A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of the High Court of Chancery: Under the Following Heads: I. Common Law Jurisdiction. II. Equity Jurisdiction. III. Statutory Jurisdiction. IV. Specially Delegated Jurisdiction, Volume 2

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O.D. Cooke, 1827 - Equity
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Page 6 - Congress of the United States, entitled, "An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned." And also to the Act, entitled, " An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, ' An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned,' and extending the benefits thereof...
Page 6 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 112 - The clear result of all the cases, without a single exception, is that the trust of a legal estate, whether freehold, copyhold, or leasehold, whether taken in the names of the purchaser and others jointly, or in the name of others without that of the purchaser, whether in one name or several, whether jointly or successive, results to the man who advances the purchase money.
Page 152 - Limit, to levy the same by Distress and Sale of the Goods of the Party so refusing or neglecting...
Page 126 - ... any notice of any prior act of bankruptcy by such bankrupt committed ; or that he was insolvent or had stopped payment...
Page 142 - ... not appear to them any reason to doubt of the truth of such discovery, or that the same was not a full discovery of all...
Page 119 - ... 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 land is actually conveyed, or only agreed to be conveyed. The owner of...
Page 301 - Those cases clearly show, that with regard to any contract made or equity between persons in this country respecting lands in a foreign country, particularly in the British dominions, this court will hold the same jurisdiction as if they were situated in England.
Page 75 - That in those cases, where the governors or visitors are said not to be accountable, it must be intended where such governors have the power of government only, and not where they have the legal estate and are intrusted with the receipt of the rents and profits (as in the...
Page 108 - The object was to prevent deceit by a trader from the visible possession of a property to which he was not entitled : but in the construction of the Act the nature of the possession has always been considered, and the words have been construed to mean possession of the goods of another with the consent of the true owner...

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