A Treatise on the Law of Frauds and the Statute of Frauds; Also Containing the English and the American Statutes of Frauds, Annotated

A Treatise on the Law of Frauds and the Statute of Frauds; Also Containing the English and the American Statutes of Frauds, Annotated

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...v. Tibbals, 45 Conn. 22. A memorandum must state the subject-matter. the terms of sale, the parties, and evidence a complete agreemcnt. Nichols v. Johnson, 10 Conn. 192, 198. See 0'Sullivan v. Overton, 56 Conn. 102, 105. For a memorandum not suflicient in description of property, see Nichols v. Johnson, 10 Conn. 192, 199. A vote by a corporation, reduced to writing and signed by the record ing ofiicer, to pay the debts of another is a sufiicient memorandum. Watermann's App., 26 Conn. 96, 109; Lawkin v. Baldwin, etc., Mfg. Co., 72 Conn. 57, 65. PLEADING AND P'.R.AGTIGE.--Parol evidence is admissible under a deed to corroborate a legal intendment arising from a blank indorse-ment, but not to prove a merely collateral suretyship. Castle v. Candee, 16 Conn. 223, 234. The Statute of Frauds does not operate in an action for use of land, and parol evidence is admissible. Wells v. Deming, 2 Root 149. A trust arising by operation of law may be proved by parol. Church v. Sterling, 16 Conn. 388, 401; Booth's App., 35 Conn. 165; Ward v., Ward, 59 Conn. 188. A parol agreement within the Statute of Frauds may be proved in equity to show fraud, either actual or constructive. Wainwright v. '_ An express trust in land cannot be proved by parol evidence, in the absence of part performance. Verzier v. Convard, 75 Conn. 1..n verbal contract in pursuance of which a deed was made may be ' shown by parol. Collins v. Tillou, 26 Conn. 368. Where one in possession under a. void verbal lease has become a tenant from year to year, the parol lease may be resorted to in determining the amount of rent. Lockwood v. Lockwood, 22 Conn. 425, 433. A parol lease, void as to the duration of the tenancy, is admissible as evidence ot the fact of tenancy, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 542 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 957g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236792092
  • 9781236792099