Pennsylvania State Reports, Volume 44 (Google eBook)

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Banks & Bros., 1864 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Containing cases decided by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
  

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Page 147 - ... partners, in the nature of the business, or in the capital or shares thereof, or in any other matter specified in the original certificate, shall be deemed a dissolution of the partnership ; and every such partnership, which shall in any manner be...
Page 462 - Together with all and singular the hereditaments and appurtenances thereunto belonging, or in any wise appertaining...
Page 462 - Presents, have granted, bargained sold, aliened enfeoffed released and confirmed and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell alien enfeoff, release and confirm unto the said John Hertz and to his heirs and assigns ALL THAT CERTAIN messuage, tenement, plantation or tract of land situate...
Page 68 - A question was made upon the argument, that the suit could not be maintained upon the coupons without the production of the bonds to which they had been attached. But the answer is, that these coupons or warrants for the interest were drawn and executed in a form and mode for the very purpose of separating them from the bond, and thereby dispensing with the necessity of its production at the time of the accruing of each installment of interest, and at the same time to furnish complete evidence of...
Page 251 - ... in any suit or proceeding instituted for the recovery of any money due upon any judgment or decree founded upon contract, or due upon any contract express or implied, or for the recovery of any damages for the non-performance of any contract.
Page 192 - It is within the undoubted power of State legislatures to pass recording acts, by which the elder grantee shall be postponed to a younger if the prior deed is not recorded within the limited time; and the power is the same, whether the deed is dated before or after the passage of the recording act.
Page 65 - This instrument in its form is an acknowledgment by the King of Prussia that the sum mentioned in the bond is due to every person who shall for the time being be the holder of it; and the principal and interest is payable in a certain mode and at certain periods mentioned in the bond. It is, therefore, in its nature precisely analogous to a banker's note payable to bearer, or to a bill of exchange indorsed in blank.
Page 378 - Gibson, with the concurrence of all the court, that 'a railway company is a purchaser, in consideration of public accommodation and convenience, of the exclusive possession of the ground paid for to the proprietors of it...
Page 330 - For all national purposes embraced by the federal constitution, the states and the citizens thereof are one, united under the same sovereign authority, and governed by the same laws. In all other respects, the states are necessarily foreign to, and independent of each other. Their constitutions and forms of government being, although republican, altogether different, as are their laws and institutions.
Page 379 - There is as perfect a duty to guard against accidental injury to a 'night intruder into one's bedchamber as there is to look out for trespassers upon a railroad where the public has no right to be.

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