Massachusetts Reports, Volume 123 (Google eBook)

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1878 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 530 - ... but their being chosen or appointed to and accepting the same, shall operate as a resignation of their seat in the senate or house of representatives; and the place so vacated shall be filled up.
Page 278 - That no creditor proving his debt or claim shall be allowed to maintain any suit at law or in equity therefor against the bankrupt, but shall be deemed to have waived all right of action and suit against the bankrupt, and all proceedings already commenced or unsatisfied judgments already obtained thereon, shall be deemed to be discharged and surrendered thereby...
Page 525 - Art. VIII. No judge of any court of this commonwealth, (except the court of sessions,) and no person holding any office under the authority of the United States, (postmasters excepted,) shall, at the same time, hold the office of governor, lieutenant-governor, or councillor, or have a seat in the senate or house of representatives of this commonwealth...
Page 16 - ... to mortgage their corporate property and franchises to secure the payment of any debt contracted by the company for the purposes aforesaid ; and the directors of the company may confer on any holder of any bond issued for money borrowed as aforesaid, the right to convert the principal due or owing thereon, into stock of said company, at any time not exceeding ten years from the date of the bond, under such regulations as the directors may see fit to adopt.
Page 432 - The wrongful or fraudulent taking and carrying away, by any person, of the mere personal goods of another, from any place, with a felonious intent to convert them to his (the taker's) own use, and make them his own property, without the consent of the owner.
Page 79 - Ship, &c., or any Part thereof, without Prejudice to this Insurance ; to the Charges whereof we, the Assurers, will contribute, each one according to the Rate and Quantity of his sum herein assured.
Page 529 - No person shall be capable of holding or exercising at the same time, within this state, more than one of the following ofiBces, viz. judge of probate, sheriff, register of probate or register of deeds; and never more than any two offices which are to be held by appointment of the Governor, or the Governor and Council, or the Senate, or the House of Representatives, or by...
Page 27 - Negligence" has been defined to be "the omis'sion to do something which a reasonable man, guided by those considerations which ordinarily regulate the conduct of human affairs, would do, or doing something which a prudent and reasonable man would not do...
Page 281 - S6chard, all the property, real and personal, of which I may be possessed at the time of my decease, due deduction being made for the payments and legacies, which I desire my executor to provide for.
Page 105 - No will nor any part thereof, shall be revoked, unless by burning, tearing, canceling or obliterating the same, with the intention of revoking it, by the testator, or by some person in his presence and by his direction...

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