Appeals to the Privy Council from the
Caribbean and Canadian Colonies


Abbreviations, Bibliography, Cases



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The following abbreviations are used throughout the catalogue. In most cases fuller references are given in the Bibliography that follows. Abbreviations of reports of cases in the common-law courts or Chancery are given a full reference in the Bibliography, and a specific citation to the case is given in Cases.

AALT = Anglo-American Legal Tradition (website).

APC = Acts of the Privy Council of England: Colonial Series.

Atk. = Atkyns’ Reports.

Burr. = Burrow’s Reports.

CSP = Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies.

Eng. Rep. = English Reports.

Eq. Cas. Abr. = Equity Cases Abridged.

ESTC = English Short Title Catalogue (website).

HL = House of Lords.

KB = King’s Bench.

Mod. = Modern Reports.

n.d. (in bibliographic citations) = no date of publication given.

ODNB = Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

P. Wms. = Williams’ Reports.

PC = Privy Council.

PC 1 = TNA classification: Privy Council and Privy Council Office: Miscellaneous Unbound Papers.

PC 2 = TNA classification: Privy Council: Registers.

Shower P.C. (aka Shower H.L.) = Shower’s [HL] Reports.

Smith = Joseph Henry Smith, Appeals to the Privy Council from the American Plantations.

s.n. = sub nomine (in references to indices or biographical dictionaries).

T.R. = Term Reports.

TNA = The National Archives (U.K.).

U.S. (preceded by volume number) = United States Reports.







The following list contains all the published material cited in the catalogue, except for the printed cases, which are the subject of a separate list.  Citations in this Bibliography are all preceded by a short form, followed by ‘=’, without regard to whether that short form is used in the text. If the text sometimes uses a fuller short form, that form appears in square brackets after the full bibliographical reference. Information as to online availability, when known, appears in round brackets. (References to a website generally take you to the site’s home page. Specific references to items in a website take you as close to the item as we can get.) A second set of round brackets gives a link to the place where the reference occurs.  Some of the items listed above under Abbreviations (e.g., APC, CSP), are cited throughout the catalogue. They are not given specific citations here. Bibliographical citations that appear in the Index are not listed individually but appear under the general reference in which they are located (e.g., ODNB).



AALT = [O’Quinn Law Library of the University of Houston Law Center,] Anglo-American Legal Tradition: Documents from Medieval and Early Modern England from the National Archives in London, ed. Robert C. Palmer, et al. (website, accessed 7/4/2019). (All of the images from the PC Registers are accessed by links to AALT, and many of those in PC1 Documents are too. There are specific references to AALT in the notes to the PC1 Documents in ANT_1725_01, BAR_1708_02, JAM_1765_01, JAM_1770_07, and JAM_1779_01.)

Amussen, Caribbean Exchanges = Susan Dwyer Amussen, Caribbean Exchanges: Slavery and the Transformation of English Society, 1640–1700 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007) 103. (BAR_1712_04, Notes; BAR_1714_03, Notes.)

Antigua and the Antiguans = [Anonymous,] Antigua and the Antiguans: A Full Account of the Colony and its Inhabitants from the Time of the Caribs to the Present Day, Interspersed with Anecdotes and Legends. Also, an Impartial View of Slavery and the Free Labour Systems; the Statistics of the Island, and Biographical Notices of the Principal Families . . . , 2 vols. (London: Saunders and Otley, 1844) (, vol. 1, vol. 2). (Index, s.n. Mathew, Mathew.)

APC = [Great Britain. Privy Council,] Acts of the Privy Council of England: Colonial Series, ed. W. L. Grant and James Munro under the general supervision of Almeric W. Fitzroy, 6 vols. (Hereford: Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office by Anthony Brothers, 1908–1912 (Acts of the Privy Council, Colonial Series) (LLMC Digital, by subscription).

Atkyns’ Reports = John Tracy Atkyns, Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, in the Time of Lord Chancellor Hardwicke [1736–1754], 3 vols. (London: Printed by H. Woodfall and W. Strahan . . . and sold by J. Worrall . . . and W. Sandby . . . , 1765–68). (We have used the version in Eng. Rep.): see Cases.

Baker, Serjeants = J. H. Baker, The Order of Serjeants at Law, Selden Society, Supplementary Series, 5 (London, 1984). (Index, s.n. Comyn, Forrester, Madocks, Ord, Poole.)

