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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 Cases on the Law of Contracts, Volume 1

Samuel Williston - Contracts - 1903 - 728 pages
...liability and take away the exemption, because if it were not for the exemntion. they 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 cases it u laid down, that to support...
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Jurisprudence, Law and Ethics: Professional Ethics

Edgar Benton Kinkead - Jurisprudence - 1905 - 381 pages
...England and in this country the rule is adopted 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. (Wennall v. Adney, 3 Bos. & P. 249; Eastwood v. Kenyon, 11 Ad. & E. 438.) "A moral obligation is also...
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Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of Washington, Volume 55

Washington (State). Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1910
...person ought to pay. An express promise, therefore, 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." The court,...
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 104

Law reports, digests, etc - 1910
...person ought to pay. An express promise, therefore, 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." The court,...
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The Law of Contracts

Clarence Degrand Ashley - Contracts - 1911 - 310 pages
...the cases thus : "An express promise, therefore, 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." It may...
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The Southeastern Reporter, Volume 73

Law reports, digests, etc - 1912
...be a consideration enforceable at law, and 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 Decided in the Appellate Court of the State of ..., Volume 50

Indiana. Appellate Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1913
...Adncy (1802), 3 Bos. & Pul. 247, as follows : "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 Doney v. Laughlln — 50 Ind. App. 38. barred by any legal...
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Commentaries on the Law of Contracts: Being a Consideration of the ..., Volume 1

William Frederick Elliott - Contracts - 1913
...where it was stated "An express promise, therefore, as it should seem, can only revive a precedent good consideration which might have been enforced at law...rule of law, but can give no original right of action of the obligation on which it is founded never could have been en29 S. Car. 72, '6 SE 907; Harris Ky....
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A Selection of Cases on the Law of Contracts

William Albert Keener - Contracts - 1914 - 1226 pages
...obligation to pay money or perform a duty is a good consideration for a promise to pay or to do the duty. law, through the medium of an implied promise, had...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 doctrine...
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Essentials of the Law ...: Elementary law ... with notes and references for ...

Marshall Davis Ewell - Law - 1915
...arrived at in the note to Wennall v. Adney,1 " 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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