Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Volume 63

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1866 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 118 - That no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandises, 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 201 - ... and funds in the hands of such executor, administrator, guardian, or trustee, shall be liable in like manner, and to the same extent as the testator or intestate, or the ward or person interested in such trust fund would have been, if he had been living and competent to act, and held the same stock in his own name.
Page 528 - ... if after any cause of action shall have accrued, the person against whom it has 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 105 - In other words, as the rule is now more briefly expressed, "parol contemporaneous evidence is inadmissible to contradict or vary the terms of a valid written instrument.
Page 37 - J., in which the plaintiffs sought to recover damages for an injury alleged to have been received by the female plaintiff, in consequence of...
Page 118 - No contract for the sale of goods, wares, and merchandise, for the price of thirty dollars, or upwards, shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer...
Page 243 - June, and to quit and deliver up the premises to the lessor or his attorney, peaceably and quietly at the end of the term, in as good order and condition, reasonable use and wear thereof, fire and other unavoidable casualties excepted, as the same now are...
Page 631 - When the act of a party may be given in evidence, his declarations made at the time, and calculated to elucidate and explain the character and quality of the act, and so connected with it as to constitute one transaction, and so as to derive credit from the act itself, are admissible in evidence.
Page 90 - The parties of the first part "do hereby agree to sell the parties of the second part all of the said property . . . for the consideration of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand ($150,000) Dollars, which is to be paid by the parties of the second part to the parties of the first part...
Page 511 - It is the province of the judge, who presides at the trial, to decide all questions on the admissibility of evidence. It is also his province to decide any preliminary questions of fact, however intricate, the solution of which may be necessary to enable him to determine the other question of admissibility...

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