Reeve, Aaron Burr

Biographical Information from the Litchfield Historical Society

http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org/ledger/students/2117

Digitized Notebooks

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Birth Date

1780-10-03

Death Date

1809-09-01

Reeve, Aaron Burr Notebooks

Lecture Date Lecturer Notebook Author Opening Line All terms
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr Law in its most significant and extensive meaning is strictly a rule of action, and when thus defined applies to every species of conduct; of Law, however, thus understood, there are several kinds. Municipal law, Volume 1 Of law of Municipal law
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr Contracts, Volume 3 Contracts
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Pleas & pleadings, Volume 4 Pleas & pleadings
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Real property & mortgages, Volume 5 Real property
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Private wrongs, Volume 7 Private wrongs
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Executor & Administrators, Volume 2 Executors & administrators
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Real property & mortgages, Volume 6 Alienation by deed
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Gould, James Reeve, Aaron Burr Municipal law, Volume 1 Rules of interpretation of laws
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr Customs to be valid must be accompanied with several circumstances. Municipal law, Volume 1 Validity & construction of customs
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr The general division of Municipal Law is said to be written because its original intitution is committed to writing, and the Roll or original Record is the Law itself. Municipal law, Volume 1 Of the Lex Scripta or statute law
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Real property & mortgages, Volume 6 Deeds
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr I have before observed that by construction is meant the discovery of the intention of the legislature, and to construe a statute equitably is to ascribe to it the intention Municipal law, Volume 1 Of the construction of statutes
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr I would premise that there is a difference between pleading a Statute, reciting a Statute and counting upon one. Municipal law, Volume 1 Of pleading statutes & the order of prosecuting under them
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Real property & mortgages, Volume 6 Trespass
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr Regularly no public offence can be prosecuted by an individual in his own private right and capacity. Municipal law, Volume 1 Prosecuting under penal statutes
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr These are a sort of actions called by the name qui tam actions from some Latin words which were in the writ when pleadings were in that language. Municipal law, Volume 1 Qui tam actions
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Real property & mortgages, Volume 6 Disseisin or disposing
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 not applicable Reeve, Aaron Burr Baron & Feme Title Page, Volume 1 Title page half
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr The general principle which regulates this law concerning this branch of it, is the duty of the husband which is to provide necessaries and protection to his wife Baron & feme, Volume 1 Right of the husband to the property of wife
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Real property & mortgages, Volume 6 Nuisance
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr To the wife's choses in action, viz. notes, bonds &c, the husband acquires a right of disposal or reduction to possession at any time during coverture. Baron & feme, Volume 1 The wife's choses in action
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Real property & mortgages, Volume 6 Waste
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr Chattels real are such personal property as savour of the realty, that is personal property which arises out of or is attached to the realty such as leases &c. Baron & feme, Volume 1 Husband's right to chattels & real property
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr Evidence, Volume 6 Evidence
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr There are several ways by which dower may be barred. I will first consider the method of barring it by jointure. Baron & feme, Volume 1 Of the doctrine of barring dower
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr Respecting this subject, there are no statutes, the doctrine of paraphernalia rests upon a long succession of judicial decisions. Baron & feme, Volume 1 Of paraphernalia
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr Of this branch of the subject, I shall give but a slight outline at present. Baron & feme, Volume 1 Of the wife's separate property
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr Mr. Reeve is of the opinion that by marriage, the husband gains no more authority over the wife than the wife gains over the husband, altho' he is well aware that a difference Baron & feme, Volume 1 Of the dominion of the husband over the wife
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr It is laid down as a general principle that husband & wife cannot contract together. Baron & feme, Volume 1 Power of husband & wife to contract
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr It will be recollected that the general rule is that the wife's contracts are void; still there are cases where she may be bound. Baron & feme, Volume 1 When a wife can bind herself by contract
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Gould, James Reeve, Aaron Burr The general principle by this the law as to this branch of the subject is regulated is founded on the husband's duty to maintain and protect his wife. Baron & feme, Volume 1 Of the husband's right to wife's estate
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Gould and Reeve Reeve, Aaron Burr The next private relation of which we are to treat is that of parent and child, being the immediate consequence of the former. Parent & child, Volume 1 Parent & child
