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" P. 249), and the conclusion there arrived at seems to be correct in general, "that an express promise can only revive a precedent good consideration, which might have been enforced at law through the medium of an implied promise, had it not been suspended... "
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas, and ... - Page 246
by Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas, Sir John Bernard Bosanquet, Sir Christopher Puller - 1826
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A Practical Treatise on the Law of Contracts Not Under Seal: And Upon the ...

Joseph Chitty - Contracts - 1855 - 979 pages
...conclusion to which they came was this : — " that an express promise can only revive a precedent good consideration, which might have been enforced at law...through the medium of an implied promise, had it not °bcen suspended by some positive rule of law ; but can give no original right of action, if the obligation...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 6

Indiana. Supreme Court, Horace E. Carter, Albert Gallatin Porter, Gordon Tanner - Law reports, digests, etc - 1856
...note to Wennall v. Adney, 3 Bos. and Pul. 247. " An express promise can only revive a precedent good consideration which might have been enforced at law,...action, if the obligation on which it is founded never could have been enforced at law, though not barred by any legal maxim or statute provision." The rule...
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The Law of Contracts, Volume 1

Theophilus Parsons - Contracts - 1857
...general, ' that an express promise can only revive a precedent good consideration, which might have %ccn enforced at law through the medium of an implied promise,...some positive rule of law ; but can give no original cause of action, if the obligation, on which it is founded, never could have been enforced at law,...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York

New York (State). Supreme Court, Oliver Lorenzo Barbour - Law reports, digests, etc - 1858
...Smith v. Ware, (13 John. 257,) which holds " that an express promise can only revive a precedent good consideration which might have been enforced at law,...action, if the obligation on which it is founded never could have been enforced at law, though not barred by any legal maxim or statutory provision." In this...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of ..., Volume 26

New York (State). Court of Appeals, Erasmus Peshine Smith, George Franklin Comstock, Henry Rogers Selden, Francis Kernan, Joel Tiffany, Samuel Hand - Law reports, digests, etc - 1867
...approbation the note to Wennall v. Adney, ' supra, " that an express promise can only revive a precedent good consideration, which might have been enforced at law...some positive- rule of law ; but can give no original cause of action, if the obligation on which it is founded never could have been so enforced at law,...
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Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, Volume 25

Nathan Howard, New York (State). Supreme Court - Civil procedure - 1863
...event, an implied promise to pay for them. An express promise, therefore, revived a precedent good consideration which might have been enforced at law, through the medium of an implied promise. The inability of the wife to contract is precisely the same as that of an infant, and cannot be distinguished....
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The American Law Register, Volume 3; Volume 12

Law - 1864
...Adney, 3 Bos. & Pul. 252, where it was said that " an express promise can only revive a precedent good consideration which might have been enforced at law...action, if the obligation on which it is founded never could have been enforced at law, though not barred by any legal maxim or statute provision." But this...
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A Digest of New York Statutes and Reports: From the Earliest ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Austin Abbott - Law reports, digests, etc - 1864
...Ehle a. Jndson, 24 Wend., 97. 124. Mere promise. An express promise can only revive a precedent good consideration, which might have been enforced at law...action, if the obligation on which it is founded never could have been enforced at law, though not barred by any legal maxim or statute provision. [3 Bos....
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Irish Chancery Reports: Being a Series of Reports of Cases Argued and ...

Ireland. High Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1865
...Denman, in Eastwood v. Kenyan (b) : — " That an express promise "can only revive a precedent good consideration, which might • "have been enforced...positive rule of " law ; but can give no original cause of action, if the obliga"tion on which it is founded never could have been enforced at " law...
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The Law of Contracts, Volume 1

Theophilus Parsons - Contracts - 1866
...arrived at seems to be correct in general, ' that an express promise can only revive a precedent good consideration, which might have been enforced at law...some positive rule of law ; but can give no original cause of action, if the obligation, on which it is founded, never could have been enforced at law,...
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