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" 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. "
The Revised Reports: Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English ... - Page 263
edited by - 1902
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A Treatise on the Statute of Frauds: As it Regards Declarations in Trust ...

William Roberts - Evidence (Law) - 1807 - 470 pages
...which is the consummation of his resolution." And see Countess of Rutland's case, 5 Rep. 26 a.. ed sense only that it is to be understood in our law....consideration to ground a promise, but the promise must be co-extensive with the consideration, unless some particular consideration of fact can be found here...
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The Law of Contracts and Promises Upon Various Subjects and with Particular ...

Samuel Comyn - Contracts - 1824 - 654 pages
...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 lastmentioned sense only that it...consideration to ground a promise, but the promise must be co-extensive with the consideration, unless some particular consideration of fact can be found here...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Common ..., Volume 1

Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas, John Bayly Moore, Joseph Payne - Law reports, digests, etc - 1828
...proceedings, was a sufficient consideration for such promise. In Ham v. Hughes (a), it was decided, that the being indebted is of itself a sufficient consideration to ground a promise ; and here, the executrix undertook, not to be answerable for the payment of the bill out of her own...
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A Selection of Legal Maxims: Classified and Illustrated

Herbert Broom - Legal maxims - 1845 - 286 pages
...niulum pactum ex quo non oritur actio ; and, whatsoever may be the sense of this maxim in the civil law, it is in the lastmentioned sense only that it is to be understood in our law." Before proceeding further, it seems desirable to state, somewhat more in detail than we have already...
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The Law of Contracts

John William Smith - Conflict of laws - 1868 - 559 pages
...is nudum pactum ex quo non oritur actio ; and whatever may be the sense of this maxim in the civil law, it is in the last-mentioned sense only that it...consideration to ground a promise, but the promise must be co-extensive with the consideration, unless some particular consideration of fact can be found here...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of ..., Volume 99

Great Britain. Bail Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1870
...is nudum pactum ex quo non oriter actio; and, whatsoever may be the sense of this maxim in the civil law, it is in the last-mentioned sense only that it...consideration to ground a promise, but the promise must be co-extensive with the consideration unless some particular consideration of fact can be found here...
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A Treatise on the Validity of Verbal Agreements: As Affected by ..., Volume 1

Montgomery Hunt Throop - Frauds, Statute of - 1870 - 794 pages
...in the rules of the common law, requiring a consideration for every contract, and prescribing what our law. The declaration states that the defendant,...consideration to ground a promise, but the promise must be coextensive with the consideration, unless some particular consideration of fact can be found here,...
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The Law of Contracts

John William Smith - Conflict of laws - 1878 - 580 pages
...is ntidum pactum ex quo non oritur actio; and whatever may be the sense of this maxim in the civil law, it is in the last-mentioned sense only that it...judgment is against the defendant generally. The being indqbtcd is of itself a sufficient r*Q4.1 cons ideration to ground a promise, but *the promise must...
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Cases for Analysis: Materials for Practice in Reading and Stating Reported ...

Eugene Wambaugh - Contracts - 1894 - 549 pages
...is nudvm partum ex quo non orititr actio; and whatsoever may be the sense of this maxim in the civil law, it is in the last-mentioned sense only that it...administratrix, promised to pay when requested; and the 1 The arguments of counsel are fonnd in 4 Bro. PC (Tomlius' ed.) 27, and in Langdell's Cases on Contracts...
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Principles of the English Law of Contract and of Agency in Its Relation to ...

Sir William Reynell Anson - Agency (Law) - 1895 - 379 pages
...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 ..... All contracts are by the law of England divided into agreements by specialty and agreements by...
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