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Lyons' Commercial Law: A Text Book for Schools and Colleges and a Book of ...
James A. Lyons
No preview available - 2016
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Page 10 - First, and which are of a general nature and not local to that kingdom, shall be the rule of decision, and shall be considered as of full force until repealed by legislative authority."— Act of the General Convention of Delegates of the Colony of Virginia, held at Williamsburg, Monday, May 6, 1776.
Page 218 - America, to him in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, does by these presents grant, bargain, sell, convey, and confirm unto the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever, [here give description of property].
Page 220 - Rodman, who are personally known to me to be the same persons whose names are subscribed to the foregoing instrument, appeared before me this day in person and acknowledged that they signed, sealed, and delivered the said instrument as their free and voluntary act for the uses and purposes therein set forth.
Page 10 - That the common law of England so far as the same is applicable and of a general nature...
Page 222 - Belle, his wife, party of the first part, for themselves and their heirs, executors, and administrators, do covenant, grant, bargain, and agree, to and with the said party of the second part, his...
Page 7 - Municipal law, thus understood, is properly defined to be a 'rule of civil conduct prescribed by the supreme power in a state, commanding what is right and prohibiting what is wrong.
Page 108 - For value received I hereby guarantee the payment of the within note.
Page 224 - In witness whereof the said party of the first part has hereunto set his hand and seal the day and year first above written.