Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law, Volume 6

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Page 224 - Dobe, or to his assigns, he or they paying freight for the said goods, per hhd., with primage and average accustomed.
Page 73 - And whereas no man can be forejudged of life or limb, or subjected in time of peace to any kind of punishment within this realm, by martial law, or in any other manner than by the judgment of his peers and according to the known and established laws of this realm...
Page 52 - ... an account shall be taken of what is due from the one party to the other in respect of such mutual dealings, and the sum due from the one party shall be set off against any sum due from the other party, and the balance of such account, and no more, shall be claimed or paid on either side respectively...
Page 209 - Ship called the whereof is Master for this present Voyage and now riding at Anchor in the and bound for to say being marked and numbered as in the Margin, and are to be delivered...
Page 74 - All crimes not capital, and all disorders and neglects, which officers and soldiers may be guilty of, to the prejudice of good order and military discipline, though not mentioned in the foregoing articles of war, are to be taken cognizance of by a general, or a regimental, garrison, or field officers' court-martial, according to the nature and degree of the offense, and punished at the discretion of such court.
Page 595 - A verdict having been found for the defendant, a rule nisi was obtained for a new trial, on the ground that the evidence had been improperly received.
Page 44 - ... all actions of debt, grounded upon any lending or contract without specialty, and all actions of debt for arrearages of rent, shall be commenced and sued within six years next after the cause of such actions or suit, and not after.
Page 209 - In witness whereof, the master or purser of the said vessel hath affirmed to C. D bills of lading, all of this tenor and date; one of which being accomplished, the others to stand void.
Page 369 - The holder of a bill of exchange, or promissory note, is not to be considered in the light of an assignee of the payee. An assignee must take the thing assigned, subject to all the equity to which the original party was subject. If this rule applied to bills and promissory notes, it would stop their currency.
Page 635 - Thirty days after sight of this first of exchange (second and third of the same tenor and date unpaid...

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