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Mayors' Justices' and Recorders' court, how
drawn and summoned for,..... 356
other jurors summoned if number in-
Probate and County, jurors for, how sum-
Trial Jurors to be drawn for district and
how drawn and summoned,..
for superior court of San Francisco, to
Cases, title justices' courts, 614-633
Election of and term of office,.... 242, 243, 751
counties to be divided into townships, 242
justices for each township,...... 239, 242
for cities of San Francisco, Sa-
cramento and Stockton,.... 239, 242
for other incorporated cities,.... 239
to continue in office when set off into
where part of one township an-
nexed to another,.......
certificate of, and oath of office. See
oath of office,....... 243-244, 751
bond of. See Official Bonds,.. 97-99,751
duties under act concerning Water Craft,
found adrift and Lost Money,
in respect to wrecks and wrecked pro-
in contested elections. See Elections,
may solemnize marriages. See Marriages, 176
fees of. See Fees. (See Fees in office,
726, 733), 512
Jurisdiction of defined,..
Jurisdiction and duties under act concern-
ing Forcible Entry, etc.,.. 177-1821
be summoned from city,...... 355
return of, when made, etc.,.
to be drawn by ballot,.
when may be discharged,.
number insufficient, others may be
JURISDICTION of offences in separate
of complaints for vending goods, etc.,
without a license,.
may fine constable failing to return pro-
may act as coroner in certain cases,
may administer oaths to certain officers,.. 244
may issue warrant for meetings of corpo-
vacancy in office of. See Vacancies in Of-
punishment for receiving illegal fees,.... 659
for purchasing judgment,..
not preventing duel,...
KIDNAPPING, punishment of,.
of courts. See Courts of Justice,.... 738-758
JUSTICE, seats of,...
JUSTICES' COURT, proceedings in,.. 502-505
See Civil Cases, title, justices' courts.
to be always open,..
appeal from to county court,.... 586, 632-33 KINDRED, degrees of, how computed,..... 188
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. See Civil
of the half blood-when to inherit, 188
KLAMATH Boundaries, etc.,.
LABOR, act to limit hours of,.
ten hours legal day's labor,..
LAND, how taken for highways, damages,
eto., how assessed,. . . . ... 251-4
taken by cities for streets, damages how as-
by board of trustees of towns,.. 115
taken by Railroad companies, how ap-
by Telegraph companies, how appraised,
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE, (Continued.)
Jurisdiction, under act concerning indians,
of complaints against masters of ves-
sels for not reporting, etc.,.... 226
of suits for penalties under act con-
cerning Roads, etc.,...
under act concerning Marks and
by turnpike, or plank road companies,
how appraised, etc., . . . . . . . . 293-4
See Property of State. See Real Estate.
LAND purchased by the U. S., act relating to, 347
consent of the legislature given to pur-
deeds to be recorded as in other cases, 347
divisions, etc., to recorded in same
taxation of. See Revenue,.
lots selected, exempt from taxation,..... 347
LANDS granted to this state, act disposing of,
governor may issue warrants and patents
state treasurer to sell such warrants,
LAWS AND JOURNALS, (Continued.)
Sheriff to distribute laws and journals in
description to be filed in clerk's of-
LEASES of land, etc., when must be in
right of possession of purchaser,..... 869 LEGATEES. See Devisees, etc.
two persons claiming, who entitled, 869
improvements and appropriated lands,.... 869
errors in locating how remedied.,.
limitation of right of purchase,.
duties of comptroller......
Grants, Spanish or Mexican, nct prejudiced, 870
Location of, to secure right of possession,. 869
Record to be made of lands located,... 870
Revenue of lands, how disposed of,.... 869-70
and Devisees. See Estates of Deceased
LEGISLATURE. See Journals, and Joint
members and officers of, their pay and
mileage,....... 61, 87, 873-875
president of the senate and speaker of as-
sembly may administer oaths
to members and officers,... 211
chairmen of committees may administer
oaths to witnesses before them,
election of senators and term of office,
interest set apart as school fund,.. 869-70
Surveys to be made of lands located,... 870
Surveyors, county, duties and penalty for
Warrants, purchasers of to locate the same, 8C9
not to be located within town limits,. 871
LARCENY, grand and petit, punishment,.. 647
bailee converting goods, guilty of,..
of bonds, notes, deeds, etc.,...
of members of assembly, and ditto, 241
certificates of election to be given,.. 243
members to take oath. See Oath of Office, 243
LAWS OF THE STATE. See Laws and
secretary of state to superintend print-
ing and distribution,.....
laws of other states, territories and govern-
Repeal of all laws not passed or adopted by
session of 1850,..
certain laws not affected,
LAWS AND JOURNALS, act for the more
effectual distribution of,. 918-919
state to be districted by secretary of state, 918
Agents to distribute, to be appointed,..... 918
to be employed by secretary of state, 919
compensation of not to exceed $12 per
to give bond and security,.
to be paid in comptrollers' warrants,. 913
to deliver books to county clerk, and
to transmit receipts to secretary of
to receipt to agents,..
