Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Volume 10

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Page 207 - In contracts likewise for sales, it is constantly understood that the seller undertakes that the commodity he sells is his own ; and if it proves otherwise, an action on the case lies against him, to exact damages for this deceit.
Page 233 - ... to plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence...
Page 63 - The court instructed the jury, that if they were satisfied from the evidence...
Page 483 - Vattel, domicil, which he defines to be, " a habitation fixed in any place, with an intention of always staying there.
Page 251 - The action of indebitatus assumpsit for money had and received to the use of the plaintiff...
Page 381 - The jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff, and the defendant moved for a new trial because of this direction to the jury.
Page 428 - At the trial before me a verdict was taken for the plaintiffs, subject to the opinion of the court, on a...
Page 345 - ... arrests, restraints, and detainments of all kings, princes, and people, of what nation, condition, or quality soever, barratry of the master and mariners, and of all other perils, losses, and misfortunes, that have or shall come to the hurt, detriment, or damage of the said goods and merchandises, and ship, &c., or any part thereof.
Page 311 - II., c. 7, it is enacted that " no tradesman, artificer, workman, laborer, or other person whatsoever, shall do or exercise any worldly labor, business, or work of their ordinary callings upon the Lord's day, or any part thereof (works of necessity and charity only excepted...
Page 329 - ... was to be set aside, and a verdict entered for the defendant ; otherwise the verdict was to stand.

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