English Reports in Law and Equity: Containing Reports of Cases in the House of Lords, Privy Council, Courts of Equity and Common Law; and in the Admiralty and Ecclesiastical Courts; Including Also Cases in Bankruptcy and Crown Cases Reserved

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Edmund Hatch Bennett, Chauncey Smith
C. C. Little and J. Brown, 1853 - Equity

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Page 351 - Sessions quashed the order, subject to the opinion of this Court upon the following case. The...
Page 476 - Wheely and others, the court say, "the canal having been made under an Act of Parliament, the rights of the plaintiffs are derived entirely from that Act. This, like many other cases, is a bargain between a company of adventurers and the public, the terms of which are expressed in the statute ; and the rule of construction, in all such cases, is now fully established to be this ; that any ambiguity in the terms of the contract must operate against the adventurers, and in favor of the public, and...
Page 160 - H- by any deed or deeds, instrument or instruments in writing, with or without power of revocation and new appointment, to be by him sealed and delivered in the presence of and to be attested by two or more credible witnesses...
Page 522 - ... from the day next before the day of the date of the same indenture of bargain and sale and by force of the statute made for transferring uses into possession) and to his heirs (/) ALL that messuage or tenement situate lying and being at &c.
Page 244 - Simpson, their heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, upon trust that they, my said trustees, and the survivor of them, and the heirs, executors, and administrators of such survivor, shall...
Page 149 - Carter is cited as an authority on behalf of the infant defendant, and for the purpose of showing that, in the absence of evidence to the contrary, it is to be presumed that a person entering into the marriage contract communicates the state of his property to the other parties to the contract.
Page 660 - ... a lease, required by law to be in writing, of any tenements or hereditaments...
Page 263 - ... shall be assets to be administered in courts of equity for the payment of the just debts of such persons, as well debts due on simple contract as on specialty...
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