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CALIFORNIA LAW YER
- BOOK OF FORMS;
IN MATTERS OF • - - --
MAGISTRATES, MINEs, MINING AND WATER RIGHTs, o
risis AND PROFESSIONAL MEN, COUNTY AND Town OFFICERs,
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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and fifty-nine, by H. H. BANCROFT & COMPANY.,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Northern District of the State of California.
In view of the necessity of a book of forms for use in Califormia, adapted to the peculiar features of our laws, and at the **t of the publishers, the following work has been prepared, intended to serve for all the purposes usual in law and in works of this character.
The plan adopted embraces a wide range of subjects, each division containing not only a series of forms but also approPriate selections from the statutes, and the adjudications of the Špreme Court—in some instances separately arranged, in others "onnected and woven together—it being their design not only to
of forms, but also to Present an outline of our legal system, so
* * useful to citizens generally in their various business pur
While, however, the object has been more particularly to P"Pare a compilation in popular form for the aid of laymen, it has also been arranged with reference to its use by convey
ancers and the legal profession. The difficulty of combining *factorily these two objects,
furnishes all the apology I might feel called upon to offer for the
apparent want of uniformity in