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BEING A COMPENDIUM OF

THE LAWS OF ENGLAND

TO THE PRESENT TIME.

IN FOUR BOOKS,

EACH BOOK EMBRACING THE

LEGAL PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICAL INFORMATION

CONTAINED IN THE RESPECTIVE VOLUMES OP BLACKSTONE,

SUPPLEMENTED BY SUBSEQUENT STATUTORY ENACTMENTS,

IMPORTANT LEGAL DECISIONS, ETC.

BY DAVID MITCHELL AIRD, ESQ.,

OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW.

" IN THE SCIENCE OF LAW EVERYTHING DEPENDS UPON 'LEADING PRINCIPLES,'
AND IT IS THAT VERY KNOWLEDGE WHICH CONSTITUTES THE

GREATNESS OF THE JURIST."--SAVIGNY.

CA.

SECOND EDITION.

NIIN

LONDON:
LONGMANS, GREEN, AND Co.

1873.

TO

THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

ROUNDELL, BARON SELBORNE,

LORD HIGH CHANCELLOR OF GREAT BRITAIN,

THE FOLLOWING WORK IS,

WITH HIS LORDSHIP'S KIND PERMISSION,

RESPECTFULLY AND GRATEFULLY INSCRIBED,

BY

THE AUTHOR.

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