1819.002: Bill to Limit Actions and Prevent Frivolous and Vexatious Suits.

Published: 1819

Full Title: [Bill for limitation of actions, to prevent frivolous and vexatious suits, concerning jeofiails, and certain proceedings in civil cases, with amendments to 37th and 38th sections].

Author: Virginia. General Assembly.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Thomas Ritchie

Description: Unrecorded


Title not recorded by Swem; item is part of Revisal of the Laws, in which individual statutes included in the collection were rewritten and reorganized, as here; two sections mentioned concern issuance of scire facias writs (show cause why judicial order should not be enforced) in civil cases; statute being drafted here became Chap. 128 of the Revised Code of 1819. No copy known extant; Thomas Ritchie, the public printer, was ordered on January 1, 1819, to print 250 copies of this letter for the use of the Assembly, so the attribution here to the partnership then conducting Ritchie's press.

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