The Law of Magistrates and Constables in the State of South-Carolina: Comprising a Digest of the Duties and Powers of These Officers, as Established by the Statute Law, and Adjudged Cases in the Courts of this State. With an Addition of the Common Law of Crime. To which is Added, a Number of Warrants and Other Precedents, Under Their Several Heads
Walker & Burke, 1848 - Constables - 539 pages
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Page 41 - EF or his certain attorney, his executors, administrators or assigns, to which payment, well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, firmly by these presents ; Sealed with my seal.
Page 296 - Express malice is when one, with a sedate deliberate mind and formed design, doth kill another : which formed design is evidenced by external circumstances discovering that inward intention; as lying in wait, antecedent menaces, former grudges, and concerted schemes to do him some bodily harm.
Page 119 - Any person who shall falsely make, forge, or counterfeit, or cause or procure to be falsely made, forged, or counterfeited, or willingly aid or assist in falsely making, forging, or counterfeiting any...
Page 443 - ... executing the same in a violent and turbulent manner, to the terror of the people, whether the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful".
Page 24 - ... he has behaved as a man of good moral character, attached to the principles of the Constitution of the United States, and well disposed to the good order and happiness of the same.
Page 432 - And, first, the party ravished may give evidence upon oath, and is in law a competent witness ; but the credibility of her testimony, and how far forth she is to be believed, must be left to the jury upon the circumstances of fact that concur in that testimony.
Page 487 - That if any person or persons, owing allegiance to the United States of America shall levy war against them, or shall adhere to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or elsewhere, and shall be thereof convicted, on confession in open court...
Page 386 - ... shall be commenced and sued within the time and limitation hereafter expressed, and not after, (that is to say,) the said actions upon the case (other than for slander) and the said actions for account, and the said actions for trespass, debt, detinue, and replevin for goods or...
Page 473 - Action may plead the General Issue, and give the special Matter in Evidence; and if upon such Action...
Page 161 - ... whatsoever, unless the party at whose suit the said execution is sued out shall, before the removal of such goods from off the said premises by virtue of such execution...