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14 June 1804

The remedy for... false
imprisonment, is by an
action of trespass vi et
... which is generally
& almost unavoidably
accompanied with a
charge of assault and
battery also

III 138

Abduction [of a man's
wife]... may either be
by fraud and persuasions
or open violence: though
in law in both cases
supposes force & constraint,
the wife having no power
to power to consent

III 139

Adultery... a public

III 139

The law of society is ... a kind
of secondary law of nature

III 145

Things personal are
looked upon by the law
as of a nature so transitory
and perishable, that
it is for the most part
impossible either to ascertain
their identity, or to restore
them in the same condition
as when they came
to the hands of the wrongful

III 146

By a fiction of law
actions of trover were...
permitted to be brought
against any man, who
had in his possession by
any means whatsoever
the personal goods of another
& sold them or used
them without the consent
of the owner, or refused
to deliver them when demanded

III 152

The fact of... trover... is
totally immaterial, — for
the pltf needs only to suggest...
that he lost such
goods, and that the
deft found them

III 152

Contract... implied by
law... are such as reason
& justice dictate, & which
therefore the law presumes
every man has contracted
to perform

III 158


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Every person is bound &
hath virtually agreed to
pay such particular sum
of money, as are charged
on him by the sentence,
or assessed by the interpretation
of the law.

III 158

For it is part of the original
contract... to submit to in
all points to the municipal
constitutions & local
ordinances of that state,
of which each individual
is a member. Whatever
therefore the laws order
any one to pay, that instantly
becomes a debt which
he hath before hand contracted
to discharge

III 158

Assumpsits... constantly
arise from this general
interdictment implication &
attendment of the of the acts of judicature,
that every man
hath engaged to perform
what his duty or justice

III 161

Fictions by which actions
of assumpsit made to bear on the
several cases to which they
are applied

III 160 &c

Taking possession of...
land the same instant that
the prior occupier by his
death relinquishes it, however
agreeable to natural
justice... is diametrically
opposite to the law of society

II 168

Dispersion of incorporeal
hereditaments cannot be
an actual dispossession;
for the subject itself is
neither capable of actual
bodily possession, nor

III 170

In corporeal hereditaments,
a man may frequently
suppose himself to be dispersed
when he is not so in fact,
for the sake of intitling himself
to the more easy and
commodious remedy of an
assize of novel dispersion...
instead of being drawn to
the more tedious process
of a writ of entry

III 170

III 190

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The [ancient] forms an
indeed preserved in the
practice of common recoveries;
but they are forms;
& nothing else; for which
the very clerks that pass
them an capable
to assign the man

III 197

Fiction by means of which the remedy
of ejectment is applied to title of lands or tenements
freehold as tried by ejectment

III 201

Trespass .... offence against
the law of nature

III 208

Every man's land is in
the eye of the law enclosed
& set apart from his neighbours

III 209

The law always couples
the idea of force with that
of intrusion upon the property
of another

III 211

No nuisance to obstruct
modern lights windows

II 217

Depriving one of a matter
of pleasure... as it abridges
nothing that is really
convenient or necessary, is
no injury to the sufferer

III 217

Nemo est haeres viventis

III 224

The law... looks upon
the cure of souls as too
arduous & important a
task to be eg eagerly sought
for by any serious clergyman,
& therefore will
not permit him to contend
openly at law for
a change or trust which
it is presumed he undertakes
with diffidence

III 252

The prerogative of the
Crown extends not to do
any injury

III 255

The law... presumes
that to know of an injury
& redress it, an inseparable
in the royal breast

III 255

To... the King... no laches
is ever imputed, & by whom
right is never defeated by
any limitation or length
of king

III 237

Identifier: | JB/097/129/001
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 97.



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