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of the privilege on the price of
ships or other vessels in favour
of freighters, for the indemnity
due to them for want of delivery
of, or damage sustained by the
goods or merchandize by them
The claim of such freighters on
that account is prescribed against
by one year, 3501, 3502.
And other machinery made use of
in carrying on plantation works,
are immoveable by destination,
MINISTERS OF THE GOS-
When they may be authorized to
celebrate marriages, and of their
duties in that respect, 93, 101,
They are dispensed or exeased
the tutorship, 312.
The usufructuary has a right to
the enjoyment and proceeds of
mines and quarries, when, 545.
Are the individuals of both sexes
who have not attained the age of
twenty-one years, 41. .
of the care of minor children
whose father has disappeared,
from 82 to 86.
Minors cannot be married, to
wit, males under the age of four-
teen years, and females under the
age of twelve, 93.
of the consent of parents or cura-
tors, necessary for the marriage
of minors, and of the effect of
the want of such consent, 99,
Under what age minors are pla-
ced under the authority of a tu-
tor, v. T'utorship, tutor.
How the property of minors may
be sold, and with what formali-
ties, from 334 to 339.
of the lease of the property of
Of the tacit mortgage of the mi-
nor upon the property of his tu-
tor, 354, 3282, 3283.
The action of the minor against
bis tutor, respecting the acts of
the tutorship, is prescribed by
four years from the day of his
At what age minors pass from the
authority of a tutor lo that of a
curator, 357. v. Curators of mi-
Of emancipated minors. 6. Eman-
cipated minors, emancipation.
The fixing of boundaries or limits
of land must be done judicially, if
one of the parties be a minor, or a
person interdicted, 828.
Minors cannot make a valid refu.
sal of an inheritance, without
the authorization of the judge
and that of their tutor or cura-
Partitions must be made judi-
cially, if any minor or person
interdicted is concerned therein,
The minor under sixteen years
cannot dispose of any property
by donation inter vivos or causa
morlis, except by a marriage
contract, 1463, 1740, 1741, 2310.
The minor above sixteen can dis-
pose only mortis causa , 1464.
Of the persons in whose favour
he cannot dispose gratuitously,
even when he comes of age, 1465,
By whom a donation made to a
minor, must be accepted, 1533.
A minor caunot be testamentary
Of the incapability of minors to
contract, and effects of that inca-
pacity, from 1775 to 1778.
How contracts made by minors
may becoine valid on being rati-
fied by them, after they have at-
tained the age of majority , 1779,
Persons who have contracted with
minors . cannot avail themselves
of such incapacity, 1785. v. In-
When minors are relievable
against simple lesion in every
species of contract, and when
not, from 1858 to 1863; from
1866 to 1868, and from 2219
to 2266.v. Lesion.
Under what age a minor is inea
pable of being a witness to a tes fined; rules respecting them,
from 3279 to 3288.
At what age a minor may be a Judicial mortgages, defined,
competent witness in civil suits, 3289.
of their particular rules, from
Of the tacit mortgage which exists 3290 to 3296.
in favour of minors upon the pro- of the rank in which mortgages
perty of their parents, for the stand with respect to each other,
price of the adjudication made from 3297 to 3313.
to the latter of the effects held in of the inscription of mortgages ,
common between them, 3285. from 3314 to 3334.
The legal mortgage in favour of v. Recording.
minors exists, though it has not of the erasure of mortgages,
been recorded, 3298.
from 3335 10 3348.
The prescription by which property or the offices of mortgages , and
is acquired, does not run against of the duties of recorders, from
minors, except in the cases ex 3349 to 3359.
pressly provided by law, 3488. of the effect of mortgages with
But prescriptions, which operate regard to the debtor, 3360, 3361.
a release from certain debts, run of the effect of mortgages against
against minors, how, 3506, 3507. third possessors , and of the lıy-
pothecary action, from 3362 to
What conditions are so called ,
3373. v. Hypothecary action.
How mortgages cxpire or are ex-
tinguished , 3374.
The sale or gift of a house with all MOTHER.
that is in it, does not include the After the dissolution of the mar-
money which may be in the riage, by the death of eitber hus-
band or wife, the tutorship of
of the collation of what has been the minor children belongs of
given in money, 1364.
right to the surviving mother or
MORTAR AND PLASTER. father, 268.
