Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: In the Time of Lord Chancellor Hardwicke [1736-1754], Volume 1

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King's law-printers, and sold by Messrs. Payne, 1781 - Equity

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Page 228 - That where it shall appear to the said commissioners that there hath been mutual credit given by the bankrupt and any other person, or mutual debts...
Page 497 - ... there is a certain time fixed, not to the thing itself, but to the execution of it, and the time being so fixed, must necessarily come: but when the time annexed to the payment is merely eventual, and may or may not come, and the person dies before the contingency happens, I can find no instance in this court, where it has been held that the legacy at all events should be paid.
Page 282 - But there are cases, where bills of peace have been brought, though there has been a general right claimed by the plaintiff, and yet no privity between the plaintiffs and defendants, nor any general ri.iht on the part of the defendants, and where many more might be concerned than those brought before the court.
Page 39 - Ye shall not go after other gods, of the gods of the people which are round about you; 15 (For the LORD thy God is a jealous God among you) lest the anger of the LORD thy God be kindled against thee, and destroy thee from off the face of the earth.
Page 41 - These defects, if they happen in the law, can only be remedied by parliament — but where the law is doubtful and not clear, the judges ought to interpret the law to be as is most consonant to equity, and what is least inconvenient.
Page 116 - Defeazance ; yet it shall and may nevertheless be pleaded in Bar of such Action, and shall be as effectual a Bar thereof, as if the Money had been paid at the Day and Place, according to the Condition or Defeazance, and had been so pleaded.
Page 556 - AND IT is HEREBY declared and agreed by and between all the parties to...
Page 515 - Cafe 348. the accountant general's hands, to be placed in the bank, till it can be laid out according to the directions of a decree, if you move for an application of this money, you...
Page 193 - ... for if it was not done to defraud creditors, and keep out of the way, it will not be an aft of bankruptcy within the ftatute. Alfo if after a plain aft of bankruptcy he pays off or compounds with all his creditors.
Page 350 - Assumpsit to pay for a horse a barley-corn a nail, doubling it every nail; and avers that there were thirty-two nails in the shoes of the horse, which, being doubled every nail, came to five hundred quarters of barley.

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