Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Judicial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Page 521 - And therefore on a feoffment to A and his heirs, to the use of B and his heirs...
Page 312 - Commonwealth ought to find a certain remedy, by having recourse to the laws, for all injuries or wrongs which he may receive in his person, property or character. He ought to obtain right and justice freely, and without being obliged to purchase it; completely, and without any denial; promptly, and without delay ; conformably to the laws.
Page 516 - Bedford assizes, a verdict was found for the plaintiffs, subject to the opinion of the Court on the following case. The plaintiffs are the parish officers of Toddington, and the defendants are the parish officers of Milton Bryant.
Page 522 - As, if a feoffment was made to A and his heirs, to the use of (or in trust for) B and his heirs...
Page 312 - The liberty of the press is essential to the security of freedom in a state; it ought not, therefore, to be restrained in this Commonwealth.
Page 418 - MILLER delivered the opinion of the court We are of opinion that the court...
Page 110 - I have any memory of the practice of the courts, that every new item and credit in an account given by one party to the other, is an admission of there being some unsettled account between them, the amount of which is afterwards to be ascertained ; and any act which the jury may consider as an acknowledgment of its being an open account, is sufficient to take the case out of the statute.
Page 114 - ... the cause of action shall be deemed to have accrued, at the time of the last item proved in such account.
Page 208 - ... to perform. This is a defect inherent in all human systems of legislation. The rule that a mere verbal promise, without any consideration, cannot be enforced by action, is universal in its application, and cannot be departed from to suit particular cases in which a refusal to perform such a promise may be disgraceful.
Page 19 - Dobe, or to his assigns, he or they paying freight for the said goods, per hhd., with primage and average accustomed.

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