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Sessions of the Peace, or of Oyer and Terminer, in any of the counties of this State.

In 1857 (Laws of 1857, ch. 723), amendments were made to the following sections of the Code, viz.: 11, 114, 121, 132, 153, 227, 229, 241, 244 (subd. 5), 265, 272, 300, 307, 308, 309, 311, 315, 331, 333, 352, 354,362, 369. In the same year (Laws 1857, ch. 353) was amended section 399 of the Code.

Laws of 1857, ch. 344, consolidating the laws relating to District Courts in New York City (and Laws of 1851, ch. 147, 196, 514; Laws of 1852, ch. 54, 324), in effect repealed section 66 of the Code.

Laws of 1857, ch. 295; Laws of 1858, ch. 617; Laws of 1852, ch. 389; Laws of 1849, ch. 144, abrogate section 65 of the Code.

In 1858 (Laws of 1858, ch. 306), amendments were made to the following sections of the Code, viz.: 13, 56, 57, 60, 61, 62, 132, 135 (subd. 3), 204, 244 (subd. 1, 4), 246 (subd. 1), 256, 284, 292, 307 (subd. 5, 6,7), 309, 328, 331, 344, 354, 399, 401 (subd. 3, 4, 5), 460.

In 1859 (Laws 1859, ch. 428), amendments were made to the following sections of the Code, viz.: 13, 134 (subd. 1), 172, 237 (subd. 4), 256, 272, 292, 307 (subd. 1), 309, 348, 399, 401 (subd. 3), 412.

In 1860 (Laws 1860, ch. 131), amendment was made to section 53 of the Code, and in the same year (Laws of 1860, ch. 459), amendments were made to the following sections of the Code, viz. ; 30 (subd. 13), 62, 64, 135, 153, 229, 256, 267, 268, 272, 344, 399.

In 1861 (Laws of 1861, ch. 158), amendment was made to section 53 of the Code. In the same year (Laws 1861, ch. 288), it was enacted that appeals might be brought by the people, or any State officer or board of State officers, without security, and that such appeals, then pending or thereafter brought, should operate as a stay of proceedings on the judgment or order appealed from. Also in the same year (Laws of 1861, ch. 86), provision was made for the transfer of actions from the City Court of Brooklyn to the Supreme Court in certain cases. Also in the same year (Laws of 1861, ch. 8), provision was made for the attendance of petit jurors at county courts and courts of sessions.

In 1862 (Laws of 1862, ch. 460), amendments were made to the following sections of the Code, viz. : 11 (subd. 2), 13, 24, 53 (subd. 2), 111, 116, 121, 132, 183, 230, 240, 241, 244 (subd. 4), 273, 274, 286, 287, 298, 304 (subd. 3, 4), 307 (subd. 3, 5, 7), 308, 309, 311, 318, 335, 348, 349, 352, 360, 364, 366, 371, 399, 401, 471; and the same law which made these amendments also repealed 2 R. S., 173, s. 37, which required the Court of Chancery to dismiss suits concerning property, where the matter in dispute, exclusive of costs, did not exceed $100.

In 1863 (Laws of 1863, ch. 392), amendments were made to the following sections of the Code, viz.: 13, 104, 116, 154, 166 (subd. 7), 179 (subd. 4), 256, 273, 292, 294, 298, 307, 328, 335, 352, 355, 364, 371, 395, 399, 471. By the same law, section 37, art. second, title second, chapter first, part third, of the Revised Statutes in relation to the jurisdiction of the Court of Chancery was repealed, and chapter 416 of the Laws of 1862 were amended by striking out the characters and figures "$ 28, § 29, 8 30.”

In 1864 (Laws of 1864, chapters 000 and 414), amendments were made to sections 307, 352 and 371. By ch. 219, section 3 of title 2 of ch. 5 of part 3 of the Rev. Stat., relating to proceedings to compel the determination

of claims to real property in certain cases, was amended and applied to the Code of Procedure.

In addition to the statutes above mentioned, the jurisdiction and practice of the courts of this State, in civil actions, are affected by, among others, the statutes referred to below:

Actions,

Against heirs-at-law for debts of ancestor, 1859, ch. 110.
By Attorney-General, 1850, ch. 128; 1858, ch. 37; 1861, ch.

