New Jersey Law Reports Volume 21

New Jersey Law Reports Volume 21

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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. 1886 edition. Excerpt: ...of John Rue. It only remains to inquire if the agreement was properly in evidence under either of the counts in the declaration of the plaintiffs. In one count the agreement is set out as a promise to give the farm to Isaac, or otherwise that Isaac should receive of _his estate one thousand dollars; and the breach alleged is that the testator did not give the farm to Isaac, but that he gave and devised it to Joseph. In myjudgment it was 'properly in evidence under this count, and I concur in the opinion that the Circuit Court should be advised to give judgment upon the verdict for the plaintiff. Rule ordered that the Circuit Court be advised to give judgment upon verdict for plaintiff. CASES DETERMINED IN THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW-JERSEY. A_T APRIL TERM, 1848. THE PROPRIETORS OF THE BRIDGES OVER THE PASSAIC AND HACKENSACK ADS. THE STATE. 1. All toll Bridges are liable to taxation, unless specially exempted. 2. The Proprietors of the Bridges 0-ver the Hackensack and Passaic are not tenants of the State, although the words of the contract made by the com missioners under the act of Nov. 24, 1790, were proper and technical words to create a lease. 3. A grant of franchises for a limited time, after which they revert to the State is not a lease. 4. The toll Bridges over the Passaic and Hackensack are liable to be taxed as other toll Bridges are. This matter was brought before this court by a Oertiorari directed to Justice Van Winkle of the county of Hudson, the justice who had issued the usual tax warrant for the township of Harrison in the county of Hudson, against the delinquents returned by the township collector; among whom the collector had returned" The Proprietors of the Bridge over the rivers..".show more

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