Warner, Ely

Biographical Information from the Litchfield Historical Society

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Digitized Notebooks

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v. 3

Birth Date

1785-05-24

Death Date

1872-10-23

Provenance

Bookplate of the State Library, Hartford, Connecticut.

Warner, Ely Notebooks

Lecture Date Lecturer Notebook Author Opening Line All terms
not applicable Warner, Ely Chronological chard of the Reporters of Cases adjudged in the Courts of Law and Equity in England, with additions to include American reports. Table of English Reports, Volume 1 Table of reporters
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely The Mercantile law or Law Merchant, as it is sometimes called, is said to be founded upon the custom of merchants & from this it derives its name. Mercantile law, Volume 3 Mercantile law
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely A bill of exchange is an open letter of request for value received to pay a certain person or order the sum of Money therein specified. Bills of exchange & promissory notes, Volume 3 Bills of exchange
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 not identified Warner, Ely The general nature of a Mandamus is that it issues from some court to an inferior court commanding them to do justice in cases where it is delayed. Prerogative writs, Volume 2 Writ of mandamus
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 not identified Warner, Ely The writ of Habeas corpus is one directed to any person having another in custody commanding him to bring the prisoner with the cause of his detention before the court from which the writ issued. Habeas corpus, Volume 2 Habeas corpus
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 not identified Warner, Ely This is a writ issuing from some court directed as well to the party prosecuting in as to the Judges of an inferior court, commanding them not to proceed in a certain cause pending before them. Prerogative writs, Volume 2 Writ of prohibition
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 not identified Warner, Ely It is a primary rule of evidence that the best evidence which the nature of the case will admit must be produced. Evidence, Volume 2 Evidence
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely This branch of mercantile law is in England regulated by a number of statutes. Insurance, Volume 3 Insurance
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely Pleas & pleadings are defined to be the mutual altercations of the parties taken in legal form and put in writing. Pleas & pleadings, Volume 2 Pleas & pleadings
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely These are usually under seal, tho' not necessarily so. They may be by parole and are valid so. Charter parties, Volume 3 Charter parties
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely It is further observed that articles of partnership in trade do not subsist for the benefit of executors to entitle them to continue in the partnership. Partnership, Volume 3 Partnerships
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely A Factor is one employed by a merchant in a country to transact business for one in another. The factor acts under commission from his principal. Factors/agency, Volume 3 Factorage
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 not identified Warner, Ely And first as to the jurisdiction of our Courts of law in civil causes. Single magistrates. Practice in Connecticut, Volume 3 Practice in Connecticut
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely The rules of law under this title are so simple that it can not be expected much more can be said upon this subject than is to be found in the elementary writers. Public wrongs, Volume 3 Public wrongs
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely The rights and duties of guardians. A Guardian is a temporary parent or a person in loco parentis during the minority of a child. Guardian & Ward, Volume 1 Guardian & ward
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely An application for a new trial is in England always by a motion. This motion is a rule upon the adverse party to show cause, if any he has, why a new trial should not be granted. New trials, Volume 2 New trials
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely This term includes a whole class of offences and is according to the original acceptation or signification of the word, any offence occasioning a total forfeiture of goods or land or both. Public wrongs, Volume 3 Felonies
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely As the term denotes the killing of any human creature, or literally, man killing. There are three kinds, viz. justifiable, excusable & felonious. Public wrongs, Volume 3 Homicide
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely A writ of error is said to be a commission directed to the judges of a superior court to examine the record of an inferior court. Volume 2 Writs of error, Writs of error
