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ATTORNEY'S NEW POCKET-BOOK,
CONVEYAN CER'S ASSISTANT:
CoNTAINING PRECEDENTS or
- ALL THE ORDINARY FORMS OF AssuRANCEs, AND
WITH PRACTICAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR DRAWING DEEDS, WILLS, AND
wLTH AN ANALYSIS OF THE ACT, ENABLING ATToRNEYs...AND PROCTORs
AN ABSTRACT OF THE RECENT REAL PROPERTY STATUTES, AND
WITH NUMEROUS NOTES, CASES, &c.
ADAPTED FoR THE OFFICES OF ATTORNEYS, SOLICITORS, NoTARIES, AND CONVEYANCERs,
oF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER-AT-LAW.
L ON DO.N :
PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION.
AFTER the favourable reception which this work has met with from the Public, the Editor of the present edition feels that some apology is due from him, for the many alterations and additions he has made in it—changes which he has perhaps been tempted to carry further than he otherwise might have done by that leisure which is common to the commencement of practice in the profession of which he is a member, as well as by the unlimited licence allowed him by the Publisher, to make any variations from the previous edition calculated to render the work more perspicuous and useful. With that view, the Editor has ventured to omit several forms which appeared to him both imperfect, and of a character for which it was improbable that a work of this nature would be consulted, in order to make room for others of a more general practical utility. With this exception, the Editor has few acts of omission to acknowledge; those of commission are much more numerous. The work will be found to contain upwards of 200 pages, for which he is solely responsible, in addition to which, he has been enabled, through the kindness of one of the Secretaries" to the Poor Law
* William Golden Lumley, Esq. of the Middle Temple.