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INTEREST of the insured in life insurance, 434. | LAW-TERMS, some explanation of, 29.
INTERPRETATION of contracts, the, 76. Law or PLACE, 175.

what is meant by, 312.
J.

as influencing contracts, 313.
JOINT-TENANCY, and Joint.TZNANTS, law.

general principles of, 312, 313.

of a State binds all persons and things
terms; when two or more persons own

within the limits of the State, 312, 313.
anything jointly, as joint-tenants, if one
dies, the survivor or survivors take the

has no force beyond the limits of the
share or interest of the deceased person,

State, 313.

of foreign States, have, by comity, a qual-
243.

ified influence, 313.
JUDGMENT, confession of, 198.
JUDGMENTS, abstract of the laws of all the of contract, governs the effect of the con.
States respecting, 705.

tract in regard to personal property, 313.
JURISDICTION, over salvage cases, 345.

of real property, governs the construc-

tion of the contract, 313.
K.

Law, of shipping, how considered, 318.

of freight, 328.
KANSAS, law as to rights of married women of foreign country is presumed to be the
in, 46.

same as in the place of suit, in absence
days of grace allowed, and legal holidays of testimony, 176.
in, 202.

Laws, regulating pilotage, 353.
statute of limitations in, 288.

regulating interest and usury, 301.
usury laws of, 309.

LAY-DAYS, are what, 337.
number of witnesses, and acknowledgment LEASE, definition of contract of, 604.

required to deeds of land executed in, what passes to tenant under, 604.
540.

duties and obligations of landlord under,
abstract of laws relating to collection and 604.
recovery of debts in, 719.

rights and duties of tenant under, 605
chattel mortgages regulated by statute in, 608.
656.

privilege of underletting by tenant under,
number of witnesses to wills necessary in,
786.

tenant when entitled to crops sown dur.
mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 764. ing the, 607.
KENTUCKY, law as to rights of married wo- rights of tenant after expiration of, 607.
men in, 46.

what fixtures may be removed at expirar
days of grace allowed, and legal holidays tion of, 608.
in, 203.

abstract of the laws concerning, 609.
statute of limitations in, 289.

LENDER may charge extra price for risk in-
usury laws of, 309.

curred, 305.
number of witnesses, and acknowledgment on bottomry bond has no right to freight,
required to deeds of land executed in,

333.
540.

LIABILITY of an agent, 215.
abstract of laws relating to collection and of carrier for baggage of passengers, 271.
recovery of debts in,
720.

of carrier may be modified by notice, 269.
chattel mortgages regulated by statute in, of carrier, to third persons, for injury
656.

done them by carrier or servants, 273.
number of witnesses to wills necessary in, of insurers, not affected by risk of the
786.

market, 404.
mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 765. none attaches to the ins ers for a loss

occurring by natural or other causes
L.

not insured against, before a loss in.
Lands can be transferred by deed only, 440. sured against happens, 405.
LAW-MERCHANT, what is meant by it, 28. of master for discharging seamen, 353.

606.

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of, 423

in, 203.

sion, 327.

LETTER, contract by, 71.

Loss, when partial, 403.
completed when letter rule for averaging, by allowing one-third
of acceptance mailed, 71.

for new, 403.
Libel, when presented, 343.

third part of, what deducted from, 404.
LIBERTY POLICIES, 393.

what would be evidence of overstatement
MJEN, means the right of the seller to retain

the property till some claim he has is LOUISIANA, law as to rights of married wo
satisfied, 118.

men in, 47
is lost by the seller, if the goods are deliv- days of grace allowed, and legal holidays

erod, 118.
of bottomry bond, depends not on posses. statute of limitations in, 289.

usury laws of, 309.
ship has, on goods for freight, 330.

number of witnesses and acknowledgment
of seamen, on ship and freight for wages, required to deeds of land executed in,
351.

540.
of material men, for supplies to ships, 354. abstract of laws relating to collection and
of carrier, on goods, 266.

recovery of debts in, 721.
of mechanics and material men, law of, chattel mortgages regulated by statute in,
with forms and directions, 761.

656.
LIFE INSURANCE, purpose and method of,

number of witnesses to wills necessary in,

786.
430.
how effected, 430.

mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 765.
rules of contracts applicable to, 430.

M.
premium for, how paid, 431.
LIFE-POLICIES, assignable at law, 434.

MAKER, of promissory note, 166.
LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS, requisites of, 244.

rights and duties of, of negotiable paper,
LIMITATIONS, statute of, 278.

179.
statute of, construction of, 279.

of a bill, is bound to pay the same at
statute of, new promise under, 280.

maturity, 179.
statute of, part payment under, 281.

Mail, putting a letter in, effect of as to con.

tract, 71.
statute of, when period of limitation be.
gins under, 283.

