Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law: With Tables of the Cases and Principal Matters, Volume 21

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T. and J.W. Johnson, law booksellers, 1864 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 317 - Be it known that as well in own name as for and in the name and names of all and every other person or persons to whom the same doth, may, or shall appertain, in part or in all...
Page 433 - That in actions of debt, or upon the case, grounded upon any simple contract, no acknowledgment or promise by words only shall be deemed sufficient evidence of a new or continuing contract, whereby to take any case out of the operation of the...
Page 515 - But when the party by his own contract creates a duty or charge upon himself, he is bound to make it good, if he may, notwithstanding any accident by inevitable necessity, because he might have provided against it by his contract.
Page 455 - ... voluntarily convey, assign, transfer, charge, deliver, or make over any estate, real or personal, security for money, bond, bill, note, money, property, goods, or effects whatsoever, to any creditor or creditors, or to any person or persons in trust for, or to or for the use, benefit, or advantage of any creditor or creditors; every such conveyance...
Page 43 - That for the Purposes of this Act the Night shall be considered and is hereby declared to commence at the Expiration of the first Hour after Sunset, and to conclude at the Beginning of the last Hour before Sunrise.
Page 570 - Commissioners shall also assign as aforesaid all Debts due or to be due to the Bankrupt wheresoever the same may be found or known, and such Assignment shall vest the Property* Right and Interest in such Debts in such Assignees, as fully as if the Assurance whereby they are secured had been made to such Assignees...
Page 491 - In witness whereof the said parties have hereunto set their hands, the day and year first above written.
Page 206 - Now the meaning of particular words in Acts of Parliament, " as well as other instruments, is to be found, not so much " in a strict etymological propriety of language, nor even in " popular use, as in the subject or occasion on which they are " used, and the object that is intended to be attained.
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Page 324 - That where there has been mutual Credit given by the Bankrupt and any other Person, or where there are mutual Debts between the Bankrupt and any other Person, the Court shall state the Account between them, and one Debt or Demand may be set against another...

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