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I would add to what I have already said of the Indian Contract Act that an authorized English reprint of it would be of great use and convenience.

At present copies cannot be procured in this country without much trouble and delay. It seems a strange thing that the legislation of France and Germany should be more accessible to English students than that of our own Empire.

F. P.

5, NEW SQUARE, LINCOLN'S INN,

April, 1878.

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By statute
Liability of infants on wrongs collateral to contract
In equity, on representations of full age

Subsequent contract after full age prevails

2. Married Women. Generally cannot contract

Jus mariti and survivorship

Cannot revive barred debt by acknowledgment

Exceptions at common law

Agreements for separation between husband and wife alone

Statutory exceptions : judicial separation, &c.

Married Women's Property Act

Separate estate ...

General history of the doctrine

Modern law : rules in Johnson v. Gallagher

Engagement" binding separate estate distinguished from true

contract

Special questions considered
Is after-acquired separate estate bound?
Is general estate bound after cessation of coverture ?
Is separate estate liable for debts before marriage ?...
Are ordinary forms of contract binding ?
Is the separate estate liable on quasi-contracts ?

General tendency of modern authority

3. Lunatics and Drunken Persons. Undisputed points

History of opinions as to contract of lunatic, &c. in general

Modern law : contract not void but voidable

Indian Contract Act

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Exceptions

Corporations bound by estoppel, &c.

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