Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Nebraska, Volume 7

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"In vols. 1 and 2 no dates or terms of court are given, so that it is impossible to tell what years these volumes cover. Pages 411-473 of vol. 1 contain cases from the Supreme court of the territory of Nebraska, not dated, but apparently decided beteween 1860 and 1870. The appendix to vol. 2 reprints a few cases of local interest, decided in the United States Supreme court. " Soule, Lawyer's ref. manual, 1884.
 

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