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Reports of Cases in Law and Equity in the Supreme Court of the State of New York
Oliver Lorenzo Barbour
Ամբողջությամբ դիտվող - 1860
action agreement alleged allowed amount answer appear apply assessment assignment authority bank benefit bonds brought building cause charge claim complaint condition consideration contract conveyance corporation costs counsel court creditors damages debt deceased decision deed defendant defendant's delivered directed effect entered entitled evidence excepted execution existence fact follows further give given granted ground heirs held highway hold intention interest issued John judge judgment jury Justices land latter liable mortgage N. Y. Rep notice objection offered officer opinion owner paid parties passed payment plaintiff possession premises present proof prove provisions purchase question reason received recover referee refused relation rent respect rule Smith statute taken term thereof tion town trial trustees valid whole wife witness
Էջ 705 - An act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam...
Էջ 334 - Cujus est solum, ejus est usque ad caelum, is the maxim of the law; upwards, therefore, no man may erect any building, or the like, to overhang another's land: and downwards, whatever is in a direct line, between the surface of any land and the centre of the earth, belongs to the owner of the surface; as is every day's experience in the mining countries. So that the word "land" includes not only the face of the earth, but every thing under it, or over it.
Էջ 434 - ... liable for the debts of the corporation to the amount of the capital stock...
Էջ 361 - ... such corporation at the time of its dissolution, by whatever name they may be known in law, shall be trustees of the creditors and stockholders of the corporation dissolved, and shall have full power to settle the affairs of the corporation, collect and pay the outstanding debts, and divide among the stockholders the moneys and other property that shall remain...
Էջ 713 - No person having a husband, wife, child or parent, shall, by his or her last will and testament, devise or bequeath to any benevolent, charitable, literary, scientific, religious or missionary society, association...
Էջ 284 - That whoever shall knowingly sell to any person or persons, or sell, deliver, or bring to be manufactured to any cheese or butter manufactory in this State, any milk diluted with water, or in any way adulterated, or milk from which any cream has been taken, or milk commonly known as "skimmed milk," or shall keep back any part of the milk known as "strippings,.
Էջ 337 - ... the charter of every corporation that shall hereafter be granted by the legislature shall be subject to alteration, suspension, and repeal, in the discretion of the legislature.
Էջ 484 - It is not allowable to interpret what has no need of Interpretation, and, when the words have a definite and precise meaning, to go elsewhere in search of conjecture in order to restrict or extend the meaning.
Էջ 460 - In every action for the recovery of real property, or the possession thereof, the person establishing a legal title to the premises shall be presumed to have been possessed thereof within the time required by law ; and the occupation of such premises by any other person shall be deemed to have been under and in subordination to the legal title, unless it appear that such premises have been held and possessed adversely to such legal title for twenty years before the commencement of such action.