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" It may be defined to be a transaction between two or more persons, in which each party comes under an obligation to the other, and each reciprocally acquires a right to whatever is promised by the other (Powell on Contr. "
Digest of the decisions of the courts of common law and admiralty in the ... - Page 112
by Theron Metcalf, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins, George Ticknor Curtis - 1860
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Essays on the Active Powers of Man: By Thomas Reid, ...

Thomas Reid - Free will and determinism - 1788 - 493 pages
...the preftation promifed. But we give the name of a contract to a tranfaction in which each CHAP, vi. party comes under an obligation to the other, and each reciprocally acquires a right to what is promifed by the other. The Latin word paffum feems to extend to both ; and the definition given...
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The Analytical Review, Or History of Literature, Domestic and ..., Volume 9

Thomas Christie - 1791
...acquifition, by -virtue of fome afloi another, is cffeiled by contract. A contract is a rnmfaction, in which each party comes under an obligation to the...other; and each reciprocally, acquires a right to what is promifed by the other.' * The ingredients requinte to form a contrail, arc firft, partie; ;...
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A system of the laws of the State of Connecticut: in six books /.

Zephaniah Swift - Law - 1795
...confideration, to do, or not to do a particular tiling, g A contract may be defcribcd, to be a traufaction in which, each party comes under an obligation to the other, and eacli reciprocally acquires a right to what is promifed by the other. In this delinition and defcription,...
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A General Index to the Modern Reporters, Relative to the Law ..., Volume 1

Esq. John Kells - Law reports, digests, etc - 1797
...bail; 3. of hiring or borrowing ; 4. of debt. 2 Black. Cm. Page 442 1. A contract is a tranfaAion, in which each party comes under an obligation to the other, and each reciprocally acquire a right to what is promifed by the other. Powell on Contracts. 6 3. All conditions repugnant...
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Essays on the Powers of the Human Mind, Volume 3

Thomas Reid, Dugald Stewart - Philosophy - 1803
...other acquires & right to the preftation promifed. But we give the name of a contract to a tranfaction in which each party comes under an obligation to the other, and each reciprocally acquires a right to what is promifed by the other. The Latin word pattum feems to extend to both ; and the definition given...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 4

United States. Supreme Court, Henry Wheaton - Law reports, digests, etc - 1819
...laws in question impair ics obligation ? contracs. 1 . What is a contract ? It may be defined to be 2 transaction between two or more persons, in which...and each reciprocally acquires a right to whatever i? promised by the other." Under this definition, sav. Mr. Powell, it is obvious, that every feoffinent,...
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The Works of Thomas Reid; with an Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 3

Thomas Reid - Philosophy - 1822
...other acquires a right to the prestation promised. But we give the name of a contract to a transaction in which each party comes under an obligation to the other, and each reciprocally acquires a right to what is promised by the other. The Latin vrordpactum seems to extend to both ; and the definition given...
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A general abridgment and digest of American law: with occasional ..., Volume 1

Nathan Dane - Law reports, digests, etc - 1823
...contract executed. Mr. Powell thinks a contract is best defined thus, " a contract is a transaction in which each party comes under an obligation to the...other, and each, reciprocally, acquires a right to what is promised by the other." After all, we can properly understand what a contract is, but by seeing...
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Elements of Moral Philosophy and of Christian Ethics, Volume 2

Daniel Dewar - Christian ethics - 1826
...differs from a promise, in its being the mutual and voluntary engagement of two parties, in which each comes under an obligation to the other, and each reciprocally acquires a right to what is promised by the other. The observations made in the former chapter, as to the sense in which...
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Elements of Moral Philosophy and of Christian Ethics, Volume 2

Daniel Dewar - Christian ethics - 1826
...differs from a promise, in its being the mutual and voluntary engagement of two parties, in which each comes under an obligation to the other, and each reciprocally acquires a right to what is promised by the other. The observations made in the former chapter, as to the sense in which...
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