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" A writ of mandamus is, in general, a command issuing in the king's name from the court of king's bench, and directed to any person, corporation, or inferior court of judicature, within the king's dominions; requiring them to do some particular thing therein... "
Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Florida - Page 202
by Florida. Supreme Court - 1914
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A New Law Dictionary and Glossary: Containing Full Definitions of ..., Part 2

Alexander Mansfield Burrill - Law - 1851 - 570 pages
...writ which issues out of a superior court, directed to any person, corporation, or inferior court, requiring them to do some particular thing therein...appertains to their office and duty ; and which the court issuing it has previously determined, or at least supposes to be consonant to right and justice.* 3...
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The Provincial Justice, Or Magistrate's Manual: Being a Complete Digest of ...

William Conway Keele - Constables - 1851 - 724 pages
...person, corporation, or inferior court of judicature, within the King's dominions, requiring (hern to do some particular thing therein specified, which appertains to their office or duly. This writ is principally used to enforce a civil or municipal right, but it issues also to...
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Questions and Answers on Law: Alphabetically Arranged. With ..., Volume 2

Asa Kinne - Courts - 1852 - 736 pages
...England it is defined to be a command, issuing in the King's name, from the court of King's Bench, and directed to any person, corporation, or inferior court...appertains to their office and duty, and which the court of King's Bench has previously determined, or at least supposes, consonant to right and justice. It...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 12

William Johnson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1853 - 488 pages
...raised, &c. The office of a writ of mandamus, is to require the person or persons to whom it is directed to do some particular thing therein specified, which...appertains to their office and duty, and which the Court issuing it has previously determined, or, at least, supposes to be consonant to right and justice....
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The English Constitution

Eduard Fischel - Constitional law - 1853 - 620 pages
...the highest officers of state, and to inferior courts, and corporations, or special functionaries, requiring them to do some particular thing therein...specified, which appertains to their office and duty, a return is permissible, setting forth the grounds for the writ not having been complied with. Should...
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The Burgess's Manual: A Practical Exposition of the Constitution of ...

Frederic Merrifield - Boroughs - 1854 - 250 pages
...directed to any person, or corporation, or inferior court of judicature, within the Crown's dominions, requiring them to do some particular thing therein...appertains to their office and duty, and which the Court of Queen's Bench has previously dctermined, or at least supposes, to be consonant to right and justice)...
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The Law Students' Magazine, Volume 6

Law - 1854 - 372 pages
...justices of the peace, see 11 Jur. Dig. 119 ; 11 & 12 Viet. c. 44, s. 5), within the crown's dominions, requiring them to do some particular thing therein...appertains to their office and duty, and which the Court of Queen's Bench has previously determined, or at least supposes, to be consonant to right and justice....
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Institutes of American Law, Volume 3

John Bouvier - Law - 1854 - 790 pages
...and is directed to some person, corporation or court, within the jurisdiction of the superior court, requiring them to do some particular thing therein specified, which appertains to their (a) 3 Bl. Com. 112 ; Com. Dig. ht ; Bac. Ab. ht ; Saund. Index, ht; Tin. Ab. ht (4) Bull. NP 219. (e)...
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Books 3 & 4

William Blackstone, George Sharswood - Law - 1860 - 778 pages
...and directed to any person, corporation, or inferior court of judicature within the king's dominions, requiring them to do some particular thing therein...appertains to their office and duty, and which the court of king's bench has previously determined, or at least supposes, to be consonant to right and justice....
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Books 3 & 4

William Blackstone, George Sharswood - Law - 1860 - 780 pages
...person, corporation, or inferior court of judicature within tho king's dominions, requiring them todo some particular thing therein specified, which appertains to their office and duty, and which the court of king's Dench has previously determined, or at least supposes, to be consonant to right and justice....
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