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A Practical Treatise on Bills of Exchange, Checks on Bankers, Promissory ...
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Page 671 - Issue, and give this Act and the special Matter in Evidence at any Trial to be had thereupon, and that the same was done in pursuance and by the Authority of this Act...
Page 99 - ... for the forbearance of one hundred pounds for a year, and so after that rate for a greater or lesser sum, or for a longer or shorter time...
Page 101 - ... for the reimbursing or repaying any money knowingly lent or advanced for such gaming or betting as aforesaid, or lent or advanced at the time and place of such play, to any person or persons so gaming or betting as aforesaid, or that shall, during such play, so play or bet, shall be utterly void, frustrate, and of none effect, to all intents and purposes whatsoever, any statute, law, or usage to the contrary thereof in anywise notwithstanding ; and that, where such mortgages, securities.
Page 416 - ... to whom such sum of money is or shall be by such note made payable, shall and may maintain an action for the same, in such manner as he, she, or they might do, upon any inland bill of exchange...
Page 100 - Any person or persons whatsoever, who shall at any time or sitting, by playing at cards, dice, tables, or other game or games whatsoever, or by betting on the sides or hands of such as do play at any of the games aforesaid, lose to any one or more person or persons so playing or betting, in...
Page 313 - Bench to try the existence of certain customs, the plaintiff had a verdict, subject to the opinion of the court on a special case, the question being, whether the customs, as stated in the declaration, had been sufficiently proved at the trial.
Page 667 - Process, being thereof convicted, by the Confession of the Party, or by the Oath of one or more Credible Witness or Witnesses...
Page 685 - And all bills, drafts, or orders for the payment of any sum of money out of any particular fund which may or may not be available, or upon any condition or contingency which may or may not be performed or happen...
Page 663 - ... in like manner as in cases of inland bills of exchange; and in every such action the plaintiff or plaintiffs shall recover his, her, or their damages and costs of suit; and if such plaintiff or plaintiffs shall be nonsuited, or a verdict be given against him, her, or them, the defendant or defendants shall recover his, her, or their costs against the plaintiff or plaintiffs; and every such plaintiff...