Rogers, Moulton Cropper

Biographical Information from the Litchfield Historical Society

http://www.litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org/ledger/students/2176

Digitized Notebooks

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v. 2
v. 3
v. 4
v. 5
v. 6
v. 7

Birth Date

1786-03-11

Death Date

1863-09-27

Provenance

Bookplate of Molton C. Rogers in 6 of the 7 volumes; pages are also signed by H.C. Burton, Albin Hall, and Benjamin Bower. In volume 3, a note pasted in "These lectures were delivered by Reeves and Gould at the Litchfield, Conn. Law School about the year 1808. Among the students there at the time were Molton C. Rogers, who wrote these and George Read 3rd. (signed) New Castle Del. Richard S. Rodney December 21, 1905"

Rogers, Moulton Cropper Notebooks

Lecture Date Lecturer Notebook Author Opening Line All terms
Rogers, Moulton Cropper Volume 1 Rights & powers of parents
not applicable Rogers, Moulton Cropper Contents of Vol. 1 Baron & Feme Guardian & Ward Parent & Child Master & Servant Executors & Administrators Volume 1 Table of contents
Reeve, Tapping Rogers, Moulton Cropper She receives no interest upon marriage, but her interest commences after his death. Baron & feme, Volume 1 What interest the wife receives by marriage
Reeve, Tapping Rogers, Moulton Cropper This takes effect according to the agreement of the parties. Baron & feme, Volume 1 Settlements
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Rogers, Moulton Cropper Mr. R. intends giving a general view of the subject before entering into particulars. The interest which the husband gets in the personal property of the wife. Baron & feme, Volume 1 General view
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper The word Sheriff is derived from the Saxon words shire and reeve which mean the governor or keeper of the shire or county. Sheriff & Gaoler, Volume 2 Sheriffs
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Rogers, Moulton Cropper She is entitled in case of intestacy to her share under the Statute of distributions, that is, one-third if she has children, one-half if she has not children Baron & feme, Volume 1 What the wife gains by marriage
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper Tho' the subject which I am now considering is entitled "Sheriff," yet I have thus far considered under it all person who are authorized to execute process. Sheriff & Gaoler, Volume 2 Of the authority & duty of the sheriff
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper Every arrest in civil cases must be made in pursuance or lawful authority, and arrests therefore made without this authority is absolutely void and no arrest at all. Sheriff & Gaoler, Volume 2 Of the general nature of arrests
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Rogers, Moulton Cropper This subject is involved in great obscurity. It is easy to know what it was, but what it is, is the question. Baron & feme, Volume 1 Power of the husband over the wife
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper Escapes are of two kinds, voluntary and negligent. Sheriff & Gaoler, Volume 2 Of Escapes
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Rogers, Moulton Cropper This takes effect according to the agreement of the parties. The purpose of marriage settlements is to provide for the wife & children. Baron & feme, Volume 1 Settlements
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Rogers, Moulton Cropper If the husband has mortgaged his property before marriage, his wife shall not be endowed of the equity of redemption. Baron & feme, Volume 1 Of the wife's right to dower in her husband's mortgages
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper If a creditor voluntarily discharges from custody a debtor taken on execution, whether committed or not, he cannot ever afterward retake him or enforce any other remedy Sheriff & Gaoler, Volume 2 Miscellaneous rules
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Rogers, Moulton Cropper The Statute of Henry 8th, which in in affirmance of the common law, enacts that there shall be no prohibition of marriage for any thing but what is within the Levitical degrees Baron & feme, Volume 1 Who may be joined in marriage
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 not applicable Rogers, Moulton Cropper Guardian & Ward Guardian & Ward, Volume 1 Half title page
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper Injuries to real properties and their remedies Injuries to real property, Volume 2 Title page half
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 not identified Rogers, Moulton Cropper Guardians by nature, Guardians in chivalry, in socage, for nurture, testamentary guardians, guardians by special custom, guardians by the election of infants, Guardian & Ward, Volume 1 The several species of guardian
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper There were formerly many injuries to real property and their remedies in England, but which have never been applicable to this country. Injuries to real property, Volume 2 Injuries to real property & their remedies
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper There is a statute in Connecticut relating to trespass on real property which it will be necessary to notice. Injuries to real property, Volume 2 Statute of Conn. relating to trespass
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper Disseisin upon chattels real as well as upon real estates is now remedied by a writ of ejectio [word] or ejectment. Injuries to real property, Volume 2 Disseisin or dispossessing
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 not identified Rogers, Moulton Cropper It is regularly true that the settlement of the father is the settlement of the child and that a change of a father's settlement is a change of the child's settlement. Guardian & Ward, Volume 1 Of the settlement of minors
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper The remaining injury to real property is that of waste. Injuries to real property, Volume 2 Waste
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 not applicable Rogers, Moulton Cropper Parent & Child Volume 1 Title page half
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Rogers, Moulton Cropper This title will include Guardian & Ward. As to crimes. It is an invariable rule of the common law that no person under the age of 7 years cab be punished for any offence whatsoever. Parent & child, Volume 1 Privileges & disabilities of infants or minor children
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper Nuisance and disturbance are treated of under the head of actions on the case. Mr. Gould will therefore under this title propose to treat of but ouster, trespass and waste. Injuries to real property, Volume 2 Supplement ejectment
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Rogers, Moulton Cropper They are liable civiliter at any age. The law in redressing civil injuries does not at all regard the intent with which the act was committed. Parent & child, Volume 1 How far infants are liable for torts
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper Every unwarranted entry upon the land of another, attended with damage, is trespass. Injuries to real property, Volume 2 Supplement trespass
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper It is laid down as a general rule on this subject that "where no apparent nor semblance of benefit can accrue to the infant, the contract is void ab initio." Parent & child, Volume 1 Void & voidable contracts
