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ACTION OF CONTRACT Administrator agent agreement alleged exceptions amount answer application arrest assessment assignment attachment averred barque bill bond breach by-laws Carlton claim Clark commenced common pleas Commonwealth condition conveyed corporation court of common court of equity covenant creditor Cush damages debt debtor declaration deed defendant defendant's demand deposit note discharge Eastport entitled equity evidence execution fact Fire Insurance Company Greenl indorsed insolvent interest issue judge judgment land lease liable loss ment mortgage Mount Hope mutual fire insurance Mutual Insurance Mutual Insurance Company notice objection officer Old Colony Railroad paid parties payment person Pick plaintiff possession premises promissory note prove provisions purchase question Railroad real estate recover refused replevin rule sold statute statute of frauds stipulation sufficient suit tenant thereof tiff tion TORT trial trustee valid verdict void warrant Washington County Worcester writ
Page 206 - ... after the agreement has been reduced into writing, it is competent to the parties, at any time before breach of it, by a new contract not in writing, either altogether to waive, dissolve, or annul the former agreement, or in any manner to add to, or subtract from, or vary, or qualify the terms of it, and thus to make a new contract, which is to be proved partly by the written agreement, and partly by the subsequent verbal terms engrafted upon what will be thus left of the written agreement.
Page 1 - The power we allude to is rather the police power, the power vested in the legislature by the constitution, to make, ordain, and establish all manner of wholesome and reasonable laws, statutes, and ordinances, either with penalties or without, not repugnant to the constitution, as they shall judge to be for the good and welfare of the commonwealth, and of the subjects of the same.
Page 70 - I believe quite correctly, that "the rule of law is laid down with perfect correctness in the case of Butterfield v. Forrester, II East, 60, that, although there may have been negligence on the part of the plaintiff, yet unless he might, by the exercise of ordinary care, have avoided the consequences of the defendant's negligence, he is entitled to recover ; if by ordinary care he might have avoided them, he is the author of his own wrong.
Page 117 - Wright (a), it was held that an action for money had and received...
Page 262 - ... mentioned, shall be conclusive of the right of the person or persons in whose favor granted, to remove such fugitive to the State or Territory from which he escaped, and shall prevent all molestation of such person or persons by any process issued by any court, judge, magistrate, or other person whomsoever.
Page 66 - This rule is obviously founded on the great principle of social duty, that every man, in the management of his own affairs, whether by himself or by his agents or servants, shall so conduct them as not to injure another; and if he does not, and another thereby sustains damage, he shall answer for it.
Page 184 - ... company after the expiration of twelve months next after such loss or damage shall have occurred, the lapse of time shall be taken and deemed as conclusive evidence against the validity of such claim thereby so attempted to be enforced.
Page 95 - ... the law considers such publication as malicious unless it is fairly made by a person in the discharge of some public or private duty, whether legal or moral, or in the conduct of his own affairs, in matters where his interest is concerned.
Page 289 - Each of said notes shall be payable, in part or in whole, at any time when the directors shall deem the same requisite for the payment of losses by fire or inland navigation, and such incidental expenses as may be necessary for transacting the business of said company.