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PAGR.

............ I,

ing, ......

.......... II, 620

Rensselaer county:

supervisors of, where and when to

meet, ........................ I, 339
Rents or services certain, not affected by abo-
lition of tenure, ................... I, 666

right to, protected, &c., .... II, 40, 89, 521
distress for, .............

....... I, 697
right of, in certain cases, regula-
ted, ......

......... II, 515
officers authorized to distrain,. 1, 516
articles which may be distrained,

II, 517
articles exempt from distress,. 11, 517
goods removed, penalty for remov-

......... II, 518
regulations concerning beasts, &c.,

distrained, ............... 11, 616
penalty for rescue or pound breach,

II, 519
proceedings on making distress, 11, 519
distraining when no rent due, II, 520
action for irregularities in distrain.

ing, ..................... II, 520
pleading in actions against dis-

trainor, ............
proceedings to recover land for

non-payment of, ...... II, 521, 527

[See Landlord and tenant.]
Repair of roads and bridges, .......... I, 462
Repeal of corporate powers, ........... I, 557
Replevin, cases in which it lies,........ II, 538

proceedings in, ........... 11, 540 to 532
Replication, form of, in certain cases.... II, 365

of several matters, may be allowed by

courts, ...................... II, 368
Reporter, for supreme court and court of

................. I, 87, 190

(See State reporter.]
Reports, to be distributed, ............. I, 168
Representatives in congress,

election of, ....... ........, I, 117, 138
resignation of, and vacancies in their

office, ................... 1, 117, 139
Reprieves may be granted by governor,.. I, 163

of convicts under sentence of death,
not to be granted by judges or courts,

II, 678
how and when by sheriffs, &c.,.... II, 678

proceedings for that purpose, ..... II, 678
Reproaches in print or written, for not fight-

ing a duel, &c., punishment of,...... 11, 716
Rescue of property detained, penalty for, II, 519
Residence of officers, .................., 92

under election law, .............. I, 128
Resignation of public officers to whom to be

made,........................ I, 111, 320
Respondentia, contracts of, excepted from
law against betting and gaming, ..... I, 614
and from certain provisions against

fraudulent conveyances, ........ II, 140
Restitution in cases of forcible entries and
detainers, ....................... II, 525

after reversal of judgment, ....... II, 350

to reversioners, ................. II, 351
Returns of elections, .................1, 131
Revenue of state, ..................... I, 188
Reversal of judgment, ........... II, 350, 613

(See Error.]
of decrees,...

[See Appeals.]

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Reversion defined, ....

1, 671
(See Future estates.)
Reversioner and remainderman, 1, 700, II, 321,

332, 349, 614
(See Remainderman and reversioner.]
Revised Statutes; general division of, de.
clared, &c., ......

......... I, 69
time when they severally take effect, i, 69
construction of term “laws now in
force" in,...................:
of terms “heretofore" and "here-

after,” ....
of plural words, &c., ......... 1.

of repugnant provisions, ... ... I,
how certitied and published, ......., 74
[For certain other rules of construc-

tion, see the general repealing act, I,
and also in this Index Definition of cer-

tain terms, &c.]
Revival of judgment rendered in justices'
court, ........................... II, 265
in other courts, ................. II, 597

[See Scire facias.]
of suits at law, ............. 1, 119, 401

[See Abatement.]
of suits in chancery, ............ II, 191
Revocation, conveyances with power of,
when void, &c., ................... II, 138
of will, how to be made, ......... II, 64

by marriage and birth of issue, i, 64
of will of unmarried women, .., 64
bond, &c., to convey property de-

vised, not a revocation, .... II,
incumbrance, &c., not a revoca-

tion, .................... II, 65
conveyance, &c., when to be,.. II,
provisions of revised statutes con-
cerning,

to what wills to apply,... II, 70
of probate, ................. II, 62

of letters testamentary, &c., .. II, 87
Revoking submission to arbitration, action

for, &c., .......................... II, 564
Richland, inspector of fish at .......... I, 90
Richmond, county of, named,...........1, 80

to have one member of assembly, .. 150
supervisors of, when and where
meet, ...................

