Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Volume 81

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Page 611 - All corporations, whether they expire by their own limitation, or are otherwise dissolved, shall nevertheless be continued for the term of three years from such expiration or dissolution bodies corporate for the purpose of prosecuting and defending suits by or against them, and of enabling them gradually to settle and close their...
Page 599 - IT is essential to the preservation of the rights of every individual, his life, liberty, property and character, that there be an impartial interpretation of the laws, and administration of justice. It is the right of every citizen to be tried by judges as free, impartial and independent as the lot of humanity will admit.
Page 226 - It may be proved by express declaration, or by acts and declarations manifesting an intent and purpose not to claim the supposed advantage, or by a course of acts and conduct, or by so neglecting and failing to act, as to induce a belief that it was his intention and purpose to waive.
Page 178 - It is the common question every day at Guildhall, when one of two innocent persons must suffer by the fraud or negligence of a third, which of the two gave credit. Here it appears that the plaintiff trusted Thomas (the agent), and he must therefore take the consequences.
Page 631 - the owner of land, who has made a verbal contract for the sale of standing wood to be cut and severed from the freehold by the purchaser, may at any time revoke the license which he thereby gives to the purchaser to enter his land to cut and carry away the wood, so far as it relates to any wood not cut at the time of the revocation.
Page 323 - ... determined cases seem to go thus far, that the general engagement of the wife shall operate upon her personal property, shall apply to the rents and profits of her real estate, and that her trustees shall be obliged to apply personal estate, and rents and profits when they arise, to the satisfaction of such general engagement...
Page 661 - Provided, that in actions where one of the original parties to the contract or cause of action in issue and on trial is dead...
Page 344 - State, and if after any cause of action shall have accrued, the person against whom it shall have accrued shall be absent from and reside out of the State, the time of his absence shall not be taken as any part of the time limited for the commencement of the action.
Page 165 - And, first, it was resolved when an entry, authority, or license, is given to any one by the law, and he doth abuse it, he shall be a trespasser ah initio: but where an entry, authority, or license, is given by the party, and he abuses it, there he must be punished for his abuse, but shall not be a trespasser ab initio.
Page 326 - Eastham & others. of her separate estate, they are paid pari passu; whereas if the instruments took effect as appointments under a power they would rank according to the priorities of their dates. It is quite clear therefore that there is nothing in such a transaction, which has any resemblance to the execution of a power.

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