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BLACKSTONE'S COMMENTARIES:

WITH

NOTES OF REFERENCE,

TO

THE CONSTITUTION AND LAWS,

OF THE

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES;

AND OF THE

COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.

IN FIVE VOLUMES.

WITH AN APPENDIX TO EACH VOLUME,

CONTAINING

SHORT TRACTS UPON SUCH SUBJECTS AS APPEARED NECESSARY
TO FORM A CONNECTED
VIEW OF THE LAWS OF VIRGINIA,
AS A MEMBER OF THE FEDERAL UNION.

BY ST. GEORGE TUCKER,

PROFESSOR OF LAW, IN THE UNIVERSITY OF WILLIAM AND MARY, AND
ONE OF THE JUDGES OF THE GENERAL COURT IN VIRGINIA.

PHILADELPHIA:

PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM YOUNG BIRCH, AND ABRAHAM SMALL,
NO. 17, SOUTH SECOND-STREET.
ROBERT CARR, PRINTER.
1803.

Rendered, Edited and with an
Introduction
by Jon Roland.

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CONTENTS,

OF BOOK FIRST. PART FIRST.

INTRODUCTION.
OF THE STUDY, NATURE, AND EXTENT OF THE LAWS OF ENGLAND.
SECTION I. Of the Study of the Law
SECTION II. Of the Nature of Laws in General
SECTION III. Of the Laws of England
SECTION IV. Of the Countries Subject to the Laws of England

THE EDITOR'S APPENDIX.

  NOTE A. Of Sovereignty and Legislature
  NOTE B. Of the several Forms of Government
  NOTE C. Of the Constitution of Virginia
NOTE D. Of the Constitution of the United States
[The following section divisions were done by the modern editor.]
  [Section 1 - Nature of U.S. Constitution; manner of its adoption]
  [Section 2 - Nature of U.S. Constitution; manner of its adoption (cont.)]
  [Section 3 - Structure and organization of the federal government]
  [Section 4 - Powers of Congress]
  [Section 5 - Comparison to British Constitution; House of Commons]
  [Section 6 - Comparison to British Constitution; House of Lords]
  [Section 7 - Powers of Congress (cont.)]
  [Section 8 - Powers of Congress (cont.)]
  [Section 9 - Powers of Congress (cont.)]
  [Section 10 - Powers of Congress (cont.)]
  [Section 11 - Powers of Congress (cont.)]
  [Section 12 - Restraints on Powers of Congress]
  [Section 13 - Restraints on Powers of Congress (cont.)]
  [Section 14 - Executive Powers]
  [Section 15 - Executive Powers (cont.)]
  [Section 16 - Judicial Powers]
  [Section 17 - Miscellaneous Provisions]
  [Section 18 - Miscellaneous Provisions (cont.)]
  NOTE E. Of the Unwritten, or Common Law, of England; and it's introduction into, and authority within, the United American States
  NOTE F. Of the LEX SCRIPTA; or Written Law, of Virginia

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