Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Appeals of the State of New York, Volume 92

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Page 319 - Every law which imposes, continues or revives a tax shall distinctly state the tax and the object to which it is to be applied, and it shall not be sufficient to refer to any other law to fix such tax or object.
Page 302 - ... except in pursuance of an appropriation by law; nor unless such payment be made within two years next after the passage of such appropriation act; and every such law making a new appropriation, or continuing or reviving an appropriation, shall distinctly specify the sum appropriated, and the object to which it is to be applied; and it shall not be sufficient for such law to refer to any other law to fix such sum.
Page 317 - In cases where they apply"; and also with section 914, providing that "the practice, pleadings and forms and modes of proceeding In civil causes, other than equity and admiralty causes, in the circuit and district courts, shall conform, as near as may be, to the practice, pleadings and forms and modes of proceeding existing at the time In like causes In the courts of record of the state within which such circuit or district courts are held, any rule of court to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 75 - July, 1872, having executed a last will and testament, which was admitted to probate by the surrogate of the county of New York, and letters testamentary were duly issued thereon to Abram B.
Page 423 - No person having a husband, wife, child or parent, shall, by his or her last will and testament, devise or bequeath to any benevolent, charitable, literary, scientific, religious or missionary society, association...
Page 440 - Future estates are either vested or contingent. They are vested, when there is a person in being who would have an immediate right to the possession of the lands, upon the ceasing of the intermediate or precedent estate. They are contingent, whilst the person to whom, or the event upon which they are limited to take effect, remains uncertain.
Page 499 - All directions for the accumulation of the rents and profits of real property, except such as are allowed by statute, shall be void. An accumulation of rents and profits of real property, for the benefit of one or more persons, may be directed by any will or deed sufficient to pass real property as follows: 1. If such accumulation be directed to commence on the creation...
Page 499 - An accumulation of rents and profits of real property, for the benefit of one or more persons, may be directed by any will or deed sufficient to pass real property as follows: 1. If such accumulation be directed to commence on the creation of the estate out of which the rents and profits are to arise, it must be made for the benefit of one or more minors then in being, and terminate at...
Page 319 - States, or any foreign government, for any of the purposes specified in this act, directly or indirectly to take risks or transact any business of insurance in this state...
Page 427 - ... part of his or her estate, after the payment of his or her debts, and such devise or. bequest shall be valid to the extent of one-half, and no more.

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