Revised Statutes of New Jersey, 1846: Table of Chapters

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Title I: Aliens.

  • Chap. 1. Aliens may purchase and hold real estate [Rev.], p.1
  • Chap. 2. Aliens empowered to secure debts [1789], p.2
  • Chap. 3. Aliens, when exempt from militia duty [1822], p.3
  • Chap. 4. Relative to alien passengers [1838], p.3

Title II: Animals.

  • Chap.1. Stray cattle, horses, and sheep [Rev.], p.6
  • Chap.2. Preservation of sheep [Rev.], p.9
  • Chap.3. Preservation of game [Rev.], etc., p.12
  • Chap.4. Preservation of muskrats [1829], p.15
  • Chap.5. Protection of breed of horses [1748], p.16
  • Chap.6. Regulations concerning rams [1799], p.17
  • Chap.7. Trespasses by swine [1798], p.17

Title III: Boundaries and Jurisdiction.

  • Chap.1. Partition between East and West Jersey [1719], p.19
  • Chap.2. Partition between New York and New Jersey [1772], p.29
  • Chap.3. Commission to settle differences with New York authorized [1833], p.36
  • Chap.4. Limits and jurisdiction of New Jersey and New York established [1834], p.37
  • Chap.5. Jurisdiction of the Delaware and its islands [1783], p.41
  • Chap.6. Division of islands in the Delaware [1786], p.43

Title IV: Civil Remedies.

  • Chap.1. Account [1794], p.46
  • Chap.2. Attachment [Rev.], p.48
  • Chap.3. Distress [Rev.], p.63
  • Chap.4. Dower [Rev.], p.71
  • Chap.5. Forcible entries and detainers [Rev.], p.77
  • Chap.6. Heirs and devisees, relief against [1797], p.83
  • Chap.7. Landlord and tenant [Rev.], p.85
  • Chap.8. Limitation of actions [Rev.], p.92
  • Chap.9. Mortgages. redemption and foreclosure of [1794], p.97
  • Chap.10. Mortgaged premises, more easy sale of [1831], p.99
  • Chap.11. Partition [Rev.], p.101
  • Chap.12. Partition among joint tenants [1797], etc., p.109
  • Chap.13. References and arbitrations [Rev.], p.113
  • Chap.14. Replevin [Rev.], p.116
  • Chap.15. Waste [1795], p.122

Title V: Corporations.

  • Chap.1. Banks, frauds on, etc. [Rev.], p.125
  • Chap.2. Benevolent and charitable associations [1844], p.127
  • Chap.3. Companies, frauds by [Rev.], p.129
  • Chap.4. Corporations [1846 Feb.14], p.136
  • Chap.5. Elections[Rev.], p.139
  • Chap.6. Manufacturing companies [1846 Feb.25], p.142
  • Chap.7. Notice of applications to legislature [Rev.], p.151
  • Chap.8. Religious societies [Rev.], p.152

Title VI: Counties.

  • Chap.1. Boundaries of counties [1709-10, 1822], p.161
  • Chap.2. Of Hunterdon [1713-14], p.165
  • Chap.3. Of Morris [1738-39], p.165
  • Chap.4. Of Somerset and Morris [1749], p.166
  • Chap.5. Of Somerset, Middlesex, and Monmouth [1713-14], p.166
  • Chap.6. Of Essex and Somerset [1741], p.167
  • Chap.7. Of Somerset and Middlesex [1790], p.168
  • Chap.8. Of Cumberland [1747-48], p.169
  • Chap.9. Of Salem and Cumberland [1763], p.170
  • Chap.10. Of Salem, Cumberland, and Cape May [Rev.], p.171
  • Chap.11. Of Sussex [1753], p.171
  • Chap.12. Of Warren [1824], p.172
  • Chap.13. Of Passaic and Atlantic [1837], p.173
  • Chap.14. Of Mercer [1838-39], p.174
  • Chap.15. Of Hudson [1840], p.176
  • Chap.16. Of Camden [1844], p.177
  • Chap.17. Provision for ascertaining boundaries [1798], p.177
  • Chap.18. Annexation of islands [1783], p.180
  • Chap.19. Jurisdiction of counties [1797], p.180
  • Chap.20. Chosen freeholders [Rev.], p.181

Title VII: Courts.