288.
Against Mayor, &c., of New York, 1860, ch. 379.

joint-stock companies and associations, 1851, ch. 455. Albany,

Mayor's Court of, 1848, ch. 24; 1851, ch. 483.
Courts of Sessions in, 1849, ch. 76; 1851, ch. 481.
Terms of Supreme Court in, 1849, ch. 82.

Brooklyn,

City Court of, 1849, ch. 125; 1861, ch. 86.

Buffalo,

Recorder's Court of, 1848, ch. 363; 1850, ch. 138.
Superior Court of, 1854, ch. 96; 1857, ch. 361.

Corporation,

Railroad, service of process on, 1854, ch. 282, s. 14.
Insurance and others, service of process on, 1855, ch. 279.
Municipal appeals by, 1859, ch. 262.

costs against, 1859, ch. 262.
Collection of debts against, 1860, ch. 403.
Of New York City, actions against, 1860, ch. 379.

Courts

Of Oyer and Terminer, additional powers to, 1854, ch. 73.
Of Session, New York City, 1851, ch. 441.
Of Session, out of New York City, 1851, ch. 444.
Of Common Pleas, New York City, 1852, ch. 44; 1854, ch.
Marine, New York City, 1853, ch. 617.
Places for holding in New York City, 1861, ch. 42.
District, in New York City, 1857, ch. 344; 1862, ch, 389,

198.

484.
Of Appeals, preferred causes in, 1860, ch. 167.
Of Chancery, the late enrollment of decrees of, 1863, ch. 421.

Non-resident attorneys, 1862, ch. 43. County Courts,

Jurisdiction of appeals in proceedings to recover possession

of demised premises, 1849, ch. 193. Powers of, as to jail liberties, 1851, ch. 21.

Evidence
Of records in public offices of foreign kingdoms, &c., 1858,

ch. 308, s. 8.
Of service of notices by affidavit, in certain cases, 1858, ch.

244.

Executors, assignees, receivers, and other trustees,

Powers of, extended, 1868, ch. 314.

Exempt property,

Accoutrements of militia men, 1855, ch. 536, s. 72.
On judgment in favor of domestic servant, 1858, ch. 107.
Spinning-wheel, weaving-looms, stoves, and sewing-ma-

chine, 1860, ch. 152.
Homestead, 1860, ch. 260.

Fees

Of sheriffs, 1850, ch. 226.
Of county judges abolished, 1857, ch. 564.
Of justices of the peace, 1860, ch. 493 ; 1861, ch. 11.

Injunctions

Against State officers, 1851, ch. 488.

Jail liberties, 1851, ch. 21.

Parties not entitled to, 1867, ch. 627.
Erie county, 1861, ch, 61.
Dutchess county, 1861, ch. 73.

Judgment,

Satisfaction of, 1860, ch. 6.

In ejectment, 1861, ch. 221.
Kings county,

Printing calendars in, 1859, ch. 212.
Recording notices of lis pendens in, 1869, ch. 212.

Manorial titles,

Concurrent resolution as to, 1848, p. 582.

Metropolitan police

Exempt from military and jury duty and arrest on civil pro

cess and service of subpæna in civil actions, while on

duty, 1860, ch 259, s. 34. New York City,

District Courts in, 1857, ch. 344; 1862, ch. 389, 484; and

see 1852, ch. 324.
Marine Court of, 1853, ch. 617.
Superior Court of, 1849, ch. 124, 337; 1851, ch. 2; 1852, ch.

44.
Common Pleas, 1852, ch. 44; 1864, ch. 198.
Places for holding courts in, 1861, ch. 42.

Opening streets in, 1854, ch. 122.
Notices

Published in Albany Evening Journal legalized, 1860, ch.

174. Legal publication of, in Fulton and Hamilton counties, 1860,

ch. 95, 297. Oswego,

Recorder's Court in, 1848, ch. 374; 1849, ch. 134.
Process,

Return of, by mail, 1850, ch. 225.
Service of, on corporations, 1854, ch. 282, s. 14; 1855, ch.

279.

Real property,

Determination of adverse claims to, 1848, ch. 50; 1854, ch.

116; 1853, ch. 511; 1860, ch. 173 ;-1864, ch. 219.

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