The Pocket Law-lexicon, Explaining Technical Words, Phrases, and Maxims of the English, Scotch, and Roman Law: To which is Added a Complete List of Law Reports, with Their Abbreviations

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Stevens and Sons, 1884 - 350 стор.
 

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Сторінка 262 - A cheque is a Bill of Exchange drawn on a banker payable on demand. Promissory Note. — A Promissory Note is an unconditional promise in writing made by one person to another, signed by the maker, engaging to pay on demand or at a fixed or determinable future time, a sum certain in money...
Сторінка 124 - That no will shall be valid unless it shall be in writing and executed in manner herein-after mentioned ; (that is to say,) it shall be signed at the foot or end thereof by the testator, or by some other person in his presence and by his direction...
Сторінка 49 - A draft or bill of exchange, within the meaning of this regulation, is defined as an unconditional order in writing, addressed by one person to another, signed by the person giving it, requiring the person to whom it is addressed to pay in the United States, at a fixed or determinable future time, a sum certain in dollars to the order of a specified person...
Сторінка 146 - Guarantee, a promise to a person to be answerable for the payment of a debt, or the performance of a duty by another, in case he should fail to perform his engagement.
Сторінка 167 - An inland bill is a bill which is or on the face of it purports to be (a) both drawn and payable within the British Islands, or (b) drawn within the British Islands upon some person resident therein. Any other bill is a foreign bill. For the purposes of this Act "British Islands...
Сторінка 105 - The right of a plaintiff in equity to the benefit of the defendant's oath, is limited to a discovery of such material facts as relate to the plaintiff's case, — and does not extend to a discovery of the manner in which the defendant's case is to be established, or to evidence which relates exclusively to his case.
Сторінка 335 - It is emphatically the will of the person who makes it, and is defined to be ' the legal declaration of a man's intentions which he wills to be performed after his death.
Сторінка 96 - June (1677) all declarations or creations of trusts or confidences of any lands, tenements, or hereditaments, shall be manifested and proved by some writing signed by the party who is by law enabled to declare such trust, or by his last will in writing, or else they shall be utterly void and of none effect.
Сторінка 50 - To these succeeded the bill of rights, or declaration delivered by the lords and commons to the prince and princess of Orange...
Сторінка 206 - There shall not, after the commencement of this Act, be any merger by operation of law only of any estate, the beneficial interest in which would not be deemed to be merged or extinguished in equity.

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