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action administrator admitted adverse possession affirmed alleged amount answer appear applied assignment authority bank Barr bill bond bound brought called cause charge claim Common condition consideration contract court creditors death debts decided decree deed defendant devise directed effect entered entitled error evidence exception execution executors existed fact fraud fund gave give given ground hands heirs held husband instructed intent interest issue judge judgment jury land legacy liable lien limitation March matter means mortgage necessary never notice objection opinion owner paid parties pass payment plaintiff Pleas possession premises present principle proceedings proceeds proof proved purchaser question reason received record recover referred rent rule settled share sold statute subsequent sufficient taken trust vested whole wife witness
Page 530 - the rule of law is clear, that, where one, by his words or conduct, wilfully causes another to believe in the existence of a certain state of things, and induces him to act on that belief, so as to alter his own previous position, the former is concluded from averring against the latter, a different state of things, as existing at the same time.
Page 158 - The records and judicial proceedings of the courts of any State or Territory, or of any such country, shall be proved or admitted in any other court within the United States, by the attestation of the clerk, and the seal of the court annexed, if there be a seal, together with a certificate of the judge, chief justice, or presiding magistrate, that the said attestation is in due form.
Page 290 - Delivery to a third person for the use of the party in whose favour the deed is executed, where the grantor parts with all control over the deed, makes the deed effectual from the instant of such delivery...
Page 270 - For it is not to be presumed that the Legislature intended to make any innovation upon the Common Law further than the case absolutely required.
Page 53 - Every alteration which shall be made in the names of the partners, in the nature of the business, or in the capital or shares thereof, or in any other matter specified in the original certificate, shall be deemed a dissolution of the partnership ; and every such partnership which shall in any manner be carried on after any such alteration shall have been made, shall be deemed a general partnership, unless renewed as a special partnership according to the provisions of the last section.
Page 530 - But the rule of law is clear, that, where one by his words or conduct wilfully causes another to believe the existence of a certain state of things, and induces him to act on that belief, so as to alter his own previous position, the former is concluded from averring against the latter a different state of things as existing at the same time."* In Freeman v.
Page 334 - ... the period fixed and prescribed by law for the creation of future estates and interests, and which is not destructible by the person for the time being entitled to the property subject to the future limitation except with the concurrence of the individual interested under that limitation.
Page 290 - ... he did not intend it to operate immediately, that it is a valid and effectual deed, and that delivery to the party who is to take by it, or to any person for his use, is not essential.
Page 90 - A will is ambulatory till the death of the testator. If the testator lets it stand till he dies, it is his will: if he does not suffer it to do so, it is not his will. Here, he had two. He has cancelled the second : it has no effect, no operation ; it is as no will at all, being cancelled before his death. But the former, which was never cancelled, stands as his will.