Reports of cases argued and determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature and in the Court for the Trial of Impeachments and Correction of Errors in the state of New-York, Volume 12
New York (State). Supreme Court, William Johnson, New York (State). Court for the Trial of Impeachments and the Correction of Errors
Banks & Brothers, 1853 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 70 - ... hereditaments, shall at any time after the said four and twentieth day of June be assigned, granted or surrendered, unless it be by deed or note in writing, signed by the party so assigning, granting or surrendering the same, or their agents thereunto lawfully authorized by writing, or by act and operation of law.
Page 69 - J., delivered the opinion of the Court. The single question in this case is, whether...
Page 183 - J., the defendant's counsel moved for a non-suit on the ground that the...
Page 172 - A, 2, Pleader 2, W, 9, 14. In the case of Warren v. Lynch, 5 Johns. 244, this court decided, that a scrawl for a seal, with an (LS) was not a seal, and deserved no notice; and that calling a paper a deed will not make it one, if it want the requisite formalities. The oyer of the contract, therefore, set out in the count under consideration, can have no effect; for we cannot tell that the original differs from it, or possesses any of the properties of a seal.
Page 231 - States ; provided the officer committing shall, at the same time, deliver an account in writing, signed by himself, of the crime with which the said prisoner is charged.
Page 12 - ... of such a contract, and instead of endeavoring to enforce it presumes it to be void and seeks to prevent the defendant from retaining the benefit which he derived from an unlawful act, then it is consonant to the spirit and policy of the law that the plaintiff should recover.
Page 401 - In contracts for provisions, it is always implied that they are wholesome ; and if they be not, the same remedy may be had.
Page 69 - ... made or created by livery and seisin only, or by parol, and not put in writing, and signed by the parties so making or creating the same, or their agents thereunto lawfully authorized by writing, shall have the force and effect of leases or estates at will only...
Page 357 - ... issuing in the king's name from the court of king's bench, and directed to any person, corporation, or inferior court of judicature within the king's dominions, requiring them to do some particular thing therein specified, which appertains to their office and duty, and which the court of king's bench has previously determined, or at least supposes, to be consonant to right and justice.