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 not identified Warner, Ely A bill of exception is a statement of facts annexed to the record for the purpose of laying the foundation for a writ of error. Bills of exception, Volume 2 Bills of exception
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 not identified Warner, Ely A writ of error is a commission to judges of a higher court to examine the record on which judgment was given in the court below. Volume 2 Writs of error, Writs of error
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely Burglary is the offence of breaking into the mansion house of another in the night season with intent to commit a felony. Public wrongs, Volume 3 Burglary
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely Real property is sometimes defined to be property that is fixed & immoveable, but, says Judge Reeve, this does not convey the whole idea of the real property. Real property & mortgages, Volume 2 Real property
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely Larceny is what in common parlance is called theft & is a title of more practical importance than any other in criminal law. Public wrongs, Volume 3 Larceny
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely Forgery is the crimen falsi of the Roman law & is the fraudulent making an alteration of a writing to the prejudice of another's right. Public wrongs, Volume 3 Forgery
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely Perjury is defined to be the swearing willfully & falsely in a matter material to the issue or point in question under an oath lawfully administered in some judicial proceedings. Public wrongs, Volume 3 Perjury
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely The highest court of ordinary jurisdiction is the Superior Court. Public wrongs, Volume 3 Courts of criminal jurisdiction
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely A mortgage is a security for a debt by real estate. Real property & mortgages, Volume 2 Mortgages
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely This subject is interesting in practice & short & summary. Bail, Volume 3 Bail in criminal cases
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely Descent is the title by which the heirs of a man hold his estate after he dies intestate. Descents, Volume 2 Descent
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely It has been observed that all estates acquired otherwise than by descent, devise or deed of gift from some ancestor or kindred, were considered purchased estates. Devises, Volume 2 Devises
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely By alienation by execution, says Judge Reeve, I don't mean what one acquires by suing. Real property & mortgages, Volume 2 Alienation by execution
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely After the Conquest which brought feudal tenure & the restriction of the alienation of real property, the first we know of alienation is by Stat. Hen. II. Real property & mortgages, Volume 2 Alienation by deed
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely I shall take notice of the, says the Judge, as they are at Common Law. Joint tenancies may be of personal as well as real estate, of a horse as well as of a Farm. Real property & mortgages, Volume 2 Joint tenancy
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely This is where land descends to several heirs. Real property & mortgages, Volume 2 Coparcenary
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely There is no difficulty, says the Judge,, in conveying an idea of it. Any way of holding an estate jointly, except by joint tenancy & coparcenary, is a tenancy in common. Real property & mortgages, Volume 2 Tenancy in common
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely Of these it will not be necessary here to treat very particularly. They depend on a few general principles & these plain & simple. Real property & mortgages, Volume 2 Estates in possession remainder & reversion
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely These are somewhat like contingent remainders, only different in creation. Real property & mortgages, Volume 2 Executory devises
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely A Reversion is a residuum of an estate left in the grantor & to commence in possession after the determination of some particular estate granted by him. Real property & mortgages, Volume 2 Reversions
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely Trespass in its largest sense signifies any violations of law whatever. In its limited sense, it means any forcible injury either upon the person or the property of another. Injuries to real property, Volume 2 Trespass
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely Ejectment does not lie in case of rent in arrears nor for a right of way. Injuries to real property, Volume 2 Ejectment
1808-06-01 to 1809-09-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely Waste is an injury done to the real estate of one & this by a tenant for life or years in possession. Injuries to real property, Volume 2 Waste
