A Rubric of the Common Law: Being a Short Digest of the Common Law, Illustrated Throughout by Leading Cases

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Shaw, 1891 - Common law - 358 pages
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Page 312 - ... 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 authorized.
Page 311 - Car. 2. c. 3. 4., enacts, that " 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 317 - ... unless it shall appear that the same was enjoyed by some consent or agreement expressly given or made for that purpose by deed or writing.
Page 322 - A married woman shall be capable of entering into and rendering herself liable in respect of and to the extent of her separate property on any contract, and of suing and being sued, either in contract or in tort, or otherwise, in all respects as if she were a feme sole...
Page 284 - By reason of the negligence of any person in the service of the employer who has any superintendence entrusted to him whilst in the exercise of such superintendence...
Page 312 - That no action shall be brought whereby to charge any person upon or by reason of any representation or assurance made or given concerning or relating to the character, conduct, credit, ability, trade, or dealings of any other person, to the intent or purpose that such other person may obtain credit, money, or goods upon, unless such representation or assurance be made in writing, signed by the party to be charged therewith.
Page 311 - That all leases, estates, interests of freehold, or terms of years, or any uncertain interest of, in, to, or out of any messuages, manors, lands, tenements, or hereditaments, made or created by livery and seisin only, or by parol, and not put in writing, and signed by the parties so making or creating the same, or their agents thereunto lawfully authorized by writing, shall have the force and effect of leases or estates at will only...
Page 314 - English or foreign, stamps, maps, writings, title-deeds, paintings, engravings, pictures, gold or silver plate or plated articles, glass, china, silks in a manufactured or unmanufactured state, and whether wrought up or not wrought up with other materials...
Page 324 - With respect to every untrue statement purporting to be a statement made by an official person or contained in what purports to be a copy of or extract from a public official document...
Page 325 - ... that the prospectus was issued without his knowledge or consent and that on becoming aware of its issue he forthwith gave reasonable public notice that it was issued without his knowledge or consent ; or...

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