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper Marriage settlement agreements in law are not binding. Parent & child, Volume 1 Exempt cases in Equity
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper A power is an authority conferred by one person on another in relation to some right or interest of the person delegating. Parent & child, Volume 1 What powers an Infant may execute
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper Waste is a spoil or destruction in houses, gardens, trees, or other corporeal heriditaments, to the disherison of him, that hath the remainder or reversion in fee simple or fee tail. Injuries to real property, Volume 2 Supplement waste
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Reeve, Tapping Rogers, Moulton Cropper An infant plaintiff must always appear by guardian or next friend, not by attorney. Parent & child, Volume 1 In what manner an infant may sue
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper This renders it necessary to examine the difference between legitimate and illegitimate children. Parent & child, Volume 1 Relative rights & duties of parents & children
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Gould, James Rogers, Moulton Cropper An illegitimate child can have no right but such as he acquires. Parent & child, Volume 1 Rights & incapacities of illegitimate children
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper A master is one who exercises personal authority over another, and he over whom this authority is exercised is called a servant. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Master & servant
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper It has been a great question in this State whether slavery was lawful. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Slavery
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper The second class of servants are called apprentices, from the verb apprendre, to learn. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Of apprentices
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper These are servants employed in domestic employments, so called from their being intra moenia. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Manner in which apprentices may be discharged
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper This species of servant, tho' they are called day laborers, generally properly include laborers for a week, a month or a year. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Of laborers
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper These are servants of a higher order than any of the former, but they are nevertheless considered as servants, so far as their acts affect their employer's property. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Agents factors bailiffs
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper This class of servants are unknown to the common law. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Debtors assigned in service
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper It is a general rule, that those acts which the servant does by command of his master, either express or implied, shall be considered as the acts of the master. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Acts of servants considered acts of the master
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper A master is liable in some cases for the torts of his servants, and in many cases he is bound by his contracts. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Master's liability on contracts of servant
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper The general and ruling principle is that those acts of the servant, which are not done by the command of the master, either express or implied, are his own acts Master & Servant, Volume 1 Liability of servants for their own acts
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper Thus for injuries done to his servant, per quod &c, so against any person who may entice him away from his service. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Master's rights against third persons
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Reeve, Tappin Rogers, Moulton Cropper Executors and administrators are the representatives of deceased persons, that is, as to the personal estate and as to their duties which affect the personal estate. Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 Executors & administrators
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper It has been said that administration, that is, the disposition of the goods of intestates, belonged originally to the spiritual courts. Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 The origin of administrators
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper All persons who are not legally disqualified may be administrators. Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 What persons may be administrators
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper The ordinary may ex officio or at the instance of any party interested, cite the executor to prove the will. Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 Manner of proving wills
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper It was formerly holden in some decisions that the ordinary courts could not in ay case repeal letters of administration, once granted, he having executed his power. Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 When administration may be repealed
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper As the executor derives all his interest from the will, the property of the testator's effects is vested in him before probate, on the death of the testator. Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 What acts an executor may do before probate
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper An executor de son tort is a person who without any authority from the deceased or the ordinary, does such acts as belong to the office of an executor or administrator. Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 Executors de son tort
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper A will is the declaration of the mind, either by word or writing, in disposing of an estate, and to take place after the death of the testator. Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 Of Wills
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper After the payment of debts, the next duty of an executor is to pay the legacies. Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 Legacies
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper A donatio causa mortis is a specific present made by a person in contemplation of death. Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 Donatio mortis causa
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper After payment of debts and legacies, the administrator is bound to make distributions of personal property. Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 Distributions
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper By statute Charles II, every child except the heir at law, if he have received an advancement from the father during his life, shall, in order to be entitled to a distribution, Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 Advancement
1807-07-01 to 1808-12-31 Rogers, Moulton Cropper In some cases, the testator or intestate might sue where the executor or administrator cannot. Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 Actions by & against executors