Reports of Cases Ruled and Determined at Nisi Prius: In the Court of Common Pleas, and on the Northern Circuit; from the Sittings After Trinity Term, 55 Geo. III. 1815, to the Sittings After Michaelmas Term, 58 Geo. III. 1817, Both Inclusive. To which are Added, Copious Notes Upon the Most Important Subjects of Commercial and General Law, Volume 1
J. Butterworth and Son, 1818 - Law reports, digests, etc - 707 pages
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Page 655 - ... to the use of the said William Thomas Davies and his assigns for and during the term of his natural life, without impeachment of waste...
Page 249 - ... a rule to shew cause why there should not be a new trial, on the ground of misdirection.
Page 383 - Undoubtedly, as a general proposition a right of lien gives no right to sell the goods. But when goods are deposited by way of security, to indemnify a party against a loan of money, it is more than a pledge. The lender's rights are more extensive than such as accrue under an ordinary lien in the way of trade.
Page 87 - What is forbearance and giving time ? It is an engagement which ties the hands of the creditor. It is not negatively refraining; not exacting the money at the time; but it is the act of the creditor, depriving himself of the power of suing by something obligatory, which prevents the surety from coming into a court of equity for relief; because, the principal having tied his *own hands, the surety cannot [ *163 ] release them.
Page 482 - The general distinction is this : where the immediate act of imprisonment proceeds from the defendant, the action must be trespass and trespass only; but where the act of imprisonment by one person is in consequence of information from another, there an action upon the case is the proper remedy, because the injury is sustained in consequence of the wrongful act of that other.
Page 65 - Under the practice of making, we may class all new artificial manners of operating with the hand, or with instruments in common use, new processes in any art, producing effects useful to the public.
Page 62 - Under things made, we may class, in the first place, new compositions of things, such as manufactures in the most ordinary sense of the word ; secondly, all mechanical inventions, whether made to produce old or new effects...
Page 469 - State, and each and every of them who shall at any time hereafter be found in any part of this State, shall be and are hereby adjudged and declared guilty of felony, and shall suffer death as in cases of felony without benefit of clergy.
Page 430 - ... and shall not, directly or indirectly, by himself or any other, deal for himself or any other broker in the exchange or remittance of money, or in buying any tally or tallies, order or orders, bill or bills, share or shares, or interest in any joint stock, to be transferred or assigned to himself or any broker, or to any other in trust for him or them, or in buying any goods, wares or merchandizes, to barter or sell again upon his own account, or for his own or...