Goodeve's Modern Law of Personal Property

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Sweet and Maxwell, limited, 1904 - Electronic books - 475 pages
 

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Page 428 - ... of the seas, men-of-war, fire," enemies, pirates, rovers, thieves, jettisons, letters of mart and countermart, surprisals, takings at sea, arrests, restraints and detainments of all kings, princes, and people* of what nation, condition, or quality soever, barratry of the master and...
Page 170 - Perhaps the best definition of a bill of exchange yet conceived is that in the English Bills of Exchange Act, of 1882, which says: "A bill of exchange is an unconditional order in writing, addressed by one person to another, signed by the person giving it, requiring the person to whom it is addressed to pay on demand, or at a fixed or determinable future time, a sum certain in money to, or to the order of a specified person, or to bearer.
Page 49 - ... the buyer shall accept part of the goods or choses in action so contracted to be sold or sold, and actually receive the same...
Page 412 - ... shall extend to a body politic, corporate, or collegiate, as well as an individual ; and every word importing the singular number only shall extend and be applied to several persons or things...
Page 58 - Unless otherwise agreed, delivery of the goods and payment of the price are concurrent conditions; that is to say, the seller must be ready and willing to give possession of the goods...
Page 46 - If he does not signify his approval or acceptance to the seller, but retains the goods without giving notice of rejection, then, if a time has been fixed for the return of the goods, on the expiration of such time, and, if no time has been fixed, on the expiration of a reasonable time.
Page 222 - A monopoly is an institution, or allowance by the king by his grant, commission, or otherwise to any person or persons, bodies politic or corporate, of or for the sole buying, selling, making, working, or using of anything, whereby any person or persons, bodies politic or corporate, are sought to be restrained of any freedom or liberty that they had before, or hindered in their lawful trade.
Page 428 - Ship, &c., or any Part thereof, without Prejudice to this Insurance ; to the Charges whereof we, the Assurers, will contribute, each one according to the Rate and Quantity of his sum herein assured.
Page 327 - All goods being, at the commencement of the bankruptcy, in the possession, order, or disposition of the bankrupt, in his trade or business, by the consent and permission of the true owner, under such circumstances that he is the reputed owner thereof...
Page 181 - If he give notice to his principal, he must do so within the same time as if he were the holder, and the principal upon the receipt of such notice has himself the same time for giving notice as if the agent had been an independent holder.

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