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" Facts were committed, and the Defendant may plead the General Issue, and give the Special Matter in Evidence... "
Laws of the State of New York - Page 98
by New York (State) - 1843
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The Ecclesiastical Law, Volume 4

Richard Burn - 1824 - 608 pages
...peace, constable, or any other person whatsoever, for any thing done in execution of this act ; he may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence : and if a verdict shall be given for him, or the plaintiff be non-suit, or discontinue, he shall have...
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Reminiscences of Charles Butler ...: With a Letter to a Lady on Ancient and ...

Charles Butler - 1824 - 372 pages
...1770, a bill was brought into the house of commons, for allowing defendants, in almost all cases, to plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence ; the measure failed : its effect would have been to confine special pleading within very narrow limits :...
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A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown: Or, A System of the ..., Volume 1

William Hawkins - 1824 - 838 pages
...doing, " and the defendant and defendants, in such action or suit, if " brought in England, shall and may plead the general issue, and " give the special matter in evidence; and if, upon such action " or suit, a verdict shall be given for the defendant or defendants, " or...
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The London Magazine

1829 - 660 pages
...or against any other person acting by the order or in aid of such justice or constable, he or they may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence thereupon, and if judgment, by verdict or otherwise, shall in such action be given for the defendant...
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A Treatise on the Laws of Commerce and Manufactures, and the ..., Volume 2

Joseph Chitty - 1824 - 516 pages
...subject themselves to the penalties of this act (6). And persons sued for acting under its provisions may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence ; and if the plaintiff be nonsuited, or discontinue, or a verdict pass against him, the defendant is...
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A Treatise on the Common Law, in Relation to Water Courses: Intended More ...

Joseph Kinnicut Angell - 1824 - 380 pages
...county where such cause of action should arise, and not in any other county ; and the Defendants might plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence. The cause was tried al the Warwick summer assizes 1814, before Chan\bre J. The case was, that the Defendant...
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A General Abridgment and Digest of American Law: With Occasional ..., Volume 3

Nathan Dane - 1824 - 620 pages
...sued, is or may be an act or thing done by him, by virtue or in execution of hisoffice ; the deft, may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence, upon filing in the cause a brief statement of' such special matter of defence, within such time as...
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The Laws of the Customs, Compiled by Direction of the Lords Commissioners of ...

Great Britain, James Deacon Hume - 1825 - 570 pages
...laid and tried in of the Cause of the Place or District where the Facts were committed, — themand the Defendant may plead the General Issue, and give • the Special Matter in Evidence ; — and if the Plaintiff shall become nonsuited, or shall discontinue the Action, or if upon a Verdict...
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A treatise of the laws for the relief and settlement of ..., Issue 788, Volume 2

Michael Nolan - 1825 - 776 pages
...sued for any matter or thing which lie plead the general issue. shall do in execution of this act, he may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence ; and if the verdict shall pass for the defendant, or if the plaintiff be nonsuited, or discontinue...
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The Magistrate's Pocket-book, Or, An Epitome of the Duties and Practice of a ...

William Robinson - 1825 - 468 pages
...in the execution of his office unless commenced within six months after the act committed ; and he may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence. 24 Geo. 2. c. 44, s. 8. 7 Jac. c. 5. warrants of dis- , 3p. In all cases of a warrant of distress for...
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