  • Chap.1. Court of errors and appeals [Rev.], p.193
  • Chap.2. Supreme and circuit courts [Rev.], p.195
  • Chap.3. Circuit courts [Rev.], p.200
  • Chap.4. Prerogative court [Rev.], p.203
  • Chap.5. Orphans' court [Rev.], p.205
  • Chap.6. Oyer and terminer, etc. [Rev.], p.219
  • Chap.7. General quarter sessions [Rev.], p.223
  • Chap.8. Court for trial of small causes [Rev.], p.229
  • Chap.9. Times and places of holding courts [Rev.], p.253
  • Chap.10. Courts of the United States [1824], p.255

Title VIII: Crimes and Punishments.

  • Chap.1. Punishment of crimes [Rev.], p.256
  • Chap.2. False stamps and labels [1846 Mar.24], p.284
  • Chap.3. Writ of habeas corpus [1795], p.285
  • Chap.4. Indictments [1799], p.292
  • Chap.5. Proceedings and trials [Rev.], p.293
  • Chap.6. Trial of murder, in certain cases [1797], p.297
  • Chap.7. Reprieves [Rev.], p.299
  • Chap.8. Fugitives from justice [1824], p.299
  • Chap.9. Forfeited recognizances [Rev.], p.300
  • Chap.10. State prison [Rev.], p.302
  • Chap.11. Prisoners of United States [1799], p.314

Title IX: Debtors.

  • Chap.1. Assignment by debtors [Rev.], p.316
  • Chap.2. Of process against draudulent debtors [Rev.], p.321
  • Chap.3. Imprisonment abolished in certain cases [Rev.], p.323
  • Chap.4. Relief of insolvent debtors [Rev.], p.325
  • Chap.5. Remedy in case of escape or death [1797], p.335

Title X: Decedents, Estates of.

  • Chap.1. Administration, where intestate dies abroad [Rev.], p.336
  • Chap.2. Descent [Rev.], p.337
  • Chap.3. Devises [1784], p.341
  • Chap.4. Escheats [1828], p.342
  • Chap.5. Estates of certain intestates [1784], p.345
  • Chap.6. Estates of insolvents [Rev.], p.346
  • Chap.7. Executors and administrators [Rev.], p.350
  • Chap.8. Legacies [1774], p.358
  • Chap.9. Probate of foreign wills [Rev.], p.361
  • Chap.10. Wills [Rev.], p.363

Title XI: Domestic Relations.

  • Chap.1. Apprentices and servants [Rev.], p.370
  • Chap.2. Guardians [Rev.], p.374
  • Chap.3. Marriages [1795], p.376
  • Chap.4. Slaves, manumission of [1844], p.380
  • Chap.5. Slavery, gradual abolition of [1820], p.380
  • Chap.6. Slavery, abolished [Rev.], p.382

Title XII: Education.

  • Chap.1. School fund [Rev.], p.391
  • Chap.2. Societies incorporated [Rev.], p.393
  • Chap.3. Public schools [1846 Apr.17], p.397
  • Chap.4. Deaf and dumb [Rev.], p.404
  • Chap.5. Blind [Rev.], p.406

Title XIII: Elections.

  • Chap.1. Elections [Rev.], p.408
  • Chap.2. Contested elections for governor [Rev.], p.445

Title XIV: Fees and Costs.

  • Chap.1. Of costs [Rev.], p.449
  • Chap.2. Fees and costs in criminal cases [Rev.], p.453
  • Chap.3. Fees [Rev.], p.455

Title XV: Fences.

