Gifford's English lawyer; or, Every man his own lawyer, by John Gifford (Google eBook)

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Page 439 - ... or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof; 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...
Page 397 - g reements (1677) 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 598 - That if any bankrupt, at the time he becomes bankrupt, shall, by the consent and permission of the true owner thereof, have in his possession, order, or disposition, any goods or chattels whereof he was reputed owner...
Page 592 - That where there has been mutual Credit given by the Bankrupt and any other Person, or where there are mutual Debts between the Bankrupt and any other Person, the Commissioners shall state the Account between them, and one Debt or Demand may be set against another...
Page 139 - ... the sacrament of. the Lord's Supper, according to the usage of the church of England...
Page 268 - It hath sovereign and uncontrollable authority in the making, confirming, enlarging, restraining, abrogating, repealing, reviving, and expounding of laws concerning matters of all possible denominations, ecclesiastical or temporal, civil, military, maritime, or criminal: this being the place where that absolute despotic power, which must in all governments reside somewhere, is entrusted by the constitution of these kingdoms.
Page 439 - That no contract for the sale of any goods, wares and merchandise, 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...
Page 610 - IV. c. 16,(e) by which it is enacted, that " every bankrupt who shall have duly surrendered, and in all things conformed himself to the laws in force concerning bankrupts, at the time of issuing the commission against him, shall be discharged from all debts due by him when he became bankrupt...
Page 498 - Before we conclude the doctrine of remainders and reversions, it may be proper to observe, that f whenever a greater estate and a less coincide and meet in one and the same person, without any intermediate estate/ the less is immediately annihilated;! or, in the law phrase, is said to be 'merged, that is, sunk or drowned, in the greater.
Page 594 - That if any Bankrupt shall, before the issuing of the Commission, have Contracted, any Debt payable upon a Contingency which shall not have happened before the issuing of such Commission, the Person with whom such Debt has been contracted may, if he think fit, apply to the Commissioners to set a Value upon such Debt, and the Commissioners are hereby required to ascertain the Value thereof, and to admit such Person to prove the Amount so ascertained, and to receive Dividends thereon...

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