Miscellaneous Reports. Cases Decided in the Courts of Record of the State of New York Other Than the Court of Appeals and the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, Volume 17
Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, 1896
"Cases decided in the courts of record of the state of New York, other than the Court of Appeals and the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, including the Appellate Term of the Supreme Court for the hearing of appeals from the City Court of the city of New York and the Municipal Court of the city of New York; special terms and trial terms of the Supreme Court, City Court of the city of New York, the Court of general sessions of the peace in and for the city and county of New York, county courts, and the Surrogates' Courts." (varies slightly)
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action affirmed agent agreement alleged amount answer appellant application assignment attachment attorney authority bank cause charge City Court claim Code complaint condition contract corporation costs counsel County deceased defendant defendant's denied determine directed duty effect entered entitled evidence execution executors existence fact favor follows give given granted ground held intention interest issued judgment July June jury justice land lease Matter ment Misc mortgage motion notice objection original paid parties payment person plaintiff premises present proceedings proof proper purchase question reason received recover referred refused relator respect respondent reversed rule signed Special statement statute street sufficient Supreme Court taken Term testified testimony thereof tion town trial trustees verdict witnesses York
Page 454 - ... together with the appurtenances and all the estate and rights of the party of the first part in and to said premises.
Page 594 - There must be reasonable evidence of negligence ; but where the thing is shown to be under the management of the defendant or his servants, and the accident is such as in the ordinary course of things does not happen if those who have the management use the proper care, it affords reasonable evidence, in the absence of explanation by the defendant, that the accident arose from want of care.
Page 189 - The above instrument, consisting of two pages, was, at the date thereof, signed sealed published and declared, by the said Oliver Murray, as and for ^ his last will and testament, in presence of us, who, at his request and in his presence, and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses thereto Henry V.
Page 324 - Every contract for the leasing for a longer period than one year, .or for the sale of any lands or any interest in lands, shall be void, unless the contract, or some note or memorandum thereof, expressing the consideration, be in writing, and be subscribed by the party by whom the lease or sale is to be made.
Page 539 - By the law of the land, is most clearly intended, the general law; a law, which hears before it condemns; which proceeds upon inquiry, and renders judgment only after trial.
Page 560 - ... if the party to be examined shall be a female she shall be entitled to have such examination before physicians or surgeons of her own sex.
Page 715 - A judgment that the defendant pay a fine, may also direct that he be imprisoned until the fine be satisfied, in the proportion of one day's imprisonment for every dollar of the fine.
Page 108 - Such subscription shall be made by the testator in the presence of each of the attesting witnesses, or shall be acknowledged by him to have been so made to each of the attesting witnesses.
Page 124 - In an action brought by or against a corporation, the complaint must aver that the plaintiff, or the defendant, as the case may be, is a corporation ; must state •whether it is a domestic corporation or a foreign corporation ; and, if the latter, the State, country, or government, by or under whose laws it was created.
Page 38 - A child, when adopted, may take the family name of the 'person adopting. After adoption the two shall sustain towards each other the legal relation of parent and child, and have all the rights and be subject to all the duties of that relation.