Bilder, “Colonial Appeals” = Mary Sarah Bilder, “The Relevance of Colonial Appeals to the Privy Council,” in Texts and Contexts in Legal History: Essays in Honor of Charles Donahue, John Witte, Jr., Sara McDougall, and Anna di Robilant, ed. (Berkeley, CA: Robbins Collection, 2016), 401–15. (Introduction, n. 35; JAM_1764_05, Notes.)

Bilder, Transatlantic Constitution = Mary Sarah Bilder, The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004). (ACLS Humanities E-Book, by subscription.) (Introduction, n. 13, 28, 35.)

Bourguignon, First Federal Court = Henry J. Bourguignon, The First Federal Court: The Federal Appellate Prize Court of the American Revolution, 1775–1787, Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society, 122 (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1977). (Introduction, n. 6.)

British Chronology = E. B. Fryde, et al., Handbook of British Chronology, 3d ed., Royal Historical Society Guides and Handbooks, 2 (London: Offices of the Royal Historical Society, 1986). (Index, s.n. Bentinck.)

Burke’s Extinct Baronetcies = John Burke and [John] Bernard Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland and Scotland, 2nd ed. (London: Scott, Webster, and Geary, 1841) (Hathi Trust). (Index s.n. Thornhill, Witham/Wytham.)

Burnard, “Matron in Rank” = Trevor Burnard, “‘A Matron in Rank, a Prostitute in Manners . . .’: The Manning Divorce of 1741 and Class, Gender, Race and the Law in Eighteenth-century Jamaica,” in Working Slavery, Pricing Freedom: Perspectives from the Caribbean, Africa and the African Diaspora, Verene A. Shepherd ed. (New York: Palgrave, 2001) 133–152. (JAM_1745_02, Notes.)

Burrow’s Reports = James Burrow, Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King’s Bench Since the Death of Lord Raymond, 5 vols. (London: Printed for John Worrall, 1766–1771). (We have used the version in Eng. Rep.): see Cases.

Cahill, “English Laws” = Barry Cahill, “How Far English Laws are in Force Here: Nova Scotia’s First Century of Reception Law Jurisprudence,” University of New Brunswick Law Journal, 42 (1993) 133–153. (BAR_1714_04, Notes).

Cal. Home Office Papers, 1773–7 = [Great Britain. Public Record Office,] Calendar of Home Office Papers of the Reign of George III, 1773–1775, ed. Richard Arthur Roberts (London: HMSO, 1899), vol. 4 (of series), no. 165, p.48 ( (MON_1771_00, Other Documents.)

Canada Documents = Public Archives of Canada, Documents Relating to the Constitutional History of Canada: 1759–1791, ed. Adam Shortt and Arthur G. Doughty (Ottawa: S. R. Dawson, 1907) (LLMC Digital, by subscription). (Index, s.n. Gregory, Hey.) (A second, revised, and much expanded edition appeared in 2 vols. [Ottawa: J. de L. Taché, 1918]. We cited the first edition in the Index because it is more easily accessible. The equivalent pages in the second edition [Gale, Making of Modern Law, by subscription] appear to be 1:206 n.1 and 1:256 n.1–2 [Gregory], and 1:273–76 [Hey’s commission], and do not seem to have been changed from the first edition.)

Caribbeana 1741 = Caribbeana: Containing Letters and Dissertations Together with Poetical Essays on Various Subjects and Occasions, 2 vols. [Samuel Keimer, ed.] (London: Printed for T. Osborne . . . , 1741) 1:259–263. (Internet Archive.) (BAR_1732_00, Notes.)

Caribbeana 1909–1919 = Caribbeana: Miscellaneous Papers Relating to the History, Genealogy, Topography, and Antiquities of the British West Indies, ed. Vere Langford Oliver, 6 vols. (London: Mitchell, Hughes, and Clarke, 1909–1919). (We have used the version in The Digital Library of the Caribbean.) (ANT_1721_01, Notes; ANT_1726_02, Notes; ANT_1739_03, Notes; ANT_1752_01, Notes; BAR_1714_04, Notes; BAR_1726_01, Notes; BAR_1730_00, Notes; BAR_1756_02, Notes; BAR_1760_00, Notes; JAM_1733_03, Notes; JAM_1735_00, Notes; JAM_1752_03, Notes; JAM_1755_02, Notes; JAM_1756_01, Notes; JAM_1756_02, Notes; JAM_1756_03, Notes; JAM_1756_05, Notes; JAM_1758_05, Notes; JAM_1759_01, Notes; JAM_1759_05, Notes; JAM_1759_06, Notes; JAM_1759_08, Notes; JAM_1759_11, Notes; NEV_1759_00, Notes; STC_1754_02, Notes; STC_1756_00, Notes.)

