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Pursuant to the “Act concerning the Revised Statutes,” passed on the 10th of December, 1828, We, the undersigned, two of the Revisers of the Statutes of the state of New York, do hereby certify, that the text of the Revised Statutes contained in this volume, has been examined and compared by us with the original acts passed by the Legislature, and with the acts amending such originals; and that this volume was printed by the printers employed by us for that purpose, under the authority conferred by law,
B. F. BUTLER,
JOHN C. SPENCER. June 5, 1829.
THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE ESTATES OF IN-
The SECOND PART of the Revised Sta- || Title 2. Of the custody and disposition of the
CHAP. VI. OF WILLS AND TESTAMENTS; OF
TESTATES; AND OF THE RIGHTS, POWERS
AND DUTIES OF EXECUTORS AND ADMINIS-
AND PERSONAL, TRANSMITTED OR ACQUIR- || Title 1. Of wills and testaments of real and
Containing three Articles.
non-resident, absconding, insolvent or im- of them, 56.
concealed and non-resident debtors, p. l. Art. 3. General provisions applicable to wills
* The first, second, third and fourth Chapters of Part II. are included in Vol. 1.
Art. 3. Of the duties of executors and admi- conducting them, 165.
nistrators, in rendering an account, and in Art. 3. Of its powers as a court for the cor-
making distribution to the next of kin, 91. rection of crrors, 166.
county of New York, 128.
Art. 6. Of the powers and proceedings of the
PERSONAL PROPERTY: Containing three Ti-
Art. 7. Of proceedings in relation to the con-
veyance of lands by infants, and the sale and
Title 2. Of fraudulent conveyances and con-
Title 4. Of the circuit courts, sittings and
in action, 135.
Title 5. Of the courts of common pleas and
Title 1. Of husband and wife: Containing five CHAP. II. Of courtS OF PECULIAR AND
SPECIAL JURISDICTION: Containing four Ti-
Art. 2. Of divorces, on the ground of the Title 2. Of the courts of special sessions of the
nullity of the marriage contract, 141.
Art. 4. Of separations, or limited divorces, Title 4. Of courts held by justices of the
peace: Containing thirteen Articles.
Title 2. Of parents and children, 148.
Art. 2. Of the commencement of suits, and
Art. 6. Of compelling the attendance of wit-
is entitled “An Act concerning Courts and
Art. 9. Of executions, of sales thereon; and
Cases;” and consists of TEN CHAPTERS.
Art. 10. Of the removal of causes to the court
Art. 13. General provisions concerning jus- ANY DEBT, OR FOR DAMAGES ONLY: Con-
tices courts, and proceedings therein, 266. taining six Titles.
couts of justice specified in the two pre-
ceding Chapters, 274.
Title 4. Of judgments: Containing two Arti-
Title 2 General provisions concerning courts
Art. 1. General provisions concerning judg-
of record, and the powers and duties of cer-
tain judicial officers: Containing four Arti-
Art. 2. Of docketing judgments, their priori-
ty, and the mode of cancelling and dischar-
Art. 1. Provisions concerning courts of re-
ging them, 360.
cord, their process and proceedings, 276.
Title 5. Of executions, and the duties of offi-
Art. 2. Of the powers and duties of certain
judicial officers, 279.
cers thereon: Containing four Articles.
Art. 1. General provisions, 363.
Art. 3. Of the officers of courts of record,
their duties, privileges and liabilities, 286.
Art. 2. Of executions against property, 365.
Art. 3. Of remedies for failure of title to real
Art. 4. Miscellaneous provisions concerning
courts of record, 290.
estate sold by execution, and to enforce
contribution between several owners of
CHAP. IV. OF ACTIONS, AND THE TIMES OF lands subject to the same judgment, 375.
COMMENCING THEM: Containing two Ti- Art. 4. Executions against the person, 376.
Title 6. Provisions concerning certain pro-
Title 1 Of actions, and their general divi-
ceedings in the progress of an action at law:
Containing four Articles.
Title 2 Of the time of commencing actions:
Art. 1. Of proceedings against joint debtors,
Containing six Articles.
Art. 2. Of proceedings on bonds for the per-
relating to real property, 292.
formance of covenants, 378.
Art. 2. Or the time of commencing actions
Art. 3. Of bail, and proceedings to charge
for the recovery of any debt or demand, or
and exonerate them, 379.
for damages only, 295.
Art. 4. Of consolidating and referring causes,
Art. 3. Of the time of commencing actions
for penalties and forfeitures, 297.
Art. 4. General provisions concerning the
CHAP. VII. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
commencement of suits, and the persons OF A GENERAL NATURE, APPLICABLE TO
and cases excepted from the operation of PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CAUSES: Containing
the preceding Articles of this Title, 298.
Art. 5. of the presumption of payment aris- | Title 1. Of the abatement of suits by death,
ing from the lapse of time, 300.
marriage, or otherwise, and of their revival,
Art. 6. Of the time of commencing suits in 386.
courts of equity, 301.
Title 2. Of the removal of causes before trial
CHAP. V. Or suITS RELATING TO REAL
or judgment, from inferior courts, 388.
Title 3. Of evidence: Containing nine Articles.
Title 1. Of the action of ejectment, 302.
Art. 1. Of taking, conditionally, the testimo-
ny of witnesses within this state, 391.
Title 2 Proceedings to compel the determina-
tion of claims to real property, in certain
Art. 2. Of taking the testimony of witnesses
out of this state, 393.
Art. 3. Of affidavits taken, and other judicial
Title 3. Of the partition of lands owned by
proceedings had, in other states and foreign
several persons, 315.
Title 4. Of the writ of nuisance, 332.
Title 5. Of waste, 333.
Art. 4. Of depositions taken in this state, to
be used in courts of other states and coun-
Title 6. Of trespass on lands, 338.
Title 7. General provisions concerning actions
relating to real property, 339.
Art. 5. or proceedings to perpetuate testi-
Title 8. Proceedings to discover the death of
Art. 6. Of witnesses, their privileges, and
persons upon whose lives any particular es-
compelling their attendance, 400.
tate may depend, 343.
Art. 7. Of documentary evidence, and the
CHAP. VI. OF PROCEEDINGS IN PERSONAL preservation thereof, 403.
ACTIONS, BROUGHT FOR THE RECOVERY OF Art. 8. Of the examination of witnesses, of
Title 4. Of the trial of issues of fact: Con- Art. 4. Of proceedings by and against public
bodies having certain corporate powers,
imprisonment of persons in civil actions; in Art. 2. Provisions respecting the collection
Title 7. Of proceedings for the admeasure-
Title 8. Of proceedings for the collection of
Title 3. Of suits by and against executors swamps, marshes and other low lands, 548.
and administrators; and against heirs, devi- || Title 17. General miscellaneous provisions,
FORMATIONS, AND PROCEEDINGS COMMEN-
between heirs and devisees, 450.
CED BY ANY SPECIAL WRIT: Containing
Title 4. Of proceedings by and against corpo-
Art. 1. Of the writ of habeas corpus, to bring
Art. 1. Of proceedings by and against corpo- up a person to testify, or to answer in cer-
rations, in courts of law, 457.
tain cases, 559.