The New Hampshire Reports Volume 32

The New Hampshire Reports Volume 32

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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. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...clear that the plaintiff has no claim against these defendants for the money, or any portion of it received by the town upon the sale of the house, both because, if the money belonged to the plaintiff, it never came into the hands of the defendants; and because, if it were in their hands, it is money _ to which he has no right in law or equity'. According to the provisions of the case, the verdict must be set aside, and judgment rendered for the defendants for their costs. UNION MUTUAL FIRE INsUamcn COMPANY o. KnYssn. By the charter of a mutual fire insurance company, the poweg of issuing policies, and effecting insurances, was entrusted to the directors, who were required to divide all risks into four separate classes, and assign each policy to its proper class, and a by-law was established definingithe different kinds of property to be assigned to each class. With a full knowledge of the facts, the directors insured property in one class, which, according to the by-law, should have been assigned to another class; held, in an action on the premium note, that the policy was not void, and that the note was valid. DEBT, to recover the amount of the defendant's premium note for two hundred and forty dollars, dated February 19, '1849. _ The defendant owned a tannery, in which steam was employed to heat the liquor used in that business; and the note in suit was given to the plaintiffs upon his obtaining an insurance on the tannery against loss by fire. The fact that steam was so used was known to the company when the policy was issued, and was fully set forth in the defendant's written application for insurance. The act incorporating the plaintifls provides, that "all property, whether real or personal, insured by the...
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  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 386g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236907205
  • 9781236907202