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We do not now purpose to allude to criminal , nor to minor civil courts , but only to
those of general civil jurisdiction , and the proceedings therein ; a theme
sufficiently copious for the limits of a monthly periodical . After all the efforts of the
In this city alone , are three law courts ; a superior court with three justices ; a
court of common pleas , with five , and a circuit judge of the first circuit ,
comprising , beside this city , only the inconsiderable counties of Kings and
Richmond ; and ...
The vice chancellor ought to come into court early , and stay late , and never take
papers for examination , or consume time in writing opinions , except in cases of
real doubt and substantial difficulty . Certainly , he should never spend time to ...
He might have held court three or four hours , at least , after dinner . Certainly it
would not incommode him nor the bar so much as it does some of the litigating
parties to have their suits postponed from term to term , and from year to year .
A court instituted by law to decide matters in controversy , deliberately determine
to postpone all cases of real controversy ! It will naturally be asked , what was the
vice chancellor about , the residue of the time ? Was he idle ? Oh no ! No doubt ...
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Previous review noting missing pages 380 and 381 is not correct. There are not duplicated scanned pages and I found both missing pages to be intact and included.
pp. 380 and 381, in the middle of "Mocha Dick," are missing. pp. 377 and then 376 appear to have been scanned twice instead