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Lecsure XXVII.—Of the law concerning Dieorce, . . . .95

1. Divorce a einculo.

And herein,

(I.) For causes rendering the marriage void, . 95

(2.) For adultery 97

(3.) History of the law of divorce, .... 102

(4.) Diversity of law in the United States, 105

2. Foreign divorces, 106

3. Effect of foreign judgment and suits, . . . 118

And herein,

(1.) Of foreign judgments, 118

(2.) Of lis pendens 122

4. Divorce a mensv et thoro, 125

Lecture XXVIII.—Of Husband and Wife 129

1. The husband's right by marriage in the property of

the wife, 130

And herein,

(1.) To her lands in fee, .... 130—134

(2.) To her life estate, .... Id.

(3.) To her chattels real, .... Id.

(4.) To her choses in action, . . . 135—143

And herein, of wife's equity,

t5.) To her personal property in possession, . 143

2. The duties of the husband, .... Id.

And herein,

(1.) Of liis obligation to pay her debts, . 143—146

(2.) Of his obligation to maintain her, . 146—149

(3.) Of his liability for her torts, .... 149

3 The wife's power at law to act as a feme sole, 150

And herein,

(1.) Of her power to purchase and sell land, 150—154

(2.) Of her power to sue and be sued as a

feme sole, 154—162

4. Her capacity in equity, 162

And herein,

(1.) Of property in trust for the wife, . 162—164

(2.) Her power over property under settlement, 164—166

(3.) Protection against her covenants and acts, 167—170

(4.) Her power to appoint by will, . 170—172

(5.) Marriage settlements 172—177

5. Other rights and disabilities incident to the mar-

riage union. 178

Lecsure XXIX. Of Parent and Child 189

1. The duties of parents, Id.

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