Andrews, William Stutson

Biographical Information from the Litchfield Historical Society

http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org/ledger/students/86

Digitized Notebooks

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v. 2
v. 3

Birth Date

1793-10-12

Death Date

1872-05-01

Notes

3 volumes; bound in red pebble cloth, housed in preservation cases; pages have not been trimmed. Spine label: Reeve's & Gould's Law Lectures at Litchfield Law School. Lecturers are identified; some lectures are dated.

Provenance

Bookplate inscribed: Ex dono Wm.S. Andrews, of Boston, Oct. 12, 1859. Donor's letter of transmittal to Hon. Emory Washburn bound into volume 1

Andrews, William Stutson Notebooks

Lecture Date Lecturer Notebook Author Opening Line All terms
not applicable Andrews, William Stutson Lectures Upon The Various Branches Of Law By Mess.s. Gould & Reeves At The Law School in Litchfield Conn. Taken in 1812-1813 By William S. Andrews of Boston of the class of 1812 of Harvard College Volume 2 title page
1795-02-14 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson A legacy is a bequest delete, Wills & devises
1812-01-01 to 1812-12-31 not applicable Andrews, William Stutson Lectures Upon The Various Branches of Law By Mess.s Reeves & Gould At The Law School in Litchfield Conn Copied in 1812-1813 by William S. Andrews of Boston of the class of 1812 of Harvard University Title Page, Volume 3 title page
1812-01-01- to 1812-12-31 not applicable Andrews, William Stutson Lectures Upon The Various Branches Of Law By Mess.s Reeves & Gould At The Law School in Litchfield Conn Taken in 1812-1813 by William S. Andrews of Boston of the class of 1812 of Harvard College Title Page, Volume 1 Title page
1812-07-01 to 1812-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson Granting a new trial is giving the party a privilege of trying his case again. The was unknown at C.L. Nor is it established by St., but has wholly grown up out of the modern practice of the Cts. New trials, Volume 3 New trials
1812-07-01 to 1812-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson This has been supposed a difficult subject. It is a commission to the judges of the higher Ct to examine the record of the Ct below. Volume 3 Writs of error, Writs of error
1812-07-01 to 1812-12-31 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson The Mercantile law or usage usually denominated law merchant is usually termed a particular custom. But this is manifestly incorrect. Mercantile law, Volume 3 Mercantile law
1812-07-01 to 1812-12-31 not identified Andrews, William Stutson Bills of exchange are open letters of request addressed by one party to another requesting him to pay a sum of money to a third person, or to any other to whom that third person directs it to be paid, or to the bearer i.e. holder of the bill. Bills of exchange & promissory notes, Volume 3 Bills of exchange & promissory notes
1812-07-01 to 1812-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson Assumpsit is a promise to do, or to forbear to do some act whether parol or written. Assumpsit, Volume 3 Assumpsit
1812-07-01 to 1812-12-31 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson The legal acceptation of the word Debt is a sum of money due by certain or express contract e.g. by a paid for a determinate sum, note special bargain &c. Action for debt, Volume 3 Action of debt
1812-07-01 to 1812-12-31 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson Actions sounding in covenant broken are such as are founded on a covenant & claiming a recovery for some breach of it. And this is the reason of the name. Action for covenant broken, Volume 3 Covenant broken
1812-07-01 to 1812-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson To every action there is what is called the gen'l issue, of the action of assumpsit, the gen'l issue is non assumpsit. Defenses to action, Volume 3 Defenses to actions on Contract
1812-07-01 to 1812-12-31 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson Bailment is defined to be a delivery of goods upon a contract expressed or implied, that they shall be restored to the bailor or delivered to his order, whenever the purpose for which they were delivered is answered. Bailments, Volume 3 Bailments
1812-10-30 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson Detinue an action sounding in Contract. This action lies for the recovery of specifick chattels & is so far in the nature of bill in Chan. It follows then that the remedy is specifick. Action of detinue, Volume 3 Detinue & account
1812-12-25 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson Pleas are defined to be the mutual altercations between the Pltf & Def put in legal form & set down in writing. Anciently all pleadings were oral, not reduced to writing. Pleas & pleadings, Volume 3 Pleas & pleadings
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson Things as the word is used in the law is the subject of property, viz. or the subject in which an interest can be enjoyed. These are of 2 kinds, real or personal. Real property & mortgages, Volume 1 Real property
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson An estate upon condition is one depending upon some uncertain event by which it may be created, enlarged or defeated. It is contra distinguished from an estate not conditional by these incidents. Real property & mortgages, Volume 1 Mortgages
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson These are of two kinds. First, where the merchant agrees with the master or owner of the ship to carry goods for him. This is chartering the vessel. Charter parties, Volume 2 Charter parties
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson Men are always partners in trade where they share jointly in the profits & losses. Mercantile law, Volume 2 Partnership
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson When a merchant has a aright to stop goods in transitu, he has a right entirely foreign to C.L. for at C. L. a delivery of the property vests in the vendee. Mercantile law, Volume 2 Stoppage of goods in transitu
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson Their contracts in many cases are affected by the Lex Mercatoria They are not unless is is so agreed entitled to any pay until they arrive at their point of destination. Seamenís wages & sailorís contracts, Volume 2 Sailors
