Southern Reporter, Svazek 63

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West Publishing Company, 1914
Includes the decisions of the Supreme Courts of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi, the Appellate Courts of Alabama and, Sept. 1928/Jan. 1929-Jan./Mar. 1941, the Courts of Appeal of Louisiana.

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Strana 347 - ... any interest in or concerning them, or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof, unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof, shall be in writing and signed by the party to be charged therewith or some other person thereunto...
Strana 214 - The assured will keep a set of books which shall clearly and plainly present a complete record of business transacted, including all purchases, sales and shipments, both for cash and credit...
Strana 155 - When parties have deliberately put their engagements into writing, in such terms as import a legal obligation, without any uncertainty as to the object or extent of such engagement, it is conclusively presumed that the whole engagement of the parties, and the extent and manner of their undertaking, was reduced to writing...
Strana 62 - When he is related to either party by consanguinity or affinity within the third degree, computed according to the rules of law; 3.
Strana 326 - By payment in due course by or on behalf of the principal debtor. 2. By payment in due course by the party accommodated, where the instrument is made or accepted for accommodation. 3. By the intentional cancellation thereof by the holder. 4. By any other act which will discharge a simple contract for the payment of money. 5. When the principal debtor becomes the holder of the instrument, at or after maturity, in his own right.
Strana 325 - The holder may expressly renounce his rights against any party to the instrument before, at, or after its maturity. An absolute and unconditional renunciation of his rights against the principal debtor, made at or after the maturity of the instrument, discharges the instrument. But a renunciation does not affect the rights of a holder in due course without notice. A renunciation must be in writing, unless the instrument is delivered up to the person primarily liable thereon.
Strana 83 - Court, state or federal, is, whether a title to land which had once been the property of the United States has passed, that question must be resolved by the laws of the United States ; but that whenever, according to those laws, the title shall have passed, then that property, like all other property in the state, is subject to state legislation ; so far as that legislation is consistent with the admission that the title passed and vested according to the laws of the United States.
Strana 333 - The court refused the instruction, and defendant excepted. The refusal of the court to give the instruction is the only question relied upon by the appellant to reverse the judgment. In requesting the court to instruct the jury to find for the defendant, the truth of...
Strana 347 - ... any contract for the sale of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or the making of any lease thereof for a longer term than one year...
Strana 82 - ... practice, and acquiescence under it, for a period of several years', commencing with the organization of the judicial system, affords an irresistible answer, and has indeed fixed the construction. It Is a contemporary interpretation of the most forcible nature. This practical exposition is too strong and obstinate to be shaken or controlled. Of course, the question is at rest, and ought not now to be disturbed.

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