Cases Determined in the St. Louis and the Kansas City Courts of Appeals of the State of Missouri, Volume 30

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E. W. Stephens., 1888 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 204 - This rule excludes all evidence of collateral facts, or those which are incapable of affording any reasonable presumption or inference, as to the principal fact or matter in dispute...
Page 101 - An unconditional promise in writing to accept a bill before it is drawn is deemed an actual acceptance in favor of every person who upon the faith thereof, receives the bill for value.
Page 533 - Then when a man useth his art or his skill to take them, to sell and dispose of for his profit ; this is his trade ; and he that hinders another in his trade or livelihood is liable to an action for so hindering him.
Page 119 - No county, city, town, township, school district, or other political corporation, or subdivision of the State, shall be allowed to become indebted, in any manner, or for any purpose, to an amount exceeding, in any year, the income and revenue provided for such year...
Page 472 - All property of the wife, held by her previous to the marriage, or which she may become entitled to after the marriage, in any manner, is the separate estate of the wife, and is not subject to the payment of the debts of the husband.
Page 170 - In the one case, A. sells to B. ; in the other, he only promises to sell. In the one case, as B. becomes the owner of the goods themselves as soon as the contract is completed by mutual assent, if they are lost or destroyed he is the sufferer.
Page 561 - The vendor of personal property in a suit against the vendee for not taking and paying for the property, has the choice ordinarily of either one of three methods to indemnify himself. (1). He may store or retain the property for the vendee, and sue him for the entire purchase price. (2). He may sell the property, acting as the agent for this purpose of the vendee, and recover the difference between the contract price and the price...
Page 313 - ... where one of the original parties to the contract or cause of action in issue and on trial is dead, or is shown to the court to be insane, the other party shall not be permitted to testify in his own favor...

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