339
wreckmasters in, ................, 91
measurers in, ................... 1, 335
overseers of highways in, .... I, 333
expenses of trying certain

charged with crime in, .... 1, 359
Rights of inhabitants of the state, ......1, 82
Right to bear arms, ...................

83
Rivers and lakes, navigation of, ......... 636
Road, law of, and regulation of stages, .. 648
Roads, public and private, how laid out, 472
Roads and highways, ............

460
laying out,......................

472
public and private, ...............

472
Robbery in the first degree, ........... 697
in the second degree, ............

698
punishment of different degrees, ... II, 698

attempt by threatening letters, .... II, 698
Rochester, town of, trustees to be elected in,

I, 333
Rochester, village of, inspector of sole leather

aty............ ............., 90

errore, ........

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.....

I, 215

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.... I, 190

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Rockland county, named, .......

....1, 80
to have one member of assembly, .. I, 150
supervisors of, when and where to

meet, ........................ I, 339
penalty for ferrying without license

does not extend to, ............. 1, 486

clerk's office in, ................. I, 348
Rules of legislature, .................. I, 152
Sagg Harbor,

inspector of sole leather at, .......1, 90
state pier at, ...
receiver of profits of pier how appointed,

..........1, 91, 106
his duties, &c., .....
St. Lawrence, county of, named, ........ I, 80

to have two members of assembly,. I, 150
supervisors of, where and when to

meet, ........................ I, 339
Salarics of certain public officers, ...... I, 190

when payable, &c., ......
Sale of goods and chattels under execution
or decree, ................... II, 190, 381

of lands under same, ... II, 190, 332, 383
of property of deceased persons, 11, 88, 103
of mortgaged premises, under decree,

II, 198
ib. pursuant to advertisement, 1, 211, II, 566
of personal property, contracts for,
when void, .....

.... II, 140
delivery and possession when neces-

sary, ........................ II, 141
at auction, ............... I, 488, II, 141

of unappropriated lands, .......... I, 200
Salmon, not to be taken at certain times, I, 641
Salted provisions,

.......... I, 389
Salt springs, ....

...............1, 252
officers of, .................. ,

9, 105
Salvage on wrecks, ........ .....646
Saratoga, county of, named, ............1, 80

to have three members of assembly, I, 150
supervisors of, when and where to
meet, .........:

.... I, 339
poor in, a county charge, ........., 572
fishing at Saratoga or Fort Miller falls,

Schools:

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.......... 1, 411
[See Common schools.)
Schools, Lancasterian, or select, foundation

of, &c., ........................... 1,411
Schroon, fees of collector in,........... 1, 382
Scire facias, writ of, for execution on judg.
ments, .......

....... II, 597
in judgment on bastardy bond, ..... I, 605
to revive and continue snits, &c., .. II, 598
within what time to be brought,... 11, 598
writ of, agaivst tenants of real estate, 11, 598
proceedings, pleadings and judgments
thereon, ..............

....... 11, 598
writ of, to annul letters patent,.... 11, 599
to vacate acts of incorporation,.... n, 600
proceedings on judgment thereon,.. 11. 603
writs generally, how issued & served, II, 600
entering defendant's appearance, .. 11, 601
proceedings when defendant cannot be
found, ...................

....... II, 601
declarations upon, unnecessary, ... II, 601
against bail, to be personally served, 11, 397

601
on judgments on bonds for performance

of covenants,................. 11, 392
Seal, great and privy,............1, 163, 169
Seals to conveyances, .....

....... . 689
to official papers, ...
to process, &c., ............. II, 185, 285
of courts, ..............

.......... 11, 287
how used, .......

....... 11, 420
Sealers, county, of weights and measures,
how appointed, &c.,.............1, 91, 105
town, how chosen, ..

........ I, 313
Scarching vagrants & disorderly persons, 11, 771
Search warrants, regulated, ..... 1. 84, 1, 771

for books and papers in hands of pub-
lic officers, ...........

