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only owing to an inherent infirmity of the flesh that man stands in need of Law and Religion. We cannot help thinking that he was somewhat hampered by the special title of his paper, and that it should have been devoted to “Law” without the qualifying adjective.-A writer who, oddly enough, calls himself “Justum,” and adopts “ Fiat Justitia, ruat cælum" as his motto, takes us to the Celestial Empire in his Two Episodes of Recent Anglo-Chinese History (James Bain, 1877), in which, by the instances of the Woosung Railway and the Ocean Case, he seems to wish to prove that English Policy in relation to China has been altogether wrong, and that of the Brother of the Sun and Moon, and his Mandarins, altogether right and commendable. “Fiat Justitia," when the Gods have decided where the right lies.—The useful work of the “Revised Edition of the Statutes" (Vol. xi., Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1877), is continued in the last issue down to the effect of Repeals made as late as the close of the Session of 1876, and extends over the Acts of the three Sessions, covering the years 1851-53. A Table, in a separate form, is given with it, showing the extent of the Repeals contained in the previous ten volumes of this indispensable adjunct to the Practitioner's Library.
We have to acknowledge the receipt of the following :Butlin's Examination Guide and Introduction to the Law. Stevens
& Sons. 1876. Blunt & Phillimore's Book of Church Law. Rivingtons. 1876. U.S.A. Report on Public Libraries, Bureau of Education. Wash
ington. 1876. High's Law of Receivers. Chicago: Callaghan. (London:
Bishop's Criminal Law. Sixth Edition, 2 vols. Boston: Little,
Brown & Co. (London : Sampson, Low & Co.) 1877. Scarlett's Memoir of Lord Abinger. John Murray. 1877. Amos's Laws for the Regulation of Vice. Stevens & Sons. 1877. Code d'Instruction Criminelle Autrichien. Société de Législation
Comparée. 1875. Annuaire de la Société de Législation Comparée. Paris : Cotillon. 1876, Le Droit Coutumier des Slaves Méridionaux. Paris : E. Thorin. 1877. Etudes sur les Lois de Finance (Ang!. et Etats Unis). Par G.
Louis. Paris : Cotillon. 1877.
We have also received to date :-
Billard, et Cie, 1877. Revue de Droit International. Gand. No. III. 1876-7. Rivista di Discipline Carcerarie. Rome : Jan.-March, 1877. Revue Générale du Droit, &c. Paris : E. Thorin. No. II. April, 1877.
Legal Obituary of the Quarter. January.
30. HAYTER, Thomas, Esq., Solicitor, aged 44. Adm. 1854. February.
1. Collins, John Stratford, of Gray's Inn, Esq., Barrister. at-law, B.A., , Trin. Hall, Cam., aged 62. Called 1848. J.P. and D.L. for Co. Hereford.
vs Mason, Thomas Johnson, Esq., Solicitor, Louth, Lincolnshire, aged 36. Admitted 1863.
2. MACNAMARA, Henry Tyrwhitt Jones, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barrister-at-law, one of Her Majesty's Railway Commissioners, aged 57. Called 1849.
, MAGRATH, William, Esq., Solicitor (Irel.)
3. Palmer, Charles Edmund, of the Inner Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-law, aged 39. Called 1864. Grandson, maternally, of the late Sir John Wilde, LL.D., brother of the first Lord Truro, Lord Chancellor.
5. LYON, Andrew, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barrister-atlaw, M.A., Judge and Sessions Judge of Ratnaghiri, Bombay Presidency.' Called 1875.
6. WHITAKER, Edward Thomas, Esq., Solicitor, aged 76. Admitted 1823.
7. SHARPLEY, Arthur Edwin, of the Middle Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-law, LL.D., Advocate of the High Court, Allahabad, aged 45. Called 1869. .
10. ANDREWS, Thomas Bishop, Esq., Solicitor (Scot.), at Kilmarnock, aged 45.
II. WHITWORTH, Robert, of the Inner Temple, Esq., Bar-. rister-at-law, M.A., Clare Coll., Cam., aged 63. Called 1837.
12. KELLY, Fitzroy, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barrister-atlaw, B.A., Trin. Coll., Cam. Called 1858.
„ HAWETT, Thomas, Esq., Solicitor, Wigan, Lancashire, aged 35. Admitted 1865.
13. COBBETT, John Morgan, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barrister-at-law, M.P. for Oldham, aged 77. Called 1830. Second son of the famous William Cobbett, formerly M.P. for Oldham. Chairman of Quarter Sessions for the West Division of Sussex. .
