The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity, from the Year 1785, as are Still of Practical Utility. 1785-1866, Volume 34

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Frederick Pollock, Robert Campbell, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Edward Potton, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead
Sweet & Maxwell, limited, 1898 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 561 - Be it known that as well in own name as for and in the name and names of all and every other person or persons to whom the same doth, may, or shall appertain, in part or in all...
Page 727 - Acts or this Act, as to One or more of such Joint Contractors, or Executors or Administrators, shall nevertheless be entitled to recover against any other or others of the Defendants, by virtue of a new Acknowledgment or Promise, or otherwise, Judgment may be given and Costs allowed for the Plaintiff as to such Defendant or Defendants against whom he shall recover, and for the other Defendant or Defendants against the Plaintiff.
Page 118 - ... direct or appoint; and in default of such direction or appointment, and so far as...
Page 699 - But when a party by his own contract creates a duty or charge upon himself, he is bound to make it good, if he may, notwithstanding any accident or inevitable necessity, because he might have provided against it by his contract.
Page 15 - Prize is altogether a creature of the Crown. No man has, or can have any interest, but what he takes as the mere gift of the Crown ; beyond the extent of that gift he has nothing. This is the principle of law on the subject, and founded on the wisest reasons. The right of making War and Peace is exclusively in the Crown. The acquisitions of War belong to the Crown, and the disposal of these acquisitions may be of the utmost importance for the purposes both of War and Peace.
Page 605 - Collard, his heirs and assigns for ever, according to the custom of the manor...
Page 488 - AND THIS INDENTURE ALSO WITNESSETH that in further pursuance of the said agreement and for the consideration aforesaid, the said...
Page 727 - Provided always, that nothing herein contained shall alter or take away or lessen the Effect of any Payment of any Principal or Interest made by any Person whatsoever...
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Page 228 - June (1677) all declarations or creations of trusts or confidences of any lands, tenements, or hereditaments, shall be manifested and proved by some writing signed by the party who is by law enabled to declare such trust, or by his last will in writing, or else they shall be utterly void and of none effect.

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