A Treatise on the Law of Personal Property

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T. & J. W. Johnson & Company, 1891 - Personal property - 469 pages
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Page 277 - Act or by treaty; or when such foreign state or nation is a party to an international agreement which provides for reciprocity in the granting of copyright, by the terms of which agreement the United States may, at its pleasure, become a party thereto...
Page 169 - But in all cases there must be a reasonable ground, founded upon the relations of the parties to each other, either pecuniary or of blood or affinity, to expect some benefit or advantage from the continuance of the life of the assured.
Page 295 - that nothing money as' land: was better established than this principle, that money directed to be employed in the purchase of land, and land directed to be sold and turned into money, are to be considered as that species of property into which they are directed to be converted ; and this in whatever manner the direction is given ; whether by Will, by way of contract, marriage articles, settlement or otherwise, and whether the money is actually deposited or only covenanted to be paid, whether the...
Page 218 - Any person who has invented or discovered any new and useful art, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter...
Page 118 - June 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 273 - ... and, in the case of a dramatic composition, of publicly performing or representing it, or causing it to be performed or represented by others.
Page 259 - When, therefore, Congress undertakes to enact a law, which can only be valid as a regulation of commerce, it is reasonable to expect to find on the face of the law, or from its essential nature, that it is a regulation of commerce with foreign nations, or among the several States, or with the Indian tribes.
Page 265 - An assignment, grant or conveyance shall be void as against any subsequent purchaser or mortgagee for a valuable consideration, without notice, unless it is recorded in the Patent Office within three months from the date thereof or prior to such subsequent purchase or mortgage.
Page 204 - ... in such full, clear, and exact terms, as to distinguish the same from all other things before known, and to enable any person, skilled in the art or science of which it is :•. branch, or with which it is most nearly connected; to make, compound, and use the same.
Page 247 - ... 1. There must have been a false representation or a concealment of material facts ; 2. The representation must have been made with knowledge of the facts; 3. The party to whom it was made must have been ignorant of the truth of the matter; 4. It must have been made with the intention that the other party should act upon it; 5. The other party must have been induced to act upon it": Bigelow on Estoppel, 3d ed., 484.

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