Baldwin, Roger Sherman

Biographical Information from the Litchfield Historical Society

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Digitized Notebooks

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Birth Date

1793-01-04

Death Date

1863-02-19

Provenance

Roger Sherman Baldwin Yale Mss B L71 1812B 5 volumes Modern gray buckram binding, leather spine stamped: Reeve & Gouldís Lectures Legible with practice, citations in outer margins Vol. I 570 pp, numbered by student. Headers throughout, written every page, with some blank sections [1] signed: Mr. S. Baldwin [3]

Baldwin, Roger Sherman Notebooks

Lecture Date Lecturer Notebook Author Opening Line All terms
not applicable Baldwin, Roger Sherman Notes on Law taken from the lectures of the Honble Tapping Reeve and James Gould Esquire vol. 1st containing the following Titles: Title Page, Volume 1 Title page
Baldwin, Roger Sherman Roger S. Baldwin's 1813 Notes on Law taken from the lecture of the Honble Tappling Reeve and James Gould Esquire vol. 2nd Containing the following titles: Volume 2 title page
Baldwin, Roger Sherman Roger S. Baldwin's 1818 Reeve and Gould's Lectures Pleas and Pleadings New Trials Writs of Error and Practice in Connecticut Volume 3 title page
Baldwin, Roger Sherman A System of PLEADING taken from the Lecures of James Gould, Esq. by Roger S. Baldwin Litchfield January 1813 Volume 3 title page half
Baldwin, Roger Sherman Roger S. Baldwin's 1813 Notes on Law taken from the Lecture of the Thonble Tapping Reeve and James Gould Esquire vol. 4th Continaing the following Titles: Volume 4 title page
Baldwin, Roger Sherman Notes on Law taken from the Lectures of The Honble Tapping Reeve and James Gould Esquire Vo. 5th Containing the law regarding Real Property. Volume 5 title page
1812-01-01 to 1812-12-31 James Gould Baldwin, Roger Sherman Any person, male or female, under 21 years of age is denominated an infant. Parent & child, Volume 1 Parent & child
1812-01-01 to 1812-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Covenants are to be construed liberally, that is, the meaning of the parties is to be sought without such strict adherence to positive rules, as in the case of deeds or grants Action for covenant broken, Volume 2 Construction of covenants
1812-01-01 to 1812-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman In case of assignment of obligations &c, the obligee may in some instance release after assignment & in others not. Action for covenant broken, Volume 2 Covenantee's power over covenants
1812-01-01 to 1812-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Covenant to save harmless is not broken by the factious act of another. Action for covenant broken, Volume 2 Covenants or bonds to save harmless
1812-01-01 to 1812-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Om actions on covenant running with the land, against the lessor's heir, infancy is not pleadable in bar. Action for covenant broken, Volume 2 Heir executors of the covenantor
1812-01-01 to 1812-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman In all deed of conveyance, except quit claims, there are two covenants, express or implied. Action for covenant broken, Volume 2 Of covenants used in conveyance
1812-01-01 to 1812-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Those covenants which do not run with the land are called collateral. Action for covenant broken, Volume 2 Of covenants which run with the land
1812-01-01 to 1812-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman The declaration in covenant should state that the covenant was by deed. Action for covenant broken, Volume 2 Pleadings in covenant broken
1812-01-01 to 1812-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman In Connecticut, in actions of covenant, the defendant often pleased "that he has not broken his covenant." This mode of pleading is not good. Action for covenant broken, Volume 2 Pleadings of the debt
1812-01-01 to 1812-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman The following rules as to covenants apply to notes, mutatis mutandis. On a single bill, action lies not till the last installment is due. Action for covenant broken, Volume 2 Rules applying to covenants
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Municipal law, Volume 1 Actions on penal statutes
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Baldwin, Roger Sherman On the subject of Baron and Feme, no perfect treatise seems to have been written. Baron & feme, Volume 1 Baron & feme
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Municipal law, Volume 1 Common law
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Municipal law, Volume 1 Construction of statutes
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman A contract according to the usual definition is an agreement upon a sufficient consideration to do or not to do a particular thing. Contracts, Volume 1 Contracts
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Municipal law, Volume 1 Declaratory & remedial statutes
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 not identified Baldwin, Roger Sherman The estate of every deceased person is disposed of either by a will of his own, or in a particular manner pointed out by law. Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 Executors & administrators
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 not identified Baldwin, Roger Sherman By the English Statute 13 Eliz & a like statute in Connecticut, all conveyances, bonds, suits, judgments & executions & contracts made to defraud the creditors of the grantor Fraudulent conveyance, Volume 1 Fraudulent conveyances
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 not identified Baldwin, Roger Sherman There are a great variety of guardians in the English law; some of whom, not being known to our law, it will not be necessary to notice. Guardian & Ward, Volume 1 Guardian & ward
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Municipal law, Volume 1 Interpretation of laws
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Municipal law, Volume 1 Kinds of statutes
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Municipal law, Volume 1 Lex scripta or written law
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 not identified Baldwin, Roger Sherman A servant is one who is subject to the personal authority of another. A master is one who exercises that authority. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Master & servant
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Municipal law is "a rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power commanding what is right and forbidding what is wrong." Municipal law, Volume 1 Municipal law
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Municipal law, Volume 1 Particular customs
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Municipal law, Volume 1 Penal & beneficial statutes
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Municipal law, Volume 1 Pleading statutes & mode of prosecuting
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Municipal law, Volume 1 Qui tam actions
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Municipal law, Volume 1 Repeal of laws
