Massachusetts Reports, Volume 234 (Google eBook)

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1921 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 587 - Where the instrument contains or a person adds to his signature words indicating that he signs for or on behalf of a principal, or in a representative capacity, he is not liable on the instrument if he was duly authorized; but the mere addition of words describing him as an agent, or as filling a representative character, without disclosing his principal, does not exempt him from personal liability.
Page 479 - That a creditor whose debtor is the owner of an order bill shall be entitled to such aid from courts of appropriate jurisdiction by injunction and otherwise in attaching such bill or in satisfying the claim by means thereof as is allowed at law or in equity in regard to property which cannot readily be attached or levied upon by ordinary legal process.
Page 391 - Boston then lay out, at their discretion, one hundred thousand pounds in public works, which may be judged of most general utility to the inhabitants; such as fortifications, bridges, aqueducts, public buildings, baths, pavements, or whatever may make living in the town more convenient to its people, and render it more agreeable to strangers resorting thither for health or a temporary residence.
Page 391 - ... for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons, either by bringing their minds or hearts under the influence of education or religion, by relieving their bodies from disease, suffering or constraint, by assisting them to establish themselves in life, or by erecting or maintaining public buildings or works, or otherwise lessening the burdens of government.
Page 305 - ... beyond the actual value destroyed by fire, for loss occasioned by ordinance or law regulating construction or repair of buildings...
Page 251 - A divorce from the bond of matrimony may be decreed for adultery, impotency, extreme cruelty, utter desertion continued for three consecutive years next prior to the filing of the libel...
Page 609 - Any fence or other structure in the nature of a fence, unnecessarily exceeding six feet in height, maliciously erected or maintained for the purpose of annoying the owners or occupants of adjoining property, shall be deemed a private nuisance.
Page 138 - That where by reason of the [shortness of the time during which the workman has been in the employment of his employer, or the casual nature...
Page 610 - To so hold would preclude development and fix a city forever in its primitive conditions. There must be progress, and if in its march private interests are in the way they must yield to the good of the community.
Page 138 - ... shall be divided by the number of weeks remaining after the time so lost has been deducted.

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