Laws of the State of Illinois Enacted by the General Assembly

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Blackwell & Berry, 1874 - Law
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Page 304 - ... 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 95 - ... bank notes or bills, whether such bank be situate in this state, or not, shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary not less than one year, nor more than fourteen years ; and all such dies, plates, apparatus, paper, metal or machine intended for the...
Page 215 - Every husband, wife, child, parent, guardian, employer or other person, who shall be injured in person or property, or means of support, by any intoxicated person, or in consequence of the intoxication, habitual or otherwise, of any person...
Page 254 - The time in which any act provided by law is to be done is computed by excluding the first day and including the last, unless the last day is a holiday, and then it is also excluded.
Page 150 - no person shall be disqualified as a witness, in any civil action or proceeding, by reason of his interest in the event of the same, as a party, or otherwise, or by reason of his conviction of a crime ; but, such interest or conviction may be shown for the purpose of affecting his credibility.
Page 25 - ... and by that name they and their successors shall and may have succession, and shall be persons in law capable of suing and...
Page 124 - If two or more persons assemble for the purpose of disturbing the public peace, or committing any unlawful act, and do not disperse on being desired or commanded so to do by a public officer, the persons so offending are severally guilty of a misdemeanor.
Page 77 - Eliz. c. 2, to be punished by six months' imprisonment, and treble damages to the party injured. Maintenance. 12. Maintenance is an offence that bears a near relation to the former, being an officious intermeddling in a suit that no way belongs to one, by maintaining or assisting either party, with money or otherwise to prosecute or defend it; a practice that was greatly encouraged by the first introduction of uses.
Page 103 - In cases of voluntary manslaughter, there must be a serious and highly provoking injury inflicted upon the person killing, sufficient to excite an irresistible passion in a reasonable person, or an attempt, by the person killed, to commit a serious personal injury on the person killing.
Page 304 - The words of the statute are, that " 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...

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