Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With Tables of the Names of the Cases and the Principal Matters, Volume 5

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Page 430 - And in case of any Loss or Misfortune, it shall be lawful to the Assured, their Factors, Servants, and Assigns, to sue, labour, and travel for, in and about the Defence, Safeguard, and Recovery of the said Goods and Merchandises and Ship, &c., or any Part thereof, without prejudice to this Insurance ; to the Charges whereof we the Assurers will contribute each one according to the Rate and Quantity of his sum herein Assured.
Page 482 - The question for the opinion of the court was whether the plaintiff was entitled to recover. If...
Page 528 - W. by deed or will should appoint, and for want of such appointment, then to the heirs of the body of W. lawfully issuing, share and share alike, as tenants in common, and if but one child, the whole to such only child ; and for want of such Case of Doe v.
Page 515 - Act, or anything therein contained, shall not authorize or empower any justice or justices of the peace for any county or riding at large to act in the determination of any appeal to the quarter sessions for any such county or riding from any order, matter, or thing relating to any such parish, township, or place where such justice or justices of the peace is or are so charged, taxed, or chargeable as aforesaid, anything licniiii contained to the contrary in any wise notwithstanding.
Page 411 - Be the same more or less together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion and reversions remainder and remainders...
Page 497 - CJ, at the sittings after term, a verdict was found for the plaintiffs, subject to the opinion of the Court, on the following case : The plaintiffs, on the 12th May, 1817, effected a policy of insurance on West India produce in the ship
Page 234 - To make a grant or assignment valid at law, the thing which is the subject of it must have an existence, actual or potential, at the time of such grant or assignment. But courts of equity support assignments not only of choses in action, but of contingent interests and expectations, and also of things which have no present actual or potential existence, but rest in mere possibility only.
Page 347 - Is it not an universal rule that a man who puts his name to a bill of exchange thereby makes himself personally liable, unless he states upon the face of the bill that he subscribes it for another, or by procuration of another, which are words of exclusion ? Unless he says plainly, " I am the mere scribe,
Page 47 - The question for the opinion of the court is, whether, under the circumstances above stated, the prisoner could be lawfully convicted of feloniously stealing a piece of paper, as charged in the indictment.
Page 378 - ... extravagant extension of such a covenant, if it were good against all the acts which the folly or malice of strangers might suggest; and therefore the law has properly restrained it within its reasonable import, that is, to rightful title. It is, however, different where an individual is named, for there the covenantor is presumed to know the person against whose acts he is content to covenant, and may therefore be reasonably expected to stipulate against any disturbance from him, whether by...

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