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Page 193 - ... every such conveyance not so recorded shall be void as against any subsequent purchaser in good faith and for a valuable consideration of the same real estate or any portion thereof whose conveyance shall be first duly recorded.
Page 116 - ... 1. For a public offense committed or attempted in his presence; 2. When a person arrested has committed a felony, although not in his presence ; 3. When a felony has in fact been committed, and he has reasonable cause for believing the person arrested to have committed it; 4.
Page 155 - The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution. An Historical Treatise in which is drawn out, by the Light of the most recent Researches, the gradual Development of the English Constitutional System, and the Growth out of that System of the Federal Republic of the United States.
Page 193 - conveyance," as used in this section embraces every instrument in writing by which any estate or interest in real property is created, aliened, mortgaged or assigned, or by which the title to any real property may be affected ; except wills...
Page 152 - There must be reasonable evidence of negligence, but when the thing causing the injury is shown to be under the control of a defendant, and the accident is such as, in the ordinary course of business, does not happen if reasonable care is used, it does, in the absence of explanation by the defendant, afford sufficient evidence that the accident arose from want of care on its part.
Page 159 - The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the crown. It may be frail — its roof may shake — the wind may blow through it — the storm may enter — the rain may enter — but the King of England cannot enter ! — all his force dares not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement...
Page 248 - In Witness whereof the said parties to these presents have hereunto interchangably set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Page 248 - An agreement for the leasing for a longer period than one year, or for the sale of real property, or of an interest therein ; and such agreement, if made by an agent of the party sought to be charged...
Page 148 - Every unauthorized taking of personal property, and all intermeddling with it, beyond the extent of the authority conferred, in case a limited authority has been given, with intent so to apply and dispose of it as to alter its condition or interfere with the owner's dominion, is a conversion.
Page 248 - ... every contract for the leasing for a longer period than one year, or for the sale of any lands or any interest in lands, shall be void unless the contract, or some note or memorandum thereof, expressing the consideration, is in writing, and subscribed by the party by whom the lease or sale is to be made, or by his authorized agent (section 12).