» O'DONOGHUE, John, Esq., Barrister-at-law (Irel.), late Assistant Poor Law Commissioner, aged 80.
14. MITCHELL, Thomas Davis, of the Inner Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-law. Called 1868.
15. SAUNDERS, George Williams, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barrister-at-law, aged 80, late a Commissioner of Her Majesty's Court of Bankruptcy. Called 1820.
17. REYNOLDS, Alfred C., Esq., Solicitor (Irel.). „STRATFORD, Thomas, Esq., Solicitor (Irel.), aged 68. 20. Kelly, George, Esq., Solicitor (Irel.)
21. Clowes, John, Esq., Solicitor, Great Yarmouth, aged 68. Admitted 1832.
22. CATHCART, Elias, Esq., of Auchendrane, Advocate, LL.D., Leyden, aged 84. Called 1817. J.P. for Fife, and D.L. for Ayrshire. His father was Lord Alloway of the Court of Session.
, GIFFORD, Alexander, Esq., S.S.C. (Scot.), aged 87: Admitted 1815. Uncle of the present Lord Gifford, of the Court of Session.
·, RAIMONDI, Charles Henry, Esq., Solicitor, aged 38. Admitted 1871. - 27. BRAIKENRIDGE, Francis Jerdone, Esq., Solicitor, aged 54. Admitted 1847.
» Dixon, Arthur, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barrister-atlaw, aged 37. Called 1861.
„LANYON, Charles Mortimer, of the Inner Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-law, B.A., Trin. Coll., Oxon., aged 36. Called 1865.
28. LOVEDAY, Arthur, Esq., Proctor and Notary, aged 81. Admitted 1815. March.
2. POLLOCK, Edward, Esq., Solicitor (Irel.), aged 61.
4. HALLETT, Thomas Perham Luxmoore, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barrister-at-law, LL.B., formerly Fellow of Trin. Hall, Cam., aged 75. Called 1829. A descendant (through his mother Jessey, daughter and co-heiress of the late Thomas Perham, Esq., of Well Court, Dorset) of Sir William Perham or Periam, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer in the reign of Queen Elizabeth. . 7. BERWICK, Edward, Esq., A.M., Barrister-at-law (Irel.), President of the Queen's College, Galway.
8. BARLOW, Arthur, Esq., Solicitor (Irel.), aged 79.
9. PATTEN, John, Esq., W.S. (Scot.), aged 71.
10. Plowden, Harry A. Chichele, of the Middle Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-law, late Captain, Bengal Staff Corps, aged 37. Called 1876.
13. Heron, John Rippon, Esq., Solicitor, aged 43. Admitted 1858.
„ JEFFEREYS, John, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barrister-atlaw, aged 68. Called 1835.
15. Norton, William, of the Middle Temple, Esq., Barrister-at-law, aged 31. Called 1870.
17. CLARK, Thomas James, Esq., Q.C., and a Bencher of the Inner Temple, aged 55.
„ Mitchell, Thomas, Esq., Solicitor (Irel.), aged 69. 21. HENN, William Poole, Esq., Solicitor (Irel.)
22. GOVER, Henry, of the Inner Temple, Esq., Barrister. at-law, LL.D., St. Peter's Coll., Cam., aged 50. Called 1856.
» Hanson, Edward Pardoe Cotton, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barrister-at-law, aged 43. Called 1856.
„ HAWKINS, John, Esq., Solicitor, Hitchin, aged 86. Admitted 1813. Father of Sir Henry Hawkins, Judge of the Exchequer Division of the High Court of Justice.
23. DUNDAs, Sir David, Bart., F.R.S., F.S.A., Advocate, aged 74. Called 1824. Only son of the late Sir Robert Dundas, Bart., of Beechwood, Midlothian, a Principal Clerk of Session, by Matilda, daughter of the late Hon. Archibald Cockburn, one of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer in Scotland. The title devolves upon his eldest surviving son, Sidney James, born in 1849.
, FERGUSON, John G., Esq., Solicitor (Irel.)
„ MERRIMAN, William Clark, Esq., Solicitor, Marl. borough, Registrar of the County Court, aged 73. Admitted 1827.
24. RYLAND, Arthur, Esq., Solicitor, Birmingham, J.P. for Worcestershire, aged 70. Admitted 1828.
„ BAGEHOT, Walter, of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., Barristerat-law. Called 1852.