The Connecticut Digest: Comprising All the Decisions in Kirby's Reports, the Two Volumes of Root's Reports, the Five Volumes of Day's Reports, and the First Seven Volumes, and a Part of the Eight, of Connecticut Reports [1764-1830]; Also, Some of the Analogous Decisions by the Courts of the Neighboring States and of the United States, Together with Critical and Explanatory Observations on the Digest of Judge Swift
H. Howe & Company, 1833 - Law reports, digests, etc - 553 pages
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Page 152 - That no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandise, for the price of ten pounds 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 144 - ... upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof; (6) 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 some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Page 144 - June no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise, to answer damages out of his own estate; or whereby to charge the defendant upon any special promise to answer for, the debt, default or miscarriages of another person...
Page 152 - ... except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain, or in part payment or that some note or memorandum in writing of the said bargain be made and signed by the parties to be charged by such contract, or by their agents thereunto lawfully authorized.
Page 162 - A deed from a parent to a child, for the consideration of love and affection, is not absolutely void as against creditors. It may be so under certain circumstances...
Page 72 - An annuity is a yearly payment of a certain sum of money, granted to another in fee, for life, or years, charging the person of the grantor only.
Page 56 - Tenant at will is, where lands or tenements are let by one man to another, to have and to hold to him at the will of the lessor, by force of which lease the lessee is in possession.
Page 305 - States, and treaties made, or which shall be made, under their authority ; to all cases affecting ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls ; to all cases of admiralty and maritime jurisdiction ; to controversies to which the United States...
Page 157 - We may, therefore, safely conclude, that a voluntary sale of chattels, with an agreement, either in or out of the deed, that the vendor may keep possession, is, except in special cases, and for special reasons, to be shown to, and approved of, by the court, fraudulent and void, as against creditors.