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documents substituted. While these chapters deal with somewhat technical matters, the subjects involved are of great importance to all who have property interests.

The glossary of legal terms should be constantly referred to in order that the nomenclature of the law may be correctly understood. While the glossary has been made as complete as practicable, it would be well to supplement it by a good law dictionary in which more extended definitions and explanations may be found.

The work is based necessarily upon the common law. While the nature of statutory changes has been indicated, the precise provisions of statutes are rarely given because these vary so widely in the different states that such a course would prove misleading. The difficulties of an accurate statement of the statutory law in a book of this size are in fact insurmountable. Should the teacher be fortunate enough to secure the coöperation of a local attorney, some progress in this direction might be made.

It will be found in setting examinations that concrete problems are better calculated to disclose the practical value of the student's work than questions calling mainly for definitions, rules, or abstract statements.

E. W. H.

CORNELL UNIVERSITY

COLLEGE OF LAW

July 3, 1905

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PARTICULAR CONTRACTS CONCERNING GOODS

CHAPTER IV

SALES OF GOODS

I. THE CONTRACT

45. Definition and analysis

46. Statute of Frauds

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II. The TITLE

47. When does title pass ?

48. Specific or ascertained goods

49. Unascertained goods

50. Who has the risk?

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III. PERFORMANCE

51. Duties of the seller

52. Duties of the buyer .

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