Massachusetts Reports, Volume 169 (Google eBook)

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1898 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 74 - No will made within this state, except such nuncupative wills as are mentioned in the following section, shall be effectual to pass any estate, whether real or personal, nor to charge, or in any way affect the same, unless it be in writing, and signed by the testator, or by some person in his presence, and by his express direction, and attested and subscribed in the presence of the testator by two or more competent witnesses...
Page 468 - In consideration of the carriage of the undersigned upon a freight train of the carrier or carriers named in the within contract without charge, other than the sum paid or to be paid for the carriage upon said freight train of the live stock mentioned in said contract, of which live stock I am in charge, the undersigned does hereby voluntarily assume...
Page 402 - railroad company" shall include to be construed to mean any incorporated railroad company, or any express or transportation company, or any railroad bridge company, or any person or persons, lessee, assignee, trustee, receiver, partnership, joint-stock company, or corporation...
Page 176 - Where, after the commencement of this act, personal injury is caused to a workman (1) By reason of any defect in the condition of the ways, works, machinery, or plant connected with or used in the business of the employer; or (2) By reason of the negligence of any person in the service of the employer who has any superintendence entrusted to him whilst in the exercise of such superintendence...
Page 195 - I shall die seized, possessed of and entitled to at the time of my decease. " To have and to hold the same to him, the said Ambrose E.
Page 60 - The right is to the possession of the corpse in the same condition it was in when death supervened. It is the right to what remains when the breath leaves the body, and not merely to such a hacked, hewed, and mutilated corpse as some stranger, an offender against the criminal law, may choose to turn over to an afflicted relative.
Page 328 - ... and for such as reasonably might have been expected to be within the contemplation of the parties when the contract of carriage was entered into as the probable result of a breach of it.
Page 230 - The statutes give the right to file such an information only to " any person whose private right or interest has been injured or is put in hazard by the exercise by any private corporation, or persons claiming to be a private corporation, of a franchise or privilege not conferred by law...
Page 216 - I give the said trust premises to her issue, equally to be divided between and among them...
Page 621 - In equal shares to his children and the issue of any deceased child by right of representation ; and if there is no child of the intestate living at his death...

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