The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and Authority Subsequent to Those Contained in the "American Decisions" [1760-1869] and the "American Reports" [1869-1887] Decided in the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States [1886-1911], Volume 22
Abraham Clark Freeman
Bancroft-Whitney Company, 1892 - Law reports, digests, etc
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action actual adverse possession agent agreement alleged allowed amount answer appellant appellee applied appropriation authority Bank bill brought cause charge claim common complaint constitution construction contract convey corporation counsel court creditors damages death debt deed defendant dollars duty effect entered entitled equity error evidence execution existence fact follows fraud give given ground held hold injury intention interest issue judge judgment jurisdiction jury land liable lien limitation matter meaning ment mortgage necessary negligence notice opinion owner paid parties payment performance person plaintiff possession presented principle proof proper purchaser question railroad reason received record recover refused relation rendered rule says statute sufficient suit taken thereof tion train trial valid void wife
Page 246 - The court may determine any controversy between parties before it, when it can be done without prejudice to the rights of others, or by saving their rights ; but when a complete determination of the controversy cannot be had without the presence of other parties, the court must order them to be brought in.
Page 920 - It is a general and undisputed proposition of law that a municipal corporation possesses and can exercise the following powers and no others: First, those granted in express words; second, those necessarily or fairly implied in or incident to the powers expressly granted; third, those essential to the declared objects and purposes of the corporation — not simply convenient but indispensable. Any fair reasonable doubt concerning the existence of power is resolved by the courts against the corporation...
Page 548 - Witnesseth: That the said party of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of five hundred dollars ($500.00), lawful money of the United States of America, to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part...
Page 453 - Columbia, shall confine the same in cars. boats, or vessels of any description for a period longer than twenty-eight consecutive hours without unloading the same in a humane manner, into properly equipped pens for rest, water, and feeding, for a period of at least five consecutive hours...
Page 316 - ... there shall be in this State hereafter, but one form of action, for the enforcement or protection of private rights and the redress or prevention of private wrongs, which shall be denominated a civil action.
Page 513 - ... defectively or imperfectly stated or omitted, and without which it is not to be presumed that either the judge would direct the jury to give or the jury would have given the verdict, such defect, imperfection, or omission is cured by the verdict...
Page 247 - A cause of action arising out of the contract or transaction set forth in the complaint as the foundation of the plaintiff's claim, or connected with the subject of the action.
Page 680 - ... shall be absolutely void as against the creditors of the mortgagor, and as against subsequent purchasers and mortgagees in good faith...