Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas, and Other Courts: With Tables of the Cases and Principal Matters, Volume 8

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Page 235 - 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 514 - Our common law system consists in applying to new combinations of circumstances, those rules of law which we derive from legal principles and judicial precedents : 1832. MlREHOL'SE v. RKNNELI.. and for the sake of attaining uniformity, consistency, and certainty, we must apply those rules where they are not plainly unreasonable and inconvenient, to all cases which arise...
Page 306 - In all cases in which any particular number of days, not expressed to be clear days, is prescribed by the rules or practice of the courts, the same shall be reckoned exclusively of the first day, and inclusively of the last day, unless the last day shall happen to fall on a Sunday, Christmas Day, Good Friday, or a day appointed for a public fast or thanksgiving ; in which case the time shall be reckoned exclusively of that day also.
Page 226 - ... when any variance shall appear between any matter in writing or in print produced in evidence, and the recital or setting forth thereof upon the record...
Page 541 - The law therefore has wisely ordained, that the parson, quatenus parson, shall never die, any more than the king : by making him. and his successors a corporation. By which means all the original rights of the parsonage are preserved entire to the successor : for the present incumbent, and his predecessor who lived seven centuries ago, are in law one and the same person ; and what was given to the one was given to the other also.
Page 311 - Provided always, that nothing herein contained shall alter or take away or lessen the Effect of any Payment of any Principal or Interest made by any Person whatsoever...
Page 272 - That no examination or deposition to be taken by virtue of this act, shall be read in evidence at any trial without the consent of the party against whom the same may be offered, unless it shall appear to the satisfaction of the Judge that the examinant or deponent is beyond the jurisdiction of the court, or dead, or unable from permanent sickness, or other permanent infirmity, to attend the trial...
Page 131 - ... lost and been deprived of divers great gains and profits which he might and otherwise would have derived from the said invention and...
Page 96 - EB, deceased, at the time of the making of the said indenture, was seised in his demesne, as of freehold for the term of his natural life, of and in the said demised premises, with the appurtenances...
Page 401 - Court is hereby required to ascertain the Value thereof, and to admit such Person to prove the Amount so ascertained, and to receive Dividends thereon; or if such Value shall not be so ascertained before the Contingency shall have happened, then such Person may, after such Contingency shall have happened, prove in respect of such Debt, and receive Dividends with the other Creditors, not disturbing any former Dividends; provided such Person had not, when such Debt was contracted, Notice of any Act...

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