Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature and in the Court for the Correction of Errors of the State of New-York
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. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...an unqualified admission of liability made by a party when called on for settlement, is not within the rule that admissions made by a party during a treaty of compromise, shall not be given in evidence. To entitle a party to the protection oi'. the precise in the statute of limitations in favor of infants, &c. the infancy and the bringing of the suit within the time limited after disability removed, must be specially pleaded. Interest may be given by way of damages in tmer; and where the suit is by an infant, the time is not limited to six years. Tuts was an action of trover, tried at the Chenango circuit, in December, 1829, before the Hon. SAMUEL NELSON, then one of the circuit judges. The defendant married the mother of the plaintiff in 1808, she then being a widow, andhaving an only son, the plaintilf in this cause, who was born in September, 1800, and having in her possession household furniture, farming utensils, and other personal property, worth about $215, left by her former husband, G. Hyde, the father of the plaintiff; of which property the defendant, on his marriage, took possession. The mother of the plaintiff died about one year after her second marriage; the plaintifl; from the time of the marriage of his mother, lived with the defendant, and was provided for by him for the space of 2; years, when he left the defendant. In 1814, the defendant was called upon by an agent of the guar _ dian of the plaintiff for a settlement in relation to the proper ty received by the defendant on his marriage; he then exhib ited an account of the property, putting a value upon the seve ' ral articles, amounting in the whole to $l55,46, and charged the plaintiff with $7 5,46 for his board, &c. leaving a balance of $80, ...
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