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R E PORTS
THE HOUSE OF LORDS,
APPEALS AND WRITS OF ERROR;
DURING THE SESSION
BY RICHARD BLIGH, Esq.
BARRISTER AT LAW.
SAUNDERS AND BENNING, LAW BOOKSELLERS,
(SUCCESSORS TO JOSEPH BUTTERWORTH AND SON,)
43, FLEET STREET.
WHEN the Editor announces a New Series of Reports, it may be asked by the Profession why he discontinued the old Series ? why the publication has been so tardy? and why he has left it incomplete? To those who are privileged to put these questions, he answers, that intense labour, without encouragement or profit, is not usually exercised with delight or followed up with perseverance. Praise for the compilation of these Reports has been liberally bestowed upon
their Author, but solid recompence has been wanting; and the demands of the Profession would exceed the bounds of reason, if they required or expected of an Editor, who has devoted eighteen years of attendance to the collection of Notes in the Supreme Judicial Tribunal, that he should publish those Notes for the benefit of the Profession, not only with a sacrifice of that age of fruitless labour, but at his own personal risk