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" Good will may be properly enough described to be the advantage or benefit which is acquired by an establishment beyond the mere value of the capital, stock, funds or property employed therein in consequence of the general public patronage and encouragement... "
Dictionary of Terms and Phrases Used in American Or English Jurisprudence - Page 378
by Benjamin Vaughan Abbott - 1879
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A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States ...

John Bouvier - Anglo-Norman dialect - 1843 - 1512 pages
...the establishment of particular trades or occupations. Mr. Justice Story describes a good will to be the advantage or benefit which is acquired by an establishment, beyond the mere value of the capital, stocks, funds, or property employed therein, in consequenceof the general public patronage and encouragement,...
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Commentaries on the Law of Partnership: As a Branch of Commercial and ...

Joseph Story - Partnership - 1846 - 720 pages
...called the good-will of the trade or business. This good -will may be properly enough described to be the advantage or benefit, which is acquired by an...local position, or common celebrity, or reputation for skill or affluence, or punctuality, or from other accidental circumstances, or necessities, or even...
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 88

Michigan. Supreme Court, Randolph Manning, George C. Gibbs, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Jennison, Hovey K. Clarke, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper - Law reports, digests, etc - 1892
...Story in his work on Partnerships, at section 99, is a fair one. He describes "good-will" as being — "The advantage or benefit which is acquired by an...local position or common celebrity, or reputation for skill or affluence, or punctuality, or from other accidental circumstances or necessities, or even...
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Select Cases in Equity and at Law: Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 1

Pennsylvania. Court of Common Pleas (Philadelphia County) - 1853
...the meaning of this term. Mr. Justice Story says : " Good-will may be properly enough described to be the advantage or benefit, which is acquired by an...local position, or common celebrity, or reputation for skill or affluence, or punctuality, or from accidental circumstances, or necessities, or even from...
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Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, Volume 19

Nathan Howard, New York (State). Supreme Court - Civil procedure - 1860
...place." Judge STORY describes it as " the advantage or benefit which is acquired by an Howe agt. Searing. establishment beyond the mere value of the capital,...therein, in consequence of the general public patronage which it receives from constant or habitual customers, on account of its local position, or common...
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Cases Decided in the United States Court of Claims, Volume 67

United States. Court of Claims - Law reports, digests, etc - 1929
...is not susceptible of being disposed of independently. Mr. Justice Story defined good will to be ' the advantage or benefit, which is acquired by an...local position, or common celebrity, or reputation for skill or affluence, or punctuality, or from other accidental circumstances or necessity, or even from...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 28

Law - 1884
...following definition by Jndge Story commends itself for its clearness and vast comprehension: 'Good-will is the advantage or benefit which is acquired by an establishment,...beyond the mere value of the capital, stock, funds, or other property employed therein, in consequence of the general public patronage and encouragement which...
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The Insurance Cyclopeadia: Being a Dictionary of the Definitions of Terms ...

Cornelius Walford - Insurance - 1878
...GOODWILL. — The advantage or benefit which is acquired by a bus. beyond the mere value of the cap. stock, funds, or property employed therein ; in consequence...which it receives from constant or habitual customers. It is considered a subject of sale along with the stock and premises. — Wharton's law Lex. In the...
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The Civil Code of the State of California, Volume 1

California - Civil law - 1872
...not include a right to use the name of any person from whom it was acquired. , NOTE. — Good will is the advantage or benefit which is acquired by an establishment beyond the mere value of the capital, stocks, funds, or property employed therein, in consequence of the general public patronage and encouragement...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Ohio, Volume 36

Ohio. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1881
...a concern, both in fact and in the estimation of a court of equity." Judge Story defines it as " an advantage or benefit which is acquired by an establishment,...customers, on account of its local position, or common o-eiebrity, or reputation for skill or affluence, or punctuality, or from other accidental circumstances...
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