All this was abolished by the Felony Act 1870, which provided for the appointment of an administrator to the property of the convict.
(5) No inhabitant of England (except persons contracting, or, after conviction for felony, electing to be transported) shall be sent prisoner to Scotland, Ireland, Jersey, &c., or any place beyond the seas.
An assistant District Attorney had called about prosecuting a felony drug possession, but the second note was upsetting.
Bigamy (in its modern sense) was thus made felony (i Jac. I.