Catterall, Judicial Cases Concerning Slavery = Judicial Cases Concerning American Slavery and the Negro, ed. Helen Tunnicliff Catterall and James J. Hayden, vol. 5 (Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution, 1937). (JAM_1780_02, note.)

Collins, Martial Law = John M. Collins, Martial Law and English Laws, c. 1500–1800 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016). (Introduction n. 41.)

Complete Baronetage = [George E. (George Edward) Cokayne,] Complete Baronetage [1611–1800], 5 vols., with separate index (Exeter: W. Pollard & Co., Ltd., 1900–1906) (Hathi Trust). (Index, s.n. Clark/Clarke.)

Complete Peerage, ed. 1 = [George E. (George Edward) Cokayne,] Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, or Dormant, 8 vols. (London: G. Bell & Sons, 1887–98). (Available online: Google Books,, Hathi Trust [easiest to use].) (JAM_1751_04, Additional Research; in Index s.n. Grey, Willoughby.)

Complete Peerage, ed. 2 = [George E. (George Edward) Cokayne, Vicary Gibbs, et al.] Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom: Extant, Extinct, or Dormant, rev. ed., 13 vols. (London: St. Catherine Press, 1910–1959). (Index s.n. Brydges, Cranstoun, Willoughby.)

Cracroft’s Peerage = Cracroft’s Peerage (website, accessed 7/16/2019). (Index, s.n. Grey.)

CSP = [Great Britain. Public Record Office,] Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies, 1574–1739, ed. W. Noël Sainsbury, J. W. Fortescue, Cecil Headlam, et al., 45 vols. (London: Longman, Routledge, 1860– ). (Alternative titles: Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: America and the West Indies, 1680–1700; Calendar of State Papers, Colonial.) (The consolidation of the subseries America and West Indies of the Colonial Series with the subseries devoted to the East Indies [with additions, in some volumes, from China, Japan, and Persia] results in volume numbers in the series as reprinted being five greater than those found in the APC.) (British History Online; ProQuest, by subscription.) (Images of the CSP are given in the reports when the reference was available at the time of the compilation of the APC [principally items from the 17th century]. There are other references to the CSP in Introduction n. 10, 16, 19 (38, 41); JAM_1680_00, Additional Research, and NEV_1701_00, Disposition.)

Dallas, Reports 2 = Reports of Cases Ruled and Adjudged in the Several Courts of the United States and of Pennsylvania, ed. A[lexander] J. Dallas, vol. 2, 2d ed. (New York: Banks Law Publishing, 1906). (2 U.S. [2 Dall.].) (Internet Archive.) (Introduction, n. 8.)

Davis, “Federal Courts Prior to the Adoption of the Constitution” = J. C. Bancroft Davis, “Federal Courts Prior to the Adoption of the Constitution,” in United States Reports, vol. 131 [131 U.S.] (New York: Banks, 1889), Appendix, p. xix–lxiii. (“Courts of Appeals in Prize Cases,” p. xxxiv–xlix; “Courts for Determining Disputes and Difference Between Two or More States Concerning Boundary Jurisdiction, or Any Other Cause Whatever,” p. l–lxiii.) (Online, accessed 5/20/2020.) (Introduction, n. 8.)

Dictionnaire biographique du Canada = Dictionnaire biographique du Canada / Dictionary of Canadian Biography, 15 vols. (through 1930) to date (Toronto: University of Toronto Press; Ville de Québec: Presses de l’Université Laval, 1965– ). (We have used the French online edition.) (Index, s.n. Houdin.)

Digital Archive = Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (website, accessed 7/16/2019): see “Montpelier Estate (JA).”

Digital Library = The Digital Library of the Caribbean (website, accessed 7/16/2019): see Caribbeana 1909–1919.

“David Olyphant” =“Rt Hon. David Olyphant soi-disant Baron of Scotland,” in Legacies of British Slave-ownership (website, accessed 7/8/2019.): see also “Lord Oliphant.”

