The New Hampshire Reports Volume 75

The New Hampshire Reports Volume 75

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...taxation and voting in Landafi, lose his previously existing domicile in that town. But it has not been found necessary to pass upon this question. " The word 'reside ' is used in two senses: the one constructive, technical, legal; the other denoting the personal, actual habitation of individuals." Richardson, C. J., in Shattuck v. Maynard, 3 N. H. 123, 124. " To constitute a domicile--that is, to acquire it-two things must concur: residence and the intention of making it the home of the party. To retain it after once acquired, actual residence is not indispensable; but it may be retained by the intention not to change it." Woods, J., in Hart v. Lindsey, 17 N. H. 235, 243. Wilson, having a legal domicile in Landaff, would not neces sarily lose it by the actual residence of himself and family in Lisbon for a temporary purpose, with no intention of making that place his home. According to the case, Wilson lived with his family in Lisbon from the fall of 1905 until the spring of 1907, finally removing them to Maine in the fall of that year. The actual habitation of the family--the place where the scholar lived with her family during this time--was Lisbon and not Landafi; and if the word " resides " was used in the statute in this sense, she did not reside in Landaff with her parents, even if her father retained a legal residence in that town for the purposes of taxation and the exercise of the right of suffrage. " Words in a statute are to be construed according to the common and approved usage of the language, unless they have acquired a peculiar and appropriate meaning in the law, or from the context or manifest purpose of the legislature it is apparent a difierent meaning was...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236898133
  • 9781236898135