The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and Authority Subsequent to Those Contained in the "American Decisions" [1760-1869] and the "American Reports" [1869-1887] Decided in the Courts of Last Resort of the Several States [1886-1911], Volume 51

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Abraham Clark Freeman
Bancroft-Whitney Company, 1896
 

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Page 801 - And the said records and judicial proceedings, authenticated as aforesaid, shall have such faith and credit given to them in every court within the United States as they have by law or usage in the courts of the State from whence the said records are or shall be taken.
Page 230 - The fourth section enacts that after the date there mentioned "no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise to answer damages out of his own estate...
Page 436 - ... in case of any fraud or false swearing by the insured touching any matter relating to this insurance or the subject thereof, whether before or after a loss.
Page 230 - ... any interest in or concerning them, or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof, unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing and signed by the party to be charged therewith...
Page 655 - ... no execution shall issue against any stockholder, except upon an order of the court in which the action, suit or other proceeding shall have been brought or instituted, made upon motion in open court, after reasonable notice in writing to the person or persons sought to be charged ; and, upon such motion, such court may order execution to issue accordingly ; or the plaintiff in the execution may proceed by action to charge the stockholders with the amount of his judgment.
Page 25 - Of every municipal corporation the charter or statute by which it is created is its organic act. Neither the corporation nor its officers can do any act, or make any contract, or incur any liability, not authorized thereby, or by some legislative act applicable thereto. All acts beyond the scope of the powers granted are void.
Page 436 - This entire policy shall be void if the insured has concealed or misrepresented, in writing or otherwise, any material fact or circumstance concerning this insurance or the subject thereof...
Page 25 - It Is a general and undisputed proposition of law that a municipal corporation possesses and can exercise the following powers, and no others: First, those granted In express words; second, those necessarily or fairly implied In or Incident to the powers expressly granted; third, those essential to the declared objects and purposes of the corporation, not simply convenient, but Indispensable.
Page 230 - ... unless the agreement, upon which such action shall be brought or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Page 187 - Every act shall embrace but one subject, and matters properly connected therewith ; which subject shall be expressed in the title. But if any subject shall be embraced in an act, which shall not be expressed in the title, such act shall be void only as to so much thereof as shall not be expressed in the title.

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