Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Vermont: 1825-1827 Prepared and Published in Pursuance of a Statute Law of the State


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Side 329 - And when the quantity is mentioned in addition to a description of the boundaries, without any express covenant that the land contains that quantity, the whole must be considered as mere description...
Side 127 - ... expel a member, but not a second time for the same cause, and shall have all other powers necessary for the Legislature of a free State.
Side 177 - Co., then being the agents of the plaintiffs in that behalf, and intrusted by the plaintiffs with the possession of the goods as apparent owners thereof; that Scheitlin & Co. sold and delivered the goods in their own name and as their own goods, with the consent of the plaintiffs ; that at the time of the sale and delivery of the goods, the defendants believed Scheitlin & Co. to be the owners of the goods, and did not know that the plaintiffs were the owners of the goods or of any of them, or were...
Side 227 - Queen there inhabiting and being, and to the evil example of all others in like case offending, and against the form of the statutes in such case made and provided, and against the peace of our Lady the Queen, her Crown and dignity.
Side 323 - ... an audita querela lies, in the nature of a bill in equity, to be relieved against the oppression of the plaintiff.
Side 297 - A recognizance is an obligation of record, which a man enters into before some court of record or magistrate duly authorized)', with condition to do some particular act; as to appear at the assizes, to keep the peace, to pay a debt, or the like.
Side 300 - It is not negatively refraining; not exacting the money at the time; but it is 1815. the act of the creditor, depriving himself of the power of suing by something obligatory, which prevents the surety from coming into a court of equity for relief; because the principal having tied his own hands the surety cannot release them.
Side 343 - It is a familiar canon of construction that a thing which is within the intention of the makers of a statute is as much within the statute as if it were within the letter; and a thing which is within the letter of the statute is not within the statute unless it be within the intention of the makers.
Side 178 - ... is a civil death ; and that is the reason that the wife may bring an action, or may be impleaded, during the natural life of her husband.
Side 127 - Pennsylvania and shall have power to choose their speaker, the treasurer of the state and their other officers; sit on their own adjournments; prepare bills and enact them into laws; judge of the elections and qualifications of their own members; they may expel a member, but not a second time for the same cause...

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