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Gould and Reeve Reeve, Aaron Burr An infant or minor is a person under the age of 21 years, a period at which full age is attained for almost all purposes, at which time they are emancipated from the power of their parents. Parent & child, Volume 1 Of the disabilities of infants
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Gould and Reeve Reeve, Aaron Burr It is generally true that the contracts of infants are not binding upon them. Parent & child, Volume 1 Of the contracts of infants
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Gould and Reeve Reeve, Aaron Burr All those contracts of infants which are not binding are either void or voidable, but of late, Courts have been more inclined to declare them voidable Parent & child, Volume 1 Void & voidable contracts of infants
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Gould and Reeve Reeve, Aaron Burr An infant cannot exercise a general power over real estate, but he can a special one, such being not discretionary. Parent & child, Volume 1 How far infants are capable to exercise power
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Gould and Reeve Reeve, Aaron Burr Infants unborn or in ventre sa mere, are in law for many purposes in esse. Parent & child, Volume 1 Infants in ventre sa mere
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Sheriff & Gaoler, Volume 2 Sheriffs
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Gould and Reeve Reeve, Aaron Burr In England, infants may regularly hold ministerial offices, but not judicial ones. Parent & child, Volume 1 Infants capacity to hold offices
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Gould and Reeve Reeve, Aaron Burr When an infant brings a suit, he must appear by his guardian or prochein amy, for he cannot appear by attorney, he not being of a capacity to make a power of attorney. Parent & child, Volume 1 When an infant may sue by prochein ami
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Gould and Reeve Reeve, Aaron Burr A legitimate child is one born during lawful wedlock or within a competent time after its determination. Parent & child, Volume 1 Illegitimacy
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr Mercantile law, Volume 7 Lex Mercatoria
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Gould and Reeve Reeve, Aaron Burr Those rights of an illegitimate child, says Judge Blackstone, are but very few, being such only as he can acquire, for he inherits nothing, being looked upon as a child of nobody. Parent & child, Volume 1 Of the rights & capacities of bastards
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Gould and Reeve Reeve, Aaron Burr Parents, if of sufficient ability, are bound to support such of their poor impotent children as are unable to support themselves Parent & child, Volume 1 Reciprocal duty of maintenance
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Volume 4 Writs of error, Writs of error
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Gould and Reeve Reeve, Aaron Burr A parent may have an action for an injury done to his child, provided the injury in its consequences be injurious to himself. Parent & child, Volume 1 Of the parent's right of action for injury
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr A guardian is defined to be a temporary parent, a person standing for a time in loco parentis. Guardian & Ward, Volume 1 Guardian & ward
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr I. Guardians of chivalry; II. Guardians by nature; III. guardians in socage; IV. guardians for nurture; V. testamentary guardians; VI. guardians by special custom Guardian & Ward, Volume 1 Of the several species of guardian
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Chancery, Volume 6 Powers of chancery
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Bills of exception, Volume 4 Bills of exceptions
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr It is regularly true that the settlement of the father is the settlement of the child Guardian & Ward, Volume 1 Of the settlement of minors
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr New trials, Volume 4 New trials
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr The law of England recognizes but four species of servants. I. apprentices; II. menial servants; III. day laborers; IV. bailiffs, factors, brokers, agents, attorneys &c. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Of the different kinds of servant
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr Apprentices derive their name from the French word apprendre, to learn, and as the name imports, they are such persons as are bound for a term to their masters Master & Servant, Volume 1 Apprentices
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr They are called menial servants from their being within the walls, or intra menia, being employed indoors. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Menial servants
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Inns & Innkeepers, Volume 2 Inns & innkeepers
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Practice in Connecticut, Volume 4 Practice of the State of Connecticut
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr These are servants of a higher order than any of the former, but they are never the less considered as servants so far as their acts affect their employers Master & Servant, Volume 1 Agents factors bailiffs
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr Many acts of the servant are considered as acts of the master, but for those acts only that are performed by the servant, in the business of the master, he is liable. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Master's liability for acts of servants
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Aaron Burr Bailments, Volume 2 Bailments
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr The master is bound by those contracts made by the servant, acting within the scope of a general or special authority Master & Servant, Volume 1 Master's liability on contracts of servant
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr It is admitted that a servant may justify an assault in defence of his master. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Miscellaneous rules
1802-01-01 to 1802-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Reeve, Aaron Burr Public wrongs, Volume 7 Public wrongs