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One who lawfully comes to the possessiou of anothers personal
property, which was then lost.
2. The finder is entitled to certain... more
practice. That which has been ascertained, as, the ruding
jury is conclusive as to matters of fact when confirmed: by a judgment of
the court. 1... more
FINDING A VERDICT
The act of the jury in agreement upon a verdict.
This word has various significations. It is employed, 1. To
sum of money, which, by judgment of a competent jurisdiction, is required
to be paid... more
conveyance, Practice. An amicable composition or agreement of a
suit, either actual or fictitious, by leave of the court, by which the
lands in question become, or... more
criminal law. Pecuniary punishment imposed by a lawful tribunal,
upon a person convicted of crime or misdemeanor. See Shep. Touchs. 2, Bac.
Abr. Fines and Amercements.
FINE FOR ALIENATION
During the vigor of the feudal law, a fine for
alienation was a sum of money which a tenant by knights service paid to
his lord... more
One which arises in consequence of some human agency,
without any intention, or which happens by some natural cause, without
Fuel for necessary use, a privilege allowed to tenants
necessary wood for fuel.
A measure of capacity equal to nine gallons. The word firkin is
also used to designate a weight, used for butter and cheese, of fifty-six
The persons composing a partnership, taken collectively, are
the firm. Sometimes this word is used synonymously with partnership.
2. The name of... more
A passport g ranted by the Great Mogul, to captains of foreign
vessels, to trade within the territories over which he has jurisdiction, a
In the English law of descent, the first purchaser was
he who first acquired an estate in a family, which still owns it. A
purchase of... more
civil law. The treasury of a prince. The public treasury.
confiscate a thing, is to appropriate it to the fisc. Paillet, Droit
Public, 21, n, says... more
Belonging to the fisc, or public treasury.
An animal which inhabits the water, breathes by the means of
and swims by the aid of fins, and is oviparous.
estates. A place prepared for catching fish with nets or
This term is commonly applied to the place of drawing a seine, or net. 1
Whart. R.... more
To render liable.
2. This term is applied to the condition of special bail, when the
plaintiff has issued a ca. sa.... more
property. Personal chattels annexed to land, and which may be
afterwards severed and removed by the party who has annexed them, or his
personal representative, against the... more
FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES
By the act entitled, "An act to
flag of the United States," passed April 4, 1818, 3 Storys L. U. S., 1667,
it is enacted-