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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 Passed at the Sessions of the Legislature - Page 318
by New York (State). Legislature - 1837
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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