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administrator aforesaid alleged amount Ann Soper Anne Arundel county appellant appellee argued before Buchanan assets assignment auditor Baltimore county Bank of Maryland benefit bill bond cause was argued Chancellor charged circumstances claim common law complainant consent contract county court court of Chancery court of equity creditor death debtor debts deceased decree defendant delivered the opinion devise Dorsey Ellicott emblements entitled Ephraim Evans evidence executor fact fieri facias filed Frederick County fund Gantt Gill and Johns Grafton Harr heirs Iglehart injunction insolvent laws interest issue judgment jury Kilbourn land legatee lien ment mortgage mortgagor negro nulla bona Orphans court paid parties payment personal estate personal property Philip Hammond plaintiff plea pleaded possession Prince George's county principle procedendo proceedings proof proved question real estate Rebecca recover residue Rezin Hammond slave sold suit surety thereof tion trustee usury warrant wife witness writ
Page 383 - ... it shall be lawful for the lessor at any time thereafter, into and upon the said demised premises, or any part thereof, in the name of the whole, to re-enter, and the same to have again, re-possess and enjoy, as of his or their former estate ; anything hereinafter contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 228 - A factor to whom goods have been sent for sale, and who has accepted bills of exchange, drawn on him by his principal, to the amount of their value, has a lien on such goods, and the purchase money; which lien is available against the crown, where the goods or money have been seized under an extent against the principal, for a debt due to the crown.
Page 527 - ... or was prevented from doing it, by fraud or accident, or the act of the opposite party, unmixed with negligence or fault on his part.
Page 121 - J., delivered the opinion of the court. We are of opinion, that the court erred in submitting to the jury the question of the legality of Plater's discharge under the insolvent laws.
Page 544 - a dying without issue living at the death of the daughter Isabella.
Page 133 - If there be a principle, upon which courts of justice ought to- act without scruple, it is this; to relieve parties against that injustice occasioned by its own acts or oversights at the instance of the party, against whom the relief is sought.
Page 106 - ... granted. It is a settled principle, that he who seeks equity must do equity; and if the borrower comes into this court for relief against his usurious contract. he must do what is right, as between the parties, by bringing into court the money actually advanced, with legal interest, and then the court will lend him its aid as against the usurious excess.
Page 73 - Upon this and other evidence in the case, the counsel for the defendants (the now plaintiffs in error) asked the court to instruct the jury, that if they should find, from the evidence, that...
Page 226 - As the government of the state is established for the good of the whole, and can only be supported by means of its revenues, courts, in the construction of general laws, will not ordinarily apply to the state such as, upon their face, seem to have been intended only for...