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... beside , are occupied a great part of their time in determining questions carried
up from this city . Still , the wheels of justice move tardily . They are so badly
clogged , that they might almost as well stand still . More than fifteen hundred
as confessed , fifty - two causes ; second , of pleas and demurrers , thirteen ; third
, of causes on bills and answers , fifty - one ; fourth , of causes on bill , answer ,
and replication and on pleadings and proofs , one hundred and seventy - two .
On the first day of the term , at twelve o'clock at noon , the vice chancellor took his
seat , with a full bar in attendance , say seventy - five to one hundred lawyers ,
anxious for an opportunity to give their causes a jog . Instead of taking up ...
The causes upon our circuit calendars the past year have numbered thus : At
February circuit , five hundred and ninety - two ; March , five hundred ; May , three
hundred and fifty ; July , three hundred and nineteen ; October , five hundred and
Our circuit judge's annual income may , by our best information , be safely
estimated thus : His salary , eighteen hundred dollars ; calendar foes , five
thousand to six thousand dollars ; chamber fees , including three dollars on each
motion for a ...
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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