Reports of Cases Determined in the Court of Chancery, and in the Prerogative Court, And, on Appeal, in the Court of Errors and Appeals, of the State of New-Jersey. [1845-1853], Volume 4

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Page 892 - Equity is a roguish thing : for law we have a measure, know what to trust to ; equity is according to the conscience of him that is chancellor, and as that is larger or narrower, so is equity. "Tis all one as if they should make the standard for the measure we call a foot...
Page 56 - EF, or his certain attorney, his executors, administrators, or assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents.
Page 357 - ... premises, and every part and parcel thereof. "To have and to hold...
Page 269 - ... all the rest and residue of his estate, both real and personal, he gave to N.
Page 525 - The party of the first part agrees to sell and the party of the second part agrees to buy, all of the right, title and interest of the said party of the first part in and to the...
Page 893 - There are certain principles, on which courts of equity act, which are very well settled. The cases which occur are various ; but they are decided on fixed principles. Courts of equity have, in this respect, no more discretionary power than courts of law. They decide new cases as they arise by the principles on which former cases have been decided, and may thus illustrate or enlarge the operation of those principles; but the principles are as fixed and certain as the principles on which the courts...
Page 150 - This defendant hy protestation, &c., doth demur to the said bill, and for cause of demurrer showeth that it appears by the said bill that the same is exhibited against this defendant, and H. .).. TJ, CJ and TW, for several and distinct matters and causes, in many whereof, as appears by the said bill, this defendant is not in any manner interested or concerned ; by reason of which distinct matters the said plaintiff's said bill is drawn out to a considerable length.
Page 731 - Co. for about thirty-two hundred dollars, the proceeds of which were to be applied to the payment of...
Page 56 - The Condition of this Obligation is such, That if the above bounden his heirs, executors, administrators, or any of them shall and do well and truly pay...
Page 644 - ... to have and to hold the said premises with all and singular the appurtenances unto the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns to the only proper use benefit and behoof of the said party of the second part his heirs and assigns forever...

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