A System of the Laws of the State of Connecticut: In Six Books /.

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John Byrne, for the author, 1795

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Página 209 - ... 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, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Página 137 - ... pay a sum of money, the doing of the act is a condition precedent to the payment, and the party who is to pay shall not be compelled to part with his money till the thing be performed...
Página 266 - ... is said to be merged, that is, sunk or drowned in the greater. Thus if there be tenant for years, and the reversion in fee simple descends to or is purchased by him, the term of years is merged in the inheritance, and shall never exist any more.
Página 154 - ... to him, to write and read, whose wages shall be paid, either by the parents or masters of such children, or by the inhabitants in general, by way of supply, as the major part of those...
Página 384 - But if any payment be made before one year's interest hath accrued, then compute the interest on the principal sum due on the obligation for one year, add it to the principal, and compute the interest on the sum paid, from the time it was paid, up to the end of the year; add it to the sum paid...
Página 292 - III. A third rule or canon of descent is this: that where there are two or more males, in equal degree, the eldest only shall inherit; but the females all together.
Página 298 - Homicide per infortunium or misadventure is where a man, doing a lawful act without any intention of hurt, unfortunately kills another ; as where a man is at work with a hatchet, and the head thereof flies off...
Página 428 - So far as the tort itself goes an executor shall not be liable, and therefore it is that all public and all private crimes die with the offender, and the executor is not chargeable ; but so far as the act of the offender is beneficial his assets ought to be answerable, and his executor therefore shall be charged.
Página 154 - ... to the end that learning may not be buried in the graves of our forefathers in church and commonwealth, the Lord assisting our endeavors.
Página 246 - Estates for life, expressly created by deed or grant, (which alone are properly conventional,) are where a lease is made of lands or tenements to a man, to hold for the term of his own life, or for that of any other person, or for more lives than one, in any of which cases he is...

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