Massachusetts Reports, Volume 195

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Case of insane pauper and determination by the Supreme Judicial Court of the Bridgewater Asylum as a hospital rather than a prison.

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Page 587 - The sale, transfer or assignment, in bulk, of any part or the whole of a stock of merchandise, or merchandise and the fixtures pertaining to the conducting of said business, otherwise than in the ordinary course of trade and in the regular and usual prosecution of the business of the seller, transferrer or assignor, shall be void as against the creditors of the seller...
Page 598 - While the question of dependency may involve principles of law, the fact remains that dependency is a question of fact to be determined from all the circumstances of the case and the burden of proving it rests upon him who claims it.
Page 226 - On the other hand, where the question is one of public right, and the object of the mandamus is to procure the enforcement of a public duty, the people are regarded as the real party...
Page 529 - ... shall be subject to and pay into the treasury of the Commonwealth, annually, a tax at the rate of five mills upon each dollar of the actual value of its whole capital stock...
Page 214 - AC 239. We do not rest our decision in this case (as we have been urged to do by the plaintiff) on cases like Peabody v. Norfolk, 98 Mass. 452, Lumley v.
Page 418 - Drake, testified positively that in their opinions he was under the influence of intoxicating liquor at the time of the accidents in question.
Page 214 - ... the two is recognized by Wells, J., in Walker v. Cronin, 107 Mass. 555; the first count in that case went on the first right, and the second and third counts on the second right. Again, the existence of the two is recognized and stated by Holmes, J., in May v. Wood, 172 Mass. 11, 14, 15, 51 NE 191.
Page 578 - ... when the ancestor by any gift or conveyance takes an estate of freehold, and in the same gift or conveyance an estate is limited either mediately or immediately to his heirs in fee or in tail ; that always in such cases (the heirs) are words of limitation of the estate, and not words of purchase.
Page 608 - And while the public charges of government, or any part thereof, shall be assessed on polls and estates, in the manner that has hitherto been practised, in order that such assessments may be made with equality, there shall be a valuation of estates within the commonwealth, taken anew once in every ten years at least, and as much oftener as the general court shall order.
Page 588 - ... or paying therefor, notify personally or by registered mail every creditor whose name and address are stated in said list, or of which he has knowledge, of the proposed sale and...

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