MAINE, law as to rights of married women in,

48.
statute of, statutory exceptions under,
282.

days of grace allowed, and legal holidays
statute of, does not affect collateral secu-

statute of limitations in, 289.
rity, 284.
of owner's liability for master's misdeeds,

number of witnesses and acknowledgment

required to deeds of land executed ing
350.
abstract of statutes of, in all the States,

540.
284.

usury laws of, 309.
Loss, how divided for average and contribu-

abstract of laws relating to collection and

recovery of debts in, 722.
and abandonment, 396.

chattel mortgages regulated by statute in,

656.
no total, by abandonment, unless the

number of witnesses to wills necessary in,
injury exceeds fifty per cent., 397.

787.
by jettison, salvage, etc., included in esti-
mate of the, 398.

mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 765.

MARINE INSURANCE. See INSURANCE, 369.
after abandonment, must be made up by

MARYLAND, law as to rights of married
owner, 401.
insurers entitled to possession after pay-

women in, 48.
ment for total, 401.

days of grace allowed, and legal holidays
af several insured shipments, there may

statute of limitations in, 290.
o total loss of one, parcial of another,

usury laws of, 309.
402.

in, 203.

tion, 341.

in, 203

540.

MARYLAND, number of witnesses and ac- MICHIGAN, days of grace allowed, and legal
knowledgement required to deeds of

holidays in, 203.
land in, 540.

statute of limitations in, 290.
abstract of laws relating to collection and usury laws of, 310.
recovery of debts in, 723.

number of witnesses and acknowledgment
chattel mortgages regulated by statute in, required to deeds of land executed in,

657.
number of witnesses to wills necessary in, abstract of laws relating to collection and
787.

recovery of debts in, 725.
mechanics’ liens, abstract of law of, 765. MICHICAN, chattel mortgages regulated by
MARRIED WOMEN (chap. v), 37.

statute in, 657.
rights of the husband at common law, as number of witnesses to wills necessary in,
to, 37.

787.
all the property, real or personal, 38, 39. mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 766.
common law as to, not just or right, and MINNESOTA, law as to rights of married

changed by statute in nearly all our women in, 50.
States, 39.

days of grace allowed, and legal holidays
law of, as it stands in the statutes of the

in, 204.
several states, ABSTRACT of, 40.

statute of limitations in, 291.
wife may always be agent of her husband, usury laws of, 310.
59.

number of witnesses and acknowledgment
the frequent necessity of putting their required to deeds of lands executed in,
property under trust, and how it can be

540.
done, 60.

abstract of laws relating to collection and
MASSACHUSETTS, law as to rights of married recovery of debts in, 727.
women in, 49.

chattel mortgages regulated by statute in,
days of grace allowed, and legal holidays 658.

number of witnesses to wills necessary in,
statute of limitation in, 290.

787.
usury laws of, 309.

mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 767.
number of witnesses and acknowledgment MISREPRESENTATION AND CONCEALMENT,

required to deeds of land executed in, 383
540.

Mississippi, law as to rights of married
abstract of laws relating to collection and women in, 50.
recovery of debts in, 724.

days of grace allowed, and legal holidays
chattel mortgages regulated by statute in,

in, 204.
657.

statute of limitations in, 291.
number of witnesses to wills necessary in, usury laws of, 310.
787.

number of witnesses and acknowledgment
mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 766. required to deeds of lands executed in,
MASTER OF SHIP, should sign bill of lading, 540.
329.

abstract of laws relating to collection and
and officers, not salvors, 344.

recovery of debts in, 728.
holding goods for contribution, 344.

number of witnesses to wills necessary in,
powers and duties of, 346.

787.
power to sell the ship, 346.

chattel mortgages regulaied by statute in,
his liability for discharging seamen, 353.

658.
duties of repairing ship, 346.

mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 767.
MATERIAL-MEN, lien of, 354. See LIENS Missouri, law as to rights of married women

OF MECHANICS AND MATERIAL-MEN.
MECHANICS, liens of, 761.

days of grace allowed, and legal holidays
LICHIGAN, law as to rights of married women

in, 204.
statite of limitations in, 291.

in, 203.

in, 50.

in. 49.

in, 51.

in, 204.

in, 51.

in, 204.

Missouri, usury laws of, 310.

MORTGAGE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY, ut
number of witnesses and acknowledgment der,pledgee may sell the pledge when the

required to deeds of land executed in, debt is due, and after notice given, 648
540.

MORTGAGE E of ship, in possession, liable as
abstract of laws relating to collection and owner, 325.
recovery of debts in, 729.

of ship, not in possession, no right to
chattel mortgages regulated by statute in,

freight, 333.
658.

insurable interest in property, 414.
number of witnesses to wills necessary in, has what title to land mortgage, 543.
787.

