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Decisions of the Superior Courts of New South Wales, 1788-1899


The 1841 Sydney cases were published with the assistance of a donation by Wendy Robinson Q.C., for which we are most grateful.

Sydney decisions placed online April 2004.

References to NSW Sel Cas (Dowling) are to T Castle and B Kercher (eds), Dowling's Select Cases 1828 to 1844: Decisions of the Supreme Court of New South Wales (Francis Forbes Society, 2005). Headnotes marked without an asterisk were prepared by James Dowling; those with an asterisk were prepared by Tim Castle in editing the 2005 volume.

References to NSWSupC are to cases online at

Sydney Decisions

Published by the Division of Law, Macquarie University