Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Volume 186

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H.O. Houghton and Company, 1905 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 467 - Samuel executives of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made.
Page 307 - In witness whereof, the party of the first part has caused its corporate seal to be hereunto affixed and these presents to be signed by its duly authorized officer the day and year first above written.
Page 607 - ... brought into, produced, manufactured, or being within the same ; to be issued and disposed of by warrant, under the hand of the governor of this Commonwealth for the time being, with the advice and consent of the council, for the public service, in the necessary defence and support of the government of the said Commonwealth, and the protection and preservation of the subjects thereof, according to such acts as are or shall be in force within the same.
Page 384 - ... collect and reduce to money the property of the estates for which they are trustees, under the direction of the court, and close up the estate as ezpeditiously as is compatible with the best interests of the parties in interest...
Page 605 - The purpose is not to repay any sums advanced to them as inducement to enlist. The bounty to be paid cannot be regarded in the light of compensation for services rendered ; for their services as soldiers were not rendered to the town, and the town had nothing to do with their compensation. The war has been over for many years, and the payment of these bounties cannot encourage enlistments, or in any way affect the public service or promote the public welfare. The direct primary object is to benefit...
Page 416 - The plaintiff indeed does not contend that it is not. As a general rule, when the period of limitation prescribed by statute has begun to run, it will continue to run unless the case is brought within one or more of the exceptions provided by the statute. We do not see why the same rule should not apply to limitations by contract: Wilson v.
Page 294 - And as to my worldly estate and all the property, real personal, or mixed, of which I shall die seized and possessed, or to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease...
Page 13 - Thus, if in the midst of negotiations instituted by the broker, and which were plainly and evidently approaching success, the seller should revoke the authority of the broker, with the view of concluding the bargain without his aid, and avoiding the payment of commissions about to be earned, it might well be Ťaid that the due performance of his obligation by the broker was purposely prevented by the principal.
Page 394 - ... all his former accounts may be so far opened as to correct any mistake or error therein...
Page 232 - If James had died a natural death at the time he was sentenced to imprisonment in the state prison for the term of his natural life, the...

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