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136 New York action affirmed agent agreed agreement alleged amended amount answer Appeal application Argued attorney authority Bank brought cause cause of action Cent charge claim Code complaint concur condition contract corporation costs counsel County damages death defendant defendant's denied Department determination directed dismissed Division entitled evidence execution fact follows give given granted ground held intention interest issue January 11 judgment jurisdiction jury land matter motion N. Y. Supp notice obtained offer opinion owner paid parties payment performance person plaintiff premises present proceeding purchase question reason received recover reference refused relator rendered respondent reversed rule served Special statute street Supreme Court taken Term thereof tion trial trust witness York State Reporter
Page 193 - Appointments and promotions in the civil service of the State, and of all the civil divisions thereof, including cities and villages, shall be made according to merit and fitness to be ascertained, so far as practicable, by examinations, which, so far as practicable, shall be competitive...
Page 341 - From the commencement of an action or special proceeding, or the service of an answer containing a counterclaim, the attorney who appears for a party has a lien upon his client's cause of action, claim or counterclaim, which attaches to a verdict, report, decision, judgment or final order in his client's favor, and the proceeds thereof in whosesoever hands they may come; and the lien cannot be affected by any settlement between the parties before or after judgment or final order. The court upon the...
Page 519 - The value of securities held by secured creditors shall be determined by converting the same into money according to the terms of the agreement pursuant to which such securities were delivered to such creditors or by such creditors and the trustee, by agreement, arbitration, compromise, or litigation, as the court may direct, and the amount of such value shall be credited upon such claims, and a dividend shall be paid only on the unpaid balance.
Page 113 - Such power of alienation is suspended, when there are no persons in being, by whom an absolute fee in possession can be conveyed.
Page 538 - to exercise exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever over such district, not exceeding ten miles square, as may by cession of particular states, and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of government of the United States...
Page 552 - A person who extorts any money or other property from another, under circumstances not amounting to robbery, by means of force or a threat mentioned in the last two sections, is punishable by imprisonment not exceeding five years.
Page 291 - ... may be summoned to show cause why they should not be bound by the judgment, in the same manner as though they had been originally served with the summons.
Page 244 - A deposit by one person of his own money, in his own name as trustee for another, standing alone, does not establish an irrevocable trust during the lifetime of the depositor. It is a tentative trust merely, revocable at will, until the depositor dies or completes the gift in his lifetime by some unequivocal act or declaration such as delivery of the passbook or notice to the beneficiary.