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" Crozat, the laws, edicts and ordinances of the realm and the custom of Paris, are expressly extended to Louisiana. To this custom, which we all know was a body of written law, may be traced the origin of many of the peculiar institutions which still distinguish... "
Historical Collections of Louisiana, Embracing Translations of Many Rare and ... - Page 18
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The History of Louisiana: From the Earliest Period, Volumes 1-2

François-Xavier Martin - Louisiana - 1827
...from the governor and intendant grants, which are to become void, on the land ceasing to be improved. The laws, edicts and ordinances of the realm, and the custom of Paris are extended to Louisiana. The obligation is imposed on the grantee to send yearly two vessels from France...
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De Bow's Commercial Review of the South & West, Volume 3

Industries - 1847
...the charter in favour of Crozat, the laws, edicts and ordiLOUISIANA HISTORICAL RESEARCHES. 33 nances of the realm and the custom of Paris, are expressly...jurisprudence from that of all the other states of tha Union. I allude especially to the matrimonial community of gains, the rigid restrictions on tho...
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The Industrial Resources, Etc., of the Southern and Western ..., Volumes 1-3

James Dunwoody Brownson De Bow - Industries - 1852
...feudality was ever known here, neither inequality in the distribution of estates, nor nefs, nor seignories, nor mayorazgos. The grants of land were all allodial,...our jurisprudence from that of all the other states in the Union. I allude especially to the matrimonial community of gains, the rigid restrictions on...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

Herbert Baxter Adams - Connecticut - 1889
...of the government of New France to which it was subordinated. By another provision of this charter, the laws, edicts and ordinances of the realm and the Custom of Paris were extended to Louisiana. The grant to Crozat, which seemed so magnificent on paper, extending as...
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Studies in the Civil Law, and Its Relations to the Law of England and America

William Wirt Howe - Civil law - 1896 - 340 pages
...brought with them the jurisprudence of France. The charter of Crozat had specially extended to Louisiana the laws, edicts and ordinances of the realm and the custom of 1 Id. Vol. II. Chap. V. Paris. When the Spanish took possession, 0'B.eilly caused a code of instructions...
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Harvard law review, Volume 16

1903
...of New France, or Canada, to which it was to be subordinate. By another provision of this charter, the laws, edicts, and ordinances of the realm, and the Custom of Paris, were extended to Louisiana. The system of law thus introduced was the same as that which had been established...
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The American Nation, a History: Thwaites, R. G. France in America, 1497-1763

Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1905
...granted for twelve years a monopoly of trade, mining, land grants, and slavery in Louisiana, to which "the laws, edicts, and ordinances of the realm, and the custom of Paris" were extended; although the grantee was given certain powers of nomination that placed in his hands...
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Mississippi Valley Beginnings: An Outline of the Early History of the ...

Henry Edward Chambers - Mississippi River Valley - 1922 - 389 pages
...Councilors, constituted a Superior Council which directed the affairs of the colony and administered "the laws, edicts and ordinances of the realm, and the custom of Paris." The appointment of Cadillac was a source of chagrin to Bienville and his friends and did not make for...
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Report of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Volume 15

Louisiana State Bar Association - Agency (Law) - 1914
...without a permit from the authorities was punishable with a fine of three hundred livres. Not since the laws, edicts and ordinances of the realm and the Custom of Paris were extended to Louisiana had another formal code of laws been promulgated for the colony's benefit....
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Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of Mississippi ..., Volume 11

Mississippi. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1845
...the valley of the Mississippi. A Governor and Intendant were established by the French government. The laws, edicts, and ordinances of the realm, and the custom of Paris were extended to the province of Louisiana ; this charter was surrendered some time afterwards by Crozet,...
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