The Law Relating to the Sale of Goods and Commercial Agency

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Stevens & Haynes, 1881 - 710 pages

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Page 33 - The rule of law is clear, that where one by his words or conduct wilfully causes another to believe in the existence of a certain state of things, and induces him to act on that belief •o as to alter his own previous position, the former is concluded from averring against the latter a different state of things, as existing at the same time...
Page 109 - ... any agreement, whether intended or not to be followed by the execution of any other instrument, by which a right in equity to any personal chattels, or to any charge or security thereon, shall be conferred...
Page 110 - India warrants ; warehouse-keepers' certificates ; warrants or orders for the delivery of goods, or any other documents used in the ordinary course of business as proof of the possession or control of goods, or authorizing or purporting to authorize, either by endorsement or by delivery, the possessor of such document to transfer or receive goods thereby represented...
Page 155 - ... no tradesman, artificer, workman, labourer, or other person whatsoever shall do or exercise any worldly labour, business or work of their ordinary callings, upon the Lord's Day, or any part thereof (works of necessity and charity only excepted...
Page 87 - ... with a view of giving such creditor a preference over the other creditors shall, if the person making, taking, paying, or suffering the same...
Page 157 - ... no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandises, for the price of ten pounds sterling or upwards, shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain, or in part...
Page 43 - ... law relating to joint-stock companies. . . . Law students may well read it ; for Mr. Smith has very wisely been at the pains of giving his authority for all his statements of the law or of practice, as applied to joint-stock company business usually transacted in solicitors* chambers.
Page 154 - ... no suit shall be brought or maintained in any court of law or equity for recovering any sum of money or valuable thing alleged to be won upon any wager, or which shall have been deposited in the hands of any person to abide the event on which any wager shall have been made...
Page 30 - SAVIGNY'S TREATISE ON OBLIGATIONS IN ROMAN LAW. BY ARCHIBALD BROWN, MA Edin. and Oxon and BCL Oxon, of the Middle Temple, Barrister-at-Law.
Page 33 - wilfully,' however, in that rule, we must understand, if not that the party represents that to be true which he knows to be untrue, at least that he means his representation to be acted upon, and that it is acted upon accordingly; and if, whatever a man's real...

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