The owner is supposed to have
The moiher is not compelled to
attached to his tenement or build-
accept the tutorship of her mi-
nor children ; what are her du-
ing forever such moveables as
ties in case she refuses it, 271.
are affixed to the same with plas-
When the mother, who is tutrix
ter or morlar, 460.
to her children, wishes to mar-
ry, what she must do, 272.
Defined, 3245. .
When the mother, who inter-
In what mortgages resemble marries, is authorised to retain
pledge, 3246, 3247.
the tutorship of her children,
In what they differ, 3248.
her second husband becomes of
General provisions with respect right their co-tutor, 273.
to mortgages , from 32 15 to The right of appointing a tutor
by testament belongs to the sor-
Mortgage is conventional, legal viving father or mother, but the
or judicial, 3253.
mother, who married again,
Their respective definitions, 3251. loses such right, when , 276.
Of general and special mortgage,
The father, and', after his de-
cease, the mother, are responsi-
What things are susceptible of ble for the damage caused by
being mortgaged , 3256.
their minor children, 2297.
Conventional mortgages defined, v. Father and mother.
and rules respecting them, from MOVEABLE EFFECTS.
3257 to 3278.
What his comprebended under
Legal or tacit mortgages, des the expressions of moveable
goods, moveables or moveable ef NATURAL INTERRUPTION.
fects , 470.
Prescriptions may be suspended in
two ways, by the natural and by
Estates are moveable , either by the legal interruption, 2482.
their nature , or by the dispo How a natural interruption takes
sition of the law, 464.
of moveables by their nature,
Defined, 1750; of their several
of moveables by the disposition
of the law, from 466 to 468. of their effect, 1752,
MYSTIC OR SEALED TES There are two kinds of possession,
natural and civil, 3390.
Testaments whether nuncupative Natural possession defined , 3391,
or mystic, must be drawn up 3393.
in writing, 1568.
How it is acquired, 3391.
of the form of the mystic or se NECESSARY DEPOSIT
cret testament, from 1577 to Defined, 2933.
How an inn-keeper is answer-
Of the opening and proof of mys
able as depositary, for the effects
testaments, from 1643 to brought by travellers who lodge
at his house, from 2936 to 2939.
In what manner the necessary de-
posit may be proved, 2940.
Actions for the payment of bills
of exchange and negotiable notes
are prescribed by five years,
What is comprehended under the NEIGHBOURHOOD.
name of national domain , 478.
of the servitudes which result
from the neighbourbood , from
Illegitimate children who have 662 to 704.
been ackpowledged by their fa NEW WORKS.
ther, are called natural children
220. v. Acknowledgement.
Of new works, the erection of
wbich can be stopped or pre-
By whom claims set up by natu-
vented, from 852 to 865.
ral children may be contested,
What is understood by new work,
Natural children owe alimony to
Of the opposition which may be
their fathers and mothers, if they made to every species of new
are in need, 256.
works from which injury is ap-
The father is of right the tutor of
prehended, 853, 854, 560.
bis natural child acknowledged To what works opposition cad-
by him, and the mother the lu-
not be made ; from 854 to 856.
trix of her natural child not ac-
Of the works which have been
knowledged by the father, 274. formerly built on public places,
NATURAL FATHERS AND
Of the power, which the corpo-
Fathers and mothers owe alimo-
ralions of cities have to construct
ny to their natural chidren, when
on public places for public uti-
they are in need, 256, v. Alimo-
If the person, who was forbid-
den to continue his works,
What are natural fruits, 537; and not suspend them,
how they belong to the usufruc making the opposition may ob-
tain an injunction, how; and of
the effect of such injunction,
from 861 to 865.
NON - APPARENT SERVI-
Servitudes are either visible and
apparent, or non-apparent ,
Non-apparent servitudes defined,
Continuous non - apparent ser-
vitudes cannot be acquired by
NON NUMERATA PECUNIA.
The acknowledgment of pay-
ment in an authentic act, can
no longer be contested under
pretence of the exception of non
numerata pecunia , 2234.
Their actions for the payment of
their fees are prescribed by one
If no time for the duration of the
lease was fixed, the party who
wishes to put an end io it, must
give fifteen days previous no-
tice to the other parly, 2656,
Of the effect of such notice to de
stroy any presumption of a tacit
renewal of the lease, 2661.
What is the legal meaning of thai
word, 3522, no. 23.
