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" ... the language of the promisor is to be interpreted in the sense in which he had reason to suppose it was understood by the promisee. "
Quarterly bulletin (New York (N.Y.). Dept. of Health). 1913 - Page 12
1913
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Connecticut Reports: Containing Cases Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 59

Connecticut. Supreme Court of Errors - 1891
...Lemmon fully expected such a result; and independently of Sherman's intent, his language and acts should be interpreted in the sense in which he had reason to suppose Lemmon understood them. The contract and acts of Sherman in this matter should be construed with reference...
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Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, Volume 30

Nathan Howard, New York (State). Supreme Court - 1866
...the whele instrument. Where the language of a promisor may be understood in more senses than one, it is to be interpreted in the sense in which he had reason to suppose it was understood by the promisce (Id). 21. Conditions and provisos in policies of insurance are to be construed strictly against...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 30

1885
...give the contract the sense in which the promisor believed the other party to have accepted it, or in which he had reason to suppose it was understood by the promisee," and the practical interpretation of the contract, by the practice and conduct of the parties...
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The N.Y. Weekly Digest of Cases Decided in the U.S. Supreme ..., Volume 9

1880
...liberally construed, and where the language of the promissor may be understood in more senses than one, it is to be interpreted in the sense in which he had reason to suppose it vas understood by the proinissee.— Wright etal. v. Williams, 560. 3. The terms "on vessel and cargo,"...
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A Treatise on the Law of Fire Insurance: Adapted to the Present State of the ...

Horace Gay Wood - 1878 - 922 pages
...well as of ethics, that where the language of a promisor may be understood in more senses than one, it is to be interpreted in the sense in which he had reason to suppose it was understood by the promisee. Potter v. O/Uario Iia. Co., 5 Hill, 149 ; liarlow v. Sciitt. '24 NY 40. It is also a familiar...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Appeals of the State of ..., Volume 73

New York (State). Court of Appeals, George Franklin Comstock, Henry Rogers Selden, Francis Kernan, Erasmus Peshine Smith, Joel Tiffany, Edward Jordan Dimock, Samuel Hand, Hiram Edward Sickels, Louis J. Rezzemini, Edmund Hamilton Smith, Edwin Augustus Bedell, Alvah S. Newcomb, James Newton Fiero - 1879
...Harmon, for respondent. Where the language of a proniissor may IK> understood in more senses than one, it is to be interpreted in the sense in which he had reason to Opinion of the Court, per ALLEX, J. • suppose it was understood by the promisee. (Hoffman v. jfitna...
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The Federal Reporter, Volume 138

1905
...well as of ethics that, where the language of a promisor may be understood in more senses than one, it is to be interpreted in the sense in which he had reason to suppose It was understood by the promisee. It is also a familiar rule of law that, if it be left in doubt, in view of the general tenor...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 47-48

1892
...applies here, that, where the language of a promisor ma}7 be understood in more senses than one, it shall be interpreted in the sense in which he had reason to suppose it was understood by the promisee. Barlow v. Scott, 24 NY 40; Hoffman v. Insurance Co., 32 NY 405; Potter v. Berthelet, 20 Fed....
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The Pacific Reporter, Volume 146

1915
...well as of ethics, that where the language of a promisor may be understood in more senses than one, it is to be interpreted in the sense in which he had reason to suppose it was understood by the promisee. * * * It is also a familiar rule of law that, if it be left in doubt, in view of the general...
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The Northwestern Reporter, Volume 19

1884
...contract the sense in which the prisoner believed the other party to have v.l9,no.8— 33 accepted it, or in which he had reason to suppose it was understood by the promisee, " and the practical interpretation of the contract, by the practice and conduct of the parties...
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