An Introduction to the Law Relative to Trials at Nisi Prius

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Printed, 1788 - Nisi prius - 336 pages
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Page 279 - ... 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 lawfully authorized.
Page 40 - Hall rode out of town, and returned in the evening, before which a bailiff had been at his shop to arrest him; the next morning he sent for the bailiff, and told him he went out in order to get the term of the plaintiff, and now the return of the writ was out, if they would take out a new writ he would give bail, which was done accordingly; this was held to be an act of bankruptcy (d).
Page 181 - Geo. 4, c. 16, s. 50, by which it is enacted, that " where there has been mutual credit given by the bankrupt and any other person, or where there are mutual debts between the bankrupt and any other person, the Commissioners shall state the account between them, and one debt or demand may be set against another...
Page 85 - JS may have his action for treading down the corn, as the owner is not jointly concerned in the growing corn, but is to have half after it is reaped by way of rent, which may be of other things than money : though in Co.
Page 312 - And if there be two or more plaintiffs or defendants, and one or more of them shall die, if the cause of action shall survive to the surviving plaintiff or plaintiffs, or against the surviving defendant or defendants, the writ or action shall not be thereby abated; but such death being suggested upon the record, the action shall proceed...
Page 257 - Act against fraudulent deeds, giftes, alienations," &c.), was passed " for the avoiding and abolishing of feigned, covinous and fraudulent feoffments, gifts, grants, alienations, conveyances, bonds, suits, judgments, and executions, as •well of lands and tenements, as of goods and chattels...
Page 62 - I have a writ against you ;' upon which, he submits, turns back, or goes with him, though the bailiff never touched him, yet it is an arrest, because he submitted to the process.
Page 24 - ... and any other plea with the leave of the Court ; and if upon issue joined thereon the jury shall find the amends so tendered to have been sufficient...
Page 34 - Prius, he is stated to have holden that the tenant who had erected a barn upon the premises, and put it upon pattens and blocks of timber lying upon the ground, but not fixed in or to the ground, might by the custom of the country take them away at the end of his term.
Page 231 - ... in which such recovery was suffered, and the persons joining in such recovery had a sufficient estate, and power to suffer the same.

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