A Treatise on the Powers and Duties of Justices of the Peace, in the State of Michigan: Under Chapter Ninety-three of the Revised Statutes, with Practical Forms
S.D. Elwood, 1859 - 628 pages
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Page 548 - ... provided by law in relation to the distribution of personal property left by persons dying intestate...
Page 464 - Every contract for the leasing for a longer period than one year, or for the sale of any lands or any interest in lands, shall be void, unless the contract, or some note or memorandum thereof, expressing the consideration, be In writing, and be subscribed by the party by whom the lease or sale is to be made.
Page 238 - A clergyman or priest cannot, without the consent of the person making the confession, be examined as to any confession made to him in his professional character in the course of discipline enjoined by the church to which he belongs.
Page 424 - ... when the party by his own contract creates a duty or charge upon himself, he is bound to make it good, if he may, notwithstanding any accident by inevitable necessity, because he might have provided against it by his contract.
Page 590 - To bring a person within the description of a common carrier, he must exercise it as a public employment ; he must undertake to carry goods for persons generally ; and he must hold himself out as ready to engage in the transportation of goods for hire, as a business, not as a casual occupation pro hac vice.
Page 462 - ... the buyer shall accept part of the goods or choses in action so contracted to be sold or sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the contract, or in part payment, or unless some note or memorandum in writing of the contract or sale be signed by the party to be charged or his agent in that behalf.
Page 547 - That every such action shall be brought by and in the names of the personal representatives of such deceased person, and the amount recovered in every such action shall be for the exclusive benefit of the widow and next of kin of such deceased person...
Page 239 - No person duly authorized to practice physic or surgery, shall be allowed to disclose any information which he may have acquired in attending any patient, in a professional character, and which information was necessary to enable him to prescribe for such patient as a physician, or to do any act for him as a surgeon (id.
Page 53 - America, to be paid to the said , his certain attorney, executors, administrators or assigns, to which payment well and truly to be made, I do bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, for and in the whole, firmly by these presents.