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Still , the wheels of justice move tardily . They are so badly clogged , that they might almost as well stand still . More than fifteen hundred causes , arising in this one city , are in readiness for trial .
... second , of pleas and demurrers , thirteen ; third , of causes on bills and answers , fifty - one ; fourth , of causes on bill , answer , and replication and on pleadings and proofs , one hundred and seventy - two .
On the first day of the term , at twelve o'clock at noon , the vice chancellor took his seat , with a full bar in attendance , say seventy - five to one hundred lawyers , anxious for an opportunity to give their causes a jog .
Never forget , for a moment , that hundreds are suffering grievous delay , and some almost starvation , for want of the efficient exertions of the court . a II . The circuit court of the first circuit 1839. ) 5 Civil Administration of ...
The causes upon our circuit calendars the past year have numbered thus : At February circuit , five hundred and ninety - two ; March , five hundred ; May , three hundred and fifty ; July , three hundred and nineteen ; October , five ...
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Previous review noting missing pages 380 and 381 is not correct. There are not duplicated scanned pages and I found both missing pages to be intact and included.
pp. 380 and 381, in the middle of "Mocha Dick," are missing. pp. 377 and then 376 appear to have been scanned twice instead