The Pacific Reporter, Volume 116

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West Publishing Company, 1911 - Law reports, digests, etc
 

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Page 390 - AD eighteen , at the county of (here set forth the act or omission charged as an offense), contrary to the form, force, and effect of the statute in such case made and provided, and against the peace and dignity of the people of the state of California.
Page 240 - An instrument which contains an order or promise to do any act in addition to the payment of money is not negotiable.
Page 330 - malice" and "maliciously" import a wish to vex, annoy, or injure another person, or an intent to do a wrongful act, established either by proof or presumption of law; 5.
Page 241 - Gives the holder an election to require something to be done in lieu of payment of money. But nothing in this section shall validate any provision or stipulation otherwise illegal.
Page 324 - ... where the testimony of a witness on the part of the people, who is unable to give security for his appearance, has been taken conditionally in the like manner in the presence of the defendant, who has, either in person or by counsel, cross-examined or had an opportunity to cross-examine the witness, the deposition of such witness may be read, upon its being satisfactorily shown to the Court that he is dead or insane, or cannot with due diligence be found within the state...
Page 63 - A conveyance or other contract of a person of unsound mind, but not entirely without understanding, made before his incapacity has been judicially determined, is subject to rescission, as provided in the chapter on rescission of this code.
Page 116 - Every transfer of an interest in property, other than in trust, made only as a security for the performance of another act, is to be deemed a mortgage, except when in the case of personal property it is accompanied by actual change of possession, in which case it is to be deemed a pledge.
Page 239 - An instrument to be negotiable must conform to the following requirements: 1. It must be in writing and signed by the maker or drawer ; 2. Must contain an unconditional promise or order to pay a sum certain in money ; 3.
Page 64 - In the event of disagreement as to the amount of loss the same shall, as above provided, be ascertained by two competent and disinterested appraisers, the insured and this company each selecting one, and the two so chosen shall first select a competent and disinterested umpire; the appraisers together shall then estimate and appraise the loss stating separately sound value and damage, and, failing to agree, shall submit their differences to the umpire; and the award in writing of any two shall determine...
Page 240 - ... 1. It must be in writing and signed by the maker or drawer; 2. Must contain an unconditional promise or order to pay a sum certain in money; 3. Must be payable on demand, or at a fixed or determinable future time; 4. Must be payable to order or to bearer; and, 5. Where the instrument is addressed to a drawee, he must be named or otherwise indicated therein with reasonable certainty.

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