Massachusetts Reports, Volume 203

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1910 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 670 - June, and to quit and deliver up the premises to the lessor or his attorney, peaceably and quietly at the end of the term, in as good order and condition, reasonable use and wear thereof, fire and other unavoidable casualties excepted, as the same now are...
Page 244 - Every city, except Boston, and every town which accepts the provisions of this section or has accepted the corresponding provisions of earlier laws may...
Page 184 - The second principle is that where persons form such an association, or begin or start the project of one, from that time they do stand in a confidential relation to each other and to all others who may subsequently become members or subscribers, and it is not competent for any of them to purchase property for the purpose of such a company and then sell it at an advance without a full disclosure of the facts.
Page 213 - States, differ from judgments recovered in a foreign country in no other respect than in not being reexaminable on their merits, nor impeachable for fraud in obtaining them, if rendered by a court having jurisdiction of the cause and of the parties.
Page 192 - I think it an inevitable inference from the circumstances of the case that every member of the company assented to the purchase, and the company is bound in a matter intra vires by the unanimous agreement of its members.
Page 707 - A pledgee of stock transferred as collateral security shall be entitled to a new certificate if the instrument of transfer substantially describes the debt or duty which is intended to be secured thereby.
Page 207 - The clause of the federal constitution which requires full faith and credit to be given in each state to the records and judicial proceedings of every other state...
Page 83 - ... that it is founded in honesty and good sense, and rests on authority as well as on principle, although the decision of the house was placed on another ground. The soundness of the doctrine declared by the lord chancellor has been recognized in numerous cases. Indeed, it is but an application of the common maxim that he who seeks equity must present himself in court with clean hands.
Page 214 - May, 1790, the judgment is made a debt of record, not examinable upon its merits ; but it does not carry with it, into another State, the efficacy of a judgment upon property or persons, to be enforced by execution. To give it the force of a judgment in another State, it must be made a judgment there, and can only be executed in the latter as its laws may permit.
Page 371 - Scituate, 5 Allen 120. We think that the referee's finding of fact that the plaintiff was guilty of an intentional departure from the contract, in a substantial matter, is conclusive against his right to recover, as well under the rule in Massachusetts as it would be under that in other States. It shows a lack of good faith on the part of the plaintiff in his dealings with the defendants under the contract.

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