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BY CHARLES CLARK AND W. FINNELLY,

BARRISTERS AT LAW.

BY APPOINTMENT OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS.

VOL. II.

BOSTON:
LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY.

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JUDGES AND LAW OFFICERS

DURING THE PERIOD OF THE DECISIONS REPORTED IN THIS

VOLUME.

Lord Chancellor :
· LORD COTTENHAM.

Master of the Rolls :
· LORD LANGDALE.

Vice-Chancellor of England:
SIR LANCELOT SHADWELL.

Vice-Chancellors : SIR JAMES L. KNIGHT BRUCE, SIR JAMES WIGRAM.

Lord Chief Justices of the Court of Queen's Bench:

LORD DENMAN, LORD CAMPBELL.

Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas :

SIR T. WILDE.

Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer :

SIR FREDERICK POLLOCK.

Attorney-General:
SIR JOHN JERVIS.

Solicitor-General :
SIR JOHN ROMILLY.

Lord President of the Court of Session:
THE RIGHT HON. DAVID BOYLE.

Lord Justice Clerk:
THE RIGHT HON. JAMES HOPE.

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Attorney-General for Ireland: THE RIGHT HON. HENRY JAMES MONAHAN.

Solicitor-General for Ireland :
JOHN HATCHELL, ESQ.

O MEMORANDA. .

In the Vacation between Hilary and Easter Terms, 1850, the Right Honourable Lord Denman, Lord Chief Justice of England, retired from the Bench, and the Right Honourable Lord Campbell was appointed in his stead.

In Easter Term, 1850, the Right Honourable Lord Cottenham resigned the Great Seal, and was about the same time created an Earl. The Right Honourable Lord Langdale, the Master of the Rolls, the Right Honourable Sir Lancelot Shadwell, Vice-Chancellor of England, and the Honourable Sir Robert Monsey Rolfe, one of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer, were appointed Commissioners of the Great Seal.

In the Vacation after the following Trinity Term, the Right Honourable Sir T. Wilde, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, resigned that office, and was appointed Lord High Chancellor, on which occasion he was created a Peer, by the title of Baron Truro. He was succeeded in the office of Lord Chief Justice by Sir John Jervis, her Majesty's Attorney-General, who was at the same time sworn of her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council. Sir John Romilly, the Solicitor-General, was appointed Attorney-General, and Alexander James Edward Cockburn, Esq., was made Solicitor-General, and was afterwards knighted.

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