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, 1851

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Página 83 - That all gifts, grants, conveyances, appointments, assurances, transfers and settlements whatsoever, of any lands, tenements, or other hereditaments, or of any estate or interest therein...
Página 519 - action commenced after the passing of this Act in any of Her ' Majesty's Superior Courts of Record in trespass, trover, or case ' not being an action for malicious prosecution or for libel or for ' slander or for criminal conversation or for seduction, the plaintiff ' shall recover a sum not exceeding £ 5, the plaintiff shall have ' judgment to recover such sum only and NO COSTS...
Página 518 - That in Actions of Debt or upon the Case grounded upon any Simple Contract no Acknowledgment or Promise by Words only shall be deemed sufficient Evidence of a new or continuing Contract, whereby to take any Case out of the Operation of the said Enactments...
Página 418 - Years from thence next following to be fully complete and ended DURING which Term the said Apprentice his Master faithfully shall serve his secrets keep his lawful commands everywhere gladly do...
Página 477 - Streams of water are intended for the use and comfort of man ; and it would be unreasonable, and contrary to the universal sense of mankind, to debar every riparian proprietor from the application of the water to domestic, agricultural, and manufacturing purposes...
Página 476 - ... without diminution or alteration. No proprietor has a right to use the water, to the prejudice of other proprietors, above or below him, unless he has a prior right to divert it, or a title to some exclusive enjoyment. He has no property in the water itself, but a simple usufruct while it passes along.
Página 337 - Act contained as may be applicable to such case, or to the like effect ; and in all cases where by any Act of Parliament authority is given to commit a person to prison, or to levy any sum upon his goods or chattels by distress, for not obeying any order of a justice or justices, the defendant shall be served with a copy of the minute of such order before any warrant of commitment or of distress shall issue in that behalf, and such order or minute shall not form any part of such warrant of commitment...
Página 134 - And be it further enacted, that every will shall be construed, with reference to the real estate and personal estate comprised in it, to speak and take effect as if it had been executed immediately before the death of the testator, unless a contrary intention shall appear by the will.

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