Digest of Select British Statutes, Comprising Those Which, According to the Report of the Judges of the Supreme Court Made to the Legislature, Appear to Be in Force in Pennsylvania; With Some Others. with Notes and Illustrations

Digest of Select British Statutes, Comprising Those Which, According to the Report of the Judges of the Supreme Court Made to the Legislature, Appear to Be in Force in Pennsylvania; With Some Others. with Notes and Illustrations

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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. 1847 edition. Excerpt: ...seems to be no good reason why he sliould not be equally obliged to certify that he had discharged his duty in every particular. That he should not be obliged to certify (as the rule of H. 17 Geo. 2, obliges the commissioners to attest) that the parzihes wqlrte off _fyll tags aindf competent understanding. _ For surlely e rig s o in an s, an 0 persons non computes menus are no ess entitled to protection than those of married women. ' See the statute, tit. Fines. Jlfter issue joined there shall be but one essoin, or one default. AND it is to be known, after that a man hath put himself upon any inquest, the which hath or must pass in such manner of writs, he shall have but one essoin, or one default; so that if he come not at the day given to him by the essoin, or make default the second day, then the inquest shall be taken by his default, and according to the same inquest they shall proceed to judgment. And if such inquest be taken in the county, before the sheriff or coroners, it shall be returned unto the king's justices at a certain day; and if the party defendant come not at that day, then, upon his default, another day shall be assigned to him after the discretion of the justices; and it shall be commanded to the sheriff, fthat he cause him to come to hear the judgment, if he will, ac-H97 cording to the inquest; at which day, if he come not, upon his default they shall proceed to judgment. In like manner it shall be done, if he comeinot at the day given unto him by his essoin. The mischief before this statute was the great delays to which plaintifls were subjected in personal actions; and this statute was meant to afford a remedy. Certain actions wherein after appearance the tenant shall not be essoined. Fonasmocn as in a writ...show more

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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 367g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236855299
  • 9781236855299