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PRACTICAL TREATISE

UPON THE

CRIMINAL LAW AND PRACTICE

OF TIIE

STATE OF NEW YORK,

WITH AN

APPENDIX OF PRECEDENTS,

DESIGNED FOR THE USE OF THE LEGAL PROFESSION, AND ALL PUBLIC
OFPICERS ENGAGED IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL

LAW, AND AS A TEXT-BOOK FOR STUDENTS.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL.. 1:

BY JOHN H. COLBY,

COUNSELLOR AT LAW.

ALBANY:
WE ARE C. LITTLE, LAW BOOKSELLER.

1868.

MAR 1Q 1949

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and

sixty-eight,

BY JOHN H. COLBY, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Northern District of New York.

C. VAN BENTHUYSEN & SONS, PRINTERS, STEREOTYPERS

AND BINDERS, ALBANY, N. Y.

TO THE

Hon. A BRAM B. OLIN,

A

JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT

OF THE

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,

THIS WORK

IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED,

IN TESTIMONY

OF THE SENSE WHICH THE AUTHOR ENTERTAINS

OF THE

KINDNESS HE HAS UNIFORMLY EXPERIENCED AT HIS HANDS,

NO LESS

THAN OF THE EXALTED ESTIMATION IN WHICH

HE HOLDS

THE TALENTS, LEARNING AND INTEGRITY WHICH HAVE

CHARACTERIZED HIS PROFESSIONAL LIFE.

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