............ 1, 315
for articles pawned, ..............1,660
for children detained by Shakers, .. 11, 155
for property stolen or embezzled, .. IJ, 771
to whom to be directed; its contents, 11, 771
when to authorize search in the night,

....... 1. 181

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1, 541

..... I,

90

and

............. I, 379

Schenectady, city of justices in, ..

inspection of sole leather in, .....
duty of clerk of, as to assessors

collectors, ......
school moneys in,........

duty of overseers of the poor in,...
Schenectady, county of, named, .........

to have one member of assembly,..
supervisors of, when and where to

meet, ...........
certain leases in, need not be recorded,

1, 339

by whom only to be execnted, .... 11, 771
Second offenses, punishment of, iu different
cases, ........

............ II, 722
where first offense in another country,

11, 721
at what time imprisonment for, to com-
menco, .......

....... II, 123
Second trial for same offenso, when it may
be had, ........

...... II, 125
when not to be had, . ......
Secrecy by legislature,................ I, 153
Secretary, private, of governor,. ., 86, 95, 109
his salary,........

.......... 1, 165
Secretary of stale

how appointed, &c.,...... ..... I, 86, 94
oath of office where filed, &c., ..... I, 109
resignation of, .......

........, 111
duty under election law, ..... 1, 118, 136
ib. as state canvassers, .........
ib. to record canvas, .......... 1, 138
ib. to preserve original laws, ...
ib. to distribute statutes, .......
his general powers and duties, .....
may administer onth of office, .....
and certain other oaths, ..........

1, 715

. I, 137

Schoharie, county of, named, ...........1, 80

to have two members of assembly,. I, 150
supervisors of, where and when to
meet,.........

.... I, 339
School districts, formation of, &c., ....... I, 425

trustees of, actions by and against,. II, 494
recoveries against, how collected, . . II, 497

[See Common schools.)
School fund, state, .............. I, 196, 413
Lewiston, .....

...... I, 458
Schools, common, .........

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I, 412

Secretary of state:

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a commissioner of the land office, ... I, 103
powers and duties as such, ........ I, 197
à commissioner of the canal fund,.. I, 104
powers and duties as such,........1 193
to be superintendent of common schools,

1, 105
...1, 413
.., 455

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Senate, organization of the,........ I, 93, 152

nominations to,.................. I, 107
clerk of, to give bonds,............ I, 153

to prepare indexes to journals,
&c., .....

........), 153
his duties in relation to nomination

or removal of officers,., I, 107, 108
president of the, when and how to be
appointed, &c., ................'I, 93

when to act as governor....... I. 93
may administer oath of office,.. I, 109
duties in relation to treasurer's
bond, ......

...... I, 177
Senate districts,

when and how altered, &c., ....... 81
number of senators, ......

..150
Seneca, county of, named, ..............

to have two members of assembly. . I. 151
supervisors of, when and where to
meet, .......

....... I, 339
trials for escheated lands in,....... ), 255

towns in, may allow certain bounties, I, 333
Separations or limited divorces, ....

[See Marriages.)
Sergeants of court of chancery, .... I,
their duties, &c., .....

...... II, 178
Sergeant-at-arms,

of senate and assembly, .. I, 86, 110, 161
Servants, bound by indenture, &c.,..... 11, 160
penalty for selling liquor to, ....... 1, 634

for receiving property from, for

liquor sold to, ............. , 634
embezzlement by, ............

...... II, 698
[See Apprentices.]
colored, who to be held as,........ 11, 163

for what time, .............. II, 163
master to instruct, &c., ....... 11,
affidavit to be filed by master,. II, 163
when to be bound out by over-
seers, .........

...... II, 163
trading with prohibited, ..... 11,
penalty for harboring, ....... 11, 164
when emigrants from other states
may bring them into this state, I, 611
duration of service in such

case, ................ I, 611
penalty for sending out of state, 1, 610
certain inhabitants may take them

with them,................ I, 611
Sessions, courts of. (See Courts.]

charge to grand jury, ............ I, 147
Set-off, in what cases allowed, ......... II, 365

must be pleaded, or notice given, .. II, 367
notice of, with what plea, ........ II, 367
judgment when set-off is equal to or
less than plaintiff's demand, .... II,

when more than plaintiff's debt, ni, 367
in suits by executors, ............ II,

the like provisions as to set-offs in

justices' courts, ........... II, 249
in settlement of estates of absconding

and insolvent debtors, ......... II, 49
Settlements, how gained by paupers, .... 1, 573

questions concerning, how decided, . ), 574
Severing produce from the soil, with intent
to steal, .........

