Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature of the State of Indiana, Volume 16

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"With tables of the cases and principal matters" (varies).
 

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Page 420 - In all other cases the court may direct the jury to find a special verdict in writing, upon all or any of the issues, and in all cases may instruct them, if they render a general verdict, to find upon particular questions of fact, to be stated in writing, and may direct a written finding thereon.
Page 41 - All acts of incorporation for municipal purposes shall continue in force under this Constitution, until such time as the General Assembly shall, in its discretion, modify or repeal the same.
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Page 94 - We, the jury, find the defendant guilty as charged In the indictment, and assess his punishment at confinement In the penitentiary for a term of two years.
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