The Revised Statutes of the State of New-York, Passed During the Years One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty-seven, and One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty-eight: To which are Added, Certain Former Acts which Have Not Been Revised : Printed and Published Under the Direction of the Revisers, Appointed for that Purpose : in Three Volumes
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Page 657 - Every person who shall administer to any woman pregnant with a quick child, any medicine, drug or substance whatever, or shall use or employ any instrument or other means, with intent thereby to destroy such child, unless the same shall have been necessary to preserve the life of such mother or shall have been advised by two physicians to be necessary for such purpose...
Page 62 - No will in writing, except in the cases hereinafter mentioned, nor any part thereof, shall be revoked, or altered, otherwise than by some other will in writing, or some other writing of the testator, declaring such revocation or alteration, and executed with the same formalities with which the will itself was required by law to be executed...
Page 291 - ... the time of his absence shall not be deemed or taken as any part of the time limited for the commencement of such action.
Page 131 - ... made with the intent to hinder, delay or defraud creditors or other persons of their lawful suits, damages, forfeitures, debts or demands, and every bond or other evidence of debt given, suit commenced, decree or judgment suffered, with the like intent, as against the persons so hindered, delayed or defrauded, shall be void.
Page 287 - In every action for the recovery of real property, or the possession thereof, the person establishing a legal title to the property is presumed to have been possessed thereof within the time required by law, and the occupation of the property by any other person is deemed to have been under and in subordination to "the legal title, unless it appear that the property has been held and possessed adversely to such legal title, for five years before the commencement of the action.
Page 131 - The provisions of this act shall not be construed in any manner to affect or impair the title of a purchaser for a valuable consideration, unless it shall appear that such purchaser had previous notice of the fraudulent intent of his immediate grantor, or of the fraud rendering void the title of such grantor.
Page 559 - Application for the writ is made by petition, signed either by the party for whose relief it is intended, or by some person in his behalf, and must specify: 1.
Page 287 - ... years before the commencement of the act in respect to which such action is prosecuted or defense made.
Page 130 - Every sale made by a vendor of goods and chattels in his possession or under his control, and every assignment of goods and chattels, unless the same be accompanied by an immediate delivery, and be followed by an actual and continued change of possession of the...
Page 561 - The people of the state of New York, to the sheriff of, et cetera (or " to AB"): " We command you, that you have the body of CD, by you imprisoned and detained, as it is said, together with the time and cause of such imprisonment and detention, by whatsoever name the said CD is called or charged, before ," (" the supreme court, at a special term or term of the appellate division thereof, to be held...