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notes some cases not before printed, and such further references and authorities, as appeared to illustrate either the arguments, or the decisions contained in the text.
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EDMUND F. MOORE.
HIS MAJESTY'S MOST HONOURABLE
ESTABLISHED BY THE 3 & 4 OF WILL. IV. c. 41,
FOR HEARING AND REPORTING ON APPEALS TO HIS MAJESTY
THE Marquis of Lansdowne, Lord President.
Lord Cottenham, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain.
The Earl of Eldon, formerly Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain.
Lord Stowell, formerly Judge of the Admiralty.
Lord Lyndhurst, formerly Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain.
Lord Wynford, formerly Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas.
Lord Brougham, late Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain.
Lord Denman, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench.
Lord Abinger, Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer. Lord Langdale, Master of the Rolls.
Sir John Nicholl, Knt., Judge of the Admiralty.
Sir Nicholas Conynham Tindal, Knt., Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas.
Sir William Alexander, Knt., formerly Lord Chief Baron of the Court of Exchequer.
Sir Lancelot Shadwell, Knt., Vice-Chancellor of England.
Sir Robert Graham, Bart., formerly one of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer.
The Hon. Thomas Erskine, Chief Judge of the Court of Bankruptcy.
Sir William Garrow, Knt., formerly one of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer.
Sir James Parke, Knt., one of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer.
Sir John B. Bosanquet, Knt., one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas.
Sir John Bailey, Bart., late one of the Barons of the Court of Exchequer.
Sir John Vaughan, Knt., one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas.
Sir Herbert Jenner, Knt., Judge of the Prerogative Court.
PRIVY COUNCILLORS, ASSESSORS.
Sir Edward Hyde East, Bart., formerly Chief Justice of the Supreme Court at Calcutta.
Sir Alexander Johnston, Knt., formerly Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Island of Ceylon.
On the 16th of January 1836, Sir C. C. Pepys, M.R., Sir L. Shadwell, V. C., and Sir J. B. Bosanquet, the Lords Commissioners of the Great Seal, having resigned, the Great Seal was delivered by His Majesty to Sir C. C. Pepys, who was created a Peer of the United Kingdom, by the title of Baron Cottenham of Cottenham, in the county of Cambridge.
On the same day Henry Bickersteth, Esq., one of His Majesty's Counsel, was appointed to the office of Master of the Rolls, vacant by the promotion of Sir C. C. Pepys, and having been sworn in as a member of His Majesty's Privy Council, was shortly afterwards created a Peer of the United Kingdom, by the title of Baron Langdale of Langdale, in the county of Westmoreland.
On the 28th of January 1836, Lord Stowell died.