A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional Notes and Comments, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Cummings, Hilliard & Company, 1823 - Law
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Contents

Civil actions
71
As to impeaching a promissory note on account of a considera tion
73
CHARACTER IN ISSUE
81
CHAPTER I
85
English cases as to covenants of warranty c pursued
88
Nusances to houses
106
There are two kinds of considerations
113
A mere voluntary courtesy is not a consideration
114
Considerations executory 19 20 21 The debts of other persons where considerations or not 22 Both parties must be bound
115
Ones promise is a consideration only when he can perform 24 A loss or prejudice to one is a good consideration
116
Considerations illegal in whole or in part are
117
If no cause of action exist there is no consideration 30 Considerations past
119
Considerations grounded on relationship
120
The discharge of a debt is a good consideration 33 So to prove a debt
121
So a bare relation between owner and tenant 35 Cohabitation when a consideration or not 36 Wifes consent a good consideration or not 37 The pits e...
123
Considerations continuing 42 Acts of officers considerations or not 43 A compromise of ka doubtful right is a good ground of a pro mise 44 If no re...
124
A contract personal once discharged can never again be the consideration of a promise
126
Nudum Pactum
127
Consideration bad 49 A consideration of the promise must be proved though in writing
128
Sundry rules and cases as to parties
142
CHAPTER
143
CHAPTER IV
149
Cases in Massachusetts
153
CHAPTER VI
156
CHAPTER XIV
159
ACTION OF ACCOUNT
164
COVENANTS AS TO QUIET ENJOYMENT AND TO SAVE HARMLESS AND NOTICE
165
General principles
168
What is a market
169
Uses and trusts generally
170
Three cases in Massachusetts and declarations
171
A gift
173
CASE FOR DECEITS
174
Right of way and disturbance of that right
189
General principles Marriage what
203
General principles
208

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Page 234 - ... unless the agreement, upon which such action shall be brought or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Page 235 - That no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandises, for the price of ten pounds sterling or upwards shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain, or in part payment...
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Page 318 - no State . . . shall pass any bill of attainder, ex post facto law, or law impairing the obligation of contracts.
Page 241 - June all declarations or creations of trusts or confidences of any lands, tenements or hereditaments, shall be manifested and proved by some writing signed by the party who is by law enabled to declare such trust, or by his last will in writing, or else they shall be utterly void and of none effect.
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