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action administrator admitted afterwards agreement amount appeared assured authority bill brought Camp cause charge charter circumstances claim common consequently considered contract corporation costs court damages debt defendant delivered directed East effect ejectment election entered entitled evidence execution executor express fact give given grant ground Hence holden insured interest issue judge judgment jury land lease liable London Lord loss maintain mandamus master mayor meaning nature necessary notice objection observed opinion owner paid party person plaintiff plea pleaded port possession proceedings promise prove question reason received recover refused relating rent replevin respect rule sailed servant shew ship signed stat statute sufficient taken tenant term thing tion tithes trespass underwriter unless verdict voyage warrant whole witnesses writ writing
Page 782 - June no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise, to answer damages out of his own estate...
Page 874 - NB - Corn, fish, salt. fruit, flour, and seed are warranted free from average, unless general. or the ship be stranded - sugar, tobacco, hemp, flax, hides and skins are warranted free from average, under five pounds per cent., and all other goods, also the ship and freight, are warranted free from average, under three pounds per cent. unless general, or the ship be stranded.
Page 819 - ... no devise in writing of lands, tenements or hereditaments, or any clause thereof, shall be revocable, otherwise than by some other will or codicil in writing, or other writing declaring the same, or by burning, cancelling, tearing or obliterating the same by the testator himself, or in his presence, and by his directions and consent...
Page 799 - June, one thousand six hundred and seventy-seven, no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandises, for the price of ten pounds sterling or upwards, shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain, or in part of payment, or that some note or memorandum in writing of the said bargain be made and signed by the parties to be charged by such contract, or their agents thereunto...
Page 852 - ... until notice in writing of such intended writ or process shall have been delivered to him, or left at the usual place of his abode...
Page 880 - ... as by the known usage of trade or the like, acquired a peculiar sense distinct from the popular sense of the same words; or unless the context evidently points out that they must, in the particular instance and in order to effectuate the immediate intention of the parties to that contract, be understood in some other special and peculiar sense.
Page 778 - Except nevertheless all leases not exceeding the term of three years from the making thereof, whereupon the rent reserved to the landlord, during such term, shall amount unto two third parts at the least of the full improved value of the thing demised.
Page 948 - ... dangers, he may be said to be interested in the safety of the thing. To be interested in the preservation of a thing is to be so circumstanced with respect to it as to have benefit from its existence, prejudice from its destruction.