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FULL AND ARRANGED
DIGEST OF THE DECISIONS
IN COMMON LAW, EQUITY, AND ADMIRALTY,
THE COURTS OF THE UNITED STATES,
FROM THE ORGANIZATION OF THE GOVERNMENT IN 1789 TO 184)
The Supreme, Circuit, District and Admiralty Courts;
REPORTED IN DALLAS, CRANCH, WHEATON, PETERS, AND HOWARD'S SUPREME COURT REPORTS; IN
PETERS, AND GILPIN'S DISTRICT AND ADMIRALTY REPORTS.
BY RICHARD PETERS,
COUNSELLOR AT LAW.
WITH AN APPENDIX:
RULES AND ORDERS OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES,
RULES OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES
IN PROCEEDINGS IN EQUITY, ESTABLISHED BY TIIE SUPREME COURT.
IN TWO VOLUMES,
LIBRARY OF THE
Entered, according to the Act of Congress, in the year 1847, by
RICHARD PETERS, in the clerk's office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. TO THE HONOURABLE
ROGER B. TANEY,
CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE UNITED STATES.
Permit me, most respectfully, in the dedication to you of this edition of a Digest of the Decisions of the Courts of the United States, to renew the expression of my esteem and high respect for you; and of my full sense of the kindness you have always manifested towards me. Although all official relations between us have ceased for some years, I have continued to receive manifestations of your unimpaired confidence in me, and of your esteem, which I am gratified 'o acknowledge on all occasions.
I have the honour to be,
Your obedient servant,
PHILADELPHIA, NOVEMBER, 1847.