Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court of Appeals of Maryland and in the High Court of Chancery of Maryland, from First Harris & McHenry's Reports to First Maryland Reports [1658-1851]

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Page 282 - That no action shall be brought .... whereby to charge the defendant upon any special promise to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of another person .... 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.
Page 306 - Thousand dollars in hand paid by the said party of the second part, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents do grant, bargain, and sell, unto the said party of the second part...
Page 137 - PROVIDED ALWAYS, and it is the true intent and meaning of these presents, and of the parties...
Page 193 - After all the evidence had been submitted, the defendant below asked the court to instruct the jury that the plaintiff was not entitled to recover...
Page 244 - That, in case it should at any time happen, that an election of directors should not be made upon any day when pursuant to this act it ought to have been made, the said corporation shall not, for that cause, be deemed to be dissolved ; but it shall be lawful, on any other day, to hold and make an election of directors in such manner as shall have been regulated by the laws and ordinances of the said corporation.
Page 302 - Be it known that as well in own name as for and in the name and names of all and every other person or persons to whom the same doth, may, or shall appertain, in part or in all...
Page 339 - that where one person makes a promise to another for the benefit of a third person, that third person may maintain an action upon it.
Page 208 - Prior to the passage of the act, a deviation was defined as a ' voluntary departure without necessity or reasonable cause from the regular and usual course of the voyage.
Page 164 - ... or any other words which may import either a want or failure of issue of any person in his lifetime or at the time of his death, or an indefinite failure of his issue, shall be construed to mean a want or failure of issue in the lifetime or at the time of the death of such person, and not an indefinite failure of his issue, unless a contrary intention shall appear...
Page 203 - ... all other perils, losses, and misfortunes that have or shall come to the hurt, detriment, or damage of the said goods and merchandises and ship, &c., or any part thereof.

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