An Abridgment of the Law of Nisi Prius... (Google eBook)

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J. And W.T. Clarke, 1820 - Nisi prius
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Page 806 - ... 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 806 - June no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise, to answer damages out of his own estate...
Page 905 - Touching the adventures and perils which we the assurers are contented to bear and do take upon us in this voyage: they are of the seas, men of war, fire, enemies, pirates, rovers, thieves, jettisons, letters of mart and countermart, surprisals, takings at sea, arrests, restraints, and detainments of all kings, princes, and people, of what nation, condition, or quality soever...
Page 905 - NB 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 845 - ... by some other will or codicil in writing, or other writing of the devisor, signed in the presence of three or four witnesses declaring the same; any former law or usage to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 887 - ... that the cause of action arose within the jurisdiction of the court...
Page 868 - In all actions arising under the laws respecting copyrights the defendant may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence.
Page 912 - ... as by the known usage of trade, or the like, acquired a peculiar sense, distinct from the popular sense of the same words ; or unless the context evidently...
Page 987 - ... dangers, he may be said to be interested in the safety of the thing. To be interested in the preservation of a thing is to be so circumstanced with respect to it as to have benefit from its existence, prejudice from its destruction.
Page 1189 - That from henceforth none be so hardy to tell or publish any false news or tales, whereby discord or occasion of discord, or slander may grow between the king and his people, or the great men of the realm; and he that doeth so shall be taken and kept in prison until he hath brought him into the court which was the first author of the tale.

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