Columbia Law Times: A Monthly Review Devoted to Law and Political Science, Volume 1

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Dennis, 1888

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Page 52 - Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said John Alden, 2nd, as and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, who, at his request, and in his presence, and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses the day and year above written.
Page 148 - It is agreed between the sender of the following message and this company that said company shall not be liable for mistakes or delays in the transmission or delivery or non-delivery of any unrcapcatcd message, whether happening by negligence of its servants or otherwise, beyond the amount received for. sending the same...
Page 151 - The Company will not be liable for damages or statutory penalties in any case where the claim is not presented in writing within sixty days after the message is filed with the Company for transmission.
Page 148 - To guard against mistakes or delays, the sender of a message should order it repeated ; that is, telegraphed back to the originating office for comparison. For this, one-baif the regular rate is charged in addition.
Page 152 - The damages must be such as may fairly be supposed to have entered into the contemplation of the parties when they made the contract, that is, must be such as might naturally be expected to follow its violation ; and they must be certain, both in their nature and in respect to the cause from which they proceed.
Page 152 - ... the other the difference between the contract price and the market price of the goods at the date fixed for executing the contract, then the whole transaction constitutes nothing more than a wager, and is null and void.
Page 181 - ... and a copy of the complaint, or a notice stating the sum of money for which judgment will be taken, was served with the summons ; or where the defendant has appeared, but has made default in pleading, the plaintiff may take judgment by default, as follows : 1. If the defendant has made default in appearing, the plaintiff must file proof of the service of the summons, and of...
Page 188 - And it has been held, that if the jurors do not agree in their verdict before the judges are about to leave the town, though they are not to be threatened or imprisoned, the judges are not bound to wait for them, but may carry them round the circuit from town to town in a cart.
Page 247 - ... no patent shall be held to be invalid by reason of such purchase, sale, or use prior to the application for a patent as aforesaid, except on proof of abandonment of such invention to the public, or that such purchase, sale or prior use, has been for more than two years prior to such application for a patent.
Page 199 - It must not be forgotten that you are not to extend arbitrarily those rules which say that a given contract is void as being against public policy, because if there is one thing which more than another public policy requires it is that men of full age and competent understanding shall have the utmost liberty of contracting, and that their contracts, when entered into freely and voluntarily, shall be held sacred, and shall be enforced by courts of justice.

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