Secretary of state to appoint an agent in
may distribute to public libraries, au-
deduction made for absence,
vacancy in office of. See Vacancies in
returns of elections for-duty of county
to whom to tender resignation,
mode of contesting election of, 786-788
may dissolve all corporations formel un-
der "act concerning corpora-
effect of amendment, or repeal of
committees of, to try contested elections,
to elect governor and lieutenant governor,
in case of tie vote,...
to judge of qualification and election of
LETTERS-opening unlawfully, penalty of, Co
LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION.
Estates of Deceased Persons.
Testamentary. See ibid.
LETTERS PATENT in respect to real pro-
LEVY and sale on execution. See Civil.
Cases, title execution,.... 559-561;
455, 473 LIEN for care of perishable property ten-
on real estate, judgment to be filed with re-
sale may be ordered for satisfaction
certificate in actions for partition, and
apportionment in cases of partition, 571
when holder of, becomes purchaser in
cases of partition,...
on steamers, vessels and boats. See Civil
Cases, title actions,.. 576-580
for fines and penalties,
of mechanics. See Mechanics' Lien, 808-812
not affected by transfer of stock. See
Turnpikes, etc., . . . .
of contractors and material men. See Me-
chanics' Lien,. . . . .
judgment of fine to constitute,.
of state for taxes, etc.,...
680 LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, election and
term of office,....
to take oath in presence of the legislature,
liable to impeachment,..
notice to be given to senate,..
when duties of governor devolve upon,... 246
election of-in case of tie vote, legislature
contesting election of,...
Vacancy in office of. See Vacancies in
to whom resignation to be transmit-
to be state prison commissioner,
LIMITATIONS. See Criminal Cases,... 435-6
of actions. See Civil Actions,.... 815-821
of cause of action arising out of the state, 614
when statute of, not to bar suit vs. corpo-
of claims against estates of deceased per-
of gaming houses,...
of hawkers and peddlers,..
See License Tax.
LIBRARIAN. See State Library,
79, 132-134, 872
LICENSES to keep ferries. See Public Fer-
to vend liquors, goods, etc., act to enforce
penalty for selling without license,... 224
to be paid into county treasury,. 224
on complaint, defendant to prove li-
jurisdiction of recorders' and justices'
of pilots. See Pilots,.
of foreign miners. See Foreign Miners.
of auctioneers. See Auctioneers,..
LICENSE TAX of persons, trades, professions
agricultural and mechanical productions ex-
how collected of toll bridges and ferries,.. 673
appropriation of revenue,.
of bankers, dealers in exchange, stocks, gold
checks for remittances excepted,..
who to issue,.
separate for branch establishments,... 674
carriers of letters, papers, etc., ex-
how procured by agents or attorneys, 675
when to be obtained,.
penalty for not procuring,...
duty of sheriff, and penalty,...
of merchants, dealers in liquors and tavern-
rate of license and term,.
penalty for not procuring,.
appropriations of revenue,...............
duties of district attorney and county
Revenue from, appropriated to Marine
statute shall bar claims,.
time of vacancy in administration not
included in limitation,....... 396
of actions by heirs and others for estates
of hours of labor,
LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS, act to au-
LIMITED PARTNERSHIPS, (Continued.)
by two or more persons for certain pur-
not authorized for banking or insurance, 122
may consist of general and special part-
persons forming to make and sign certifi-
renewal of,-effect of not renewing,...
business to be conducted by general part-
LOST MONEY AND PROPERTY, (Continued.)
not liable for unavoidable accidents to, 128
penalty for appropriating,...... 128
for not complying with requisi-
any person may sue for,... 128-129
Sales, by sheriff, at auction,..
proceeds of to be paid into county
when owner entitled to,... 127-8
123 LOST WILLS-how proved, certified, etc., 381
LOTTERIES-act to prohibit,.
capital stock not to be withdrawn or re-
suits by and against, how prosecuted,.... 124
when treated as general partnerships, 123, 124
Assignment for benefit of creditors,..
penalty for being concerned in,..
for selling lottery tickets,.
prizes forfeited to the state,..
notice of when to be published,.
when assent of creditors presumed,.. 124
Certificates signed by partners-form of,.. 122
to be acknowledged and recorded,.. 122-3
effect of false statements in,........ 123
copy of, to be advertised,..
