Reports of Cases Argued and Ruled at Nisi Prius, in the Court of Common Pleas: From the Sittings After Michaelmas Term, 59 Geo. III. 1818, to the Adjourned Sittings Before Easter Term, 1 Geo IV. 1820; and on the Oxford Circuit, from the Lent Assizes 1818 to the Summer Assizes 1820, Each Inclusive. To which are Added Tables of the Names of the Cases Reported and Cited, and Copious Notes on the Most Important Branches of Commercial Law, Viz. Insurance, Shipping, Bankruptcy, Bills of Exchange, &c. &c

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J. Butterworth and son, 1828 - Commercial law - 247 pages

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Page 110 - no action shall be brought, whereby to charge any person upon any agreement made upon any contract or sale of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or any interest in or concerning them, unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Page 97 - ... proving such warrant at the trial of such action, the jury shall give their verdict for the defendant or defendants, notwithstanding any defect of jurisdiction in such justice or justices...
Page 188 - ... 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 71 - ... until the expiration of one month or more after such attorney or solicitor respectively shall have delivered unto the party or parties to be charged therewith, or left for him, her, or them, at his, her, or their dwelling-house or last place of abode, a bill of such fees, charges, and disbursements, written in a (a) Since reported 6 QB 265.
Page 87 - I cannot find that a libeller is bound to find surety of the peace, in any book whatever, nor ever was, in any case, except one, viz. the case of the Seven Bishops, where three judges said, that surety...
Page 188 - ... and consent; but all devises and bequests of lands and tenements shall remain and continue in force until the same be burnt, cancelled, torn or obliterated, by the testator, or...
Page 110 - If there be an oral promise to pay the debt of another, and also to do some other thing, this last can be enforced at law, if this other thing, and so much of the promise as relates to it, can be severed from the debt of the other and the promise relating to that debt ; for although that promise must be in writing, the other may be oral.
Page 38 - ... but yet the donor continuing in possession is not in all cases a mark of fraud ; as where a donee lends his donor money to buy goods, and at the same time takes a bill of sale of them for securing the money.
Page 65 - The verdict was found for the plaintiff, but liberty was reserved to the defendants to move to enter a nonsuit, (a) Vaughan, Copley, Serjts., and F.
Page 49 - When it is proved, said the Chief Justice, that A. is agent of B., whatever A. does, or says, or writes, in the making of a contract as agent of B., is admissible in evidence, because it is part of the contract, which he makes for B., and which therefore binds him, but it is not admissible as the agent's account of what passes (3).

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