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" ... pactum. But if there be any benefit or even any legal possibility of benefit to the creditor thrown in, that additional weight will turn the scale and render the consideration sufficient to support the agreement. "
Crown Cases Reserved for Consideration, and Decided by the Judges of England ... - Page 340
by Henry Richard Dearsly, Thomas Bell (barrister.) - 1856
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A Selection of Leading Cases on Various Branches of the Law: With ..., Volume 2

John William Smith - Law reports, digests, etc - 1841
...exceptions and distinctions which have been engrafted on it, may perhaps be summed up as follows : n -. that a creditor cannot bind himself by a simple agreement...accept a smaller sum in lieu of an ascertained debt of larger amount, such an agreement being nudum pactum. But if there be any benefit, or even any legal...
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Crown Cases Reserved for Consideration, and Decided by the Judges of England ...

Henry Richard Dearlsy, Robert Rouiere Pearce - Law reports, digests, etc - 1856 - 699 pages
...to wit 12/., of the price so agreed by the said William Brown to be paid to the said Thomas Sibson for the said mare," are merely a conclusion drawn...prisoners with intending to effect a thing which could act be; for, notwithstanding the receipt of a lesser sum, the debt due to Sibson remained in law pre-...
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A Commentary on the Law of Contracts, Volume 2

Francis Wharton - Contracts - 1882
...imprisonment may operate as an accord and satisfaction.6 1001. While the rule still contiunes to be that a creditor cannot bind himself by a simple agreement to accept a smaller sum in lien of an ascertained debt of a larger amount, yet it is now firmly settled that " if there be any...
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The Northeastern Reporter, Volume 26

Law reports, digests, etc - 1891
...alltheexceptions and distinctions which have been ingrafted on it, in ay perhaps be summed upas follows, viz. : That a creditor cannot bind himself by a simple agreement...accept a smaller sum in lieu of an ascertained debt of largeramount.such an agreement being nudum pucturn. But, if there be any benefit, or even any legal...
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New England Reporter: All Cases Determined in the Courts of Last ..., Volume 1

Law reports, digests, etc - 1885
...court: While recognizing and giving effect to the rule of law, that a creditor cannot bind himself i by a simple agreement to accept a smaller sum in lieu of an ascertained existing debt of a larger amount, because such agreement is without consideration, courts have, nevertheless,...
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Massachusetts Reports, Volume 140

Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...Pillsbury, for the plaintiffs. C. ALLEN, J. While recognizing and giving effect to the rule of law, that a creditor cannot bind himself by a simple agreement...to accept a smaller sum in lieu of an ascertained existing debt of a larger amount, because such agreement is without consideration, courts have nevertheless...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 54

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...AE Pillsbury, for plaintiffs. C. ALLEN, J. While recognizing and giving effect to the rule of law, that a creditor cannot bind himself by a simple agreement...to accept a smaller sum in lieu of an ascertained existing debt of a larger amount, because such agreement is without consideration, courts have nevertheless...
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The New York Supplement

Law reports, digests, etc - 1914
...the rule declared in Jaffray v. Davis, 124 NY 164, 26 NE 351, 11 L,. RA 710, where it was said — "that a creditor cannot bind himself by a simple agreement...accept a smaller sum In lieu of an ascertained debt of larger amount; such an agreement being nudum pactum. But if there be any benefit, or even any legal...
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Cases for Analysis: Materials for Practice in Reading and Stating Reported ...

Eugene Wambaugh - Contracts - 1894 - 549 pages
...exceptions and distinctions which have been engraved on it, may perhaps be summed up as follows, viz.. " That a creditor cannot bind himself by a simple agreement...accept a smaller sum in lieu of an ascertained debt of larger amount, such an agreement being nudum pactum. But if there be any benefit or even any legal...
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American Cases on Contract: Arranged in Accordance with the ..., Parts 1-2

Ernest Wilson Huffcut, Edwin Hamlin Woodruff - Contracts - 1894 - 718 pages
...exceptions and distinctions which have been engraved on it, may perhaps be summed up as follows, viz. : That a creditor cannot bind himself by a simple agreement...accept a smaller sum in lieu of an ascertained debt of larger amount, such an agreement being nudum pactum. But if there be any benefit or even any legal...
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