A Dictionary of the Practice in Civil Actions: In the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, with Practical Directions and Forms, Arranged Under Each Title, Volumes 1-2

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S. Brooke, 1825 - Law
 

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Page 94 - An agreement that by its terms is not to be performed within a year from the making thereof ; 2.
Page 287 - AB for his damages which he had sustained as well on occasion of the detention of the said debt "] as for his costs and charges by him about his suit in that behalf expended...
Page 4 - And if there be two or more plaintiffs or defendants, and one or more of them shall die, if the cause of action shall survive to the surviving plaintiff or plaintiffs, or against the surviving defendant or defendants...
Page 39 - State, or by any judge or justice therein respectively, whereby the person of any ambassador or other public minister of any foreign prince or State, authorized and received as such by the President of the United States...
Page 411 - ... the same ; in which notice shall be clearly and explicitly contained the cause of action...
Page 547 - Excise, or by Action of Debt, Bill, Plaint, or Information, in any of his Majesty's Courts of Record at Westminster...
Page 645 - RC prays that the judgment aforesaid, for the errors aforesaid, and other errors in the record and prpceedings aforesaid, may be reversed, annulled, and altogether held for nothing, and that he may be restored to all things which he hath lost by occasion of the said judgment, &c.
Page 365 - ... proving such warrant at the trial of such action, the jury shall give their verdict for the defendant or defendants notwithstanding any defect of jurisdiction in such justice or justices...
Page 659 - Morewood (r), it was held, that if a verdict be found on any fact or title distinctly put in issue, in an action of trespass, such verdict may be pleaded by way of estoppel in another action between the same parties, or their privies, in respect of the same fact or title.
Page 571 - ... years from thence next ensuing, and fully to be complete and ended, yielding and paying therefore yearly, and every year during the said term...

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