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In preparing the following pages the purpose has been to set forth with reasonable clearness the general principles under which tangible and intangible rights may be claimed, and their disturbance remedied in the law. The book has been written quite as much for students as for practitioners, and if some portions of it are more elementary than is usual in similar works, this fact will supply the explanation.

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Torts, Injuries, Contracts, Responsibility, Remedies, Immunity, Nuisances, Negligence, Motive, Slander, Libel, Property, Personal property, Families, Animals



A Treatise on the Law of Torts or the Wrongs Which Arise Independent of Contract

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