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BY W. ROBINSON, Esq. LL.D.
OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE, BARRISTER AT LAW.
SAUNDERS AND BENNING, LAW BOOKSELLERS,
43, FLEET STREET.
IN compiling this analysis of the criminal statutes, the author intended it principally as an auxiliary to magistrates having jurisdiction to dispense the criminal law; and to them he trusts, that it will be found of particular utility, whether acting singly or at petty sessions, or attending the assizes or sessions of gaol delivery.
An index like this becomes a matter of almost indispensable necessity, since the recent alterations in the criminal code, which have rendered nearly all the provisions in the previous criminal statutes a dead letter.