A digest of the Law of Evidence: on the trial of actions at nisi prius (Google eBook)

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Saunders & Benning, 1831 - Evidence (Law) - 705 pages
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Page 143 - ... or any interest in or concerning them ; or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof; unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing...
Page 260 - That in actions of debt, or upon the case, grounded upon any simple contract, no acknowledgment or promise by words only shall be deemed sufficient evidence of a new or continuing contract...
Page 209 - ... except the buyer shall accept parv of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain, or in part payment...
Page 80 - Kent, or the custom of any borough, or any other particular custom, shall be in writing, and signed by the party so devising the same, or by some other person in his presence and by his express directions, and shall be attested and subscribed in the presence of the said devisor by three or four credible witnesses, or else they shall be utterly void and of none effect.
Page 287 - ... book-keeper, coachman, or other servant, for the purpose of being carried, or of accompanying the person of any passenger as aforesaid, the value and nature of such article or articles or property shall have been declared by the person or persons rending or delivering the same, and such increased charge as herein-after mentioned, or an engagement to pay the same, be accepted by the person receiving such parcel or package.
Page 210 - ... be actually made, procured, or provided, or fit or ready for delivery, or some act may be requisite for the making or completing thereof, or rendering the same fit for delivery...
Page 48 - Indictment or information for any misdemeanor, when any variance shall appear between any matter in writing or in print produced in evidence, and the recital or setting forth thereof upon the record whereon the trial is pending to be forthwith amended in such particular by some officer of the court, on payment of such costs (if any) to the other party as such court or judge shall think reasonable...
Page 221 - In order to satisfy the statute, there must be a delivery of the goods by the vendor, with an intention of vesting the right of possession in the vendee ; and there must be an actual acceptance by the latter, with an intention of taking to the possession as owner.
Page 126 - ... or upwards, whether the same shall be only evidence of a contract, or obligatory upon the parties from its being a written instrument ; together with every schedule, receipt, or other matter put or indorsed thereon or annexed thereto, 6d.
Page 257 - That where there has been mutual Credit given by the Bankrupt and any other Person, or where there are mutual Debts between the Bankrupt and any other Person...

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