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 66

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...is nothing here to show that the fair was not at least coeval with the highway; and, if so, the right of way may well have been subject to the holding of a fair, as the Court considered the right of passage to have been granted subject to toll in Lord Pelham v. Pickersgill (2). W. H. Watson, in reply, cited Rea: v. Starkey (3). Cur. adv. rult. Loan DENMAN, Ch. J., in this vacation (June 27th), delivered the judgment of the Cousrz To an action of trespass for seizing and taking away the plaintiff 's booth, the defendant pleaded a bye-law made for the suppression of nuisances by the Mayor and Corporation of Bury St. Edmund's, which we thought bad for reasons given on the argument: another plea, justifying the removal by alleging that the booth incumbered the highway, and which was worded as follows. "Defendant saith that, long before and at the said time when &c., there was, and of right ought to have been, a certain common and public Queen's highway into, through, over and along the said close called the Angel Hill," " for all the liege subjects of our lady the Queen to go, return, pass and repass on foot, and with horses and other cattle, and carriages, at all times of the year at their free will and pleasure; and that the said booth and the said goods and chattels in the said declaration mentioned, just before the said time when 8.-c., had been respectively wrongfully erected, put up and placed, and were, at the said time when &c., respectively wrongfully standing, erected, being and remaining in and across the said highway, and stopping up and obstructing the same, so that, without removing the said 'obstructions and committing the said supposed trespasses, the liege subjects of our said lady...show more

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  • Paperback | 370 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 658g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236965566
  • 9781236965561