Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 9
Michigan. Supreme Court, Randolph Manning, George C. Gibbs, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, William Jennison, Elijah W. Meddaugh, Hovey K. Clarke, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell
Phelphs & Stevens, printers, 1862 - Law reports, digests, etc
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Page 74 - The real and personal estate of every female, acquired before marriage, and all property to which she may afterwards become entitled, by gift, grant, inheritance, or devise, shall be and remain the estate and property of such female, and shall not be liable for the debts, obligations or engagements of her husband ; and may be devised or bequeathed by her as if she were unmarried.
Page 340 - It is a familiar canon of construction that a thing which is within the intention of the makers of a statute is as much within the statute as if it were within the letter; and a thing which is within the letter of the statute is not within the statute unless it be within the intention of the makers.
Page 317 - But nothing herein contained shall render any person who in any criminal proceeding is charged with the commission of any indictable offence, or any offence punishable on summary conviction, competent or compellable to give evidence for or against himself...
Page 338 - The special assessment roll and a certified order or resolution confirming the same shall be prima facie evidence of the regularity of all the proceedings in making the assessment, and of the right of the city to recover judgment therefor.
Page 351 - ... it shall and may be lawful for the party of the first part...
Page 248 - ... under him as heir, devisee or otherwise, in case the conveyance had been made according to the terms of the contract...
Page 367 - Every person who, by virtue of any grant, assignment or devise, now is or hereafter shall be, entitled to the actual possession of lands and the receipt of the rents and profits thereof, in law or in equity, shall be deemed to have a legal estate therein of the same quality and duration, and subject to the same conditions as his beneficial interest.
Page 228 - States, and do authorize and empower him to execute and fulfill the duties of that office according to Law; and to have and to hold the said office with all the powers, privileges and emoluments to the same of right appertaining during the pleasure of the President of the United States for the time being.