq., Barrister at Law. With notes and references to American Decisions, and to English Common Law and Ecclesiastical Reports, by George Sharswood, one of the Vice-Provosts of the Law Academy of Philadelphia. In 1 vol. 1840.
A Treatise on Crimes and Indictable Misdemeanors, by William Oldnall Russell, Esq. with notes of decisions in the American Courts, by Daniel Davis, Solicitor General of Mas sachusetts, with additional references by Theron Metcalf. Fourth American Edition, with notes and references, by George Sharswood, Esq. 1841.
Seventh American from the 3d London Edition, greatly enlarged, and now just completed by the Author.
The valuable American Notes, after a most careful revision, have been transferred from the last edition, increased by very Copious Additions, and References to all the AMERICAN DECISIONS to the present time.
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BOUVIER'S AMERICAN LAW DICTIONARY.
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SMITH'S PRACTICE OF THE COURT OF CHANCERY.-" A Treatise on the Practice of the Court of Chancery. With an Appendix of Forms and Precedents of Costs, adapted to the last new orders; by John Sidney Smith, of the Six Clerks' Office." First American from the second London edition, revised and enlarged. In 2 Vols. GRESLEY'S EQUITY EVIDENCE.-A Treatise on the Law of Evidence in Courts of Equity. By Richard Newcombe Gresley, Esq., Barrister at Law. All the PENNSYLVANIA LAW BOOKS, Reports and others, for sale at the lowest prices.
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volume of Watts and Sergeant. The statements of the points decided in the last mentioned cases, and in those decided in the third volume of Watts and Sergeant, are in the language of the reporters; the sheets having been received while this Digest was passing through the press.
PHILADELPHIA, February, 1843,