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" Infancy and Age," vol. 5, p. 134): "It Is laid down as a general rule that infancy is a personal privilege, of which no one can take advantage but the infant himself, and that therefore, though the contract of the infant be voidable, yet that it shall... "
Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial ... - Page 366
by Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - 1867
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The law of infancy and coverture

Peregrine Bingham - Children - 1824 - 398 pages
...pleading." Co. Lit. 115. b. AMERICAN CASES. imprudence or the craft of others. The general rule is, that infancy is a personal privilege of which no one can take advantage but the infant himself; and therefore that his contracts though voidable by him shall bind the person of full age....
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The Law of Contracts and Promises Upon Various Subjects and with Particular ...

Samuel Comyn - Contracts - 1824 - 654 pages
...action of trespass, for the grant was merely void. It is also laid down as a general rule, (l,) that infancy is a personal privilege, of which no one can take advantage but the infant himself; and therefore, though the contract of the infant be voidable, yet it shall bind the person...
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A Treatise on the Law of Auctions

Richard Babington - Auctions - 1826 - 276 pages
...action against an infant be grounded on a contract, the plaintiff shall not convert it into a tort.b But infancy is a personal privilege of which no one can take advantage but the infant himself; and therefore, though the contract of the infant be voidable, yet if entered into with a person...
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The Reports of that Reverend and Learned Judge, the Right Honorable Sir ...

Sir Henry Hobart - Law reports, digests, etc - 1829 - 639 pages
...delivered by his own hands, it was but voidable, to be recovered again by an action of account. (1) (1) Infancy is a personal privilege of which no one can take advantage but the infant himself; therefore his contracts, though voidable by him, will bind the other party who is of full...
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A Practical Treatise on the Law of Contracts: Not Under Seal; and Upon the ...

Joseph Chitty - Contracts - 1834 - 863 pages
...4. OF THE LIABILITY OF PERSONS CONTRACTING WITH INFANTS. It is laid down as a general rule, that infancy is a personal privilege, of which no one can take advantage but the infant himself; and therefore, although the contract of the infant be voidable, that it shall bind the other...
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A Treatise on the Law Relating to the Powers and Duties of Justices of the ...

Joseph Rockwell Swan - Constables - 1837 - 582 pages
.... INFANTS. 345 affirmed it, or it be otherwise void. Hence, it is laid down as a general rule, that infancy is a personal privilege, of which no one can take advantage but Ihc infant himself, or his executors or administrators^). SEC. VI. HOW INFANTS SHOULD SUE, AND BE SUEI>(6)....
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The law of nisi prius, evidence in civil actions, and arbitration ..., Volume 3

Archibald John Stephens - Law - 1842 - 2995 pages
...tort. 1. CONTRACTS WHICH CAN BE ENFORCED BY AN INFANT. CONTRACTS WHICH CAN BE ENFORCED BY AH INFANT. Infancy is a personal privilege, of which no one can take advantage but the infant. The general presumption of law is, that an infant does not know his own rights (1); and although the...
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A New Abridgment of the Law with Large Additions and Corrections, Volume 5

Matthew Bacon, Sir Henry Gwilliam, Charles Edward Dodd, John Bouvier - Law - 1844
...1. Where voidable, as to the Infant, shall yet bind othen. It is laid down as a general rule, that infancy is a personal privilege, of which no one can take advantage but the infant himself, and that therefore, though the contract of the infant be voidable, that yet it shall bind...
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Treatise on the Law of Contracts and Rights and Liabilities Ex Contractu

Charles Greenstreet Addison - Contracts - 1847 - 916 pages
...no mutuality of contract or reciprocity of obligation, for " it is laid down as a general rule that infancy is a personal privilege, of which no one can take advantage but the infant himself, and that therefore, though the contract of the infant be voidable, that yet it shall bind...
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The Law of Contracts: In a Course of Lectures Delivered at the Law Institution

John William Smith, Jelinger Cookson Symons - Contracts - 1847 - 386 pages
...injant is not ; tor, to use the words in which the rule is stated in Bacon's Ab., Infancy, I. 4 " Infancy is a personal privilege of which no one can take advantage but the infant himself ; and, therefore, though the contract of the infant be voidable, yet it shall bind the person...
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