The American Lawyer and Business-man's Form-book: Containing Forms and Instructions for Contracts, Arbitration and Award, Assignments ... &c., &c., Together with the Laws of the Various States on Household and Homestead Exemptions from Execution, Deed ... Mechanics' Lien, Collection of Debts, Limitation of Actions, Regulating Contracts, Chattel Mortgages, Rights of Married Women, Dower, Rates of Interest, Usury and Wills; and a Map and Seal for Each State in the Union

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Phelps & Fanning, 1851 - Commercial law - 359 pages
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Page 242 - ... any contract or sale of lands, tenements or hereditaments, or any interest in or concerning them ; or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof, 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 or her lawfully authorized.
Page 108 - Attorney for me and in my name, place and stead to (227), giving and granting unto my said Attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully, to all intents and purposes, as I might or could do if personally present...
Page 67 - ... together with all and singular the tenements, hereditaments, and 'appurtenances, thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining, and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, rents, issues, and profits thereof...
Page 198 - ... every such conveyance not so recorded shall be void as against any subsequent purchaser, in good faith and for a valuable consideration of the same real estate, or any portion thereof, whose conveyance shall be first duly recorded.
Page 277 - ... upon any contract for the sale of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or any interest in or concerning them ; or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof; 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...
Page 33 - Snyder, of the second part, witnesseth, that the said party of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby confessed and acknowledged...
Page 164 - That no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandise, for the price of ten pounds sterling or upwards, shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain, or in part payment...
Page 58 - C. D., his executors, administrators or assigns ; for which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators firmly by these presents. Sealed with my seal.
Page 255 - June no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise, to answer damages out of his own estate...
Page 150 - ... he has not, directly or indirectly, made any agreement or contract, in any way or manner, with any person or persons whatsoever, by which the title which he might acquire from the government of the United States should inure, in whole or in part, to the benefit of any person except himself...

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