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edged the foregoing assignment to be his act and deed; and I certify that the o; [here insert the name of the person to whom the certificate of location issued) is the identical person to whom the within certificate of location issued, and who executed the foregoing assignment thereof. [Officer's signature.]

Of Acknowledgment, where the Vendor is not personally known to the Officer, and where his Identity has to be proved.

State of , County of

On this day of , in the year , before me personally came [here insert the name of the person to whom the certificate of location issued] and [here insert the name and residence of a witness], and the said [here insert the name of the witness], being well known to me as a credible and disinterested person, was duly sworn by me, and on his oath declared and said that he well knows the said [here insert the name of the person to whom the certificate of location issued, and that he is the same person to whom the within certificate of location issued, and who executed the foregoing assignment; and his testimony being satisfactory evidence to me of that fact, the said [here insert the name of the person to whom the certificate of location issued

thereupon acknowledged the said assignment to be his act and deed.

ForM No. 7.
Of a Power of Attorney to sell a Warrant.

Know all men by these presents, that I, [here insert the name gf warranteel, of the county of and state of , do ereby constitute and appoint , of , my true and lawful attorney, for me and in my name, to sell and convey the within land warrant, No. , for acres of land, which issued under the act of March 3, 1855. Signed in presence of [Warrantee’s signature.]

The forms of acknowledgment of a power of attorney and certification to be like those above described for the sale of the Warrant. ForM No. 8.

Of the Certificate of the Clerk of the Court, Judge, or other person who is authorized to certify under seal, to the official character of the Officer who takes Acknowledgments or Assignments.

State of , County of -
I, A. B. Clerk of the court of , in the county and state

aforesaid, hereby certify, that John Jones, whose genuine signa

ture is affixed to the above acknowledgment, was, at the time of signing the same, a justice of the peace [notary public or other officer], duly authorized by law to take such acknowledgment, and that full faith and credit are due to all his official acts as such. Given under my hand and the seal of said court, this day of , 18 . [L. S.] A. B., Clerk of the Court of

Where the acknowledgment is taken by a clerk of a court or judge using a seal, no certificate of his official character is required.

Necessary Evidence for #. Military Bounty Land

arrants. State of , County of , SS : On this day of , A. D. one thousand eight hundred and , personally appeared before me, , a notary public, within and for the county aforesaid, , aged years, a resident of , in the state of , who ...; duly sworn according to law, declared that he is the identica , who was a commanded by , at » on or about the day of , A. D. , for the term of , and continued in actual service in said war for the term of fourteen days, and was honorably discharged at y on the day of A. D.

• He makes this declaration for the purpose of obtaining the bounty land to which he may be entitled under the act approved March 3, 1845. He also declares that he has

We, , residents of , in the state of y upon our oaths, declare that the foregoing declaration was signed and acknowledged by , in our presence, and that we believe, from #. appearance and statements of the applicant, that he is the identical person he represents himself to be.

Witnesses, A. B., C. D.

The foregoing declaration and affidavits were sworn to and subscribed before me on the day and year above written, and I certify that I know the affiants to be credible persons, that the claimant is the person he represents himself to be, and that I have no interest in this claim.

Witness my hand and official seal.

Know all men by these presents, that I, aforesaid, do hereby constitute and appoint to be my true and lawful attorney, for me and in my name to demand and receive from the secretary of war of the United States, a warrant for the quantity of land due me as aforesaid ; and my said attorney is hereby fully authorized and empowered to constitute and appoint one or

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more substitutes or attorneys under him for the special purposes

above expressed. (Signed)
Attest:
Personally appeared the above-named , subscriber to

the foregoing declaration, and made oath to the same, and in my presence acknowledged the power of attorney thereto subjoined to be free act and deed, for the purposes therein mentioned.

Witness my hand and official seal. C. D., Notary Public.

Attest:

In testimony that the above written was a notary public authorized to administer oaths, and take acknowledgments, &c., in the state of , at the above date, and that his name there subscribed appears to me to be his usual signature, I have hereunto affixed the county seal, and subscribed my name and o, at , this day of , 18

[L. S.

