Reports of Cases Determined in the Constitutional Court of South-Carolina [1821-1823, 1825-1828], Band 1

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Seite 102 - The fourth section of the statute of frauds (a) enacts, that no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise to answer damages out of his own estate ; or whereby to charge the defendant upon any special promise to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriages, of another person...
Seite 190 - ... that he will support the constitution of the United States, and that he doth absolutely and entirely renounce and abjure all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty whatever, and particularly, by name, the prince, potentate, state or sovereignty whereof he was before a citizen or subject ; which proceedings shall be recorded by the clerk of the court.
Seite 286 - Ohio ; and all prosecutions shall be carried on in the name and by the authority of the state of Ohio ; and all indictments shall conclude against the peace and dignity of the same.
Seite 93 - His lordship then proceeded to say, that the dependence or independence of covenants was to be collected from the evident sense and meaning of the parties, and that, however transposed they might be in the deed, their precedency must depend on the order of time in which the intent of the transaction requires their performance.
Seite 546 - God and as touching such worldly estate wherewith it has pleased God to bless me with in this life I give devise and dispose of the same in the following manner and form — First.
Seite 562 - ... committed as aforesaid, upon his prayer or petition in open court the first week of the term or first day of the sessions of Oyer and Terminer...
Seite 151 - Implied, are such as reason and justice dictate, and which, therefore, the law presumes that every man undertakes to perform.
Seite 60 - When any number of men have so consented to make one community or government, they are thereby presently incorporated, and make one body politic, wherein the majority have a right to act and conclude the rest.
Seite 62 - For, according to the principle of all the cases referred to, a quorum possesses all the powers of the whole body ; a majority of which quorum must, of course, govern. . . . The constitutions of this State and the United States declare that a majority shall be a quorum to do business ; but a majority of that quorum are sufficient to decide the most important question.

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