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654 INDEX.2 BLAND.

AUDITOR.

See PRACTICE, 7, 8, 9, 28, 40.

BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY.
See ATTACHMENT, 5.
CONTRACT, 3.
DEBTOR AND CREDITOR, 22, 74-78.

BASTARD.

See HUSBAND AND WIFE, 11.
MARRIAGE, 1.

BOND.

See DEBTOR AND CREDITOR, 83.

CANAL.

1. The estate in a canal, being in its nature, fixed realty; though de-
clared to be personalty, must, nevertheless, be governed by the law
of the State in which the canal is. Binney's Cose, 95.

2. The termination of a canal at the tide in a certain district, must mean
at a convenient port in that district. Ib.

3. The usage as to the termination of canals. Ib.

4. The difference between river and canal navigation. Ib.
CAPACITY.

Where a person has two capacities, each capacity, for the purposes of
justice, may be considered as a distinct person. Titty v. Tilly, 417.

CHOSE IN ACTION.
See ASSIGNMENT.

CONFLICT OF LAWS.

1. The property of a debtor or deceased person, may be detained in the
country where it is found, for the benefit of his creditors there resid-
ing, or of the State, in opposition to any foreign administration or
bankrupt, or insolvent laws. Gome's Case, 467.

2. Land is governed by the law of the country in which it is situated.
Ib.

3. The succession to personal property, on intestacy, is regulated by the
law of the deceased owner's last domieil. Ib.

4. The contract of marriage, if valid where made, is, with few excep-
tions, valid everywhere; but the right to personal property, as a con-
sequence thereof, is regulated by the domieil of husband and wife.
Ib.

5. The appointment by the Chancellor of a guardian, to a citizen infant,
resident here, should be recognized everywhere, so as to enable such
guardian to collect and bring his ward's property within the juris-
diction of this State. Ib.

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW.

See CONTRACT, 2.
PRACTICE, 25.
STATUTES, 5-7.

CONTRACT.

1. The several kinds of personal incapacity to contract. Carrie's Case,

467.

3. It is not within the scope of the judicial authority to diminish the
force of a contract; and the Legislature has been restrained from

 

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