Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Common Pleas and Exchequer Chamber: With Tables of the Names of the Cases and the Principal Matters, Volumen12


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Página 179 - ... unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Página 269 - workman, labourer, or other person whatsoever, shall do ' or exercise any worldly labour, business, or work of their ' ordinary callings upon the Lord's days, or any part thereof ' (works of necessity and charity only excepted...
Página 539 - Every contract made for or about any matter or thing which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute is a void contract, though the statute itself does not mention that it shall be so, but only inflicts a penalty on the offender, because a penalty implies a prohibition, though there are no prohibitory words in the statute.
Página 461 - ... shall have the sole right and liberty of printing and reprinting the same for the term of fourteen years, to commence from the day of the first publishing thereof, which shall be truly engraved with the name of the proprietor on each plate, and printed on every such print or prints...
Página 451 - ... book-keeper, coachman, or other servant, for the purpose of being carried, or of accompanying the person of any passenger as aforesaid, the value and nature of such article or articles or property shall have been declared by the person or persons rending or delivering the same, and such increased charge as herein-after mentioned, or an engagement to pay the same, be accepted by the person receiving such parcel or package.
Página 584 - The question for the opinion of the Court was — " Whether the plaintiff was entitled to recover.
Página 464 - Prints, shall have the sole Right and Liberty of printing and reprinting the same for the Term of Fourteen Years, to commence from the Day of the first publishing thereof, which shall be truly engraved with the Name of the Proprietor on each Plate, and printed on every such Print or Prints...
Página 411 - Provided always, that nothing herein contained shall extend to any case where the party trespassing acted under a fair and reasonable supposition that he had a right to do the act complained of...
Página 639 - Pounds, and all the future Estate, Right, Title, Interest, and Trust of such Prisoner in or to any Real and Personal Estate and Effects within this Realm or abroad which such Prisoner may purchase, or which may revert, descend, be devised or bequeathed, or come to him...
Página 181 - The statute of frauds plainly means an agreement not to be performed within the space of a year, and expressly and specifically so agreed. A contingency is not within it ; nor any case that depends upon contingency. It does not extend to cases where the thing only inay be performed within the year ; and the act cannot be extended further than the words of it.

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