Massachusetts Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Volume 34

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Page 299 - ... if the court should be of opinion that the plaintiff was entitled to recover.
Page 542 - Frauds, provides, inter alia, that no action shall be brought to charge any person upon any contract or sale of lands or any interest in or concerning them...
Page 443 - HOLMES delivered the opinion of the court. The question in this case is whether the following instrument is entitled to probate: "Washington, DC Aug. 31
Page 46 - It may require modification, perhaps, under particular circumstances. For instance, in applying the rule to the ancient margin of the river, to ascertain the extent of each proprietor's title on that margin, the general line ought to be taken, and not the actual length of the line on that margin, if it happens to be elongated by deep indentations or sharp projections. In such case, it should be reduced by an equitable and judicious estimate to the general available line of the land upon the river.
Page 234 - In general terms, one may be designated as an inhabitant of that place, which constitutes the principal seat of his residence, of his business, pursuits, connections, attachments, and of his political and municipal relations. It is manifest, therefore, that it embraces the fact of residence at a place, with the intent to regard it and make it his home. The act and intent must concur, and the intent may be inferred from declarations and conduct.
Page 371 - Nottingham, nonsuited the plaintiff, with leave to move to set aside the nonsuit, and enter a verdict for the plaintiff, if the court should be of opinion that he was entitled to recover.
Page 46 - The rule is: 1, to measure the * whole extent of the ancient bank or line of the river, and compute how many rods, yards, or feet each riparian proprietor owned on the river line ; 2, the next step is, supposing the former line, for instance, to amount to 200 rods, to divide the newly formed...
Page 104 - The presumption is that the owners of the land on each side go to the centre of the road, and they have the exclusive right to the soil subject to the right of passage in the public:
Page 578 - And at the end, or other sooner determination of their copartnership, the said copartners, each to the other, shall and will make a true, just, and final account of all things relating to their said business, and in all things truly adjust the same; and all...
Page 41 - When, to complete the division, lines are to be drawn from the points at which the proprietors respectively bounded on the old, to the points thus determined, as the points of division on the newly formed shore.

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