Massachusetts Reports, Volume 180 (Google eBook)

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1902 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 568 - THIS INDENTURE, made this day of , in the year One thousand, nine hundred and , between of , the party of the first part...
Page 2 - States, he may make and file a petition in such suit in such state court at the time, or any time before the defendant is required by the laws of the State or the rule of the state court in which such suit is brought, to answer or plead to the declaration or complaint of the plaintiff...
Page 47 - The words and phrases used in this Act and in proceedings pursuant hereto shall, unless. the same be inconsistent with the context, be construed as follows: (1) " A person against whom a petition has been filed...
Page 351 - In all controversies concerning property, and in all suits between two or more persons, except in cases in which it has heretofore been otherways used and practised, the parties have a right to a trial by jury ; and this method of procedure shall be held sacred, unless, in causes arising on the high seas, and such as relate to mariners' wages, the legislature shall hereafter find it necessary to alter it.
Page 348 - The general court shall forever have full power and authority to erect and constitute judicatories and courts of record, or other courts, to be held in the name of the commonwealth, for the hearing, trying, and determining of all manner of crimes, offences, pleas, processes, plaints, actions, matters, causes, and things, whatsoever, arising or happening within the commonwealth, or between or concerning persons inhabiting, or residing, or brought within the same: whether the same be criminal or civil...
Page 46 - That all levies, judgments, attachments, or other liens, obtained through legal proceedings against a person who is insolvent, at any time within four months prior to the filing of a petition in bankruptcy against him, shall be deemed null and void in case he is adjudged a bankrupt...
Page 353 - That our ancestors, who first settled these colonies, were at the time of their emigration from the mother country, entitled to all the rights, liberties, and immunities of free and natural-born subjects, within the realm of England.
Page 559 - It is a part of the consideration of this policy and the basis upon which the rate of premium is fixed, that the assured shall...
Page 544 - ... to, or for, charitable, educational or religious societies or institutions, the property of which is exempt by law from taxation...
Page 172 - The court below refused to rule that upon all the evidence the plaintiff was not entitled to recover...

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