  • Chap.1. Fences [1799], p.472

Title XVI: Fisheries.

  • Chap.1. Respecting nonresidents [1826], p.479
  • Chap.2. Of the Delaware [1808], p.480
  • Chap.3. Supplemental act [1822], p.483
  • Chap.4. Further supplement [1833], p.487
  • Chap.5. Additional supplement [1845], p.489
  • Chap.6. Islands and bars [1819], p.490
  • Chap.7. Of the Hudson [1828], p.491
  • Chap.8. Clams and oysters [Rev.], p.492

Title XVII: Frauds and Perjuries.

  • Chap.1. Frauds and perjuries [1794], p.499

Title XVIII: Health.

  • Chap.1. Medical societies [1830], p.505
  • Chap.2, Contagious diseases [1799], p.511
  • Chap.3. Malignant and infectious diseases [1812], p.512

Title XIX: Highways, Bridges, Rivers.

  • Chap.1. Roads [Rev.], p.514
  • Chap.2. Thorn hedges [1836], p.532
  • Chap.3. Wheel carriages [1787], p.533
  • Chap.4. Travelling [1813], p.534
  • Chap.5. Bridges [Rev.], p.535
  • Chap.6. Toll and chain bridges [Rev.], p.536
  • Chap.7. Bridges in certain counties [Rev.], p.538
  • Chap.8. North river bridge [1828], p.539
  • Chap.9. Hackensack bridges [1828], p.540
  • Chap.10. Protection ofg bridges [1833], p.541
  • Chap.11. Ferries [1799], p.542
  • Chap.12. Inland navigation [Rev.], p.544
  • Chap.13. Delaware navigation [1815,1820,1846], p.546
  • Chap.14. Raritan and Sound navigation [1837], p.549

Title XX: Infancy, Idiocy, and Lunacy.

  • Chap.1. Infant' lands, how sold [1845], p.550
  • Chap.2. Idiots and lunatics [Rev.], p.552
  • Chap.3. Lunatic asylum [1845], p.558

Title XXI: Internal Police.

  • Chap.1. Animals, exhibition of [Rev.], p.561
  • Chap.2. Convicts, importation of [1797], p.563
  • Chap.3. Disorderly persons [1799], p.564
  • Chap.4. Fairs, suppression [1797], p.566
  • Chap.5. Fire crackers, etc. [1835], p.566
  • Chap.6. Fugitive slaves [Rev.], p.567
  • Chap.7. Gaming, prevention of [1797], p.572
  • Chap.8. Gunpowder manufactories, etc. [1811], p.574
  • Chap.9. Horse racing, prevention of [1846 Mar.19], p.575
  • Chap.10. Inns and taverns [Rev.], p.576
  • Chap.11. Lotteries, suppression of [Rev.], p.589
  • Chap.12. Minors, entertainment of [Rev.], p.590
  • Chap.13. Morris canal, protection of [1832], p.592
  • Chap.14. Offenders, apprehension of [Rev.], p.593
  • Chap.15. Railroad engines [1839], p.594
  • Chap.16. Religious meetings [1820], p.595
  • Chap.17. Routs and riots, etc. [1797], p.597
  • Chap.18. Timber, protection of [1820], p.599
  • Chap.19. Toll, unlawful, prohibited [1839], p.601
  • Chap.20. Travellers, safety of [1828], p.602
  • Chap.21. Unincorporated banks[Rev.], p.607
  • Chap.22. Vendues, sale of liquor at [1797], p.608
  • Chap.23. Vice and immorality [Rev.], p.608
  • Chap.24. Woods, marshes, meadows [1794], p.617
  • Chap.25. Work-houses [1799], p.619
  • Chap.26. Wrecks [Rev.], p.622

Title XXII: Lands and Conveyances.

