New Reports of Cases Heard in the House of Lords: On Appeals and Writs of Error, Volume 1

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Page 174 - 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.
Page 541 - Mansfield is reported to have said, that " a mortgage is a charge upon the land ; and whatever would give the money, will carry the estate in the land along with it, to every purpose. The estate in the land is the same thing as the money due upon it. It will be liable to debts ; it will go to executors ; it will pass by a will not made and executed with the solemnities required by the statute of frauds.
Page 416 - ... lose to any one or more person or persons so playing or betting, in the whole, the sum or value of 10/., and shall pay or deliver the same, or any part thereof...
Page 494 - In the name of God Amen. I, William Sims senr. of the State of Georgia and County of Columbia, being weak in body but of sound mind and disposing memory do make and ordain this to be my last will and testament...
Page 407 - ... said trustees and the survivor of them, and the executors and administrators of such survivor...
Page 164 - Benefit, directly or indirectly, or for or by reason of any Promise, Agreement, Grant, Bond, Covenant, or other Assurance, of or for any Sum of Money, Reward, Gift, Profit, or Benefit whatsoever...
Page 561 - ... to any person or persons for any term or number of years not exceeding twenty-one years...
Page 173 - Parliament, for any sum of money, reward, gift, profit or benefit, directly or indirectly, or for or by reason of any promise, agreement, grant, bond, covenant or other assurances, of or for any sum of money, reward, gift, profit or benefit...
Page 347 - We are referred to the statute of Elizabeth with respect to charitable uses, as creating a new law upon the subject of charitable uses. That statute only created a new jurisdiction ; it created no new law.
Page 543 - ... if the delivery of a bond would give the debt in that bond, so as to secure to the donee of that bond the debt so given by the delivery of the bond, the question is, whether the person having got, by the delivery of that bond, a right to call upon the executor to make his title by suing...