Petty bag

PETTY BAG, Eng. law. An office in the court of chancery, appropriated for suits against attorneys and officers of the court; and for, process and proceedings, by extent on statutes, recognizances, ad quod damnum and the like. T. de la Ley.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.