Statutes at large of the state of New York: comprising the Revised statutes, as they existed on the 1st day of January, 1867, and all the general public statutes then in force, with references to judicial decisions, and the material notes of the revisers in their report to the Legislature, Volume 4 (Google eBook)

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Weed, Parsons, 1869 - Law
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Page 529 - Whenever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect, or default, and the act, neglect, or default is such as would, if death had not ensued, have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof...
Page 529 - Every such action shall be brought by and In the names of the personal representatives of such deceased person, and the amount recovered In every such action shall be for the exclusive benefit of the widow and next of kin of such deceased person...
Page 438 - Every mortgage, or conveyance intended to operate as a mortgage of goods and chattels, hereafter made, which shall not be accompanied by an immediate delivery, and be followed by an actual and continued change of possession of the things mortgaged, shall be absolutely void as against the creditors of the mortgagor and as against subsequent purchasers and mortgagees in good faith, unless the mortgage, or a true copy thereof, shall be filed as directed in this section.
Page 530 - ... in every such action shall be for the exclusive benefit of the widow and next of kin of such deceased person, and shall be distributed to such widow and next of kin in the proportion provided by law in relation to the distribution of personal property left by persons dying intestate...
Page 514 - It shall be lawful for any married woman, by herself, and in her name, or in the name of any third person, with his assent, as her trustee, to cause to be insured, for her sole use, the life of her husband for any definite period, or for the term of his natural life ; and in case of her surviving her husband...
Page 136 - Such as shall be conveyed to it in satisfaction of debts previously contracted in the course of its dealings.
Page 80 - ... legally warned and held for that purpose ; and if it shall appear, in a manner to be provided by law, that a majority of the electors present...
Page 461 - States, as a day of thanksgiving or fasting and prayer, or other religious observance, shall for all purposes whatsoever, as regards the presenting for payment or acceptance, and of the protesting and giving notice of the dishonor of bills of exchange, bank checks and promissory notes made after the passage of this act, be treated and considered as the first day of the week, commonly called Sunday...
Page 232 - ... 1. Such as shall be requisite for its immediate accommodation in the transaction of its business : or, 2. Such as shall have been mortgaged to it in good faith, by way of security for loans previously contracted or for moneys due : or, 3.
Page 243 - State, to cause their books to be opened for the inspection of the person or persons so appointed, and otherwise to facilitate such examination so far as it may be in their power to do; and for that purpose, the...

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