...... II, 700
from buildings, &c., with like intent, 11, 700
from fences, enclosures, &c., with like
intent,........

........ II, 700

powers and duties, .....
ib, as to deaf and dumb,.......
to be sealer of weights and measures, 1, 105
office where to be kept, .......
to attend legislature, ...
his fees of office, ........
to be accounted for, .......
his salary, ................
clerk hire, ..................
a regent of the university, .....
contingent expenses of his office, ... I,
may search public offices, and require

copies, &c., gratis, ............. II,
to publish notice of letters patent being
annulled, .................... II, 602
and of acts of incorporation vaca-

ted, ..................... II, 602
and of judgments in quo warranto

· against corporations, ....... II, 607
to enter in a book, naines of justices,

sheriffs, coroners and clerks, .... I, 139
his powers and duties in relation to de.
positions of resident aliens,. 1, 166, 668

bills passed by legislature, ..... I, 156
commissions of civil officers, ... I, 108
elections, general and special, ... 1, 119
hawkers and peddlers, ......... I, 189
mines discovered, &c., ........ 1, 253
oaths of office, .......... I, 109, 110
official bonds, ................ I, 110
special commissions of oyer and

terminer, ................ II, 214
reports relative to the poor, ... I, 584
custody of state hall, .........1,

supersedeas of civil officers,.... I,
to deliver copy laws to state printer, 1,
deputy secretary, how appointed, ... 1,

his salary, .................. 1,
clork of commissioners of land

office, ................... 1, 197
his general powers and duties, 1, 169

187
Secretary of regents, .................. I, 404
Securities, when deemed fraudulent, &c.,. I,

617, II, 137
(See Conveyances.]
Seizures, unlawful,...................
Self-murder, assisting in, manslaughter, II,

forfeitures for, abolished, ........
Selling colored persons,........ 1 610,

offices, .......
Senators, number of,...... ... I, 86,
term of office,......

93
how chosen,....
qualifications, ................... I, 93
when two or more are chosen, term of
Aervice, how ascertained, .....

.. 93
oath of office, .......

.. I, 109
resignation, ......

.. I, 111
compensation,

.. I, 159
privileges of,.........

.................. I, 152
being justices, not obliged to act,.. 11, 242
i congress, election of, ........... I, 144 1

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Severing produce:
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from soil, maliciously,............ II, 715

his remedy thereupon, ....... II, 360
from freehold, and carrying away, . II, 715 proceeding against, when brought upon
Shakers, children detained by, how brought

attachment, ....... ........ II, 361
up on habeas corpus, .............. II, 155

to be stayed on confessing' judg.
Sheep destroyed by dogs, remedy for,... I, 656

ment,......... ....... II, 361
Sheriffs, how to be chosen, &c.,.....I, 88,

execution when to issue, &c., . II, 361
may not practice as attorney, ......

remedy on his bond, ......... II, 361
to have custody of jails, .......

to indorse on executions, time of re-
fees from the state, ...........

ceipt, ........................ II, 377
where to reside, ...

I, 92 his authority upon executions against
can hold no other office, ....... 1. 103

property, ................
ineligible to re-election,........

ib. levy on sale of personal pro-
how elected, &c., in new counties,..

perty, ........
to act until successors are qualified,.

ib. real estate, .............. II, 381
oath of office, where filed, &c.,.....I,

ib. certificates of sale, ....... II,
resignation of,...................4

ib. redemption of land sold, ... II, 384
may be removed, on charges,...... I,

ib. conveyance thereof, .......
charges, how inquired into, &c., I,

duty upon warrant against person com-
when removed for non-payment of

mitting waste thereon,......... II, 348
moneys, ................... I, 353 neither he nor deputy to purchase on
when governor may supply vacancies

sale made by him,............. II, 383
in the office, .....

