The Revised Reports; Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity

The Revised Reports; Being a Republication of Such Cases in the English Courts of Common Law and Equity : From the Year 1785, as Are Still of Practical Utility Volume 3

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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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: Ireland, the Court dispensed with the attestation of a notary, on an affidavit that the signature was in his Lordship's handwriting. But The Counr said, that though by the courtesy which subsisted between the two countries, they would take judicial notice that so great an oificer as the Chief Justice of a superior court in Ireland was competent to administer an oath, and therefore would be satisfied with a verification of his hand-writing, yet there was a great difference with respect to an ordinary magistrate, and that in such cases, the rule requiring the attestation of a notary-public, ought to be strictly observed. A. agrees to sell goods to B. who pays a certain sum of money as earnest; the goods are packed in cloths furnished by B., and deposited in a building belonging to A. till B. shall send for them, but A. declares at the same time that they shall not be carried away till he is paid. This is not a delivery to B. Tnrs was an action for goods sold and delivered, in which a verdict was found for the plaintiff, with liberty for the defendant to move for a new trial or a. nonsuit, in case the Court should be of opinion, on the report of the evidence, that the action could not be maintained. The material facts which appeared from Mr. J. AsHnuRs'r's report, were, that the plaintiff had agreed to sell a quantity of wool to the defendant, that a shilling earnest was paid on the part of the defendant to bind the bargain, that the wool was packed in cloths furnished by the defendant for that purpose, and left at a hovel belonging to the plaintifl, and that the defendant was to send his waggon in a few days to take it away. But while the defendant's servant was weighing and packing it, and proposing to the plaintifi to...
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