Reports of Cases Volume 14

Reports of Cases Volume 14

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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. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...him to have been the legal owner, could he have used the certificate for the purpose of navigating the vessel--the only purpose for which it is now required? He clearly could not in its existing state; for he would be required, either to have the change of ownership indorsed upon it by the Registrar or obtain a new certificate in lieu of it, under the 45th Section. In neither case can it be said that he wanted the certificate for the lawful navigation of the vessel. He wanted it to perfect his title, and for that alone: that is, to enable him to get a certificate of registry under which h:: could lawfully navigate the vessel, or, to have the certificate he now claims so altered by indorsemenl: as to enable him to use it for such a purpose. If he had possession of the certificate as he claims it, he could not lawfully navigate the vessel under it. Therefore, as this is a proceeding under a penal clause in the Act, which must be strictly construed, before a party can be made liable for the penalty, he must be brought clearly within the terms of the act. De.'endant. by writing addressed to the Plaintifi, stated that he would " take pro rty" and give his notes for a certain sum. Plaintiff wrote on the same paper, t at he could not sell " property," tut would " redeed to II. "and take notes for a certain sum, specifiying the time of payment; to which thedefendant agreed Plaintifi proved that H had conveyed to him the Equity of Redemption in a certain property. Held, that this suflieicntly indicated th property referred to in the agreement; though if necessary, parol evidence was admissible to shew what property the agreement related 10. In an action against the vendee for breach ofan agreement to purchase land, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236954904
  • 9781236954909