Principles of the Common Law: An Elementary Work Intended for the Use of Students and the Profession

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Stevens & Haynes, 1885 - Catalogs, Publishers' - 542 pages
 

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Page 82 - By the seventeenth section, it is enacted that " no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandises, for the price of ,10 sterling, or upwards, shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same...
Page 412 - upon all debts or sums certain payable at a certain time or otherwise, the jury on the trial of any issue, or on any inquisition of damages, may, if they shall think fit, allow interest to the creditor at a rate not exceeding the current rate of interest, from the time when such debts or sums certain were payable, if such debts or sums be payable by virtue of some written instrument at a certain time...
Page 385 - ... the workman, or in case the injury results in death, the legal personal representatives of the workman, and any person entitled in case of death, shall have the same right of compensation and remedies against the employer as if the workman had not been a workman of nor in the service of the employer nor engaged in his work.
Page 37 - 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 141 - Act, 1873 (g), it is now provided that " any absolute assignment by writing under the hand of the assignor (not purporting to be by way ? 4ll< > 8ut >of charge only), of any debt or other legal chose in action, of which express notice in writing shall have been given to the debtor, trustee, or other person, from whom the assignor would have been entitled to receive or claim such debt or chose in action...
Page 133 - The advance of money by way of loan to a person engaged or about to engage in any business on a contract with that person that the lender shall receive a rate of interest varying with the profits...
Page 83 - ... be actually made, procured, or provided, or fit, or ready for delivery, or some act may be requisite for the making or completing thereof, or rendering the same fit for delivery...
Page 202 - All contracts, whether by specialty or by simple contract, henceforth entered into by infants for the repayment of money lent or to be lent, or for goods supplied or to be supplied (other than contracts for necessaries ) , and all accounts stated with infants, shall be absolutely void...
Page 75 - ... unless and until the lessor serves on the lessee a notice specifying the particular breach complained of, and, if the breach is capable of remedy, requiring the lessee to remedy the breach, and in any case requiring the lessee to make compensation in money for the breach, and the lessee NOB.
Page 273 - Viet. c. 109, s. 18, it is enacted, that all contracts or agreements, whether by parol or in writing, by way of gaming or wagering, shall be null and void ; and that no suit shall be brought or maintained in any court of law or equity for recovering any sum of money or valuable thing alleged to be won upon any wager, or which shall have been deposited in the hands of any person to abide the event on which any wager shall have been made...

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