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THE NEW STATUTES
PRECEDENTS AND PRACTICAL NOTES.
WILLIAM H A YES, ESQ.
OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER AT LAW.
Law Bookseller and Publisher ;
JOHN BELL, ESQ. K. C.
If the author presumes to hope that this volume may supply, in some degree, the acknowledged want of elementary works on a branch of Legal Science deeply interesting to a wealthy state, your favourable opinion of the former edition will more than excuse his vanity. By labouring to correct and extend his views, both of the old and the new law, he has endeavoured to prove himself not insensible to the value of such approbation.
The profession, whose respect and esteem have followed you into your retreat, will learn with pleasure that those studies which formed so long the business of your life, are still the objects of your care ; that the most important of the Real Property Statutes of the present