Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of North-Carolina, Volume 3

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Page 261 - Now know ye, that the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, in consideration...
Page 160 - ... the same shall be taken as to the creditors and purchasers of the persons aforesaid, so remaining in possession, to be fraudulent within this act, and that the absolute property is with the possession, unless such loan, reservation, or limitation of use or property, were declared by will or by deed, in writing proved, and recorded as aforesaid.
Page 160 - Every gift, grant or conveyance of lands, tenements, hereditaments, goods or chattels, or of any rent, common or profit out of the same, by writing or otherwise, and every bond, suit, judgment or execution, had or made, and contrived of malice, fraud, covin, collusion or guile, to the intent or purpose to delay, hinder or defraud creditors of their just and lawful actions...
Page 468 - Law, 553, it is defined to be, "the wrongful or fraudulent taking and carrying away, by any person, of the mere personal goods of another, from any place, with a felonious intent to convert them to his (the taker's) own use, and make them his own property, without the consent of the owner.
Page 160 - ... if a conveyance be of goods and chattels and be not on consideration deemed valuable in law, it shall be taken to be fraudulent within this act: unless the same be by will duly proved and recorded; or by deed in writing, acknowledged or proved...
Page 338 - It is the well established law in this State. And if the propriety of the rule was now res Integra perhaps the necessity of the case arising from the situation of our country, and the want of self-evident termini of our lands, would require its adoption. For although it sometimes leads to falsehood, it more often tends to the establishment of truth. From necessity we have in this instance sacrified the principles upon which the rules of evidence are founded.
Page 384 - land" includes not only the face of the earth, but every thing under it, or over it. And therefore, if a man grants all his lands, he grants thereby all his mines of metal and other fossils, his woods, his waters, and his houses, as well as his fields and meadows.
Page 160 - Where any loan of goods and chattels shall be pretended to have been made to any person with whom, or those claiming under him, possession shall have remained by the space of three years, without . demand made and pursued by due course of law on the part of the pretended lender...
Page 160 - ... law, on the part of the pretended lender ; or where any reservation or limitation shall be pretended to have been made, of a use or property, by way of condition, reversion, remainder, or otherwise, in goods and chattels, the possession whereof shall have remained in another as aforesaid ; the same shall be taken as to the creditors...
Page 160 - ... utterly void, frustrate, and of none Effect ; any Pretence, Colour, feigned Consideration, expressing of Use, or any other Matter or Thing to the contrary notwithstanding.

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