Digest of the Decisions of the Supreme Judicial Court, of the State of Maine: Contained in Greenleaf's, Fairfield's, Appleton's, and Shepley's Reports; and Comprising Twenty-six Volumes of the Maine Reports. [1820-1847]

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Masters, Smith & Company, 1849 - Law reports, digests, etc - 682 pages
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Page 176 - The plaintiff sought to recover the value of such work as an item of damages, but the court held that the measure of damages was the difference between the value of the oxen at the time of the conversion and their value at the time they were retaken by the plaintiff.
Page 238 - And he gave and devised all the residue of his real and personal estate to his wife and children equally, as tenants in common.
Page 7 - Devises, 679, the plain intent of the deed was to put the purchaser in the place of the vendor, and that...
Page 202 - CD, his heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons claiming by, through, or under us, but against none other.
Page 627 - Cases may be found in which it is held, that, where the computation is to be made from an act done, the day on which the act is done is to be included.
Page 436 - ... all actions of account, and upon the case, other than such accounts as concern the trade of merchandise between merchant and merchant, their factors or servants...
Page 283 - NP 181. So, in Herman v. Drinkwater, 1 Greenleaf 27, a shipmaster having received a trunk of goods on board his vessel, to be carried to another port, which, on the passage he broke open and rifled of its contents; the owner of the goods proving the delivery of the trunk and its violation, was admitted...
Page 225 - It would require an express declaration, or something equivalent thereto, to sustain such an inference; and it may be considered as the *general rule, that a grant of land bounded upon a highway or river, carries the fee in the highway or river to the centre of it, provided the grantor at the time owned to the centre, and there be no words or specific description to show a contrary intent.
Page 257 - Whether a party misrepresenting a material fact knew it to be false, or made the assertion without knowing whether it was true or false, is wholly immaterial; for the affirmation of what one does not know or believe to be true is equally, in morals and law, as unjustifiable as the affirmation of what is known to be positively false...
Page 228 - Greenleaf, 154, it was held that things personal in their nature, but fitted and prepared to be used with real estate, and essential to its beneficial enjoyment, being on the land at the time of its conveyance by deed, pass with the realty...

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