............... I, 113 executions against, how directed, &c., II, 377
when coroner to be designated to act in

duty, &c., on executions against per-
his stead, and how, ............ I, 353

son,................ II, 391, 444, 458
when some other person to be appoint-

on surrender by bail, ............ 11, 396
ed, and how,.................. I, 354 when he may pass through other coun-
proceedings on election or appointinent

ties, &c., ..................... II, 445
of new sheriff, ................ II, 457 duty of, in the imprisonment of persons
not to practice as counsellor, &c.,... I, 99

arrested on civil process, ....... II, 445
names of, to be entered in office of sec-

liberties of jails and admitting prison-
retary of state,................ I, 139

ers thereto, .................. II, 450
certain compensation of, to be paid out

escapes and liabilities of sheriffs there-
of state treasury, ......... I, 192, 352
to give and renew bonds, &c.,...... I, 351 duty of, in respect to persons surren-
to appoint under sheriff,

I, 352

dered by bail, ......
his povers, ...
.......... I,

on executions against defendant, 11, 396
may appoint deputies, ....

352 not to receive pay from prisoners for
to remove intruders from public lands,

certain articles, ....
I, 80

nor rewards for waiting, ..... II, 445
duty as to absconding debtors, .... II, 4

nor rent for chambers, &c., ... 11, 446
to attend terms of supreme court, . . II, 206 duties of, in executing process gene-
to summon constables and marshals to

rally,.......
attend courts, ................ II, 300 process where to be returned, ..... II, 459
precept to, for oyer and terminer,.. II, 215 powers and duties, when the execution
proclamation thereupon,...... II, 215

of process is resisted, .......... II, 459
to obey process, &c., if surrogates, . II, 232

power of the county, ........ 11, 469
to have custody of jails, &c., I, 352, II, 446

proceedings against resisters, . II, 460
duties as jailers in civil cases,..... II, 444

military force from other counties,
in criminal cases, ........... II, 780

II,
to take charge of insolvent debtors

proceedings on process against sheriffs,
when committed, .

..... II, 45
penalty for suffering them to es-

process how executed, ....... II, 461
cape, ....... ....... II, 45

imprisonment of sheriff on arrest,
to keep an office for service of papers,

II, 296

escape; liberties of jail, &c., .. II, 461
when papers may be served on county

proceedings where sheriff is plaintiff, 1, 462
clerk for him,................. II, 296 to execute process in special proceed-
not to hold courts except on special

ings, ........................ II,
writs, &c., ....

...... II, 296

to attend juries in such proceedings, 11, 57%
bonds to, not authorized by law, void,

fines for neglect therein, ......... II,
II, 296

attachment against for pot returning
assignment of bonds taken by him, in

warrant of comptroller, &c., .... 11, bro
case of vacancy in his office,.... II,

not liable for obeying order for dis-
actions against, for escapes, to be

charge of prisoner on habeas corpus,
brought within one year, .......

other actions, ............... IT, 307 penalty on, for refusing copy of war-
his duty in execution of capias, 11, 360, 444

rant of commitment, &C., ....... II, 594
may put in bail for his own indemnity,

fees for services rendered the state,

........ II, 391

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Sheriffs, fees :

PAGE | Soccage, provisions respecting guardians in, PAGB.
for their services in civil cases, II, 663 I to apply to certain statutory guardians

in criminal cases, ....... II, 778 now created, ...................... I, 666
for summoning jury in case of ab • rights, &c., of such guardian, I, 167, II, 159

sconding or insolvent debtors, II, 39 Soldiers, quartering of, ...............1, 83

for services in justices' courts, . 11, 274 nuncupative wills by, ............ II, 61
when to suspend execution of insane

Sole-leather, inspectors of, how appointed, 1, 89
convicts, .................... II, 678

Solicitors, ....

.......... I, 88, 98
proceedings for that purpose, . II, 678 how removed, &c.,............ I, 88, 89
punishment for refusing to apprehend

oaths of office,........... I, 110, II, 298
criminals, .................... II, 706 certain officers not to practise as,... I, 99
willfully, &c., omitting to execute pro-

provisions concerning their duties, privi-
cess, ..........
........... II, 706

leges and liabilities, ....... II, 285, 297
willfully refusing to receive prisoners, 11, 706 Solitary cells, in county jails, when to be
willfully suffering offenders to escape, II, 706 constructed, ....

