Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia Volume 1

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1798 edition. Excerpt: ... OF THE YEAR 1793. ' 233 WICKHAM for the appellee. That an action will lie against the sherili', for levying an execution upon the property of a tenzint on the dernifed premifes, ' without paying a years rent to the landlord, if the same be due, is fettled by the cafes of Palgrave-vs Windh-am, 1 Str. aiz, and Gore-w Gofton, 1 Str. 643, both of which, being adjudications upon the itatute of Arm, from which our a6t is copied, will be considered as authority. The objlecftion to the declaration, is more to the form, than the fubfiance of it, tho' it begins like a declaration in debt, by siating the deferidants to 0-we and detain Scc. yet upon a view of the whole ofit, -we shall find it to be in fad a declaration in case; and if so, the debetizt detinet may properly be rejeeted as furplus. sage. It fiates the aft of-Asfeinbly-the rent due, and execution levied, notwithstanding notice to the iherifli, and demand of the years rent., -As to the ilfue, it is only informal, and therefore cured by the ad ofjeofails-nil debt', may be pleaded to an acftion upon the case-not guilty to an aeiion of debt; and tho' neither are formal, yet they are cured by verdifilz. ' HIS was an action of asfault 'and hattery, and false iinpri I fonment, brought by the appellees, in the Districft Court of Peteriburg. Plea, that the plaintifls are llaves-Replicati-X on, that they are free and not slaves, and iflue thereupon. 'flaves, tho' lnclians in general could not. But whatever may to the power given them by the will of Newton Keene, and that of apreudent condition. The cslate is not to veslz, until hifi arrival at the age of 21 years; immediately after which, he is to join in a conveyance of the slaves. it is nccellary therefore, that William Keene, or those claiming under him...
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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236606388
  • 9781236606389