Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With Tables of the Names of Cases and Principal Matters, Volume 12

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Page 130 - the law of the place,' he said, 'can never be the rule where the transaction is entered into with an express view to the law of another country, as the rule by which it is to be governed.
Page 118 - Suit shall and may plead the General Issue, and give this Act and the special Matter in Evidence at any Trial to be had thereupon, and that the same was done in pursuance and by the Authority of this Act; and if...
Page 130 - Golding (c), and ever since recognized, that " what is a discharge of a debt in the country where it was contracted, is a discharge of it everywhere.
Page 184 - The goods had so far gotten to the end of their journey that they waited for new orders from the purchaser to put them again in motion, to communicate to them another substantive destination, and that without such orders they would continue stationary...
Page 131 - We always import together with their persons the existing relations of foreigners as between themselves, according to the laws of their respective countries; except indeed where those laws clash with the rights of our own subjects here, and one or other of the laws must necessarily give way, in which case our own is entitled to the preference.
Page 104 - The question for the opinion of the court was, whether the plaintiffs were entitled to recover back the money so paid to the defendants.
Page 123 - An act to establish an uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States," shall be, and the same is hereby repealed.
Page 20 - Now the agreement is that which is to show what each party is to do or perform, and by which both parties are to be bound ; and this is required to be in writing. If it were only necessary to show what one of them was to do, it would be sufficient to state the promise made by the defendant who was to be charged upon it.
Page 17 - ... necessary for effectuating the object of the statute that the consideration should be set down in writing as well as the promise; for otherwise the consideration might be illegal, or the promise might have been made upon a condition precedent, which the party charged may not afterwards be able to prove, the omission of which would materially vary the promise, by turning that into an absolute promise which was only a conditional one...
Page 183 - ... true. If it be predicated of the vendee's own actual touch, or of the touch of any other person, it comes in each instance to a question, whether the party to whose touch it actually comes, be an agent so far representing the principal, as to make the delivery to him a full, effectual, and final delivery to the principal, as contradistinguished from a delivery to a person virtually acting as a carrier, or mean of conveyance to or on the account of the principal, in a mere course of transit towards...

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