Reports of Cases Adjudged in the High Court of Chancery: Before the Right Hon. Sir James Wigram, Knt., Vice-chancellor. [1841-1853], Volum 6

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Side 185 - That no person offered as a witness shall hereafter be excluded, by reason of incapacity from crime or interest, from giving evidence, either in person or by deposition, according to the practice of the Court, on the trial of any issue joined, or of any matter or question, or on any inquiry arising in any suit, action or proceeding, civil or criminal, in any Court, or before any judge, jury, sheriff, coroner, magistrate, officer, or...
Side 292 - I know of no case in which it has been held that the surplus, after the particular purpose is answered, forms part of the personal estate, so as to pass by the residuary bequest.
Side 162 - ... died without having entered into the possession or into the receipt of the rents and profits thereof...
Side 368 - Court in the same case, that if I throw a log of timber into the highway (which is an unlawful act), and another man tumbles over it, and is hurt, an action on the case only lies, it being a consequential damage ; but if in throwing it I hit another man, he may bring trespass, because it is an immediate wrong.
Side 181 - An Act for the Amendment of the Laws with respect to Wills: provided that in Courts of Equity any defendant to any cause pending in any such Court may be examined as a witness on the behalf of the plaintiff or of any co-defendant in any such cause, saving just exceptions; and that any interest which such defendant so to be examined may have in the matters or any of the matters in question in the cause shall not be deemed a just exception to the testimony of such defendant, but shall...
Side 559 - And it is ordered that the said Master do take an account of the said testator's debts, funeral expenses, and of the legacies given by his will.
Side 596 - ... of stamps and taxes, or to the officer authorized by the said commissioners to receive the same, for the use of her majesty, the duties chargeable under this act for or in respect of all and every the sum and sums of money so received or charged as aforesaid, and contained or which ought to be contained in such account.
Side 199 - ... and it was referred to the Master to take an account of the...
Side 187 - ... so far as to give validity to any contract or agreement by way of pledge, lien, or security bona fide made by any person with such agent so intrusted as aforesaid, as well for any original loan, advance, or payment made upon the security of such goods or documents, as also for any further or continuing advance in respect thereof...
Side 78 - ... redemption shall have been given to the mortgagor or some person claiming his estate or to the agent of such mortgagor or person...

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