Adams, Charles

Biographical Information from the Litchfield Historical Society

http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org/ledger/students/8

Digitized Notebooks

Single Volume

Birth Date

1795-06-11

Death Date

1821-01-20

Notes

Only the title of Municipal Law is paginated; the remainder is not paginated, although traces of earlier pagination [1-103] can be seen in Parent & Child. Parent & Child contains 16 lectures, the first dated June 22, 1812. Sheriff & Gaolers contains six lectures, the first dated July 13, 1812. Headers on every page; outer margins used for citations; written on both sides of page; catchwords. Bound in calf or law sheep; red spine label, gold stamped: Reeve's and Gould's Lectures; in green clamshell preservation case.

Provenance

First page of the volume is signed "Charles Adams Litchfield July 1812."

Adams, Charles Notebooks

Lecture Date Lecturer Notebook Author Opening Line All terms
Gould, James Adams, Charles Municipal Law by James Gould, Esq. Municipal law, title page half
Adams, Charles Parent and Child including Guardian and Ward by James Gould Esq. title page half
James Gould Adams, Charles Sheriffs & Gaolers by James Gould Esq. title page half
not applicable Adams, Charles Charles Adams Litchfield July 1812 Signature page
Adams, Charles Lectures on law by Tapping Reeve and James Gould Esq. Litchfield, Conn. title page
Adams, Charles Master & Servant by James Gould Esq. title page half
1812-06-01 to 1812-06-30 Gould, James Adams, Charles There are two particular customs which do not come within this rule. These are the customs of Gavelkind & Borough English. Municipal law, Particular customs
1812-06-01 to 1812-06-30 Gould, James Adams, Charles Municipal law denotes the law of a body politic, but by the English Lawyers is defined to be a "rule of civil conduct prescribed by the the Supreme power in a state, commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong" Municipal law, Municipal Law
1812-06-13 to 1812-08-04 Gould, James Adams, Charles Municipal law denotes the law of a body politic, but by the English Lawyers is defined to be a "rule of civil conduct prescribed by the Supreme power in a state, commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong." 1 Blacks C. 44. It is uniform and universal as far as it extends. It differs from natural law for the latter considers men in their individual capacity. It must be prescribed. A retroactive law is not always an ex post facto law. An ex post facto law is a retro-active penal law. Ex post facto laws respect offences civilly. Municipal law, Municipal law definition
1812-06-13 to 1812-08-04 Reeve, Tapping Adams, Charles The right which the husband acquires by marriage over the personal property of the wife. Baron & feme, Baron and Feme
1812-06-13 to 1812-08-04 Gould, James Adams, Charles A servant is one who is subject to the personal authority of another. A master is one who exercises such authority. Master & Servant, Master and Servant
1812-06-22 Gould, James Adams, Charles An infant or a minor by Common Law of England is any one male or female who is under the age of 21 years. Infants & minors definition, Parent & child
1812-06-22 Gould, James Adams, Charles Privileges & disabilities of infants. On this subject, it is proper to take a view of 1 Crimes; 2 Torts; 3 Contracts. Parent & child, Parent and Child Guardian and Ward
1812-06-22-1812 to 1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles According to statute of Connecticut, if a parent permits the infant to make a contract binding himself (infant), the parent shall himself be bound. Contracts of infants, Parent & child
1812-06-22-1812 to 1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles An infant is not bound by a contract to pay for repairing his buildings not coming within the legal definition of necessaries. Infants' contracts for necessaries, Parent & child
1812-06-22-1812 to 1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles The case of a penal bond executed by an infant has given rise to diversity of opinion as to the question whether it is void or voidable. Parent & child, Penal bond executed by an infant
1812-06-22-1812 to 1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles Time and manner of avoiding contracts by infants. Avoiding contracts by infants, Parent & child
1812-06-22-1812 to 1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles What offices an infant may hold. Parent & child, What offices an infant may hold
1812-06-22-1812 to 1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles An infant defendant when judgement goes against him is always liable in the first instance to costs in the same manner as an adult. Liability of infants, Parent & child
1812-06-22-1812 to 1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles Relative rights and duties of Parents & Children. Parent & child, Rights & duties of parents & children
1812-06-22-1812 to 1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles Protection. The duty of protecting one's children is founded on natural law. Parent & child, Protection of children
1812-06-22-1812 to 1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles In action of per quod &c by the father for the seduction of his daughter, she is herself a competent witness having no interest in the event of the suit. Parent & child, Seduction of daughter
1812-06-22-1812 to 1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles Guardianship in Soccage. Guardian & Ward, Guardianship in socage
1812-06-22-1812 to 1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles It has been determined in Connecticut that if a guardian has been appointed for an infant under the age of choosing, he continues of course guardian of the infant till he comes of full age. Guardian & Ward, Guardianship in Connecticut
1812-06-22-1812 to 1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles The only remaining division of this title relates to settlement of infants. Guardian & Ward, Settlement of infants
1812-06-22-1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles With regard to those privileges and disabilites of infants which are of a miscellaneous nature and do not properly come under any particular class. Parent & child, Privileges & disabilities of infants
1812-06-22-1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles I now proceed to consider the rights & incapacities of bastards or illegitimate children. Bastards or illegitimate children, Parent & child
1812-06-22-1812-07-12 Gould, James Adams, Charles The reciprocal rights & duties of parents and other legitimate children. Parent & child, Reciprocal rights & duties of parents & children
1812-07-13 Gould, James Adams, Charles First--as to the nature & manner of appointment to it. The word sheriff is derived from shire a county & reeve a keeper or governor of the shire or county. Nature & appointment of sheriffs, Sheriff & Gaoler
1812-07-13 Gould, James Adams, Charles If, after the death of the sheriff and before any successor appointed, any prisoners escape from the Gaol, no person is liable for the escape. Liability for escapes, Sheriff & Gaoler
1812-07-13 Gould, James Adams, Charles First--as to the nature of the office & manner of appointment to it. The word sheriff is derived from shire a county & reeve a keeper or governor denoting in its original sense a keeper or governor of the shire or county. Sheriff & Gaoler, Sheriffs & Gaolers
1812-07-13 to 1812-08-01 Gould, James Adams, Charles If after the death of the sheriff and before any successor appointed, any prisoners escape from the Gaol, no person is liable for the escape. Liability for escapes, Sheriff & Gaoler
1812-07-13 to 1812-08-01 Gould, James Adams, Charles Law of Escapes. An escape is when a person under lawful arrest & restraint of his liberty either violently or secretly evades such restraint & goes at large. Law of escapes, Sheriff & Gaoler
1812-07-13 to 1812-08-01 Gould, James Adams, Charles Negligent escapes are such as happen without the consent of the officer. Negligent escapes, Sheriff & Gaoler
1812-07-13 to 1812-08-01 Gould, James Adams, Charles The Sheriff of other officer in permitting a voluntary escape is guilty of a violation of law. It is a crime. Sheriff & Gaoler, Voluntary escapes
1812-08-01 Gould, James Adams, Charles A few remaining rules of the common law on this Title. Sheriff & Gaoler, Sheriffs & gaolers Lecture 6
1812-08-04 Adams, Charles This certifies that Charles Adams read law under our direction in our office and attended the lectures then given from the 13th of June 1812 to the 4th of August 1812. certification