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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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The Law of Contracts, Volume 1

Theophilus Parsons - Contracts - 1893
...stating the true principle, namely, 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." At the...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 39

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1894
...(a) to Wennall v. Adney, 3 Bos. & P. 249, " 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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Reports of Cases Heard and Determined in the Appellate Division ..., Volume 76

New York (State). Supreme Court. Appellate Division - Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...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...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." Under this...
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A Treatise on the Law of Guarantees and of Principal & Surety

Henry Anselm De Colyar - Electronic books - 1896 - 357 pages
...Adncij (ij) in the following words : — " That an express promise can only revive a precedent good consideration, which might have been enforced at law...not been suspended by some positive rule of law; but can-give no original right of action, if the obligation on which it is founded never could have been...
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The Digest of English Case Law Containing the Reported Decisions ..., Volume 4

John Mews - Courts - 1898
...consideration will not support an express promise. 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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Contract-Crops

John Mews - Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...consideration will not support an express promise. 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 oŁ action if the obligation on which it is founded never could have been enforced at law, though...
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A Treatise on the Law of Suretyship and Guaranty

Darius Harlan Pingrey - Suretyship and guaranty - 1900 - 443 pages
...for discharging the primary debtor,39 because an express promise can only revive a precedent valid consideration which might have been enforced at law,...not been suspended by some positive rule of law, but it can give no original right of action if the obligation on which it was founded never could have...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 53

Law reports, digests, etc - 1902
...and approves of the rule there laid down, "that an express promise can only revive aprecedent good consideration which might have been enforced at law...suspended by some positive rule of law ; but can give nooriginal cause of action If the obligation on which It Is founded never could have been enforced...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 53

Law reports, digests, etc - 1902
...laid down, "that an express promise can only revive a precedent good consideration which might hiive been enforced at law through the medium of an Implied promise, had it not been suspend«! by some positive rule of law : bnt can give HIV original cause of action If the obligation...
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A Selection of Cases on the Law of Contracts, Volume 1

Samuel Williston - Contracts - 1903 - 728 pages
...liability and take tway the exemption, because if it wen? not for the exemption, thev would be enforced enforced at law through the medium of an implied promise,...some positive rule of law ; but can give no original at law through the medium of an implied promise. In several of the cues it Is laid down, that to support...
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