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 not identified Baldwin, Roger Sherman The word Sheriff is derived from the Saxon word "Shire" & Reeve which are synonymous with the English words, Governor of a County. Sheriff & Gaoler, Volume 1 Sheriffs & gaolers
1812-01-01 to 1813-12-31 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Municipal law, Volume 1 Unwritten law
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman The action of account, though much in vogue in Connecticut, had in Westminster Hall given place to a bill in Equity for the same object. Action of account, Volume 2 Action of account
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman The legal acceptation of the word "debt" is a sum of money due by certain (& express) contract, as by a bond for a determinate sum, special bargain &c. Action for debt, Volume 2 Action of debt
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman Detinue lies for the recovery of a specific personal chattel. Action of detinue, Volume 2 Action of detinue
1813 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Covenant broken, this action is founded on a covenant, for the breach of which a recovery is claimed. Action for covenant broken, Volume 2 Actions on contracts
1813 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman A bailment is defined to be a delivery of goods, upon a contract, express or implied, that they shall be restored to the bailor on his order, when the purpose for which they were delivered is accomplished. Bailments, Volume 2 Bailments
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman To every action there is a general issue which is a general denial of the facts in the declaration, as to the action of assumpsit, non-assumpsit. Defenses to action, Volume 2 Defenses to actions
1813 Reeve, Tapping Baldwin, Roger Sherman With respect to the doctrine of evidence, it is to be observed that though a great variety of questions are constantly arising, which require a hasty decision of the courts, yet there are certain principles which are well ascertained and which ought to govern. Evidence, Volume 2 Evidence
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman At common law any person may establish an inn, unless inconvenient to the public. Inns & Innkeepers, Volume 2 Inns & innkeepers
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman Private wrongs, Volume 2 Private wrongs
1813 Reeve, Tapping Baldwin, Roger Sherman There are two kinds of charter parties; one is where the merchant agrees with the owner or master of a ship to convey goods for him. Charter parties, Volume 4 Charter parties
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman Public wrongs, Volume 4 Criminal law
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman A factor is one who is employed by a merchant in one country to do business for him in another. Factors/agency, Volume 4 Factors & agents
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman An insurance is a contract entered into to indemnify another against any peril to which the insured is exposed. Insurance, Volume 4 Insurance
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman Lex Mercatoria/Bills of Exchange and Promissory Notes. Respice quid moneant LEGES. The mercantile law has been usually denominated a particular custom. But this is manifestly incorrect. Mercantile law, Volume 4 Lex Mercatoria
1813 Reeve, Tapping Baldwin, Roger Sherman Men are always partners when they are to share in the profit and loss; and are liable to be sued as such. Partnership, Volume 4 Partnership
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman The general powers of a Court of Chancery cannot be precisely defined. But they may all be ascertained by examining those subjects with which Courts of Chancery are conversant. In some states, there are not Courts of Chancery, but chancery principles must still be made use of. Chancery, Volume 4 Powers of Chancery
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman A promissory note is a direct engagement in writing to pay a sum of money to a person named in it, or to his order or bearer; or in other words, it is a direct engagement to pay a sum of money to a third person, containing operative words of transfer. Bills of exchange & promissory notes, Volume 4 Promissory notes
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman These are governed by the mercantile law. Seamenís wages & sailorís contracts, Volume 4 Sailors contracts
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman The injuries which may be done to things real are six: 1. Ouster, 2 Trespass, 3. Nuisance, 4. Waste, 5. Subtraction, & 6. Disturbance. Real property & mortgages, Volume 5 Actions for injuries to things real
1813 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Coparcenary. An estate in coparcenary is one which descends to two or more persons, as heirs, as when at Common law an estate descends to two or more females. Real property & mortgages, Volume 5 Coparcenary tenancy in common
1813 Reeve, Tapping Baldwin, Roger Sherman The law of devises is a very interesting branch of law. Devises were customary among the Saxons, before the conquest. Real property & mortgages, Volume 5 Devises
1813 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Thus far I have considered estates with regard to their quantity of interest. I am now to consider them with respect to the time of enjoyment. Real property & mortgages, Volume 5 Estates in possession Reversion & remainder
1813 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman An estate upon condition is one depending upon some uncertain event by which it may be enlarged, created, or defeated. Real property & mortgages, Volume 5 Estates upon condition
1813 Baldwin, Roger Sherman Real property & mortgages, Volume 5 Foreclosure
1813 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Things, as that word is used in law, are the subject of property. These are divided into Real and Personal. Real property & mortgages, Volume 5 Real property
1813 Reeve, Tapping Baldwin, Roger Sherman The modes of acquiring property are two, by purchase and by descent Real property & mortgages, Volume 5 Modes of acquiring estates
1813-01 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman The granting of a new trial by the Courts merely gives to the party the privilege of trying his case again. New trials, Volume 3 New trials
1813-01 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman But first (as introductory) of the Jurisdiction of our courts of law in Civil cases. Practice in Connecticut, Volume 3 Of practice in Connecticut
1813-01 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman The principles regarding writs of error laid down in the English books must be everywhere essentially the same. But the mode of carrying them into execution is different in different States. Volume 3 Writs of error, Writs of error
1813-01-01 to 1813-01-30 Gould, James Baldwin, Roger Sherman Pleadings are the mutual altercations between the plaintiff and defendant put into legal form and set down in writing. Pleas & pleadings, Volume 3 Pleas & pleadings