“Elizabeth Home” = “Elizabeth Home, Countess of Home,” in Wikipedia (website, accessed 6/8/2019). (JAM_1760_02, Notes.)

English Reports = The English Reports [Full Reprint], 178 vols. (Edinburgh: W. Green & Son; London: Stevens & Sons, 1900–1932). (We have used the version in HeinOnline, available by subscription, and, occasionally, the incomplete version from CommonLII – Commonwealth Legal Information Institute.): see Cases.

Equity Cases Abridged = [A Gentleman of the Middle Temple,] A General Abridgment of Cases in Equity: Argued and Adjudged in the High Court of Chancery, &c. [1667–1744]. 2 vols. (London: H. Lintot, 1732–1756). (We have used the version in Eng. Rep.): see Cases.

ESTC = [Great Britain. British Library,] English Short Title Catalogue (website, last visited 7/7/2019). (Introduction, Catalogue Content 2.)

Findling, “Lowther–Gordon Controversy” = John Findling, “The Lowther–Gordon Controversy,” Journal of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society, 34 (1973) 131–144. (BAR_1719_00, Notes.)

Freeman, Articles = William Freeman, A Copy of the Articles Exhibited by Mr. Freeman to the House of Commons against Col. Codrington: and Some Observations and Remarks in Answer to the Same. ([?London], 1702) (Eighteenth Century Collections: Gale CW3303852984, by subscription.) (Introduction, n. 46.)

Freeman, Case = William Freeman, The Case of William Freeman Esq; and Others, the Proprietors of Lands in the Charibbee Islands in America, under the Government of Col. Codrington, the Present Chief Governour There ([?London], [1702]) (Eighteenth Century Collections: Gale CB129543710, by subscription.) (Introduction, n. 46.)

Freeman, Petition = William Freeman, A Copy of the Petition of William Freeman, Esq; in Behalf of Himself and Others, against Col. Christopher Codrington, Governour of the Leeward Islands. Presented to the House of Commons the 19th. of February, 1701. With Some Remarks Thereon ([?London], 1702) (Eighteenth Century Collections: Gale CW103852970, by subscription.) (Introduction, n. 46.)

Gikandi, Slavery and the Culture of Taste = Simon Gikandi, Slavery and the Culture of Taste (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011). (ACLS Humainities, by subscription.) (Introduction, n. 15.)

Glamorgan Archives = Glamorgan [Wales] Archives (website, accessed 7/18/2019). (Index, s.n. Mathew, Mathew.)

Grant, Jamaica Cases = John Grant, Notes of Cases Adjudged in Jamaica, May 1774 to Dec. 1787 (Edinburgh: Adam Neill and Company, [1794]) (Harvard Law School Library). (JAM_1776_00, Other Documents; JAM_1780_02, Other Documents; JAM_1781_01, Other Documents; JAM_1783_01, Other Documents.)

Hakluyt, Discourse = Richard Hakluyt, A Discourse on Western Planting, Written in the Year 1584, ed. Charles Deane, Documentary History of the State of Maine, 2 (Cambridge: Wilson, 1877). (Online, accessed 5/20/2020.) (Introduction, n. 13.)

Hancock, “World of Business” = David Hancock, “‘A World of Business to Do’: William Freeman and the Foundations Of England's Commercial Empire, 1645–1707,” The William and Mary Quarterly 57 (2000) 3–34. (JSTOR, accessed 5/20/2020.) (Introduction, n. 29.)

Hancock, The Letters of William Freeman, London Merchant, 1678–1685, ed. David Hancock (London: London Record Society, 2002). (Introduction, n. 29.)

History of Parliament, 1690–1715 = History of Parliament: The House of Commons, 1690–1715, 5 vols., Eveline Cruickshanks, Stuart Handley, and D. W. Hayton, ed. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002). (We have used the online edition.) (Index, s.n. Grey.)

“I. Queries to John Mercer” = “I. Queries to John Mercer, 20 April 1759”, in Founders Online (website, accessed 7/8/2019). (Original source: Washington Papers, 210–213.)

