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" A court of equity, which is never active in relief against conscience or public convenience, has always refused its aid to stale demands, where the party has slept upon his rights, and acquiesced for a great length of time. Nothing can call forth this... "
Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York - Page 17
by Oliver Lorenzo Barbour - 1868
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A treatise on the principles and practice of the High court of chancery

Henry Maddock - Equity pleading and procedure - 1820
...conscious it was satisfied, or intended to relinquish it (a-). " A Court of Equity," says Lord Camden, " which is never active in relief against conscience...convenience, has always refused its aid to stale demands, where the party has slept upon his right, and acquiesced for a great length of time. Nothing can (r)...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During ...

Great Britain. Court of Chancery, William Brown - Equity - 1820
...years is the period. <lwnnls v. Carrol, (5 Bro. PC 466.) is decisive, and not now open to argument. A court of equity which is never active in relief against conscience, or public comenicncc, has always refused its aid to stale demands, where the party has slept upon hi> right and...
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A Treatise on the Law of Mortages, Volumes 1-2

John Joseph Powell - Mortgages - 1822 - 1296 pages
...Master of the RoUs has recently recognized and acted upon it. "A court of equity," says Lord Camden, " which is never active in relief against conscience...convenience, has always refused its aid to stale demands, where the party has slept upon his right, and acquiesced for a great length of time. Nothing can call...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High ..., Volume 2; Volume 25

Great Britain. Court of Chancery - Equity - 1827
...would be sufficient to dismiss the bill. In Smith v. Clay, Amb.64-5. SBro. CC 639, Lord Camden says, " A Court " of Equity, which is never active in relief...convenience, has always refused its aid to stale " demands, where the party has slept upon his right and " acquiesced for a great length of time.*' MASTER of the...
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A Treatise on the Doctrine of Presumption and Presumptive Evidence: As ...

John Hubbersty Mathews - Personal property - 1827 - 483 pages
...easy. Twenty years is the period. Edwards v. Carrol (a) is decisive, and now not open to argument. A court of equity which is never active in relief...convenience, has always refused its aid to stale demands, where the party has slept upon his right and acquiesced for a great length of time. Nothing can call...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 48

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1892
...inequitable to grant the relief hedemands. Lord Camden, in Smith v. Clay, 3 BCC *639, *640, note, says : "A court of equity which is never active in relief...refused its aid, to stale demands, when the party slept upon his right, and acquiesced for a great length of time. Nothing can call forth this court...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 33

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1881
...specific performance." Lord Camden, at an early day, Johnson v. Somerville. stated the general doctrine as follows : "A court of equity, which is never active...convenience, has always refused its aid to stale demands where the party has slept upon his rights or acquiesced for a great length of time. Nothing can call...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 49

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1893
...been guilty of great delay. He said ; "A court of equity, which. Southern National Bank r. Darling. is never active in relief against conscience or public...convenience, has always refused its aid to stale demands where the party has slept upon his rights or acquiesced for a great length of time. Nothing can call...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 55

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1898
...statutable bar, refused relief to stale demands. More than one hundred years ago Lord Camden said : 'A court of equity, which is never active in relief against conscience or the public convenience, has always refused its aid to stale demands where tle party has slept upon...
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The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the ...

Law reports, digests, etc - 1838
...adopt the principles laid down by Lord Camden in Smith v. Clay, in a note to Delorame v. Browne (15), "A court of equity, which is never active in relief...convenience, has always refused its aid to stale demands, (15) 3 Bro. CC 639. where the party has slept upon his right, and acquiesced for a great length of...
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