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according action administrator admitted alleged allowed amount answer appellant appellee applied assignment attachment authority Bank benefit bill bond cause Chancellor charged circumstances claim complainant contract county court creditor death debtor debts deceased decree deed defendant delivered directed distribution effect entitled equity Evans evidence exception execution executor fact fieri facias filed fund Gill give given ground Hall Hammond hands Harr heirs held injunction insolvent intention interest issue Johns judge judgment jury land legatee limitation Maryland ment mortgage necessary negro objection opinion Orphans court paid parties passed payment personal estate plaintiff plea possession preference present principle proceedings proof proper proved purchase question reason received recover relief remain rule slave sold Soper specific sufficient suit surety taken Thomas tion trustee warrant whole wife witness
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...