EXTRA PAY.

Form for obtaining the Estra Pay of Officers, Seamen and
Marines, serving in the United States Wavy on the Pacific
Coast.

State of , County of -
y , do solemnly swear that I am the identical
who served by that name as a on board the United
States ship , in the Pacific, on the coast of California and
Mexico, from to , and whose name is in the cer-
tificate of discharge, dated , signed by , which
is herewith presented and surrendered -
I also solemnly swear that I am now years of age; am a
native of ; that I enlisted at , on or about the
, into the grade of ; that my ship's number was
; that my number on said ship was , and that I per-
formed my duty on board of said -
I also solemnly swear that I have not made any previous or

other application for extra pay due me , and I now make this application for extra pay that may be due me , and further, that I am now a resident of , and am employed aS

Sworn to and subscribed before me, a notary public in and for the state and county aforesaid, this day of A. D. 18 . And I hereby certify, that to my knowledge the statement of deponent in regard to his residence and employment, is true, my knowledge of deponent being derived from And I also certify that the ... deponent appears to be about the age stated by him; that he is about feet

inches in hight; of complexion, hair, and eyes. State of , County of

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On this, the day of , 18 , before me, a notary public in and for the state and county, aforesaid, duly qualified to administer oaths, personally appeared y , residing at , and employed as , who are known to me as creditable witnesses, residing and employed as stated, and who being duly sworn, depose and say, that they reside and are employed as aforesaid; that they have a personal knowledge of

who signed the foregoing in their presence; and that he is the identical who served on board the United States ship aS 8. , from to , and who is named in the discharge dated , signed by 3.

which he affixed in their presence to this application, &c., of identity; that their knowledge of him was obtained And they further depose that they have no interest in the claim of the said . extra pay. Sworn to and subscribed, the day and year above written. Given under my hand and seal of office. , Notary Public. State of , County of , SS : Know all men by these presents, that I, , being entitled to extra pay under the act of Congress, entitled “An Act making Appropriation for the Naval Service for the year ending June 30, 18 ,” approved , 18 , amounting to dollars and cents, as a from , 18 , to , 18 , on board the United States shi , which served in the Pacific Ocean, on the coast of tonia and Mexico, since May 13, 1846, for and in consideration of the sum of dollars and cents, to me in hand paid, do hereby appoint my attorney, for me and in my name to demand and receive from the navy agent, at Washington, D.C., or other proper officer of the United States, the amount of extra pay hereinbefore recited, and to receipt therefor, hereby confirming all that my said attorney may lawfully do in the premises, as fully as if done by myself—with full power of substitution and revocation. Signed and sealed in the presence of the undersigned, this day of , A. D. 18

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THE relation of partnership is one of the most important that occurs in business life. “It is a connection, than which none more close can exist among men. It places in the power of him with whom you form it, your property and your reputation. His virtues and his skill, in unison with your own, may raise you to the highest pinnacle of prosperity. His folly, or his crimes, may strip you of every flourishing branch and leaf, and leave you, a naked, withered and dishonored trunk. It should be formed, therefore, with little less care than the marriage tie, to which it has been, by a late chancellor, not inaptly compared.” Its introduction in this work, where each title is so briefly considered, can hardly prove of much practical benefit, and with but a remark or two upon its principal features, and the introduction of the statute regulating limited partnerships, the reader is referred for guidance to the excellent treatises of Story, Gow, and others, upon the law of partnership, and such professional advice as may be requisite. Partnership has been defined to be the result of a contract whereby two or more persons agree to combine property or labor for the purpose of a common undertaking, and the acquisition of a common profit. There may be a partnership in one transaction as well as in a continuing business, and between persons out of trade as well as persons in trade.” The community of profit is the criterion whereby to ascertain whether a contract be one of partnership; for one partner may stipulate to be free from loss, and the stipulation will hold good, as between himself and his companions, though it will not diminish his liability to strangers.” To establish a partnership, other than the statutory limited

* Law Journal, vol. i. * Smith's Merc. Law, 43.

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