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action alleged amount appellant appellee assessment assumpsit attorney authority award bill bond cause remanded Charles Hay charter charter-party Chicago church Circuit Court City of Chicago claim complainant contract Cook county corporation counsel Court of Cook court of equity damages debt declaration decree deed defendant delivered the opinion dower election evidence execution fact fence filed fraud fraudulent garnishee held instruction interest Iroquois county issue Judge Judgment reversed jurisdiction jury Justice Knox county land LaSalle county legislature liable lien matter ment Messrs mortgage mortgagor Muhlke notice ordinance Ossian Guthrie owner paid parties payment Peoria county person plaintiff in error plea possession premises presiding proceedings proof purchase question railroad reason record recover rendered replevin road Starkweather statute suit supervisor Syllabus synod taxes Tazewell county term testimony tion town trial trustees Uhlich valid verdict void witness writ
Page 346 - ... when the party by his own contract creates a duty or charge upon himself, he is bound to make it good, if he may, notwithstanding any accident by inevitable necessity, because he might have provided against it by his contract.
Page 34 - I take the effect of repealing a statute to be, to obliterate it as completely from the records of the Parliament as if it had never passed; and it must be considered as a law that never existed, except for the purpose of those actions which were commenced, prosecuted, and concluded, whilst it was an existing law.
Page 333 - It is a general and well settled principle that the assignee of a chose in action takes it subject to...
Page 352 - The principle seems to us to be that, in contracts in which the performance depends on the continued existence of a given person or thing, a condition is implied that the impossibility of performance arising from the perishing of the person or thing shall excuse the per formance.
Page 224 - The corporate authorities of counties, townships, school districts, cities, towns, and villages may be vested with power to assess and collect taxes for corporate purposes...
Page 179 - Lastly, it is generally true, that an infant can make no other contract that will bind' him; yet he may bind himself to pay for his necessary meat, drink, apparel, physic, and such other necessaries; and likewise for his good teaching and instruction whereby he may profit himself afterwards, (e) And thus much at present, for the privileges and disabilities of infants.
Page 443 - ... special assessment, a charge upon the property assessed therefor, for the full period of five years from the confirmation of the original assessment and for such longer period as may be required to collect, in due course of law, any new assessment ordered within that period.
Page 535 - ... he who bargains in a matter of advantage with a person placing a confidence in him, is bound to show that a reasonable use has been made of that confidence, a rule applying equally to all persons standing in confidential relations with each other.