Reports of Cases in Law and Equity, Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Georgia, in the Year ..., Volume 60

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Edward O. Jenkins, 1879 - Equity

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Page 434 - Haisten for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred and fifty dollars to him in hand paid, at and before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained sold and conveyed and do by these presents, grant, bargain, sell and convey...
Page 341 - A railroad company shall be liable for any damage done to persons, stock or other property, by the running of the locomotives, or cars, or other machinery of such company, or for damage done by any person in the...
Page 425 - That if a suit be commenced in any state court against an alien, or by a citizen of the state in which the suit is brought against a citizen of another state...
Page 551 - The jury found for the defendant. The plaintiff moved for a new trial on the...
Page 488 - In every tort there may be aggravating circumstances, either in the act or the intention, and in that event the jury may give additional damages, either to deter the wrong-doer from repeating the trespass, or as compensation for the wounded feelings of the plaintiff.
Page 24 - The cause was submitted to the court for trial without the intervention of a jury...
Page 72 - But the principle to which we have adverted was not presented to his mind in its simple form; and the point certainly did not undergo much consideration. For some of the expressions employed would seem to lay it down that a joint debtee might release one of his debtors, and yet by using some language of reservation in the agreement between himself and such debtor, keep his remedy entire against the others, even without consulting them.
Page 42 - Equity will not disarm a purchaser, but assist him; and precedents of this nature are very ancient and numerous ; viz., where the court hath refused to give any assistance against a purchaser, either to an heir, or to a widow, or to the fatherless, or to creditors, or even to one purchaser against another.
Page 424 - ... for paying all costs that may be awarded by the said circuit court if said court shall hold that such suit was wrongfully or improperly removed thereto, and also for their appearing and entering special bail in such suit if special bail was originally requisite therein. It shall then be the duty of the. State court to accept said petition and bond, and proceed no further in such suit; And...
Page 39 - Every restriction upon her power in it must be complied with ; but while the wife may contract, sue cannot bind her separate estate by any contract of suretyship, nor by any assumption of the debts of her husband ; and any sale of her separate estate, made to a creditor of her husband in extinguishment of his debts, shall be absolutely void.

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