Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature and in the Court for Trial of Impeachments and the Correction of Errors in the State of New-York Volume 9

Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature and in the Court for Trial of Impeachments and the Correction of Errors in the State of New-York Volume 9

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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. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ...about facts. It Is the judgment of law on facts and intents. Newvork, sheriff, on the 28th November, 1810, and on the same day, the Oct. 1812. defendant went to the shop of Holt, who was a blacksmith, and Stcrtiviht levied on the articles in question, which were blacksmith's tools. Ballad. On the evening of the same day, the plaintiffs removed the articles from Holt's shop to their own store. At the time of the defendant's seizure, Holt showed the tools as his property. The plaintiffs gave in evidence a bill of sale, dated the 29th August, 1810, executed by Holt, by which " in consideration of 102 dollars and 25 cents, paid to him by the plaintiffs, and also in consideration that he, Holt, was to have the use and occupation of certain tools and instrument1;, therein after mentioned, for and unto the full end and term of three months, next following," he sold and delivered to the plaintiffs the articles in question, which were specified with their prices, in the bill of sale. The articles were proved to be of the value of 117 dollars and 80 cents. A witness testified, that he saw the articles sold and delivered by Holt to the plaintiffs; that the consideration was 37 dollars in cash, and the residue a debt due from Holt to the plaintiffs. It appeared that one of the plaintiffs had said, that he did not take possession of (he articles, because he thought the bill of sale sufficient; that Holt owed more than had been paid; and that he did not consider the bill of sale out until the 29th November. It was proved that in the evening of the 28th November, the defendant forcibly broke open the inner door of the plaintiffs' store, and took and carried away the goods in question. A verdict was taken for the plaintiffs, subject to...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236863402
  • 9781236863409