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson This is defined to be a rule of civil conduct prescribed the supreme power of the state commanding what is right an forbidding what is wrong. Municipal law, Volume 2 Municipal law
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson The subjects which are to be treated are of Ouster & the Remedies. Ouster is an injury by which a person in possession of lands, tenements & hereditaments is wrongfully removed or turned out from the same. Injuries to real property, Volume 1 Ejectment
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson The species of alienation was known to our Saxon ancestors before the Norman conquest. If so the roman or civil law will govern respecting devises. Devises, Volume 1 Devises
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson An infant by the Common Law is any person under the age of 21 years. Parent & child, Volume 2 Parent & child
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson Acquisition of Property. Property is acquired either by descent or by purchase. Descents, Volume 1 Descent
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson Real property in England descends to the heir of the person actively seised according to the maxim "seisina facit stipitem." Descents, Volume 1 English law of descents
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson [Statutes for New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, North & South Carolina are reviewed.] Descents, Volume 1 State statutes of descent
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson In Eng. even at this day the meaning of the word heir is a quaestio vexata. The cases are totally incompatible with each other. Descents, Volume 1 Heir
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson In some states they have no Couts of chancery, yet they use the principles as much as if there were. Chancery, Volume 1 Powers of chancery
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson There is no title in the law in which there is so much confusion as this. A Guardian is a temporary parent or rather a person in loco parentis during the child's minority. Guardian & Ward, Volume 2 Guardian & ward
1813-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson The word Sheriff is derived from the Saxon word whire & reeve which in Eng. is synonymous with governor or keeper of a county or shire. Sheriff & Gaoler, Volume 2 Sheriffs & Jailor
1813-03-23 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson General observations. It is common to speak of mercantile law as the custom of merchants. But tho' it was so called & so pleaded, it does not take the nature of a custom. Insurance, Volume 2 Insurance
1813-03-23 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson Insurance is a contract by one to indemnify another against certain perils to which he is exposed. Insurance, Volume 2 Marine insurances
1813-03-23 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson The question whether you may insure a man's life without any interest is the same as in other insurances, i.e. void. Insurance, Volume 2 Insurance on lives
1813-08-01 to 1813-08-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson The action of replevin is a personal action. So far as respects title of land this must be tried. Replevin, Volume 1 Replevin
1813-08-01 to 1813-08-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson The action of waste is an action given to the lessor against the lessee. There is a question whether the action will lie against any others who were liable at C.L. Injuries to real property, Volume 1 Waste
1813-08-01 to 1813-08-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson A nuisance is not an injury merely to real property. It is anything done to the hurt or annoyance of lands, tenements & hereditaments. Injuries to real property, Volume 1 Nuisance on the case
1813-08-01 to 1813-08-31 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson Trespass as it regards Lands. This varied but little from a trespass as respects personal property. Injuries to real property, Volume 1 Trespass
1813-08-24 Reeve, Tapping Andrews, William Stutson There are some principles attending the subject which are peculiar. First, the right which the husband acquires to the personal property of the wife. Baron & feme, Volume 2 Baron & Feme
1813-08-31 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson As to the word Heir. The construction of this word has given rise to a great deal of dispute. Volume 1 Deeds, Wills & devises
1813-09-01 to 1813-09-30 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson Slander consists of maliciously defaming a person. Private wrongs, Volume 2 Slander
1813-09-01 to 1813-09-30 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson This action originally lay only in cases where one found the goods of another & refused to deliver them on demand, but converted them. Private wrongs, Volume 2 Trover
1813-09-01 to 1813-09-30 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson An assault is an attempt to offer to do a corporal hurt to another by force without touching e.g. lifting a weapon or fist in a threatening manner. Private wrongs, Volume 2 Assault & battery
1813-09-01 to 1813-09-30 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson Every unlawful restraint on one's liberty or any violation of one's right of locomotion is false imprisonment. Private wrongs, Volume 2 Trespass vi & armis & false imprisonment
1813-09-01 to 1813-09-30 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson Private wrongs, Volume 2 Search warrants
1813-09-01 to 1813-09-30 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson This action is to recover damages against one who had prepared an indictment or other prosecution or brot an action versus the Plaintiff from a corrupt motive, i.e., malice Malicious prosecution, Volume 2 Action on the case for malicious prosecution
1813-09-01 to 1813-09-30 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson Trespass in its most extensive acceptation at C.L. is any transgression of law, short of treason, felony & misprision of treason & felony. Private wrongs, Volume 2 Trespass for injuries to personal property
1813-09-01 to 1813-09-30 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson Replevin, Volume 2 Replevin
1813-09-16 Gould, James Andrews, William Stutson A servant is one who is subject to the personal authority of another, a master is one who exercises it. Master & Servant, Volume 2 Master & servant