Abstract of the Laws of the District of Columbia
W.M. Morrison & Company, 1855 - 43 sider
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Abstract acknowledged Act of Congress Act of Maryland action administration agreement amount ancestor appear attorney brother brought cause child claim client commencement common contract corporation Court Cranch damages debt deed defendant delivered descendants detainer distress District of Columbia dollars door enter entitled equal degree evidence execution expiration express fact father force forcible entry Frauds give given grandfather Greenl half hands held hold husband imprisonment injury interest intestate issue Johns Judge judgment justices land Landlord and Tenant lease libel limits living ment months mother necessary notice obtained officer owner paid party peace person Pick possession preferred premises prepared purchasers quit recorded relations removal rent Salk seal sister slave sold Statute sufficient suit taken Taylor's term thereof things Thompson tion twenty United unless Washington writing
Side 40 - All claims founded upon the Constitution of the United States or any law of Congress, except for pensions, or upon any regulation of an Executive Department, or upon any contract, express or implied, with the Government of the United States...
Side 16 - ... upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof; unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Side 16 - ... unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto...
Side 16 - ... or upon any contract or sale of lands, tenements or hereditaments, or any interest in or concerning them; (5) or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one...
Side 40 - The said court shall hear and determine all claims founded upon any law of Congress, or upon any regulation of an executive department, or upon any contract, express or implied, with the government of the United States, which may be suggested to it by a petition filed therein ; and also all claims which may be referred to said court by either house of Congress.
Side 23 - Things delivered to a person exercising a public trade, to be carried, wrought, worked up, or managed in the way of his trade or employ.
Side 34 - EF, acknowledged the same to be her act and deed, and declared that she had willingly signed, sealed and delivered the same, and that she wished not to retract it.
Side 34 - Appeals, or the highest court of any State or Territory of the United States or of the District of Columbia, and...
Side 7 - Tenant in dower is where a man is seised of certain lands or tenements in fee simple, fee tail general, or as heir in special tail, and taketh a wife, and dieth, the wife, after the decease of her husband, shall be endowed of the third part of such lands and tenements as were her husband's at any time during the coverture...
Side 16 - That if any person shall, in the district of Columbia, challenge another to fight a duel, or shall send or deliver any written or verbal message purporting or intending to be such challenge, or shall accept any such challenge or message, or shall knowingly carry or deliver any such challenge or message, or shall knowingly carry or deliver an...