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TREASURE TROVE.
Found treasure. 2. This name is given to such money or coin, gold, silver, plate, or bullion, which having been hidden or concealed... more

TREASON,
crim. law. This word imports a betraying, treachery, or breach of allegiance. 4 Bl. Com. 75. 2. The constitution of the United... more

TRANSITUS.
The act of going, or of removing goods, from one place to another. The transitus of goods from a seller commences the moment he has delivered them... more

TRANSLATION.
The copy made in one language of what has been written, or spoken in another. 2. In pleading, when a libel or an... more

TRANSMISSION,
civ. law. The right which heirs or legatees may have of passing to their successors, the inheritance or legacy to which they were entitled, if they happen... more

TRANSPORTATION,
punishment. In the English law, this punishment is inflicted by virtue of sundry statutes; it was unknown to the common law. 2 H. Bl. 223. It... more

TRAVAIL.
The act of child-bearing. 2. A woman is said to be in her travail from the time the pains of child-bearing commence until... more

TRAVERSE,
crim. law practice. This is a technical term, which means to turnover: it is applied to an issue taken upon an indictment for a misdemeanor, and... more

TRAVERSE,
pleading. This term, from the French traverser, signifies to deny or controvert anything which is alleged in the declaration, plea, replication or other pleadings; Lawes~ Civ. Plead.... more

TRANSITORY.
That which lasts but a short time, as transitory facts that which may be laid in different places, as a transitory action. ... more

TRANSITORY ACTION,
pract., plead. Actions are transitory when the venue may lawfully be laid in any county, though the cause of action arose out of the jurisdiction of... more

TRANSIRE,
Eng. law. A warrant for the custom-house to let goods pass: a permit. (q. v.) See, for a form of a transire, Harg. L. Tr.... more

TRAFFIC.
Commerce, trade, sale or exchange of merchandise, bills, money and the like. ... more

TRAITOR,
crimes. One guilty of treason. 2. The punishment of a traitor is death. ... more

TRAITOROUSLY,
pleadings. This is a technical word, which is essential in an indictment for treason in order to charge the crime, and which cannot be supplied by... more

TRANSACTION,
contracts, civil law. An agreement between two or more persons, who for the purpose of preventing or putting an end to a law-suit, adjust their differences... more

TRANSCRIPT
A copy of an original writing or deed. 2. In Pennsylvania, the act of assembly of March 20th, 1810, s. 10, calls... more

TRANSFER
cont. The act by which the owner of a thing delivers it to another person, with the intent of passing the rights which he has in... more

TRANSFEREE.
He to whom a transfer is made. ... more

TRANSFERENCE,
Scotch law. The name of an action by which a suit, which was pending at the time the parties died, is transferred from the deceased to his... more

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