The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the British Law: Defining and Interpreting the Terms Or Words of Art, and Comprising Also Copious Information on the Subjects of Trade and Government, Volume 1

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J. and W.T. Clarke, 1835 - Law
 

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Page 68 - By marriage, the husband and wife are one person in law: that is, the very being or legal existence of the woman is suspended during the marriage, or at least is incorporated and consolidated into that of the husband...
Page 58 - That if any bankrupt, at the time he becomes bankrupt, shall, by the consent and permission of the true owner thereof, have in his possession, order, or disposition, any goods or chattels whereof he was reputed owner...
Page 51 - ... all persons using the trade of merchandise by way of bargaining, exchange, bartering, commission, consignment, or otherwise, in gross or by retail, and all persons who either for themselves or as agents or factors for others seek their living by buying and selling, or by buying and letting for hire, or by the workmanship of goods or commodities...
Page 62 - ... due on either side on the balance of such account, and no more, shall be claimed or paid on either side respectively...
Page 4 - It seems that an assault is an attempt, or offer, with force and violence, to do a corporal hurt to another; as by striking at him with, or without, a weapon; or presenting a gun at...
Page 59 - ... transferred to any of his children, or any other person, any hereditaments, offices, fees, annuities, leases, goods, or chattels, or have delivered or made over to any such person any bills, bonds, notes, or other securities, or have transferred his debts to any other person or...
Page 75 - And therefore if a woman commit theft, burglary, or other civil offences against the laws of society, by the coercion of her husband, or even in his company, (which the law construes a coercion,) she is not guilty of any crime ; being considered as acting by compulsion, and not of her own will.

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