Reports of Cases at Law Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of North Carolina: From June Term, 1840, to [August Term, 1852], Both Inclusive, Volume 9

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Page 389 - Hundred forty six with force and arms at and in the County of Sampson aforesaid in and upon one Alfred Flowers in the peace of God and of the State then and there being...
Page 318 - Campbell esquire, one of the Judges of the Superior Courts of Law and Equity...
Page 263 - The person of a debtor, where there is not strong presumption of fraud, shall not be continued in prison after delivering up his estate for the benefit of his creditors in such manner as shall be prescribed by law.
Page 389 - Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil...
Page 386 - No free negro, free mulatto, or free person of mixed blood, descended from negro ancestors to the fourth generation inclusive (though one ancestor of each generation may have been a white person), shall vote for members of the Senate or House of Commons* SECTION 4.
Page 64 - Whenever the bodily or mental feelings of an individual are material to be proved, the usual expressions of such feelings, made at the time in question, are also original evidence. If they were the natural language of the affection whether of body or mind, they furnish satisfactory evidence, and often the only proof of its existence, and whether they were real or feigned is for the jury to determine.
Page 451 - ... be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction, shall be punished by fine or imprisonment, or both, at the...
Page 435 - ... materially, and in the course of the scuffle, after the parties are heated by the contest, one kill the other with a deadly weapon...
Page 435 - It appeared that nobody could have stabbed him but the prisoner ; who had a clasped knife before the affray. Bayley, J., told the jury, that if the prisoner used the knife privately from the beginning; or if before they began to fight he placed the knife so that he might use it during the affray, and used it accordingly, it was murder : but that if he took to the knife after the fight began, and without having placed it to be ready during the affray, it was only manslaughter. The jury found the prisoner...
Page 293 - II, provides that no action shall be brought to charge any person upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof, 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 by some person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.

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