Decisiones de Puerto Rico; Casos Resueltos Por El Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico Volume 26

Decisiones de Puerto Rico; Casos Resueltos Por El Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico Volume 26

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...Q I Q I C I Q " 'Tht'r'cl.----Tl1is compromise is made for the settled and agreed consideration of $22,272, which Josefa Gonzalez, widow of Cebrian. acknowledges to have received from the other appearing party. Joa. quin Matienzo Amavizcar, prior' to this act, as follows: " '$509, value of stock and debentures of the Banco de Puerto Rico and of the Banco Territorial y Agricola; " '$961, value of the enumerated jewels; " '$1,000, delivered to her in cash, and the remainder of " '$19,802, price of the properties transferred under this deed." Some ten years later Rosario Matienzo, who lives in Spain and has never resided in Porto Rico, brought suit to recover the property so transferred to Jesefa Gonzalez, alleging want of consideration and of power on the part of Joaquin Ma tienzo and as a second cause of action alleged "that the alienation of the enumerated properties by Joaquin Matienzo was made unduly and without just cause or reason. It was ineflectual to extinguish any pre-existing or valid obligation; it did not destroy any right or discharge any lawful debt in favor of the defendant or of any other person. He acted by mistake and, rather than the seriousness and merits of the pretended claim of defendant, considered the adverse opinions that might have been formed with regard to his commercial standing in the event of a resort to the courts." Josefa Gonzalez, after denial, accompanied by positive averments with regard to these matters, set up as a further defense that "First.---Plaintifi has no cause of action for recovery in ejectment of the properties, subject of the complaint, because the defendant possesses in good faith, under just, legal...show more

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  • Paperback | 332 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 594g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236970314
  • 9781236970312