Connecticut Reports: Containing Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Errors, Volume 66

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Page 106 - bottomed on this principle, that he who expects to derive advantage from an act which is done by another for him, must answer for any injury which a third person may sustain from it.
Page 364 - Any person injured in person or property by means of a defective road or bridge may recover damages from the party bound to keep it in repair...
Page 229 - ... promises, or information made or given by or to the person soliciting or taking this application for a policy, or by or to any other person, shall be binding on the...
Page 275 - Sunday, except from necessity or mercy; provided, that it may run trains carrying the United States mail, and such other trains or classes of trains as may be authorized by the railroad commissioners, on application made to them on the ground that the same are required by public necessity or for the preservation of freight.
Page 156 - relevant" means that any two facts to which it is applied are so related to each other that, according to the common course of events, one, either taken by itself or in connection with other facts, proves or renders probable the past, present, or future existence or nonexistence of the other.
Page 578 - All evidence," said Lord Mansfield in Blatch v. Archer, (Cowper, 63, 65,) " is to be weighed according to the proof which it was in the power of one side to have produced and in the power of the other side to have contradicted.
Page 166 - Again, it is said that the word "relevant," as applied to the admission of evidence, means that any two facts to which it is applied are so related to each other that according to the common course of events one of them, taken by itself or in connection with other facts, proves or renders probable the past, present, or future existence or nonexistence of the other.
Page 381 - The application contained, among other stipulations, this one: "And, if I or my representatives shall omit or neglect to make any payment as required by the conditions of such certificate, then the certificate to be issued hereon shall be null and void, and all money paid thereon shall be forfeited to said company.
Page 318 - But, where the contract is either expressly or tacitly to be performed in any other place, there the general rule is, in conformity to the presumed intention of the parties, that the contract, as to its validity, nature, obligation, and interpretation, is to be governed by the law of the place of performance.
Page 101 - That if the duty which the official authority imposes upon an officer is a <luty to the public, a failure to perform it, or an inadequate or erroneous performance, must be a public, not an individual, injury, and must be redressed, if at all, in some form of public prosecution.

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