Jamaica Laws, 1760–1792 = Laws of Jamaica, Comprehending All the Acts in Force Passed Between the First-Year of the Reign of King George the Third and the Thirty-Second Year of the Reign of King George the Third, 2nd ed. (St. Jago de la Vega, Jamaica: A. Aikman printer, 1802). (Google Books.) (JAM_1780_02, Notes, citing Table of Private Acts, Anno 24 Georgii III, sig. G[3].)

Jameson, “Predecessor of the Supreme Court” = J. Franklin Jameson, “The Predecessor of the Supreme Court,” in Essays in the Constitutional History of the United States in the Formative Period, 1775–1789, J. Franklin Jameson, ed. (Boston: Houghton-Mifflin, 1889) 1–45. (Gale, by subscription.) (Introduction, n. 6.)

Journals of the Board of Trade = [Great Britain. Public Record Office,] Journal of the Commissioners for Trade and Plantations Preserved in the Public Record Office; Issued by Authority of the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty’s Treasury under the Direction of the Master of the Rolls: April, 1704 to May 1782, 14 vols. (London, HMSO, 1920–1938). (Alternative title: Journals of the Board of Trade and Plantations, 1704–1782.) (LLMC Digital, by subscription; British History Online.) (Introduction, n. 43, 49.)

Journals of the House of Commons = [Great Britain, Parliament, House of Commons,] Journals of the House of Commons, vol. 13 (1699–1702), p. 755–756 (Hathi Trust). (NEV_1701_00, Disposition.)

Lambeth Palace Library, Fulham Papers = [London, Lambeth Palace Library,] The Fulham Papers at Lambeth Palace Library, 20 microfilm reels (distributed by World Microfilms, c1970–1978). (Vol. XV, fol. 217–224, BAR_1719_00, Other Documents.)

Livesay, Children of Uncertain Fortune = Daniel Livesay, Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733–1833, Williamsburg, Virginia: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018). (Introduction, n. 29.)

“Lord Oliphant” = “Lord Oliphant,” in Wikipedia (website, accessed 6/8/2019). (JAM_1751_04, Additional Research.): see also “David Olyphant.”

Mandell, Tribe, Race, History = Daniel R. Mandell, Tribe, Race, History: Native Americans in Southern New England, 1780–1880, Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science, 125th ser., 2 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008). (Introduction, n. 13.)

Modern Reports = Modern Reports, or, Select Cases Adjudged in the Courts of Kings Bench, Chancery, Common Pleas, and Exchequer: Since the Restoration of His Majesty King Charles II [1663–1705], vol. 1, 1st ed. (London: Printed for T. Basset, J. Wright, R. Chiswell, and S. Heyrick, 1682). (Ultimately extended to 1739, and printed in 12 vols.) (We have used the version in Eng. Rep.): see Cases.

“Montpelier Estate (JA)” = Introduction to “Montpelier Estate (JA),” in Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery (website, accessed 7/9/2019). (JAM_1769_07, Notes.)

ODNB = Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: In Association with the British Academy: From the Earliest Times to the Year 2000, 60 vols. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004) (online edition, by subscription, and partially available publicly). (Introduction n. 2, 46; Index, s.n. Ashurst, Bentinck, Campbell, Campbell, Carteret, Chute, Clark/Clarke, Codrington, Cranstoun, Crowe, Crowe, Dalling, Dunning, Fazakerley, Fletcher, Grant, Grey, Hay, Henley, Holt, Home, Howard, Hume-Campbell, Kenyon, Lee, Legge, Lyttelton, Mansfield, Mitford, Modyford, Morgan, Murray, Nares, Noel, Norton, O’Brien, Orby, Orby, Park/Parke, Parker, Perrot, Perryn, Pratt, Price, Price, Price, Ryder, Sewell, Skynner, Strange, Talbot, Thomas, Thurlow, Trelawny/Trelawney, Trelawny/Trelawney, Wallace, Wallop, Wallop, Wedderburn, Willes, Willes, Wynne, Yorke, Yorke.)

Reaney, Surnames = P. H. Reaney, Dictonary of English Surnames, 3rd, R. M. Wilson, ed. (London: Routledge, 1991). (Index, s.n. Rennion [?Kennion].)

Renwick, “Speech” = “Speech to the Empire Club of Canada by The Honourable William Renwick on 17 March 1927” (online). (QUE_1763_00, Notes; QUE_1767_01, Notes.)