MORTGAGOR, insurable interest of in prop-
mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 767. erty, 414.
MISTAKES of fact may be corrected by the right of, in regard to mortgaged land,
courts, but mistakes of law will not be,

543.
68.

duty of, in regard to redemption, 544.
MONTANA, law as to rights of married women MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANIES, amount

insured in, 407.
days of grace allowed, and legal holidays

N.
statute of limitations in, 292.

NEBRASKA, lawas to rights of married woma
usury laws of, 310.
number of witnesses and acknowledgment days of grace allowed, and legal holidays

required to deeds of land executed in,
540.

statute of limitations in, 292.
abstract of laws relating to collection and usury laws of, 310.
recovery of debts in, 730.

numlar of witnesses and acknowledgment
chattel mortgages regulated by statute in, required to deeds of land executed in,
658.

540.
number of witnesses to wills necessary in,

abstract of laws relating to collection and
787.

recovery of debts in, 731.
mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 767. chattel mortgages regulated by statute in,
MortgagE OF LAND, or real estate, 542.

659.
law of, and rules concerning, 543.

number of witnesses to wills necessary in
of the equity of redemption, 543.

787.
of foreclosure, 544.

mechanics' liens, abstract of laws of, 768
of the mortgagor's right to possession, NEGOTIABLE PAPER, what is meant by, 165.
545.

rules of law on subject of, are technical
Mortgage, of vessel, 357.

and exact, 161.
purpose of, 542.

what is essential to, 168.
how expressed, 543.

difference between what is, and what is
containing power of sale, 544.
MORTGAGE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY, not time of payment of, must be certain, 168.
ao formal as for land, 646.

must be payable in money, 168.
mortgagor may retain possession if mort. may be written in pen or pencil, on paper
gage be recorded, 646.

or any proper substitute, and in any
equity of redemption shorter than in language, 169.
land, 646.

as to form of, 169.
cannot be made of property to be after-

omission of certain words may be sup
wards acquired, 647.

plied, 169.
duties and liabilities of pledgee under,

contingency apparent on te face of, pre
647.

vents negotiability, 169.
difference between mortgagee and pledgee

as to whether certain note are, 169.
in, 647.

exception to common law rule in case of
pledgee under, cannot sell the pledge be

176, 177.
tore the debt is due, 647.

of transfer after dishono si, 180.

not, 168.

in, 205.

in, 51.

NEGOTIAME PAPER, rights and duties of | New Jersey, number of witnesses to wills
holder of, 179.

necessary in, 788.
rights and duties of maker of, 179.

mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 768
payable at a time certain, is entitled to New Mexico, aw as to rights of married
days of grace, 184.

women in, 52.
in general, all parties to, entitled to no- days of grace allowed, and legal holidays

tice, are discharged for want of it, 190.

bill or note ceases to be, when paid, 195. statute of limitations in, 293.
NeutrALITY, warranty of, 380.

usury laws of, 310.
NEVADA, law as to rights of married women number of witnesses and acknowledgment

required to deeds of land executed in,
days of grace allowed, and legal holidays 541.
in, 204.

abstract of lows relating to collection and
statute of limitations in, 292.

recovery of debts in, 735.
usury laws of, 310.

chattei mortgages regulated by statute in,
number of witnesses and acknowledgment 659.

required to deeds of land executed in, number of witnesses to wills necessary in,
540.

788.
abstract of laws relating to collection and mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 769
recovery of debts in, 732.

NEW PROMISE, by one who had made the
chattel mortgages regulated by statute in, original promise when an infant, 31.
659.

a mere acknowledgment not enough, 31.
number of witnesses to wills necessary in, may be conditional, 31,
788.

if conditional, condition must be per
mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 768.

formed, 31.
NEW HAMPSHIRE, law as to rights of mar- NEW YORK, law as to rights of married wo
ried women in, 52.

men in, 53.
days of grace allowed, and legal holidays days of grace allowed, and legal holidays

in, 204.
statute of limitations in, 292.

statute of limitations in, 293.
usury laws of, 310.

usury laws of, 310.
number of witnesses and acknowledgment number of witnesses and acknowledgment

required to deeds of land executed in, required to deeds of land executed in
541.

541.
abstract of laws relating to collection and abstract of laws relating to collection an i
recovery of debts in, 733.

recovery of debts in, 736.
chattel mortgages regulated by statute in, chattel mortgages regulated by statute in,
659.

660.
number of witnesses to wills necessary in,

number of witnesses to wills necessary in,
788.

mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 768. mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 769.
NEW JERSEY, law as to rights of married | NORTH CAROLINA, law as to rights of mar.
women in, 52.

ried women in, 53.
days of grace allowed, and legal holidays days of grace allowed, and legal holidays

in, 205.

788.

in, 204.

in, 205.

statute of limitations in, 293.
usury laws of, 310.
number of witnesses and acknowledgment

required to deeds of land executed in,

541.
abstract of laws relating to collection and

recovery of debts in, 734.
chattel mortgages regulated by statute in,

659.

statute of limitations in, 293.
usury laws of, 310.
number of witnesses and acknowledgment

required to deeds of land executed in,

541.
abstract of laws relating to collection and

recovery of debts in, 737.
chattel mortgages regulated by statute than

660.

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