Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia, in the Year ..., Volume 1

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Edward O. Jenkins, 1847 - Equity
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Page v - One shall be appointed for the term of six years, one for the term of four years, and one for the term of two years...
Page 97 - Mind the Mortality of My body and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die do make and ordain this my Last Will and Testament...
Page 408 - the rule of law is clear, that, where one, by his words or conduct, wilfully causes another to believe in the existence of a certain state of things, and induces him to act on that belief, so as to alter his own previous position, the former is concluded from averring against the latter, a different state of things, as existing at the same time.
Page 153 - In one word, the gist of .this kind of action is, that the defendant, upon the circumstances of the case, is obliged by the ties of natural justice and equity to refund the money.
Page 608 - That government can scarcely be deemed to be free, where the rights of property are left solely dependent upon the will of a legislative body, without any restraint. The fundamental maxims of a free government seem to require, that the rights of personal liberty and private property should be held sacred.
Page 4 - Haisten for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to him in hand paid, at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained sold and conveyed...
Page 546 - That in controversies respecting property, and in suits between man and man, the ancient trial by jury is preferable to any other, and ought to be held sacred.
Page 353 - A rule was obtained, calling on the plaintiff to show cause why the verdict should not be set aside...
Page 353 - ... sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the contract, or in part payment, or unless some note or memorandum in writing of the contract or sale be signed by the party to be charged or his agent in that behalf.
Page xiii - Court either party shall die, the proper representatives in the personalty or realty of the deceased party, according to the nature of the case, may voluntarily come in and be admitted parties to the suit, and thereupon the cause shall be heard and determined as in other cases...

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