One of the ways by which obliga-
tions may be extinguished, 2126.
Novation is a contract consisting
of two stipulations, 2181.
What is necessary to constitute a
novation, 2182, 2183.
All kinds of legal obligations are
subject to novation, 2184.
Novation takes place in three ways,
Between whom novation may be
made ; it is not presumed, 2186,
The delegation and the mere in-
dication made by a debtor of an-
other person who is to pay in
his place, do not operate a no
vation, from 2188 to 2190.
Of the effect of a novation, from
2191 to 2194,
of the nullity of marriages, from
112 to 120."
Orthe nullity resulting from fraud
from 1841 to 1843.
of the action of nullity or resci-
sion of agreements, from 2218 to
NUNCUPATIVE OR OPEN
Nuncupative testaments must be
reduced to writing, 1568.
Nuncupative testaments may be
made by publicact, or by aci un-
der private signature, 1570.
of the form in which nunca-
pative testaments by public
act must be made, from 1571 to
Of the form in which nuncupa-
tive testaments under private
signature must be made, from
1574 to 1576..
Of the proof of nuncupative les-
taments under private signa-
ture, 1641, 1642.
The nuncupative testaments by
public acts do not require to be
The expenses of the last sickness,
comprehend the wages of the
nurse wlio altended the deceas-
ed during his, last sickness ,
and such wages are privileged,
Of the oath to be taken by tutors,
By curators, 52, 1119.
Of the object and inatter of con-
tracts, from 1877 10 1886.
What signifies the word obligation
in its general and most exten-
sive sense, 1749.
Obligations are of three kinds :
imperfect, natural, and civil,
Imperfect obligations defined,
Naturál obligations defined, ibid.
Civil obligations defined, ibid.
Three kinds of natural obligations,
Though natural obligations can-
not be enforced by law, they bave
certain effects, 1752.
Civil obligations, in relation to
their origin, are of two kinds,
Of conventional obligations, from
1754 to 1894.
of the effects of obligations, from
1895 to 1898,
Of the obligation of giving , from
1899 to 1919.
Of the obligations to do or not to
do, from 1920 to 1923.
or damages resulting from the
inexecution of obligations, from
1924 to 1939.
of the interpretation of agree-
ments, from 1940 to 1957.
of the obligation to perform, as
incident to a contract, all that is
required by equily, usage or
law, from 1958 10 1962.
How..contracts may be avoided
by persons not parties to them,
from 1963 to 1989.
Of the different kinds of obliga-
tions, 1990, 1991.
Of strictly , personal, heritable
and real obligations, from 1992
of simple and conditional obli-
gations, from 2015 to 2037.
Or the suspensive condition, 2038
of the resolutory condition, from
2040 to 2042.
Of limited and unlimited obli-
gations, as to the time of their
performance, from 2043 to 2056
Of conjunctive and alternative
obligations, from 2057 to 2071.
Of several obligations, joint obli-
gations, and obligations in soli-
do , from 2072 10 2078.
of the rules, which govern scve-
ral obligations and joint obliga-
tions, from 2079 to 2082.
Of the rules which govern obli-
gations between creditors in sola-
do , from 2083 to 2085; and
Between debtors in solido , from
2086 to 2103.
Of obligations divisible and indi-
visible, from 2104 to 2106.
Of the effects of divisible obliga-
Of lhe effects of indivisible obli-
gations, from 2109 to 2112.
of obligations with penal clauses,
from 2113 to 2125.
Of the manner in which obliga-
tions may be extinguished, 2126.
v. Compensation, confusion,
loss, novation, nullily or re-
scision, payment, prescription,
Of the manner in which obli-
gations are proved.
Of the different ways in which
properly may be acquired by or.
cupancy, 3376, 3377.
How the property of wild beasis
and fowls may be acquired in
that way, 3378, 3379.
What are the beasts which are
considered as being wild or not,
from 3378 to 3382.
Of those who discover or find pre-
cious stones, or a thing which is
abandoned by its master, or a
treasure, 3383, 3384, 3386.
Of those who find a moveable
thing lost by its master, 3385.
One must not reckon in the num-
ber of things abandoned, those
which have been lost in a ship-
How the manner of acquiring
property by capture is regulated,
OFFICES OF MORTGAGES.
Must be drawn up in writing,
In what form, and by whom,
In what manner it is proved,