Central Reporter; All Cases Determined in the Courts of Last Resort Volume 4

Central Reporter; All Cases Determined in the Courts of Last Resort Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...with the deceased was his previous business and occupation. The materiality of truthful information in relation thereto was impressed upon the applicant by specific inquiries, and the requirement that truthful answers thereto should be made the condition of a valid contract. With the view of eliciting the information desired, a series of questions was proposed to the deceased, embracing not only an inquiry as to his general business and occupation, but special inquiries as to certain particular trades and employments. Among those which we deem it important to refer to in this case were the following: i "A. For the party whose life is proposed to be assured, state thebusiness carefully specified." Ans. "Real estate and grain dealer." "B. Is this business his own or does he work: for other persons and in what capacity?" Ans. "His own." "C. In what occupation has he been engaged during the last ten years?" Ans. "Real estate and grain dealer." "D. Is he now, or has he been engaged in or connected with the manufacture or sale of any beer, wine or other intoxicating liquors?" Ans. "No." An application dated August 28, 1878, containing the questions and answers stated was signed by Walton Dwight in his character of an applicant for insurance, and also in that of the assured, and was delivered by him to the defendant. In pursuance of the request contained therein the defendant on August 28, 1878, delivered to the applicant the policy in suit containing, among others, these provisions: "This policy is issued and the same is accepted by the said assured upon the following express conditions and agreements: that the same shall cease and be null and void and of no effect if...show more

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  • Paperback | 1030 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 51mm | 1,796g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236538005
  • 9781236538000