The Law Lexicon, Or Dictionary of Jurisprudence: Explaining All the Technical Words and Phrases Employed in the Several Departments of English Law: Including Also the Various Legal Terms Used in Commercial Transactions; Together with an Explanatory as Well as Literal Translation of the Latin Maxims Contained in the Writings of the Ancient and Modern Commentators (Google eBook)

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Spettigue and Farrance, 1848 - Law - 707 pages
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Page 203 - 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...
Page 10 - ... in every case where any accumulation shall be directed otherwise than as aforesaid, such direction shall be null and void, and the rents, issues, profits, and produce of such property so directed to be accumulated, shall, so long as the same shall be directed to be accumulated contrary to the provisions of this Act, go to and be received by such person or persons as would have been entitled thereto if such accumulation had not been directed.
Page 143 - Will you to the utmost of your power maintain the laws of God, the true profession of the gospel, and the protestant reformed religion established by law ? And will you preserve unto the bishops and clergy of this realm, and to the churches committed to their charge, all such rights and privileges as by law do or shall appertain unto them, or any of them? King or queen. All this I promise to do.
Page 208 - December, 1833, no person shall make an entry or distress, or bring an action to recover any land or rent, but within twenty years next after the time at which the right to make such entry or distress or to bring such action shall have first accrued...
Page 10 - That no person or persons shall, after the passing of this Act, by any deed or deeds, surrender or surrenders, will, codicil or otherwise howsoever, settle or dispose of any real or personal property, so and in such manner that the rents, issues, profits or produce thereof shall be wholly or partially accumulated, for any longer term than the life or lives of any such grantor or grantors, settlor or settlors ; or the term of twentyone years from the death of any such grantor, settlor, devisor or...
Page 39 - It seems that an assault is an attempt, or offer, with force and violence, to do a corporal hurt to another...
Page 158 - That upon all debts or sums certain payable at a certain time, or otherwise, the jury on the trial of any issue, or on any inquisition of damages, may, if they shall think fit, allow interest to the creditor, at a rate not exceeding the current rate of interest, from the time when such debts or sums certain were payable, if such debts or sums certain be payable by virtue of some written instrument at a certain time...
Page 388 - Law, nor any order in bankruptcy or lunacy shall by virtue of this act affect any lands, tenements, or hereditaments, as to purchasers, mortgagees, or creditors, unless and until a memorandum or minute, containing the name, and the usual or last known place of abode, and the title, trade, or profession...
Page 328 - Corn, fish, salt, fruit, flour, and seed are warranted free from average, unless general, or the ship be stranded sugar, tobacco, hemp, flax, hides and skins are warranted free from average, under five pounds per cent, and all other goods, also the ship and freight, are warranted free from average, under three pounds per cent unless general, or the ship be stranded.
Page 234 - Homicide per infortunium or misadventure is where a man, doing a lawful act without any intention of hurt, unfortunately kills another ; as where a man is at work with a hatchet, and the head thereof flies off...

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