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], Volume 2
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Page 21 - 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...
Page 657 - ... 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.
Page 117 - Amount, if any ; and every Shareholder shall be liable to pay the Amount of the Calls so made, in respect of the Shares held by him, to the Persons and at the Times and Places from Time to Time appointed by the Company.
Page 112 - 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...
Page 460 - That Execution upon any Judgment in any Action obtained against any Public Officer for the Time being of any such Corporation or Copartnership carrying on the Business of Banking under the 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...
Page 648 - ... if, whatever a man's real meaning may be, he so conducts himself that a reasonable man would take the representation to be true, and believe that it was meant that he should act upon it, and did act upon it as true, the party making the representation would be equally precluded from contesting its truth.
Page 499 - ... 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.
Page 258 - ... 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...
Page 577 - Executor of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this eighth day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighteen.