Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Errors of the State of Connecticut; In the Years 1802[-1813] Volume 1

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Errors of the State of Connecticut; In the Years 1802[-1813] Volume 1

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...70; Anon. By the whole CouRr. The judgment was affirmed. In the court below, --Joseph Lyman, Moses Bliss, Jonathan Dwight, John Hooker, George Bliss, Joseph Williams, William Smith, James S1 Dwight, Daniel Lombard, Jonathan Dwight, J r., Worthington Hooker, Villiam Ely, David King, Ebenezer King, Jr., and Gideon Granger v. Robert Pollard and George Pickett. The respondents' answer to a bill in chancery, praying for a disclosure, is conclusive as to the facts stated therein. Mere loss in a bargain, resulting not from fraud, nor the failure of a warranty, is not a ground of relief. The doctrine of implied warranty does not apply to lands. Failure of consideration, where the consideration spipulated is received, affords no ground of relief. THIS was a petition in chanoery to the Superior Court. The petitioners stated, that on the 5th of December, 1795, they severally advanced to William Ely certain sums of money, amounting, with the sum to be furnished by him, to $14,411, and authorized him, by a letter of attorney, to vest the same in such purchases of good unlocated, or uncultivated lands, in Virginia, as he thought would best promote the interest of the person advancing the money as aforesaid; and also authorized him, in case he deemed it for the interest of his principal, to bind him to pay his proportional share of the purchase money; that the petitioners severally gave orders to Ely to take all conveyances of the lands, which he should purchase for them respectively, in the names of Jonathan Dwight, John Hooker, George Bliss, and Gideon Granger, Jr. which they were to hold for the benefit of the proprietors; that Ely proceeded directly to Virginia, and effected various purchases of lands lying in that state, for the benefit of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236903560
  • 9781236903563