1775-1803

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Page 1397 - And be it further enacted, that this act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act, and shall be judicially taken notice of as such by all judges, justices, and others, without being specially pleaded.
Page 1393 - A verdict however was given by the learned judge's direction for the plaintiff, with liberty to the defendant to move to enter a nonsuit, if the court should think the evidence insufficient to support the action.
Page 1396 - Saving always to the King's most excellent Majesty, his heirs and successors, and to all and every person and persons, bodies politic and corporate, his, her...
Page 1618 - I desire to be understood as not entirely agreeing with the determination of the Court of Exchequer. But I should be in a strange situation in desiring a purchaser to take this title, because I think the point a pretty good one, though the Court of Exchequer have determined against it. It is telling him to try my opinion at his expense.
Page 1514 - ... justly divided or set forth for the tithe thereof the tenth part of the same, or otherwise agreed for the...
Page 1559 - But with respect to compensation for tithes the same reason does not obtain, because temporary agreements are made and continued for the convenience of parties during a succession of incumbents. There is no exercise of an adverse right, which is generally deemed necessary to raise the presumption.
Page 1344 - That if any such barren, waste or heath ground, hath before this time been charged with the payment of any tithes, and that the same be hereafter improved or converted into arable ground or meadow; that then the owner and owners thereof shall, during seven years next following from and after the same improvement, pay such kind of tithe as was paid for the same before the said improvement
Page 1427 - CJ, delivered the opinion of the court, and, after stating the case, proceeded as follows: — The appellant contends that this decree is erroneous, because the laws which purport to give the exclusive privilege it sustains are repugnant to the constitution and laws of the United States. They are said to be repugnant, — 1.
Page 1510 - Here is possession of them for 250 years. Who can disturb the title "? The rector cannot. These tithes have been severed from the rectory ever since the Conquest. If these tithes had been part of the rectorial tithes, no time would have barred the rector. Where is there any other right ? The dean and chapter of Rochester might before the 1 3 Eliz.
Page 1622 - ... a fortiori for a particular farm ; for it is perfectly easy in almost any period of our history to ascertain, what a lamb was worth ; and therefore to conjecture, upon what in any place parties would agree. But what is the value of land in a particular parish, and what therefore it is proper to give per acre, is a very complicated question. The owner might have been in possession of land of very different values ; and might commute upon the whole ; though, if not an average commutation, it would...

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