.............. I, 341
receiving reward to suffer escape of Sovereignty of state, .......

.......1, 79
any prisoner, ........ ........ II, 706

to be maintained, &c., ............1, 79
to forfeit office for certain offences,. II, 706 Speaker of Assembly, to be chosen,.....I, 86
to receive from clerks copies of sen-

a commissioner of land office, ..... I, 103
tences on conviction, .......... II, 764 may administer oath of office, ...., I, 109
also of sentences to state prison, .. II, 764 duty of, as to treasurer's sureties,.. I, 177
their authority while conveying pris Special bail,..

........ II, 349, 394
oners to state prison, .......... II, 764

[See Bail.
to command assistance in criminal Special elections,
cases, .........

Special juries,

"............... II, 435
may convey prisoners arrested, through Special verdicts, .........

......... II, 439
other counties in certain cases,.. 11, 774 Special motions, .....
other duties and powers,

Special justices for New York, how ap-
in respect to warrants against ab-

pointed, &c., .......

......... I, 88, 100
sconding debtors, ........... II, 14 where to reside, ...

.....I, 92
ib. against officers for books and

their authority in cases of forcible en-
papers, .................. I, 114

tries and detainers,

... II, 523
ib. against collector of taxes, ... 1, 372

in removing tenant in certain
ib. against collectors of tolls, ... I, 238

cases,

....... II, 528
elections general and special, I, 121, 130, 147 Special justices' courts in cities, ....... II, 233
intruders on public lands, ......... I, 80 Special sessions, courts of, out of New York,
drawing of jurors, .............. 11, 432 by whom held, ...

summoning thereof, ......... II, 432 what criminal charges may be tried
warrants against occupants of certain

by, ........
state lands, ................... 4 20

in what cases,......
disturbers of religious meetings,.... I, 627 how convened, ..................

II, 737
wrecked property, .......

....... I, 644

custody of prisoner in meantime,.. 737
Sheriffs' bonds, actions upon, .......... II, 498 proceedings, trial by court, ....... 1, 737

proceedings and pleadings therein,. II, 499 trial by jury, when and how had,.. II. 737
costs against relator, ............ II, 49

drawing jury, oath, verdict, ....... II,
defence of sureties in suit, ........ II, 500 punishment on conviction,........ U,

739
executions how to issue, ......... II, 500 when complainant to pay costs, ... II, 739
distribution of moneys to several par-

payment how compelled, ...., II, 739
ties, ....................... II, 500 in New York, by whom held,. II, 233, 739
Ships and vessels, demands against, .... II, 515

what accusations may be tried
Shows, exhibition of, ................. I, 612

by, ...........

......... II, 740
Sick persons, non-residents,.........

in what cases to proceed, ..... II, 740
Sittings in city and county of New York, 1, 213

proceedings, trial,.......... II, 740
Skins, keeping of, ...... ....... I, 390

appeal on conviction, ........ II, 740
Slander, actions for, within what time to be

proceedings by general sessions, II, 740
brought, ........................ II,

courts of, generally, provisions concern-
Slavery cannot exist in this state,...... L, 611

ing, &C,, ........

........... II, 741
Slaves not to be brought into this state,. I, 610

fees of members of court, .... II, 775
consequences of bringing, &c., ..... I, 610

fines imposed by, how applied, II, 741
exception as to travelers, &c., ..... I, 611

suits for neglect to pay over, . . II, 741
penalty for selling persons as, ..... I, 610

witnesses how compelled to attend
exportation of persons held as, .... I, 610

before, .................. II, 742
children of, how long held to service, II, 162

jurors, penalty for not attending, II, 742
regulations concerning,.... I, 610, II, 162

witnesses and jurors not to have
escaping from other states into tliis,

fees, .....
may be reclaimed, and how, 1, 610, II, 580

conviction, when to be certificd
proceedings thereon, ............. II, 580

and filed, &c., ............ II, 742
not to be taken in this state, except as

its effect as evidence, ........ II, 742
herein authorized, ............. II, 582

certiorari upon judgments of,.. II, 742
penalties for violating statute,..... II, 582

[See Certiorari.]

... II, 233

........ II, 735
....... II, 736

738

...., 398

...... II, 742

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