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action affidavit agreement alleged amount appellant appellee assumpsit attorney authority bill Booker cause cent certificate chancery Chicago Circuit Court claim clerk common counts complainant contract conveyance Cook county court erred court of equity creditors damages debt declaration decree deed default defendant in error delivered the opinion demurrer deposit dollars dower equity evidence execution fact filed Finch foreclosure fraud given held homestead right indorsed Innis instruction interest issued John judgment jury Justice Kane county Kendall county Knox county La Salle county land lease levy liable lien ment Messrs mortgage motion overruled paid party payable payment plaintiff in error plea pleaded premises proceedings proof purchaser question received record refused rendered replevin Ross secure sheriff sheriff's deed sold Statement statute suit Syllabus taxes testimony thereof tion trial usury verdict void waived wife William witness writ of error
Page 388 - According to the official plat of the survey of the said Lands, returned to the General Land Office by the SURVEYOR GENERAL, which said tract has been purchased by the said DAVID McGEE.
Page 622 - Emery, supra, probable cause is held to be "a reasonable ground of suspicion, supported by circumstances sufficiently strong in themselves to warrant a cautious man in the belief that the party is guilty of the offense with which he is charged", and in the last named case the opinion quotes from Ulmer v.
Page 108 - It is quite true that generally in ejectment or actions for the possession of real property the plaintiff must recover, if at all, upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of that of his adversary.
Page 180 - America in the sum of two hundred dollars, lawful money of the United States, to be paid to the said United Stales.
Page 395 - Any instrument having a grantor and a grantee, and containing a description of the lands intended to be conveyed, and apt words for their conveyance, gives color of title to the lands described.
Page 293 - rigorous [ * 51 ] examination. It is, certainly, always advisable fairly and plainly to state the truth. But if, upon investigation, the real transaction shall appear to be fair, though somewhat variant from that which is described, it would seem to be unjust and unprecedented to deprive the person claiming under the deed, of his real equitable rights, unless it be in favor of a person who has been, in fact, injured and deceived by the misrepresentation.
Page 521 - ... free and voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein set forth.
Page 574 - ... any fact which clearly proves it to be against conscience to execute a judgment, and of which the injured party could not have availed himself in a court of law; or of which he might have availed himself at law, but was prevented by fraud or accident unmixed with any fault or negligence in himself or his agents, will justify an application to a court of chancery.
Page 227 - To avoid the conveyance, there must be a real design on the part of the debtor to prevent the application of his property, in whole or in part, to the satisfaction of his debts.