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" Offices, which are a right to exercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging, are also incorporeal hereditaments, whether public, as those of magistrates, or private, as of bailiffs, receivers, and the... "
Commentaries on the Laws of England,: In Four Books - Page 34
by William Blackstone - 1794
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Principles of Law: Law in General; Personal Rights; Property; Wills; Contracts

International Correspondence Schools - Contracts - 1903
...the inhabitants. They, too, pertain only to the Church of England." Offices are the right to exercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging." A franchise is a branch of the king1s (or of the state1s) prerogative, subsisting in the hands of a...
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Commentaries on the laws of England: in four books, Volume 2

Sir William Blackstone, William Draper Lewis - Law - 1902
...both cases, seems to correspond with the Roman. (§0(62) V. Offices, which are a right to exercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging(63) are also incorporeal hereditaments; whether public, as those of magistrates; or private,...
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Virginia Reports: Jefferson--33 Grattan, 1730-1880

Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...office. Office there meant no more than duty. An office had been defined to be a right to exercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging ; whether public, as that of magistrate ; or private, as of bailiff, receiver, or the like. 2 Bl. Com....
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Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases, Volume 6

Law - 1904 - 7839 pages
...Jac. Law Diet. 433); Ptacek v. People, 94 111. App. 571, 577, 57£ An office is a right to exercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments, in which one has a property, and to which there are annexed duties, and, with us, in public offices,...
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Handbook of the Law of Public Corporations

Henry Hulbert Ingersoll - Corporation law - 1904 - 738 pages
...engaged in the service of the municipality. At common law an office was denned to be "a right to exercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments therennto belonging, whether public or private." 1 But in America "public offices are created for the...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 45

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...election arises from the fact and at the time of his election. An olfice is "a right to exercise apublic (or private) employment, and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging." 2 Bl. Cfim. 36; United States v. Hartwell, 6 Wall. 303, 18 L. ed. 832. The salary -<is an incident...
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Encyclopędia of the Laws of England with Forms and Precedents by ..., Volume 10

Law - 1908
...CIVIL LIABILITY .... 139 Definitions. — An office is defined (Cruise, Dig.) as a right to exercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments belonging to it. The position of an officer appears to involve some discretionary authority, and is...
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Questions and Answers on Real Property ...

Frederick Stansbury Tyler - 1909 - 57 pages
...one man has to go over the land of another. 29. What are offices? A. They are the rights to exercise a public or private employment and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging. At common law they were classed as incorporeal hereditaments but now in this country they are never...
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Cyclopedia of Law ...

Charles Erehart Chadman - Law - 1912
...also the preceding note. — Note to Cooky's Blackstone. V. Offices, which are a right to exercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging, are also incorporeal hereditaments; whether public, as those of magistrates; or private, as of bailiffs,...
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Property (real and Personal): With Questions, Problems and Forms

Alfred William Bays - Property - 1913 - 245 pages
...discussed at length we may not dwell upon them here. (5) Offices.9 An office was a right to exercise a public or private employment and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging. (6) Dignities.10 Dignities consisted in the right to honors and offices, as those of dukes, marquesses,...
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