Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Vermont: Reported by the Judges of Said Court, Agreeably to a Statute Law of the State, Volum 14


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Side 97 - And the said records and judicial proceedings, authenticated as aforesaid, shall have such faith and credit given to them in every court within the United States as they have by law or usage in the courts of the State from whence the said records are or shall be taken.
Side 244 - Aqua currit et debet currere ut currere solebat, is the language of the law. Though he may use the water while it runs over his land as an incident to the land, he cannot unreasonably detain it or give it another direction, and he must return it to its ordinary channel when it leaves his estate.
Side 513 - States, where the real estate passes immediately to the heir, and is not assets in the hands of the administrator for the payment of debts, a more stringent rule of interpretation might be favored, whereby a devise of 'money' would be held not to include the real estate, under any circumstances.
Side 271 - In delivering his opinion, he said: ' It was once observed, in the Supreme Court, 6 Johns. (NY ) 21, that acknowledgments of the party, as to title to real property, are a dangerous species of evidence; and, though good to support a tenancy, or to satisfy doubts in cases of possession, they ought not to be received as evidence of title, as it would counteract the beneficial purposes of the statute of frauds.
Side 16 - CD afterwards, to wit, on, etc. entered into and upon all and singular the said demised premises, with the appurtenances, and became and was possessed thereof, for the said term so to him thereof granted as aforesaid.
Side 436 - An officer de facto Is one who comes in by the forms of an election or appointment...
Side 36 - Story is obliged to admit that " there is no doubt that the " phrase lex loci contractus may have a double meaning or " aspect ; and that it may indifferently indicate the place " where the contract is actually made, or that where it " is virtually made according to the intent of the parties; " that is, the place of payment or performance
Side 434 - Nor shall any person, holding any office of profit or trust under the authority of Congress, be eligible to any appointment in the legislature, or of holding any executive or judiciary office under this state.
Side 420 - ... 1. That the evidence has come to his knowledge since the trial. 2. That it was not owing to the want of due diligence that it did not come sooner.
Side 120 - that the right of the wife to dower in the husband's lifetime is a nonentity, and not susceptible of fraud being perpetrated of it, is unsatisfactory, and, we think, unsound, and at war with the principles of justice. Though the right may be inchoate, it should be protected against the mala fide acts of the husband.

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