Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Volume 1

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Page 403 - Together with all and singular the , ways, waters, water courses, rights, liberties, privileges, hereditaments, and appurtenances whatsoever thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining, and the reversions and remainders, rents...
Page 139 - The light in which we are disposed to consider this question is that after a dissolution of a partnership, no partner can create a cause of action against the other partners, except by a new authority communicated to him for that purpose. It is wholly immaterial what is the consideration which is to raise such cause of action, whether it be a supposed preexisting debt of the partnership, or any auxiliary consideration, which might prove beneficial to them. Unless adopted by them, they are not bound...
Page 239 - The question of probable cause is a mixed proposition of law and fact. Whether the circumstances alleged to show it probable or not probable are true and existed, is a matter of fact ; but whether, supposing them true, they amount to a probable cause, is a question of law: and upon this distinction proceeded the case of Reynolds v.
Page 112 - Such real estate," says the twentieth section of the act of February 24, 1834 (Purd. Dig.), 289, "so sold, shall not be liable in the hands of the purchaser for the debts of the decedent." " These are simple, but very effective words. They encourage bidders to pay outside prices, and they sweep off all liens which debts of the decedent may have occasioned, except only certain fixed liens, like a widow's dower, which are incapable of pecuniary admeasurement.
Page 100 - CD, administrator of all and singular, the goods and chattels, rights and credits, which were of the said A. B. at the time of his death, with full power and authority to secure and dispose of said property according to law, and collect all moneys due said deceased, and in general to do and perform all other acts and things which are or hereafter may be required of him by law.
Page 203 - It is settled by a train of decisions in the American, as well as the British courts, that the joint effects belong to the firm, and not to the partners...
Page 403 - Seiffert in law or equity or otherwise howsoever, of, in, to, or out of the same. To have and to hold the said...
Page 515 - ... been filed in the office of the prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas of the county...

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