The Exchequer Reports: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer & Exchequer Chamber ... Trinity Term, 10 Vict., to [Hilary Vacation, 19 Vict.] ... Both Inclusive. [1847-1856], Volumen2

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Página 25 - Viet. c. 109, s. 18, it is enacted, that all contracts or agreements, whether by parol or in writing, by way of gaming or wagering, shall be null and void ; and that no suit shall be brought or maintained in any court of law or equity for recovering any sum of money or valuable thing alleged to be won upon any wager, or which shall have been deposited in the hands of any person to abide the event on which any wager shall have been made...
Página 851 - 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...
Página 116 - It has long been settled, that in commercial transactions extrinsic evidence of custom and usage is admissible to annex incidents to written contracts in matters with respect to which they are silent. The same rule has also been applied to contracts in other transactions of life in which known usages have been established and prevailed. And this has been done upon the principle of presumption, that in such transactions the parties did not mean to express in writing the whole of the contract by which...
Página 310 - ... in the order and disposition of the bankrupt, with the consent of the true owner...
Página 226 - Provided always, that nothing herein contained shall extend to any case where the party trespassing acted under a fair and reasonable supposition that he had a right to do the act complained of, nor to any trespass, not being wilful 1835.
Página 507 - ... cause why there should not be a new trial on the ground of misdirection by the learned judtfe, and also on the ground that the verdict was against the evidence.
Página 264 - ... a third person thereto : Provided always, that if the whole time of the holding of such two persons shall be less than sixty years, then it shall be necessary to show such...
Página 468 - Provisions of this Act, whether as Plaintiff or Defendant, may be issued against any Member or Members for the Time being of such Corporation or Copartnership ; and that in case any such Execution against any Member or Members for the Time being of any such Corporation or Copartnership...
Página 29 - ... to charge any person upon any agreement made upon consideration of marriage; or upon any contract or sale of lands, tenements or hereditaments or any interest in or concerning them...
Página 422 - 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.

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