The revised statutes of the state of New-York: passed during the years one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, and one thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight : to which are added, certain former acts which have not been revised (Google eBook)

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Printed by Packard and Van Benthuysen, 1829 - Law
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Page 657 - Every person who shall administer to any woman pregnant with a quick child, any medicine, drug, or substance whatever, or shall use or employ any instrument or other means, with intent thereby to destroy such child, unless the same shall have been necessary to preserve the life of such mother, or shall have been advised by two physicians to be necessary for such purposes, shall in case the death of such child or of such mother, be thereby produced, be deemed guilty of manslaughter in the second degree.
Page 135 - The preceding section shall not be construed to affect in any manner the power of a testator in the disposition of his real estate by a last will and testament, nor to prevent any trust from arising or being extinguished by implication or operation of law.
Page 137 - The provisions of this act shall not be construed in any manner to affect or impair the title of a purchaser for a valuable consideration, unless it shall appear that such purchaser had previous notice of the fraudulent intent of his immediate grantor, or of the fraud rendering void the title of such grantor.
Page 134 - In any manner relating thereto, shall hereafter be created, granted, assigned, surrendered or declared, unless by act or operation of law, or by a deed or conveyance in writing, subscribed by the party creating, granting, assigning, surrendering or declaring the same, or by his lawful agent thereunto authorized by writing.
Page 295 - ... years before the commencement of the act in respect to which such action is prosecuted or defense made.
Page 653 - By an act imminently dangerous to others, and evincing a depraved mind, regardless of human life, although without a premeditated design to effect the death of any individual ; or, 3.
Page 295 - In every action for the recovery of real property, or the possession thereof, the person establishing a legal title to the...
Page 295 - No action for the recovery of real property, or for the recovery of the possession thereof, shall be maintained, unless it appear that the plaintiff, his ancestor, predecessor, or grantor, was seized .or possessed of the premises in question within twenty years before the commencement of such action.
Page 565 - ... allege any fact to show either that his imprisonment or detention is unlawful, or that he is entitled to his discharge.
Page 406 - A clergyman or priest cannot, without the consent of the person making the confession, be examined as to any confession made to him in his professional character in the course of discipline enjoined by the church to which he belongs.