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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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Modern American Law: A Systematic and Comprehensive Commentary on ..., Volume 13

Eugene Allen Gilmore, William Charles Wermuth - Law - 1914
...incorporeal hereditaments, and defines an office to be "a right to ex10 Throop, Public Officers, 2. ercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging." In a case involving the question of whether or not an "attendant" upon a court of record in the city...
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Legislative Document, Volume 30

New York (State). Legislature - New York (State) - 1920
...and one who performs the duties of an office is an officer. 2 Blackstone, 36 : "A right to exercise a public or private employment and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging." BurwilFs Dictionary : " The idea of an officer clearly embraces the idea of tenure, duration, fees...
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Legal Definitions: A Collection of Words and Phrases as Applied ..., Volume 2

Law - 1920
...performs the duties from an officer. Bunn v. People, 46 111. 403. An office is a right to exercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging. Bowers v. Bowers, 26 Penn. St. 77. An office is a duty, a charge, a trust exercised 'for a public purpose....
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 92

Law - 1921
...views in reference to public offices. "At common law an office was defined to be a right to exercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging, whether public or private," but now we have the rule, that "In America public offices are created for...
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Annual Report of the Attorney General of the State of New York

New York (State). Attorney General's Office - Attorneys general's opinions - 1920
...and one who performs the duties of an office is an officer. 2 Blackstone, 36 : "A right to exercise a public or private employment and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging." Burwill's Dictionary : " The idea of an officer clearly embraces the idea of tenure, duration, fees...
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The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the ...

Law reports, digests, etc - 1854
...hereditament within the definition in 2 Black. Com. 36. — " 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," and it falls also within the definition of " tenement " which precedes...
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Wyoming Reports; Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Wyoming, Volume 8

Wyoming. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1901
...election. What does a successful candidate acquire by election ? An office is a " right to exercise a public (or private) employment, and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging." (2 Blackstone, 36.) The term embraces the ideas of tenure, devotion, emolument, and duties. (US v....
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Ohio, Volume 29

Ohio. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1877
...of an elector." The State v. Wilson. Some of these definitions are as follows: " A right to exercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging." 2 Bla.36. Again: " Offices consist of a right, and correspondent duty, to execute a public or private...
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Southern Reporter, Volume 82

Law reports, digests, etc - 1920
...contract is never considered an office. An 'officer,' as defined by Blackstone, is a right to exercise я public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments thereunto belonging, whether public, as those of magistrates, or private, as bailiffs, receivers, and the like. 2 Blacks....
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A Short Historical Introduction to the Law of Real Property

J. John Lawler, Gail Gates Lawler - Law - 2000 - 232 pages
...Henry m, protection was extended in the form of a writ of annuity. Offices were the right to exercise a public or private employment, and to take the fees and emoluments pertaining thereto, whether public, as in the case of magistrates, or private, as in the case of bailiffs...
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