Revolutionary War Prize Cases = Revolutionary War Prize Cases – Captured Vessels. (Website, accessed 5/20/2020.) (Introduction, n. 7, 8.)

Scott, Judicial Settlement = Judicial Settlement of Controversies between States of the American Union: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the United States, ed. James Brown Scott, Publications of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Division of International Law, Washington, 2 vols. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1918). (LLMC Digital, by subscription.) (Introduction, n. 6.)

Scott, United States = James Brown Scott, The United States of America: A Study in International Organization, Publications of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Division of International Law, Washington (New York: Oxford University Press, 1929). (Google Books.)

Shower’s [HL] Reports = Bartholomew Shower, Cases in Parliament Resolved and Adjudged, upon Petitions and Writs of Error (London: Printed for A. and J. Churchill, 1698). (We have used the version in Eng. Rep.): see Cases.

Smith = Joseph Henry Smith, Appeals to the Privy Council from the American Plantations (New York: Columbia University Press, 1950; repr. New York: Octagon Books, 1965). (Complete copy on this site.) (Cited in the Smith entry in 232 reports.)

Swindler, “Seedtime” = William F. Swindler, “Seedtime of an American Judiciary: From Independence to the Constitution,” William and Mary Law Review, 17 (1976) 503, 513. (Online, accessed 1/20/2020.) (Introduction, n. 6.)

Term Reports = Charles Durnford and Edward Hyde East, Term Reports in the Court of King’s Bench: Containing from Michaelmas Term, 26th George III [1785 to Trinity term, 40th George III, 1800] Inclusive, 8 vols. (London: Printed by A. Strahan and W. Woodfall for J. Butterworth, 1794–1802). (We have used the version in Eng. Rep.): see Cases.

The Peerage = The Peerage (website, accessed 7/16/2019). (Index, s.n. Willoughby.)

United States Reports (U.S.): see Davis, Dallas.

Washington Papers = The Papers of George Washington, Colonial Series. 6: 4 September 1758–26 December 1760, ed. W. W. Abbot (Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1988) 210–213. (We have used the version in Founders Online [website, accessed 7/8/2019].): see “I. Queries to John Mercer.”

Wikipedia = [English] Wikipedia (website, accessed 7/8/2019). (Index, s.n. Burton, Clark/Clarke, Durnford, Kendall, Legge, Lowther, Molesworth, Phenney, Pinfold, Wilmot, Worsley, Yeamans.): see also “Elizabeth Home”; “Lord Oliphant.”

Williams’ Reports = William Peere Williams, Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, and of Some Special Cases Adjudged in the Court of King’s Bench [1695–1735], 3 vols. (London: T. Osborne, 1740–1749). (We have used the version in Eng. Rep.): see Cases.





The printed cases cited in this volume are listed below with their usual form of citation. The abbreviations are listed under Abbreviations, and full references are given in the Bibliography.

Alpass v Watkins, 8 T.R. 516, 518–519, 101 Eng. Rep. 1521, 1522–1523 (KB 1800) (BAR_1730_00, Other Documents).

Chester v Paynter, sub nom. Chester v Painter, 2 P. Wms. 335–8, 24 Eng. Rep. 755–6 (PC 1725), abridged in 2 Eq. Cas. Abr. 313–14 pl. 21, 22 Eng. Rep. 266 (PC ?1721); 2 Eq. Cas. Abr. 375 pl. 24, 22 Eng. Rep. 319 (PC 1725); 2 Eq. Cas. Abr. 560 pl. 6, 22 Eng. Rep. 472 (PC 1725) (ANT_1725_03, Other Documents).

Colson v Colson, 2 Atk. 247, 249, 26 Eng. Rep. 553, 554 (Ch. 1741) (BAR_1730_00, Other Documents).

Doe ex dem. Long v Laming, 2 Burr. 1100, 1102–1103, 97 Eng. Rep. 731, 732–733 (KB 1760) (BAR_1730_00, Other Documents).

Dutton v Howell, Shower P.C. 24, 1 Eng. Rep. 17 (HL 1693) (BAR_1685_01, Other Documents).

Laundry v Williams, 2 P. Wms. 478, 480, 24 Eng. Rep. 823, 824 (Ch. 1728) (ANT_1725_03, Other Documents).

Wytham v Dutton, 3 Mod. 159, 87 Eng. Rep. 103 (KB 1684) (BAR_1685_01, Other Documents).