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The following announcement on behalf of the Incorporated Law Society has been made with regard to the Lectures for the year 1859-60 :

The following three courses of lectures will be delivered in the hall of the society on Monday and Friday evenings, in the months of November, December, January, February, and March next, at eight o'clock precisely. CONVEYANCING LECTURES, by FREDERICK JOHN TURNER, Esq.,

1. On the history of the law of real property.
2. On the creation and barring estates tail.
3. On conveyances by parties under disabilities.
4. On fraudulent and voluntary conveyances.
5. On mortgages, legal and equitable.
6. On leasehold estates and the assignments of them.
7. On trustees and the appointment of new trustees.
8. On wills and testamentary appointments.
9. On copyhold tenure.
10. On powers and the exercise of them.

11. On the rights and powers of married women relative to property.

12. Review of the present state of the law of real property


BARRISTER-AT-LAW. 1. Origin and history of equity jurisprudence. 2. The jurisdiction of the Court of Chancery. 3. The procedure of the Court of Chancery. 4, 5. Specific performance and injunctions. 6, 7, 8. Equitable rights of married women. 9. Administrative business of the Court of Chancery. 10. Suits relating to partnerships and companies. 11, 12. Winding up and bankruptcy of partnerships and



MEADOWS WHITE, Esq., BARRISTER-AT-LAW. On the relation of principal and agent—What it is :Between whom it may be established. Who may appoint

—who may be appointed agents. The subject-matter. What acts may—what may not be

done by agents. How the relation may be established. The authority

Express authorities.-Implied authorities.General and
special agencies.—The authority of a wife to bind her
husband— The general authority-of counsel, attorneys,
auctioneers, partners, brokers, factors, shipmasters, &c.

The effect of ratification.
The legal incidents of the relation. 1. The duties, rights,

and liabilities of principal and agent inter se. 2. The
liabilities of principals to third persons, arising out of
the acts of their agents. 3. The personal liabilities of
agents, public and private-1. To the public—The
criminal law specially affecting agents; 2. To third

persons. The dissolution of the relation. By what means, or under

what circunstances, the authority is or may be deter


[Should time permit, the lecturer will bring under consideration the points of practice most frequently arising in the application of the law of principal and agent.]

APPOINTMENTS, &c. UPON the death of the late J. Addison, Esq., Robert Segar, Esq., of the Lancaster Chancery Court, and Recorder of Wigan, was appointed Judge of the County Court for the Preston district (Circuit No. 4.); and upon the death of the late Mr. Serjeant Clarke, A. M. Skinner, Esq., of the Oxford Circuit, Q.C., and Recorder of Windsor, was appointed Judge of the County Court for the towns of Oldbury, Walsall, and Wolverhampton (Circuit No. 25).

Stamford Raffles, Esq., of the Northern Circuit, has been appointed to the Judgeship of the Court of Record for the Hundred of Salford, vacated by Mr. Segar.

The Recordership of Hythe, vacated by the death of the late Mr. Gipps, was conferred on Mr. R. J. Biron of the Home Circuit; and the Recorderships of Walsall, Newark, Lincoln, and Northampton, formerly held by the late Mr. Serjeant Clarke, have been respectively conferred on Mr. W. J. Neele of the Oxford Circuit, and Mr. Fitzjames Stephen, the Hon. G. C. Vernon, and Mr. J. Hibberd Brewer, all of the Midland Circuit.

T. H. Ingham, Esq., the Judge of the County Court, Circuit No. 3, has been appointed Recorder of Clitheroe, in the room of the late J. Addison, Esq., deceased.

Henry Pyne, Esq., of the Tithe Office, Whitehall, Barristerat-Law, has been appointed Assistant Commissioner, by the Copyhold Inclosure and Tithe Commissioners.

G. P. Atthill, Esq., has been appointed Chief Justice of the Island of St. Lucia; and James John Hickson, Esq., has been appointed Police Magistrate for the Island of Grenada.

In Ireland, the Judgeship in Bankruptcy, vacated by the death of the Hon. P. Plunkett, has been conferred on David Lynch, Esq., Q.C.



21st. KNIGHT, HENRY, Esq., Solicitor. 25th. CLAPHAM, WILLIAM H., Esq., Solicitor, aged 58. 31st. CLARKE, NATHANIEL R., Esq., Serjeant-at-Law, Judge of the

County Courts of Wolverhampton, Oldbury, and Walsall; and Recorder of Lincoln, Newark, Northampton, and Walsall. Aged 75.


19th. Evans, ROBERT, Esq., Solicitor, aged 34.
22nd. BROWN, CHARLES J., Esq., Solicitor, aged 61.
23rd. Clough, WILLIAM, Esq., Solicitor, aged 50.

WILLIAMS, HENRY, Esq., Solicitor.
Roscoe, W. C., Barrister.


5th. MOORE, REGNIER W., Esq., Barrister, aged 41.

FLOYD, COOKSON S., Esq., Solicitor, aged 48. 7th. CONGREVE, JOHN F., Esq., Solicitor.

KINDER, W. S., Esq., Solicitor, aged 37. 8th. DIGNAM, THOMAS, Esq., Solicitor, aged 60. 9th. HYDE, CHARLES, Esq., Solicitor, aged 64. 10th. WALFORD, ARTHUR, Esq., Solicitor, aged 53. 13th. ALEXANDER, E. N., Esq., Solicitor. 14th. VALLANCE, Thomas, Esq., Barrister, aged 23. 15th. WILBRAHAM, EDWARD, Esq., Q.C., aged 74. 18th. LANGHAM, T. P., Esq., Solicitor, aged 41.

GAWTRESS, WILLIAM S., Esq., Barrister, aged 41. 19th. BOYSE, AUGUSTUS F., Esq., Barrister, aged 36. 24th. MARTIN, RICHARD C., Esq., Barrister, aged 50. 25th. STOGDON, JOHN, Esq., Solicitor, aged 53. 30th. DOWLING, RICHARD B., Esq., Barrister.



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1st. HICKS, John, Esq., Barrister. 2nd. BESSONNETT, JAMES, Esq., Q.C., assistant Barrister for the

County Waterford.

BEDFORD, HENRY, Esq., Solicitor, aged 61. 3rd. ANGELL, ALFRED, Esq., Solicitor, aged 57. 4th. EDWARDS, WILLIAM, Esq., Solicitor, aged 69. 5th. Fox, John E., Esq., Solicitor, aged 64. 7th. HOWARD, THOMAS, Esq., Solicitor, aged 73. 10th, DOCKRELL, JOHN J., Esq., Solicitor. 15th. RANDALL, ALFRED B., Esq., Solicitor, aged 27.

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