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COMMENTARIES

ON

THE LAWS OF ENGLAND.

(PARTLY FOUNDED ON BLACKSTONE.)

BY

HENRY JOHN STEPHEN,

SERJEANT AT LAW.

" For hoping well to deliver myself from mistaking, by the order and perspicuous expressing
of that I do propound, I am otherwise zealous and affectionate to recede as lillle from
antiquity, either in terms or opinions, as may stand with truth, and the proficience of know-
" ledge."-Lord Bac. Adv. of Learning.

Fifth Edition.

PREPARED FOR THE PRESS BY

JAMES STEPHEN, Esq., LL.D.,

OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER AT LAW,
PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH LAW AT KING'S COLLEGE, LONDON,

AND RECORDER OF POOLE.

IN FOUR VOLUMES.

Vol. IV.

LONDON:
BUTTERWORTHS, 7, FLEET STREET,

Law Publishers to the Queen's most excellent Majesty.
HODGES, SMITH & co., GRAFTON STREET, DUBLIN.

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