Principles of the Law of Contracts
Stevens and Sons, 1902 - 976 pages
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acceptance according action agent agreed agreement amount apply authority Bank becomes bill binding Bing bond bound breach buyer CHAP charge claim common complete condition consideration contract court covenant creditor debt debtor deed delivered delivery discharge East effect entitled equity evidence Exchange execution express fact foreign fraud give given ground held illegal implied intention interest joint Jones judgment L. J. Ex land lease liability London matter ment mistake necessary notice obtained offer operates owner paid party payment performance person possession presumptively principal promise proved purchaser reasonable received recover reference respect rule seal SECT seller shares ship signed Smith sold statute sufficient supra taken tender tion trust unless valid void writing written
Page 6 - wilfully causes another to believe in the existence of a certain state ~ of things, and induces him to act on that belief or 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" (»). And "by the term 'wilfully
Page 702 - sufficient evidence of a new or continuing contract, whereby to take any case out of the operation of the said enactment, or to deprive any party of the benefit thereof, unless such acknowledgment or promise shall be made or contained by or in some writing to be signed by the party chargeable thereby.
Page 789 - whereby any sum of money, or any costs, charges, or expenses shall be payable to any person shall have the effect of judgments in the superior courts of common law, and the persons to whom any such moneys, or costs, charges, or expenses shall be payable shall be deemed judgment creditors within the meaning of
Page 378 - No action shall be brought whereby to charge any person upon any promise made after full age to pay any debt contracted during infancy, or upon any ratification made after full age of any promise or contract made during infancy, whether there shall or shall not be any new consideration for such promise or ratification after full age."—The
Page 173 - be requisite for the making or completing thereof, or rendering the same fit for delivery. (-3) There is an acceptance of goods within the meaning of this section when the buyer does any act in relation to the goods which recognises a pre-existing contract of sale, whether there be an acceptance in performance of the contract or not.
Page 688 - no action, suit or other proceeding shall be brought to recover any sum of money or legacy charged upon or payable out of any land or rent, at law or in equity, and secured by an express trust, or to recover any arrears of
Page 745 - contract should be, either such as fairly and reasonably may be considered as arising naturally, that is, according to the usual course of things, from such breach of contract itself ; or such as may reasonably be supposed to have been in the contemplation of botli parties at the time they made the contract, as the probable result of the breach of it
Page 826 - by way of charge only) of any debt or other legal chose in action, of which express notice in writing shall have been given to the debtor, trustee, or other person from whom the assignor would have been entitled to receive or claim such debt or chose in action, shall be and be deemed to have
Page 264 - on the seller's skill or judgment, then if the goods are of a description which it is in the course of the seller's business to supply, the seller is bound to supply an article reasonably fit for the purpose, and is considered as warranting that it is so
Page 913 - session, order or disposition of the bankrupt in his trade or business, by the consent and permission (/) of the true owner, under such circumstances that he is the reputed owner thereof ; provided that things in action, other than debts due or growing due to the bankrupt in the course of