2 years transportation progress, Volume 7

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West Publishing Company, 1890 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 366 - ... concerning a personal transaction or communication between the witness and the deceased person...
Page 454 - AN ACT to amend chapter four hundred and ten of the laws of eighteen hundred and eighty-two, entitled "An act to consolidate into one act and to declare the special and local laws affecting public interests in the city of New York," in relation to the commissioners of accounts, New York city.
Page 556 - robbery" means the unlawful taking or obtaining of personal property from the person or in the presence of another, against his will, by means of...
Page 387 - A future estate is an estate limited to commence in possession at a future day, either without the intervention of a precedent estate or on the determination, by lapse of time or otherwise, of a precedent estate created at the same time.
Page 329 - fraud in the sense of a court of equity properly includes all acts, omissions, and concealments which involve a breach of legal or equitable duty, trust, or confidence, justly reposed, and are injurious to another, or by which an undue and unconscientious advantage is taken of another.
Page 132 - ... injured has not been damaged at least to the amount of what he has been induced fairly and in good faith to lay out and expend, including his own services, after making allowance for the value of materials on hand ; at least it does not lie in the mouth of the party in fault to say this, unless he can show that the expenses of the party injured have been extravagant and unnecessary for the purpose of carrying out the contract.
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