Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Common Pleas of Upper Canada, Volume 30

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Page 97 - No person holding stock in any such company, as executor, administrator, guardian or trustee, and no person holding such stock as collateral security, shall be personally subject to any liability as stockholder of such company...
Page 566 - ... such person shall be entitled to stand in the place of the creditor, and to use all the remedies, and, if need be, and upon a proper indemnity, to use the name of the creditor, in any action or other proceeding, at law or in equity, in order to obtain from the principal debtor...
Page 381 - If a stranger begins to build on my land supposing it to be his own, and I, perceiving his mistake, abstain from setting him right, and leave him to persevere in his error, a Court of equity will not allow me afterwards to assert my title to the land on which he had expended money on the supposition that the land was his own.
Page 313 - The true rule in my opinion is, that if there is any agreement between the principals with reference to the contract guaranteed, the surety ought to be consulted, and that if he has not consented to the alteration, although in cases where it is without inquiry evident that the alteration is unsubstantial, or that it cannot be otherwise than beneficial to the surety, the surety may not be discharged; yet, that if...
Page 236 - A man may transfer his property without valuable consideration in one of two ways: he may either do such acts as amount in law to a conveyance or assignment of the property and thus completely divest himself of the legal ownership in which case the person who by those acts acquires the property takes it beneficially or on trust...
Page 98 - Every such executor, administrator, guardian or trustee shall represent the share of stock in his hands at all meetings of the company, and may vote accordingly as a stockholder; and every person who shall pledge his stock as aforesaid, may nevertheless represent the same at all such meetings, and may vote accordingly as a stockholder.
Page 250 - We have no doubt that, in all offences which involve damages to an injured party for which he may maintain an action, it is competent for him, notwithstanding they are also of a public nature, to compromise or settle his private damage in any way he may think fit.
Page 399 - Guthrie, obtained a rule calling on the defendant to shew cause why the verdict should not be set aside and a verdict entered for the plaintiff...
Page 322 - Serjt., moved for a rule calling upon the plaintiff to shew cause why the verdict should not be set aside and a new trial had...
Page 471 - Hill, in the present term, obtained a rule to shew cause why the verdict should not be set aside and a verdict entered for the defendant, or a new trial had...

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