The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity, from the Year 1785, as are Still of Practical Utility. 1785-1866, Volume 53

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Frederick Pollock, Robert Campbell, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead
Sweet & Maxwell, limited, 1902 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 153 - ... a convenient stock of flax, hemp, wool, thread, iron, and other necessary ware and stuff to set the poor on work, and also competent sums of money for and towards the necessary relief of the lame, impotent, old, blind, and such other among them being poor and not able to work...
Page 166 - ... or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof; 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...
Page 116 - It is also understood that the permission granted by this article is not to extend to allow the vessels of the United States to carry on any part of the...
Page 118 - And that the citizens of the said United States may freely carry on a trade between the said territories and the said United States, in all articles of which the importation or exportation respectively, to or from the said territories, shall not be entirely prohibited.
Page 117 - But it is expressly agreed that the vessels of the United States shall not carry any of the articles exported by them from the said British territories to any port or place, except to some port or place in America, where the same shall be unladen...
Page 263 - Such agreement is nudum pactum ex quo non oritur actio ; and whatsoever may be the sense of this maxim in the civil law, it is in the last-mentioned sense only that it is to be understood in our law.
Page 198 - CD, his heirs, executors, or administrators, do and shall well and truly pay, or cause to be paid, unto the...
Page 184 - ... 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 263 - It is undoubtedly true that every man is by the law of nature bound to fulfil his engagements. It is equally true that the law of this country supplies no means, nor affords any remedy, to compel the performance of an agreement made without sufficient consideration...
Page 154 - Person not able to work, being of sufficient ability, shall at their own charges, relieve and maintain every such poor Person in that manner, and according to that Rate, as by the Justices of the Peace of that County where such sufficient Persons dwell, or the greater number of them, at their general Quarter Sessions, shall be assessed: upon pain that every one of them shall forfeit twenty shillings for every Month, which they shall fail therein.

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