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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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Gifford's English lawyer; or, Every man his own lawyer, by John Gifford

Alexander Whellier - 1825 - 836 pages
...action brought against overseers or churchwardens, or others executing their orders, every such person may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence ; and if the verdict be in his favour, the judge before whom the matter shall be tried shall allow...
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A Treatise on the Law of Actions Relating to Real Property, Volume 1

Henry Roscoe - 1825 - 838 pages
...— — sure, sale or disposal, of any goods or chattels thereupon, the General if«ue. defendants may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence. But a party distraining o^the demised premises, is not entitled by this statute to give the special...
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A Practical Treatise on the Criminal Law: Comprising the Practice ..., Volume 1

Joseph Chitty - 1826 - 1018 pages
...concerning their office, the venue shall be laid in the county in which the supposed wrong was committed, and the defendant may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence. And if he obtain a verdict, or the plaintiff be nonsuited, or suffer a discontinuance, the defendant...
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The Statutes of Upper Canada

Ontario - 1826 - 182 pages
...Cause thereof, and shall be laid and tried in the Place or District where the Facts were committed, and 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 on the Law of Certificates

Humphry William Woolrych - 1826 - 462 pages
...as considerations for the signature of certificates shall be void, and that the parties sued thereon may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence. This enactment had also been existing since 5 G.2. The effect of the remedy is next stated in s. 126....
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An Analysis of the Constitution of the East-India Company, and of the Laws ...

Peter Auber - 1826 - 908 pages
...not being authorized to reside or traffic there, the defendant or defendants to such suit or action may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence for his or their defence ; and the proof shall lie on the plaintiff or plaintiffs upon the trial of...
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The Law and Practice in Bankruptcy: As Founded on the Recent ..., Volumes 1-2

John Frederick Archbold - 1827 - 616 pages
...lastly, by sect. 44, the action must be commenced within three calendar months after the fact committed ; the defendant may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence ; and if the plaintiff fail, the defendant shall recover double costs. See the section, ante, p. 11....
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An Historical Account of the Ancient Town and Port of Wisbech, in the Isle ...

William Watson (F.A.S.) - 1827 - 796 pages
...for any matter or thing done in pursuance of the last-mentioned act of king Charles, then he or they may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence upon any trial to be had touching the same. By the same act it is declared, that if any breaches happen...
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Lex Parochialis; Or, A Compendium of the Laws Relating to the Poor: With the ...

William Robinson - 1827 - 624 pages
...• ^r 0 , . .. brought against aid, or by his order, shall do any thing concerning' his office, he may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence ; and if he shall obtain a verdict, or the plaintiff shall be nonsuited, or suffer discontinuance,...
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The Laws Relating to the Poor, Volume 1

Edmund Bott - 1827 - 858 pages
...1. c. IS., " if an action be brought against a justice for any thing done concerning his office, he may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence." 27. And shall be allowed double costs. 28. By 24 G. 2. c. 44.$ 1. "no writ shall be sued out against...
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