Commercial Precedents Selected from the Column of Replies and Decisions of the New York Journal of Commerce: An Essential Work of Reference for Every Business Man

American Publishing Company, 1881 - 588 páginas

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Página 84 - That the said ship being tight, staunch and strong, and every way fitted for the voyage...
Página 144 - ... shall be deemed to be the true owner thereof, so far as to give validity to any contract made by such agent with any other person, for the sale or disposition of the whole or any part of such merchandise...
Página 415 - An assignment, grant or conveyance shall be void as against any subsequent purchaser or mortgagee for a valuable consideration, without notice, unless it is recorded in the Patent Office within three months from the date thereof or prior to such subsequent purchase or mortgage.
Página 162 - States, and a majority of whom shall be citizens of this state, who shall, except the first year, be annually elected by the stockholders, at such time and place as shall be directed by the by-laws of the company ; and public notice of the time and place of holding such election shall be published not less than ten days...
Página 387 - And so where a contract is made in one State to be performed in another, the place of performance gives the law of the contract.
Página 38 - if it can, upon the whole instrument, be collected that the true object and intent of it are to bind the principal, and not to bind the agent, courts of justice will adopt that construction of it, however informally it may be expressed.
Página 519 - In an action brought to recover a balance due upon a mutual, open, and current account, where there have been reciprocal demands between the parties, the cause of action shall be deemed to have accrued from the time of the last item proved in the account on either side.
Página 241 - States or given aid and comfort to its enemies, and that such application is made for his or her exclusive use and benefit, and that said entry is made for the purpose of actual settlement and cultivation, and not either directly or indirectly for the use or benefit of any other person...
Página 442 - There is no principle better established in this court, nor one founded on more solid considerations of equity and public utility, than that which declares, that if one man, knowingly, though he does it passively, by looking on, suffers another to purchase and expend money on land, under an erroneous opinion of title, without making known his claim, he shall not afterwards be permitted to exercise his legal right against such person. It would be an act of fraud and injustice, and his conscience is...
Página 510 - The liability of the owner of any vessel for any embezzlement, loss or destruction by any person of any property, goods or merchandise, shipped or put on board of such vessel, or for any loss, damage or injury by collision, or for any act, matter or thing, loss, damage or forfeiture, done, occasioned or incurred, without the privity or knowledge of such owner or owners, shall in no case exceed the amount or value of the interest of such owner in such vessel and her freight then pending.

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