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" That 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... "
A Practical Treatise of the Law of Vendors and Purchasers of Chattels ... - Page 87
by Thomas Charles Morton - 1836 - 474 pages
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Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Volume 1

Pennsylvania. Supreme Court, Horace Binney - Law reports, digests, etc - 1809
...contract made by or about SMITH. " a matter or thing which is prohibited, and made unlawful by " any statute, is a void contract, though the statute itself...because a penalty implies a prohibition, though " there are no prohibitory words in the statute." This authority, although perhaps it might not warrant a conclusion...
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An Abridgment of the Law of Nisi Prius ...

William Selwyn - Nisi prius - 1812 - 1250 pages
...matter or tiling, which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute1, is a void contract, although the statute itself doth not mention that it shall be so, but only infficts a penalty on the offender; because a penalty implies a prohibition, thongh there are not any...
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An Abridgment of the Law of Nisi Prius, Volume 1

William Selwyn - Nisi prius - 1817 - 1313 pages
...matter or thing, which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute*, is a void contract, although the statute itself doth not mention that it shall...because a penalty implies a prohibition, though there are not any prohibitory words in the statute. Hence, in the case of simony, although the statute (31...
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An Abridgment of the Law of Nisi Prius, Volume 1

William Selwyn - Nisi prius - 1817 - 1313 pages
...void contract, although the statute itself doth not mention that it shall be so, but only infficts a penalty on the offender ; because a penalty implies a prohibition, though there are not any prohibitory words in the statute. Hence, in the case of simony, although the statute (31...
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A Treatise on the Law of Sale

Mungo Ponton Brown - Contracts - 1821 - 612 pages
...matter or ' thing which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute is a 1 void contract, thougli the statute itself doth not mention that it ' shall...because a ' penalty implies a prohibition, though there are no prohibiting ' words in the statute' Bartlett v. Vinor, Carth. 252. This principle has been repeated...
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A Treatise on the Law Relative to Sales of Personal Property, Volume 3

George Long - Sales - 1821 - 268 pages
...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...because a penalty implies a prohibition, though there are no prohibitory words in the statute. And in a late case (e), Sir James Mansfield, Chief Justice...
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The Law of Contracts and Promises Upon Various Subjects and with Particular ...

Samuel Comyn - Contracts - 1824 - 654 pages
...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...because a penalty implies a prohibition, though there are 551. See also 2 P. Wms. 170. Doug. 260. (t) Jackto n v. Duchaire, 3 Term Rep. (n) Per Yatet, Just....
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A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown: Or, A System of the ..., Volume 1

William Hawkins, John Curwood - Pleas of the crown - 1824
...five shillings for procuring the loan of a hundred Cartl>. 251. pounds, that such contract is void, though the statute itself doth not mention that it shall be so. f Sect. 81. By 53 Geo. 3. c. 141. s. 9. it is enacted, "That all Solicitors, &c. " and every solicitors...
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A Supplement to Barton's Precedents in Conveyancing, Volumes 1-2

Charles Barton, Samuel Francis Thomas Wilde - Conveyancing - 1826
..." every contract made for or about aoy matter or thing which is prohibited and made unlawful by any statute, is a void contract, though the statute itself...offender, because a penalty implies a prohibition (/rV (?) Cockshot v. Bennette, 2 Durnf. and E. 763. Bryant v. Christie, 1 Stark. 329. 8 it. 416, (r)...
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A Supplement to Mr. Barton's Precedents in Conveyancing ..., Volume 1

Samuel Francis Thomas Wilde, Charles Barton - Conveyancing - 1826
..." 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...offender, because a penalty implies a prohibition (,//)." (?) Cockshot v. Bennette, 2 Durnf. and E. 763. Bryant v. Christie, I Stark. 329. 2ii. 416....
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