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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 Selection of Legal Maxims: Classified and Illustrated

Herbert Broom - Legal maxims - 1845 - 286 pages
...those in which an express promise may effectually re- j^,™".5'" vive a precedent goodconsideration, which might have been enforced at law, through the...it not been suspended by some positive rule of law, as in the cases, already adverted to, of bankruptcy and infancy; or where a debt is barred by the Statute...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 14

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1854
...money to have been paid either before or since the divorce was obtained, was this a precedent good consideration which might have been enforced at law,...of an implied promise, had it not been suspended by that rule of law which denies the validity of the wife's contracts made during coverture. The item...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 23

Alabama. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1854
...only revive a precedent good consideration, which might have been enforced at law through the medinm of an implied promise, had it not been suspended by...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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A Treatise on the Law of Contracts and Rights and Liabilities Ex Contractu

Charles Greenstreet Addison - Contracts - 1847 - 910 pages
...his liability, (t) The express promise in these cases revives a precedent good consideration, but it can give no original right of 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, (u) Past...
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The Law of Contracts: In a Course of Lectures Delivered at the Law Institution

John William Smith - Contracts - 1847 - 386 pages
...has been applied to these cases, namely, 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." Now a moral obligation is not a good consideration, but, according to PAKKE B. in Jennings v. Brown,...
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The Exchequer Reports: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Court of Exchequer, William Newland Welsby, Edwin Tyrrell Hurlstone, John Gordon - Law reports, digests, etc - 1849
...rule is thus stated: — " An express promise, as it should seem, 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." Following...
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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 6

New York (State). Supreme Court, Oliver Lorenzo Barbour - Law reports, digests, etc - 1850
...an express promise can only revive . a preceding good consideration which might have been enforced f at law through the medium of an implied promise, had...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, though...
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A Selection of Legal Maxims: Classified and Illustrated

Herbert Broom - Legal maxims - 1852 - 607 pages
...and those in which it has been held that an express promise may effectually revive a precedent good consideration, which might have been enforced at law,...it not been suspended by some positive rule of law, as in the cases of bankruptcy* and infancy, or where a debt is barred by the Statute of Limitations....
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The Law of Contracts: A Course of Lectures

John William Smith - Contracts - 1853 - 487 pages
...only revive a precedent good consideration, which might have been enforced at law, through the medinm of an implied promise, had it not been suspended by...some positive rule of law, but can give no original cause of action, if the obligation on which it is 1 In some of the earlier American cases, there were...
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The Practice in Courts of Justice in England and the United States, Volume 2

Conway Robinson - Actions and defenses - 1855
...348,) seems to be correct in general. It is 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, though...
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