This section is from the book "Popular Law Library Vol7 Equity Jurisprudence, Trusts, Equity Pleading", by Albert H. Putney. Also available from Amazon: Popular Law-Dictionary.
The nine parts of an ordinary bill in equity are as follows:
(a) The address.
(b) The introduction.
(c) The premises or stating part.
(d) The confederating part.
(e) The charging part.
(f) The averment of jurisdiction.
Of these the first three and the last two are essentials, while the fourth, fifth, and sixth and seventh, may be dispensed with.