A Practical Treatise on the Law of Contracts, Not Under Seal: And Upon the Usual Defences to Actions Thereon

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S. Sweet, 1841 - Contracts - 976 pages
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Page 311 - to charge any person upon any contract or sale of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or any interest in or concerning them; 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 authorised (p).
Page 831 - only shall be deemed sufficient evidence of a new or continuing contract, whereby to take any case out of the operation of the said enactments, or either of them, or to deprive any party of the benefit thereof, unless such acknowledgment or promise shall be made or contained by or in some writing
Page 77 - Upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof; unless, Gthly, 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 authorised. The 17th section of the statute
Page 311 - shall have the force and effect of leases or estates at will only; and shall not, either in law or equity, be deemed or taken to have any other or greater force or effect; any consideration for making any such parol leases or estates notwithstanding.
Page 165 - made after full age to pay any debt contracted during infancy, or upon any ratification after full age of any promise or simple contract made during infancy; unless such promise or ratification shall be made by some writing, signed by the party to be charged therewith. And
Page 124 - shall be of the value of 201. or upwards, whether the same shall be only evidence of a contract, or obligatory upon the parties from its being a written instrument; together with every schedule, receipt, or other matter, put or indorsed thereon, or annexed thereto
Page 341 - estates, or interest, either of freehold or terms of years, or any uncertain interest, not being copyhold or customary interest of, in, to, or out of, any messuages, manors, lands, tenements, or hereditaments, shall be assigned, granted, or surrendered, unless it be by deed, or note in writing
Page 736 - that no tradesman, artificer, workman, labourer or other person whatsoever, shall do or exercise any worldly labour, business, or work of their ordinary callings upon the Lord's day, or any part thereof (works of necessity and charity only excepted
Page 819 - (other than such accounts as concern the trade of merchandise between merchant and merchant, their factor or servants,) and all actions of debt grounded upon any lending or contract, without specialty, and all actions of debt for arrearages of rent, shall be commenced and sued within six years next after the cause of such action, or suit, and -not after:
Page 711 - year, and so after that rate for a greater or lesser sum, or for a longer or shorter time;" and " that all bonds, contracts, and assurances whatsoever, made for payment of any principal, or money to be lent, or covenanted to be performed, upon or for any usury, whereupon or whereby there shall be reserved or taken above the

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