A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of the High Court of Chancery: Under the Following Heads : I. Common Law Jurisdiction of the Chancellor. II. Equity Jurisdiction of the Chancellor. III. Statutory Jurisdiction of the Chancellor. IV. Specially Delegated Jurisdiction of the Chancellor, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Clayton and Kingsland, 1817 - Equity
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Page 479 - ... two months before the issuing of the commission, shall be valid, notwithstanding any prior act of bankruptcy...
Page 489 - ... that means where the possession, order and disposition is in a person who is not the owner, to whom they do not properly belong, and who ought not to have them, but whom the owner permits unconscientiously, as the Act supposes, to have such order and disposition." The object was to prevent deceit by a trader, from the visible possession of property to which he was not entitled.
Page 317 - ... any notice of any prior act of bankruptcy by such bankrupt committed ; or that he was insolvent or had stopped payment...
Page 318 - ... that where any such creditor shall have brought any action or suit against such bankrupt, jointly with any other person or persons...
Page 20 - ... that is a devise for a particular purpose, and nothing more. And the effect of these two modes admits just this difference : the former is a devise of an estate of inheritance, for the purpose of giving the devisee the beneficial interest, subject to a particular purpose ; the latter is a devise for a particular purpose, with no intention to give him any beneficial interest.
Page 353 - Being non compos of unsound mind are certain terms in law, and import a total deprivation of sense. Now, weakness does not carry this idea along with it, but courts of law understand what is meant by non compos, or insane, as they are words of determinate signification.
Page 343 - ... to perform and execute the same, or any part thereof, shall be subject to all the penalties of contemning a rule of Court...
Page 108 - Honour gave his opinion ; he observed that nothing was better established than this principle : that money directed to be employed in the purchase of land, and land directed to be sold and turned into money, are to be considered as that species of property into which they are directed to be converted ; and this in whatever manner the direction is given...
Page 342 - Limit, to levy the same by Distress and Sale of the Goods of the Party so refusing or neglecting...
Page 150 - the general rule of the court, to be sure, is, where a debt is joint and several, the plaintiff must bring each of the debtors before the court, because they are entitled to the assistance of each other in taking the account : another reason is, that the debtors are entitled to a contribution, where one pays more than his share of the debt...

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