Atlantic Reporter, Volume 95

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West Publishing Company, 1916

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Page 119 - It is a rule in law, when the ancestor by any gift or conveyance takes an estate of freehold, and in the same gift or conveyance an estate is limited either mediately or immediately to his heirs in fee or in tail; that always in such cases, 'the heirs' are words of limitation of the estate, and not words of purchase.
Page 284 - The Assured upon the occurrence of an accident, shall give immediate written notice thereof to the Company, or to its duly authorized Agent, with the fullest information obtainable. He shall give like notice with full particulars of any claim made on account of such accident.
Page 31 - Where a negotiable instrument is materially altered without the assent of all parties liable thereon, it is avoided, except as against a party who has himself made, authorized or assented to the alteration, and subsequent indorsers. But...
Page 106 - The court below made a finding of the subordinate and evidential facts, bearing upon the question of the negligence of the defendant, and the contributory negligence of the plaintiff...
Page 221 - ... or is conducting its business in an unsafe manner, such as to render its further proceedings hazardous to the public, or to those having funds in its custody, they shall notify the Attorney-General of such facts...
Page 100 - That for and in consideration of the sum of one dollar cash in hand paid by the party of the second part to the party of the first part...
Page 71 - ... to the use of himself for life, remainder to the use of his...
Page 338 - ... trustees a fund of one hundred thousand dollars, to be distributed to religious and charitable objects in accordance with the well-known wishes of the testator. By a deed of trust, executed June 2, 1875, the trustees under the will of Mr. Bohlen transferred and paid over to "The Rector, Church Wardens, and Vestrymen of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Philadelphia...
Page 78 - That the clerk of each and every court exercising jurisdiction in naturalization cases shall charge, collect, and account for the following fees in each proceeding : For receiving and filing a declaration of intention and issuing a duplicate thereof, one dollar.
Page 57 - Upon this evidence, the defendant's counsel asked the court to direct a verdict for the defendant upon the ground that the facts proved did not support the charge in the indictment.

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