Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Volume 7

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Philip H. Nicklin, no. 175 Chestnut Street, A. Small, printer, 1823 - Law reports, digests, etc

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Page 518 - ... and by that name shall have succession, and they and their successors shall and may forever thereafter by the same name be able and capable in law to sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Page 518 - That the said corporation and their successors, by the name, style and title aforesaid, shall be able and capable in law to sue and be sued...
Page 40 - From all the cases upon this subject, it appears to be determined, that however general the words of a covenant may be if standing alone, yet if from other covenants in the same deed it is plainly and irresistibly to be inferred that the party could not have intended to use the words in the general sense which they import, the court will limit the operation of the general words.
Page 213 - If a trustee Is In possession, and does not execute his trust, the possession of the trustee Is the possession of the cestui que trust; and. If the only circumstance Is that he does not perform his trust, his possession operates nothing as a bar, because his possession Is according to his title.
Page 422 - No person shall, for the same offence, be twice put in jeopardy of his life or limb, nor shall any man's property be taken or applied to public use without the consent of his representatives, and without just compensation being previously made to him.
Page 548 - These gifts were made, not indeed to make a profit for the donors or their posterity, but for something in their opinion of inestimable value; for something which they deemed a full equivalent for the money with which it was purchased. The consideration for which they stipulated is the perpetual application of the fund to its object in the mode prescribed by themselves.
Page 75 - R. 535, has been, that it is to be regarded as a chose in action, and, as expressed by Lord Thurlow, "the purchaser must abide by the case of the person from whom he buys...
Page 404 - ... of the blood of the ancestor from whom the estate came...
Page 428 - On the contrary, involuntary manslaughter is where it plainly appears that neither death nor any great bodily harm was intended, but death is accidentally caused by some unlawful act, or an act not strictly lawful in itself, but done in an unlawful manner and without due caution.
Page 33 - Now, the condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bound (insert the name of the person appointed or elected) shall well and truly perform the duties of said office.

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