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DIGEST

OF THE

LAW OF EVIDENCE

ON THE TRIAL OF

Actions at Nisi Prius.

BY

HENRY ROSCOE, ESQ.-

OF THE IXXER TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW.

SIXTH EDITION,

WITH CONSIDERABLE ADDITIONS,

.BY EDWARD SMIRKE, ESQ..

EARRISTER-AT- LAW.

LONDON:
WILLIAM BENNING AND CO., LAW BOOKSELLERS,
LONDON: Printed by A. SPOTTISWOODE,

43. FLEET STREET,

New-Street-Square.

ADVERTISEMENT.

Part of the following work was printed before the passing of the late Act, 6 & 7 Vict. c. 85., which has removed the incompetency of witnesses in many instances, and has consequently altered the law as laid down in some of the cases digested and retained in this edition. The Act has been printed in the Appendix, and the reader will therefore easily be able to see the extent to which such cases have become inapplicable to actions commenced since 22d August, 1843.

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