Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During the Time of Lord Chancellor Cottenham, with a Few in the Time of the Lords Commissioners, and of Sir C.C. Pepys, Master of the Rolls [1835-1840], Volume 3

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Page 312 - No action or suit or other proceeding shall be brought to recover any sum of money secured by any mortgage, judgment, or lien, or otherwise charged upon or payable out of any land or rent...
Page 312 - ... unless in the meantime some part of the principal money, or some interest thereon, shall have been paid, or some acknowledgment of the right thereto shall have been given in writing, signed by the person by whom the same shall be payable, or his agent, to the person entitled thereto, or his agent; and in such case, no such action or suit or proceeding shall be brought but within twenty years after such payment or acknowledgment, or the last of such payments or acknowledgments, if more than one,...
Page 84 - That every contract made for or about any matter or thing which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute is a void contract, though the statute itself doth not mention that it shall be so, but only inflicts a penalty on the offender, because a penalty implies a prohibition, though there are no prohibitory words in the statute...
Page 409 - Finder obtained a rule calling upon the defendant to shew cause why an information in the nature of a quo warranto should not be exhibited against him to...
Page 626 - Act, or otherwise by law, the surplus thereof shall be applied under the direction of the council for the public benefit of the inhabitants and improvement of the borough.
Page 116 - Court as the Lord Chancellor, with the advice and assistance of the Master of the Rolls and Vice-Chancellor, or one of them, shall by any general order or orders direct...
Page 196 - Where a covenant goes only to part of the consideration on both sides, and a breach of such covenant may be paid for in damages, it is an independent covenant, and an action may be maintained for a breach of the covenant on the part of the defendant, without averring performance in the declaration.
Page 236 - ... two or more credible witnesses, should direct or appoint; and in default of such direction or appointment, and...
Page i - Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain,, by and with the advice and assistance of the Right Honourable HENRY LORD LANGDALE, Master of the Rolls, the...
Page 711 - ... and also to all rights of entry for conditions broken, and other rights of entry; and also to such of the same estates, interests and rights respectively, and other real and personal estate, as the testator may be entitled to at the time of his death, notwithstanding that he may become entitled to the same subsequently to the execution of his will.

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