  • Chap.1. Cartaret grants [1709], p.630
  • Chap.2. Collusive judgments and wrongful alienations [1798], p.631
  • Chap.3. Confirmation of titles, etc. [1713-14], p.635
  • Chap.4. Contracts by testators and intestates [1804], p.638
  • Chap.5. Conveyances [Rev.], p.639
  • Chap.6. Conveyances by infant trustees [1794], p.645
  • Chap.7. Forfeited estates [1830,1808], p.646
  • Chap.8. Grantees of reversions and leases [1797], p.648
  • Chap.9. Indian lands [1703], p.649
  • Chap.10. Joint tenants and tenants in common [1812], p.650
  • Chap.11. Lands in river Delaware [1797], p.651
  • Chap.12. Limitation of suits [1787,1789], p.652
  • Chap.13. Lost deeds [1782], p.655
  • Chap.14. Mortgages, registry of [Rev.], p.657
  • Chap.15. Sale, for payment of debts [Rev.], p.660
  • Chap.16. Sales, regulatings respecting [Rev.], p.669
  • Chap.17/ Surveys. mode of proving [1838], p.670
  • Chap.18. Tenures [1795], p.671

Title XXIII: Laws and Reports.

  • Chap.1. Construction of words [Rev.], p.674
  • Chap.2. Of the revised statutes [Rev.], p.674
  • Chap.3. General repealing act [Rev.], p.675
  • Chap.4. Laws, and the publication thereof, etc., [Rev.], p.710
  • Chap.5. Chancery and law reports [Rev.], p.714

Title XXIV: Meadows.

  • Chap.1. Of improving tide samps, marshes, and meadows [six acts], p.716
  • Chap.2. Of draining swamo or meadow ground [four acts], p.731
  • Chap.3. Of roads to salt marsh or meadow [1822], p.740

Title XXV: Mechanics' Liens.

  • Chap.1. Mechanics' liens [Rev.], p.742

Title XXVI: Militia.

  • Chap.1. Militia [Rev.], p.745

Title XXVII: Miscellaneous.

  • Chap.1. Births and deaths, registry of [1799], p.778
  • Chap.2. Boats, where stowed at Cape Island [1796], p.780
  • Chap.3. Cranberries, preservation of [Rev.], p.780
  • Chap.4. Death of abstentees, when presumed[1797], p.781
  • Chap.5. Friends, property of society of [1836], p.782
  • Chap.6. Internal navigation, improvement of [1819], p.785
  • Chap.7. Mills, how tail races opened, etc., [1817], p.786
  • Chap 8. Pensions to invalids, etc. [1802], p.786
  • Chap.9. Proprietors, powers of officers [1830], p.787
  • Chap.10.Proprietors' records, how kept [1825], p.788
  • Chap.11. Seat of government [1790], p.789
  • Chap.12. Surplus revenue [1837,1839], p.789

Title XXVIII: Money.

  • Chap.1. Of interest [Rev.], p.795
  • Chap.2. Of the money of account [1799], p.796

Title XXIX: Notes, Obligations, and Set-Offs.

  • Chap.1. Of notes and bills of exchange [Rev.], p.798
  • Chap.2. Of obligations and discounts [1797], p.801

Title XXX: Offices and Officers.

  • Chap.1. Senators of the United States [Rev.], p.806
  • Chap.2. President of the senate [1845], p.807
  • Chap.3. Secretary of state, etc.[Rev.], p.808
  • Chap.4. Auditor of accounts [Rev.], p.811
  • Chap.5. State treasurer [Rev.], p.813
  • Chap.6. Of suits for money due state [1820], p.818
  • Chap.7. Library and librarian [Rev.], p.818
  • Chap.8. Clerks in chancery and supreme court [Rev.], p.821
  • Chap.9. Clerks of common pleas, etc. [Rev.], p.822
  • Chap.10. Of recording judgments [1832], p.826
  • Chap.11. Surrogates [Rev.], p.827
  • Chap.12. Justices of the peace [Rev.], p.829
  • Chap.13. Prosecutors of the pleas [Rev.], p.832
  • Chap.14. Sheriffs[Rev.], p.833
  • Chap.15. Coroners [Rev.], p.845
  • Chap.16. Constables[Rev.], p.850
  • Chap.17. Commissioners of deeds [Rev.], p.854
  • Chap.18. Commissioners of bail [Rev.], p.856
  • Chap.19. Appointment of officers [Rev.], p.858
  • Chap.20. Of state directors [1846], p.858
  • Chap.21. Of offices, commissions, and resignations [Rev.], p.860
  • Chap.22. Of salaries [1845], p.861
  • Chap.23. Frauds by public officers [Rev.], p.864
  • Chap.24. Official seals [Rev.], p.865
  • Chap.25. Oaths and affirmations [Rev.], p.866
  • Chap.26. Who may administer oaths, etc. [1839], p.871