1808-06-01 to 1809-10-30 not identified Warner, Ely Among the injuries comprised under the head of Private Wrongs are Slander and Libel. Private wrongs, Volume 2 Private wrongs
1808-06-01 to 1809-10-30 not applicable Warner, Ely [Index arranged alphabetically by subject from Abandonment to York & Lancaster] Index, Volume 3 Index
1808-06-01 to 1809-10-30 not identified Warner, Ely The jurisdiction of the Court of Chancery has been said to be different from the courts of common law in that it abates the rigors of the common law. Chancery, Volume 3 Powers of Chancery
1808-06-01 to 1809-10-30 not applicable Warner, Ely A SYSTEM of LAW in a Series of Lectures, Delivered, ore tenus at Litchfield (Conn) From June 1808 to September 1809 by TAPPING REEVE ESQ. JUDGE of SUP COURT JAMES GOULD ESQ. ATTORNEY AT LAW. Taken down in notes at their offices in Litchfield and transcribed In three volumes VOL III by ELY WARNER Title Page, Volume 3 title page
1808-06-01 to 1809-10-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely A servant may be defined to be one who is subject to the personal authority of another. Master & Servant, Volume 1 Master & servant Private relations
1808-06-01 to 1809-10-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely It is to be premised that the title of Parent & child includes that of Guardian & Ward, tho' usually separate. Parent & child, Volume 1 Parent & child
1808-06-01 to 1809-10-30 Gould, James Warner, Ely The word Sheriff is derived from the Saxon words Shire & Reeve (i.e.) governor or keeper of the Shire or County. Sheriff & Gaoler, Volume 1 Sheriffs under-sheriffs gaolers & bailiffs
1808-06-01 to 1809-10-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely General principles of administration or the duties of Executors & Administrators. Executor & Administrators, Volume 1 Executors & administrators
1808-06-01 to 1809-10-30 not identified Warner, Ely Bills of exception, delete
1808-06-01 to 1809-10-30 not identified Warner, Ely Bailment is the delivery of goods on an express or implied condition that they shall be restored to the Bailor, or according to his direction, when the purpose for which they were bailed shall be answered. Bailments, Volume 1 Bailments
1808-06-01 to 1809-10-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely It is essential to every express contract that there be consent of two parties, at least of sound intellect. Contracts, Volume 1 Contracts
1808-06-01 to 1809-10-30 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely [This appendix contains additional paragraphs relating to parent & child, escapes, with each noted "From T. Reeve's manuscripts verbatim." Parent & child, Volume 1 Appendix
1809-02-01 to 1809-02-28 Gould and Reeve Warner, Ely False imprisonment or assault & battery. Lomis vs. Dalby and other. Slander: Judson vs. Minor. Attendance in court, Volume 3 Superior Court Litchfield Feb. 1809
1809-07-26 Gould, James Warner, Ely Law in its most general sense is defined to be a Rule of Action. Municipal law 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. Municipal law, Volume 1 Municipal law
1809-08-01 to 1809-08-31 Gould and Reeve Warner, Ely The facts agreed to by the parties were the following. Mr. Gould counsel for Plff. Attendance in court, Volume 3 Superior Court Litchfield Aug. 1809
1809-08-14 Reeve, Tapping Warner, Ely Under the title of Baron & Feme or husband & wife are first to be considered the rights the husband acquires to the personal property of his wife in possession & her choses in action. Baron & feme, Volume 1 Baron & feme
1809-12-01 to 1809-12-31 Gould and Reeve Warner, Ely Wednesday. Ejectment. Norther vs. Metcalf. It was admitted that the defendant was in possession. Attendance in court, Volume 3 Superior Court Haddam Dec. 1809
1810-12-01 to 1812-12-31 not applicable Warner, Ely Present: Mitchell, pr. just., Trumbull & J.C. Smith. Churchill vs. Watson. Action of trespass. Attendance in court, Volume 3 Superior Court Middletown Dec.
1811-07-01 to 1811-07-31 not applicable Warner, Ely Coleman vs. Wolcot. Action of case. The defendant had covenanted to procure for the plaintiff and another certain lands in Virginia. Attendance in court, Volume 3 Superior Court July 1811
1811-12-01 to 1811-12-31 not applicable Warner, Ely Court: Reeve, P.J., Baldwin & Ingersol. Edwards vs. Hocking, Book debt. Attendance in court, Volume 3 Superior Court Haddam Dec. 1811
1812-07-01 to 1812-07-31 not applicable Warner, Ely Court: Swift, P.J., Trumbull, N. Smith. East Haddam vs. Haddam. Attendance in court, Volume 3 Superior Court Middletown 1812
1812-12-01 to 1812-12-31 Warner, Ely Court: Mitchell, CJ, Baldwin, Ingersol. Tracy vs. Isham. Account. Attendance in court, Volume 3 Superior Court Dec. 1812
1813-07-01 to 1813-07-31 not applicable Warner, Ely Court: Swift, Baldwin & Brainerd. Seth Stocking vs. Julia Fowler. Book debt. Attendance in court, Volume 3 Superior Court Middlesex July 1813
1813-12-01 to 1813-12-31 not applicable Warner, Ely Court: Mitchell, Trumbull & Ingersol. State vs. Asher Canfield. This was an indictment for adultery charged to have been committed with one Betsey Wright. Attendance in court, Volume 3 Superior Court Dec. 1813