Principles of the Common Law: An Elementary Work Intended for the Use of Students and the Profession

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Stevens and Haynes, 1876 - 454 pages

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Page 37 - Act, 1925, provides as follows: "no Action shall be brought whereby to charge any Executor or Administrator upon any special Promise, to answer Damages out of his own Estate...
Page 72 - By the seventeenth section, it is enacted that " no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandises, for the price of £,10 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...
Page 36 - Lord one thousand six hundred seventy and seven, all leases, estates, interests of freehold, or terms of years, or any uncertain interest of , in, to or out of any messuages, manors, lands, tenements or hereditaments, made or created by livery and seisin only, or by parol, and not put in writing, and signed by the parties so making or creating the same, or their agents thereunto lawfully authorized by writing, shall have the force and effect of leases or estates at will only...
Page 233 - ... 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 115 - Any absolute assignment by writing under the hand of the assignor (not purporting to be 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...
Page 165 - That no action shall be maintained whereby to charge any person upon any promise made, after full age, to pay any debt contracted during infancy, or upon any ratification, after full age...
Page 15 - In one volume, 8vo., 1870, price cloth, THE LAW OF COPYRIGHT, In Works of Literature and Art ; including that of the Drama, Music, Engraving, Sculpture, Painting, Photography, and Ornamental and Useful Designs ; together with International and Foreign Copyright, with the Statutes relating thereto, and References to the English and American Decisions. By WALTER ARTHUR COPINGER, of the Middle Temple, Barrister-at-Law. ^ "A book that is certainly themost complete treatise upon the complex subject of...
Page 358 - That upon all debts or sums certain payable at a certain time, or otherwise, the jury, on the trial of any issue, or on any inquisition of damages, may, if they shall think fit, allow interest to the creditor, at a rate not exceeding the current rate of interest from the time when such debts or sums certain were payable, if such debts or sums be payable by virtue of some written instrument, at a certain time...
Page 229 - Viet. c. 109, s. 18, it is enacted, that all contracts or agreements, whether by parol or in writing, by way of gaming or wagering, shall be null and void ; and that 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 207 - A defendant in an action may set-off, or set up by way of counterclaim against the claims of the plaintiff, any right or claim, whether such set-off or counterclaim sound in damages . or not...

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