The Theory of Contract in Its Social Light

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T. & T. Clark, 1897 - Contracts - 96 pages

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Page 86 - A contract of sale of goods is a contract whereby the seller transfers or agrees to transfer the property in goods to the buyer for a money consideration, called the price.
Page 87 - Partnership is the relation which subsists between persons carrying on a business in common with a view of profit.
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Page 21 - When the law enforces contracts, it does so to prevent disappointment of well-founded expectations, which, though they usually arise from expressions truly representing intention, yet may occasionally arise otherwise. If, for instance, one of the parties to a contract enters into it, and induces the other party to enter into it, resolved all the while not to perform his part under it, the contract will surely be good, nevertheless. Not only will the dishonest contractor be unable to set up...
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Page 21 - B2. *Indeed when the question is once raised it is hard to see how it can be supposed that the true consensus of the parties is within the province of law, which must needs regard not the will itself but the will as expressed...
Page 86 - Where under a contract of sale the property in the goods is transferred from the seller to the buyer the contract is called a sale; but where the transfer of the property in the goods is to take place at a future time or subject to some condition thereafter to be fulfilled the contract is called an agreement to sell.

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