Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas, and Other Courts: With Tables of the Cases and Principal Matters

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Page 483 - ... be actually made, procured, or provided, or fit or ready for delivery, or some act may be requisite for the making or completing thereof, or rendering the same fit for delivery...
Page 468 - In every species of assumpsit, all matters in confession and avoidance, including not only those by way of discharge, but those which show the transaction to be either void or voidable in point of law, on the ground of fraud or otherwise, shall be specially pleaded ; ex.
Page 110 - Nota, 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 doth 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 495 - Smith now hath in himself good right, full power, and lawful and absolute authority...
Page 402 - And be it further enacted, that this act shall be deemed and taken to be a public act, and shall be judicially taken notice of as such by all judges, justices, and others, without being specially pleaded.
Page 468 - II. — In Covenant and Debt. 1. In debt on specialty or covenant, the plea of non est factum shall operate as 'a denial of the execution of the deed in point of fact only, and all other defences shall be specially pleaded, including matters which make the deed absolutely void, as well as those which make it voidable. 2. The plea of " nil debet" shall not be allowed in any action.
Page 242 - The following certificate was afterwards sent : — We have heard this case argued by counsel, and have considered it, and we are of opinion, that...
Page 376 - Nottingham, nonsuited the plaintiff, with leave to move to set aside the nonsuit, and enter a verdict for the plaintiff, if the court should be of opinion that he was entitled to recover.
Page 469 - In an action of slander of the plaintiff, in his office, profession, or trade, the plea of not guilty will operate to the same extent precisely as at present, in denial of speaking the words, of speaking them maliciously, and in the sense imputed, and with reference to the plaintiff's office, profession, or trade ; but it will not operate as a denial of the fact of the plaintiff holding the office, or being of the profession or trade alleged.
Page 490 - CD, his executors, administrators, and assigns, by these presents, in manner following (that is to say), that for and notwithstanding any act, deed, matter, or thing whatsoever by him, the said AB, or the said F.

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