Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Volume 62

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1862 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 339 - THIS was an action of trespass for breaking and entering the plaintiff's close in the town of Mount Washington, and was tried in the Court of Common Pleas, before BYINGTON, J.
Page 77 - Illegitimate children shall follow and have the settlement of their mother at the time of their birth, if she then has any within the State...
Page 271 - ... expenses : And all persons belonging to any religious society shall be taken and held to be members, until they shall file with the clerk of such society a written notice declaring the dissolution of their membership, and thenceforth shall not be liable for any grant or contract which may be thereafter made or entered into by...
Page 480 - The question for the opinion of the court is, — whether the plaintiffs are entitled to recover against the defendant any, and, if any, what, sum of money exceeding the amount paid into court.
Page 479 - Ship, &c., or any part thereof; and in case of any Loss or Misfortune, it shall be lawful to the Assured, their Factors, Servants, and Assigns. to sue, labour, and travel for, in and about the Defence. Safeguard and Recovery of the said Goods and Merchandises and Ship, &c., or any part thereof, without Prejudice to this Insurance ; to the Charges whereof we, the Assurers, will contribute. each one according to the Rate and Quantity of his sum herein assured.
Page 220 - House, and steal therein any Chattel, Money, or valuable Security, every such Offender, being convicted thereof, shall be liable to any of the Punishments which the Court may award as hereinbefore last mentioned.
Page 510 - ... to appoint or allow any person as next friend for a minor. to commence, prosecute or defend any suit in his behalf.
Page 212 - Easton, in that county, and the property belonged to John McDonald. At the trial in the court of common pleas, before Wells, CJ the evidence tended to prove that said property was in the stable of the owner, who was absent. The said James White represented to Josiah White, Jr. the other defendant, that he had hired the horse and wagon of the owner, and invited him to go to North Bridgewater. They harnessed the horse about 5 o'clock...
Page 167 - Commonwealth shall, at the annual meeting thereof, for the choice of town officers, choose by written or printed ballots, a School Committee consisting of three, five, or seven persons, who shall have the general charge and superintendence of all the public schools in said town, which are supported at the expense thereof.
Page 440 - ... to the Metropolitan Board of Works for the time being ; and in case any building, structure, or erection be erected, or be begun to be erected or raised, without such consent or contrary to the terms and conditions on which the same may have been granted, it shall be lawful for the vestry of the parish or the board of works for the district in which such building or erection is situate to cause to be made complaint thereof before a justice of the peace...

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