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


The 1839 cases were published with the assistance of a donation by Wendy Robinson Q.C., for which we are most grateful.

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

Published by the Division of Law, Macquarie University