General Partners, to conduct the business
in their names,.
to bring suits in their names only,... 124
Special Partners, to contribute specific sums
attorney general or district attorney
may sue for,....
124 LUMBER, act to provide for measurement
to be counted as inch measure,
penalties for counterfeiting measurer's
mark or brand,..
offences against this act, how to be prose-
penalties of offences, how appropriated, 908
Bond of measurer, to be approved by court
for benefit of injured parties,.... 906
to be recorded and filed with secretary
copies of, may be read in evidence,.. 906
Measurer of, to be appointed by governor, 905-6
to measure lumber in San Francisco, 905
compensation for services,..
and deputies to take oath,.
when to be deemed and treated as ge-
to give bond for benefit of parties
LIQUOR DEALERS to be licensed,.
LIQUOR selling at camp meetings-penalty, 661
LOS ANGELES boundaries, etc.,.
LOST MONEY AND PROPERTY-act con-
to be restored to owner, when known,.... 126
on proof before clerk of county
to procure brands,.
proceedings, when owner unknown,..... 126
when value does not exceed $25,.
when value exceeds $25,.
when value exceeds $200,.
when of less value than $10,.
Estray books, kept by justice, county clerks
description of property, etc., to be en-
may be searched by any person,.
Fees of justice and other officers, ........ 129 MAGISTRATES, defined and named,.. 436, 511
Finder, disposition of unclaimed goods by, 127 MALICIOUS mischief. See Crimes and
to measure lumber at request of buyer
to keep books to be open to inspec-
penalty for refusing to give certifi-
for fraudulent entries,.
for taking illegal fees,.
when to restore without compensation, 126
when property vests in,....... 127 MANDAMUS. See Mandate.
not allowed to buy and sell,.....
to mark lumber measured, and make
MANDATE, writ of. See Civil Cases, C02-C05 | MARRIAGES, (Continued.)
not lawful to compel removal of state
penalty for not informing,
Owners of cattle to keep private marks,
apprentices, minors, etc., to use marks,
etc., of parent and masters,... 237
unlawful, unless recorded,.
at what age cattle to be marked,
fraudulently mis-marking, or killing cat-
contracted out of the state, valid,
marriage of testator or testatrix. See
Books of-to be kept by county recorder,....... 176
returns of marriages to be recorded in, 176
fee for recording in,...
penalty for neglecting to record, 176
for false entry in,...
shall be evidence in all courts,.
Certificate of, to be returned to recorder,.. 1:6
penalty for not returning,..
for making false return,.
Ceremony-who may perform,.
Consent of parent, guardian, etc.,-when
penalty for performing without, 176
Record of-to be kept by person officiating, 176
by recorder. See ante, books of.
MARRIAGE CONTRACTS. See Husband
237 MARRIED WOMAN, as heir of husband. See
Descents and Distributions,. 186-7-9
appraisement of estate of, taken by R. R.
of unbranded cattle, liable to fine,... 238
not allowed to use certain marks, etc., 238
to deliver mark, etc., cut in leather,
to county recorder,....
except of more than one hacienda, etc.,
to use but one mark,........ 237
penalty for using more than one, or
for suffering ward, child, etc., to
Penalty, for non-compliance with this act, 238
any person may sue for before a justice, 238
Recorder, to record copy of-his fee,....... 237
Will of, when valid. See Wills,.
MARRIED WOMEN, act authorizing to
transact business,..... 881, 882
intention to be recorded and published,... 881
privileges of, under the act,....
responsible for maintenance of children,.. 882
capital over five thousand, to make oath,
to transmit copies to other recorders, 238 not liable for debts of husband,.
Sale of cattle-proceedings,.......
238 See Husband and Wife.
on execution-judicial or county brand for, 239 MARSHALS of cities to be peace officers,.. 437
MARKS AND BRANDS of lumber. See
of schools. See Common Schools,.... 883-4-5
906-7 MARTINEZ, town of lands released to by
MARRIAGES-act regulating,. 175-177
considered in law as civil contracts,...... 175 lands to be disposed of for benefit of com-
certain marriages incestuous and void,... 175
to be surveyed in three months,..... 376
with negroes or mulattoes illegal and void, 175 MASONIC LODGES, rights and powers of.
issue of void marriage, deemed legitimate, 188
punishment for contracting or solemnizing MATERIAL MEN, lien of,..
176 MAYHEM, definition, and punishment,
court to appoint attorney to act for,.. 268
as party to actions. See Civil Cases, title
covenant of, when binding,.
may convey real estate,..
not guilty of crime, under "threats of hus-