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.LAW
MISCELLANIES :

CONTAINING

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF THE LAW;
NOTES ON BLACKSTONE'S COMMENTARIES,

SHEWING

THE VARIATIONS OF

THE LAW OF PENNSYLVANIA FROM THE LAW OF ENGLAND,

AND WHAT ACTS OF ASSEMBLY

MIGHT REQUIRE
TO BE REPEALED OR MODIFIED;

OBSERVATIONS

On Smir#'S EDITION OF THE LAWS OF PENNSYLVANIA;

STRICTURES

ON DECISIONS OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES,

ON CERTAIN ACTS OF CONGRESS,

WITH

SOME LAW CASES,

AND

: A VARIETY OF OTHER MATTERS,

CHIEFLY ORIGINAL.

BY HUGH HENRY BRACKENRIDGE,
A Judge of the Supreme Court of the State of Pennsylvania.

PHILADELPHIA:
PUBLISHED BY P. BYRNE,

District of Pennsylvania, to wit:

BE IT REMEMBERED, That on the fourteenth day of Decem

ber, in the thirty-eighth year of the Independence of the United * SEAL

L : States of America, A. D. 1813, Hugh İlenry Brackenridge, of

* the said district, hath deposited in this office, the title of a book, the right wbereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit:

“Law Miscellanies : Containing an Introduction to the Study of the Law; Notes on Blackstone's Commentaries, shewing the variations of the Law of Pennsylvania from the Law of England, and what Acts of Assembly migbt require to be repealed or modified; Observations on Smith's edition of the Laws of Pennsylvania; Strictures on decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States, and on certain Acts of Congress, with some Law Cases, and a variety of other matters, chiefly original. By Hugh Henry Brackenridge, a Judge of the Supreme Court of the State of Pennsylvania."

In conformity to the act of the Congress of the United States, intituled, “ An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned.”—And also to the act, entitled, “An act supplementary to an act, entitled, “An act for the encouragement of learning, by secu*ring the copies of maps, cbarts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned,” and extending the benefits thereof io the arts of designing, engraving, and etching bistorical and other prints."

D. CALDWELL,
Clerk of the District of Pennsylvania.

Alexander & Phillips,

Printers, Carlisle.

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