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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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A Treatise on the Parties to Actions, the Forms of Actions, and on Pleading ...

Joseph Chitty - 1831 - 780 pages
...9Wentw. Index, ciii. A peace officer acting by virtue of his office, need not join in the plea, but may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence, 7 Jac. 1. c. 5, and 21 Jac. 1. c. 12.— See Burn, J. 26th ed. "Constable." — 1 Stra. 440. — 9...
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The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer, Volume 2

Richard Burn - 1831 - 1154 pages
...facts were committed, and not in any other county or place, and the defendant or defendants shall and may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence at uny trial had thereupon ; and if the plain tiff or plaintiffs shall become nonsuited, or discontinue...
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The ship-master's assistant, and owner's manual. [With]

David Steel - 1832 - 1188 pages
...shall be laid and tried in the county where the facts were committed, and not in. any other county, and the defendant may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence ; and if the plaintiff1 shall become nonsuited, or discontinue, or if, upon a verdict or demurrer,...
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An Analytical Digested Index to the Common Law Reports: From the ..., Volume 2

Thomas Coventry, Samuel Hughes - 1832 - 672 pages
...must plead the general issue. Netcton v. Creswick, 3 Mod. 166. 2. It is not true as a rule, that where the defendant may plead the general issue and give the special matter in evidence, he shall not plead specially. Paramour v. Johnston, 12 Mod. 376, 377. 2 Vent. 295. 3. In many cases...
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A Digest of the Law of Evidence on the Trial of Actions at Nisi Prius

Henry Roscoe - 1832 - 660 pages
...this section the action must be commenced within three lunar months. Croker v. MTavish, 1 Bingh. 307." The defendant may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence. 23 Geo. III. c. 70, s. 33, 24 Geo. III. sess. 2, c. 47, s. 35. ACTIONS BY EXECUTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS....
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A New Abridgment of the Law, Volumes 1-8

Matthew Bacon - 1832 - 844 pages
...commissioners must be commenced within three months after the fact committed ; and the commissioners may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence ; and are entitled to double costs on nonsuit, or verdict for defendant, or discontinuance after appearance,...
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Epitome of the Laws of Nova-Scotia, Volume 1

Beamish Murdoch - 1832 - 260 pages
...86.—Limits actions against any person for what he may do in pursuance of this act to 3 months—and he may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence. Sec. 87.—Governor may order militia act to be read. Sec. 88.—Governor may appoint inspecting field...
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The Law Journal for the Year 1832-1949: Comprising Reports of Cases in the ...

1841 - 436 pages
...executed in pursuance of this Act, or of any clause, matter, or thing herein contained, such person may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence, for his defence. xv. That in construing this Act the word " county" shall he taken to include hundred,...
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American Annual Register, Volume 6

Joseph Blunt - 1832 - 720 pages
...bo sued or prosecuted, for any matter, act. or thing done under or by virtue of this act, be or they may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence. SSJCT. 11. .lad lie if further enacted, That, if any person <>r persons, from and after the passing...
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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge

1832 - 344 pages
...sued or prosecuted, for any matter, act, or thing done under or by virtue, of this act, he or they may plead the general issue, and give the special matter in evidence. SEC. II. And be it further enacted, That, if any person or persons, from and after the passing of this...
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