Title XXXI: Partnership.

  • Chap.1. Partnership [1837], p.872

Title XXXII: Poor.

  • Chap.1. General poor law [Rev.], p.877
  • Chap.2. Salem poor law [Rev.], p.893
  • Chap.3. Sale of real estate [1838], p.900
  • Chap.4. Prosecution of suits [1799], p.901
  • Chap.5. Of bastards [Rev.], p.902

Title XXXIII: Practice in Chancery.

  • Chap.1. Practice [Rev.], p.905
  • Chap.2. Bills of discovery [1845], p.921
  • Chap.3. Divorce [Rev.], p.922

Title XXXIV: Practice of Law.

  • Chap.1. Practice [Rev.], p.928
  • Chap.2. Judgments on bonds with warrants [Rev.], p.944
  • Chap.3, Personal actions against corporations [Rev.], p.947
  • Chap.4. Suits by common informers [1799], p.949
  • Chap.5. Bail in civil actions [1799], p.950
  • Chap.6. Facilitation of pleadings [1799], p.951
  • Chap.7. Remedy where parties die [Rev.], p.952
  • Chap.8. Publication of notices [1830], p.957
  • Chap.9. Witnesses[Rev.], p.957
  • Chap.10. Commissions to take depositions [Rev.], p.959
  • Chap.11. Evidence in libel cases [1799], p.964
  • Chap.12. Damages in real actions [1795], p.964
  • Chap.13. Juries and verdicts [Rev.], p.965
  • Chap.14. Docketing judgments [1845], p.974
  • Chap.15. Executions [Rev.], p.976
  • Chap.16. Executions against corporations [1845], p.979
  • Chap.17. Bills of exceptions [1797], p.980
  • Chap.18. Writs of error [Rev.], p.980
  • Chap.19. Certiorari [1799], p.983
  • Chap.20. Amendments and jeofails [1794], p.986
  • Chap.21. Exceptions to judges [1820], p.992
  • Chap.22. Satisfaction of judgments [1820], p.993
  • Chap.23. Habeas corpus extended [Rev.], p.995
  • Chap.24. Mandamus [1794], p.996
  • Chap.25. Quo warranto [1795], p.997
  • Chap.26. Remedies abolished [1795,1799], p.999
  • Chap.27. Indictments, etc., against corporations [Rev.], p.999

Title XXXV: Taxes.

  • Chap.1. General tax law [Rev.], p.1003
  • Chap.2. Tax on foreign insurances [Rev.], p.1016

Title XXXVI: Townships.

  • Chap.1. Townships [Rev.], p.1019

Title XXXVII: Trade.

  • Chap.1. Beef and pork [Rev.], p.1030
  • Chap.2. Canal navigation [1838], p.1035
  • Chap.3. Flour and meal [1813], p.1036
  • Chap.4, Hawkers and pedlars [Rev.], p.1040
  • Chap.5. Herring [1821], p.1043
  • Chap.6. Markets [1804], p.1048
  • Chap.7. Pilots [Rev.], p.1049
  • Chap.8. Toll of millers [1799], p.1057
  • Chap9. Weights and measures [Rev.], p.1057