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Connecticut Reports: Containing Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme ... - Page 128
by Connecticut. Supreme Court of Errors - 1883
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Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Volume 1

Pennsylvania. Supreme Court, Horace Binney - Law reports, digests, etc - 1809
...laid down by ~ v. Lord Chief Justice Holt in Bartlett v. Pinor, Car*A. 252. in SMITH, these words: " Every contract made for or about any matter or " thing, which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute " is a void contract, though the statute itself doth not mention " that it shall be so,...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ...

United States. Congress. House - United States
...buttheii enactment is equivalent to a positive prohibition. For we are told by Lord Holt (Carthew, 252) " that every contract made for or about any matter or thing which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute, is a •void- contract, though the statute itself does not mention that it shall be so,...
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An Abridgment of the Law of Nisi Prius, Volume 1

William Selwyn - Nisi prius - 1817 - 1313 pages
...Simony.— Simony is the corrupt presentation of a person to an ecclesiastical benefice for money, &c. Every contract made for or about any matter or thing, which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute*, is a void contract, although the statute itself doth not mention that it shall be so,...
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A Treatise on the Law of Sale

Mungo Ponton Brown - Contracts - 1821 - 612 pages
...of Morison and Williie has long been established. It was laid down in express terms by Lord Holt, ' that every contract made for, or about any matter...or ' thing which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute is a 1 void contract, thougli the statute itself doth not mention that it ' shall be so,...
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A Treatise on the Law Relative to Sales of Personal Property, Volume 3

George Long - Sales - 1821 - 268 pages
...amounts to an absolute avoidance of the contract. It has been laid down by Lord Chief Justice Holt(d), that every contract made for or about any matter or thing which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute, is a void contract, though the statute itself does not mention that it shall be so, but...
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The Law of Contracts and Promises Upon Various Subjects and with Particular ...

Samuel Comyn - Contracts - 1824 - 654 pages
...consider shortly those which are declared void by statute; and here it may be remarked, as a general rule, that every contract made for or about any matter or thing which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute, is a void contract, though the .statute itself does not mention that it shall be so, but...
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A Supplement to Mr. Barton's Precedents in Conveyancing ..., Volume 1

Samuel Francis Thomas Wilde, Charles Barton - Conveyancing - 1826
...Geo. 3. c. 58, inflicting a penalty for selling pernicious drugs (w). For per Holt, Ch. 3. (.r), " every contract made for or about any matter or thing which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute, is a void contract, though the statute itself doth not mention that it shall be so, but...
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New Reports of Cases Heard in the House of Lords: On Appeals and ..., Volume 1

Richard Bligh - Law reports, digests, etc - 1829
...manner, by Lord Holt, in Bariktt v. Viner.* In that case, that learned judge expresses himself thus: " Every contract, made for or about any matter or thing, which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute, is a void contract ; though the statute itself doth not mention that it shall be so, but...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Common ..., Volume 12

Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas, John Bayly Moore - Law reports, digests, etc - 1831
...remuneration. It would be inconsistent. In Barti leit v. Vlnor, Lord Chief Justice Holt said (ft): " Every contract made for or about any matter or thing which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute, is a void contract, though the statute itself doth not mention that it shall be so, but...
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A Practical and Elementary Abridgment of the Cases Argued and ..., Volume 14

Charles Erdman Petersdorff, Elisha Hammond - Law reports, digests, etc - 1831
...mony. 1 S'niony ˇ3 the corrupt presentation of a person to an ecclesiastical benefice for money, &c. Every contract made for or about any matter or thing which is prohibited and made unlawful hy any st.itnte is a void contract, alii ough the statute itself does not mention that it shall be...
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