The Laws of the Island of Antigua: Consisting of the Acts of the Leeward Islands, Commencing 8th November 1690, Ending 21st April 1798; and the Acts of Antigua, Commencing 10th April 1668, Ending 7th May 1804, Volume 2
Samuel Bagster, 1805 - Law
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Page 526 - That no contract for the sale of any goods, wares, and merchandises, for the price of ten pounds sterling or upwards shall be allowed to be good, except the buyer shall accept part of the goods so sold, and actually receive the same, or give something in earnest to bind the bargain, or in part...
Page 526 - ... 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 by him lawfully authorized.
Page 527 - ... no devise in writing of lands, tenements or hereditaments, or any clause thereof, shall be revocable, otherwise than by some other will or codicil in writing, or other writing declaring the same, or by burning, cancelling, tearing or obliterating the same by the testator himself, or in his presence, and by his directions and consent...
Page 383 - An Act for the better securing and encouraging the trade of his Majesty's Sugar Colonies in America...
Page 566 - ... is depending, by affidavit, or be proved upon the trial in case the defendant appears, that half a year's rent was due before the said...
Page 566 - ... and all other persons claiming and deriving under the said lease, shall be barred and foreclosed from all relief or remedy in law or equity...
Page 198 - Parliament, 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...
Page 199 - ... beyond the seas, that then such person or persons shall be at liberty to bring the same actions, so as they take the same within such times as are before limited, after their coming to or being of full age, discovert, of sane memory, at large, and returned from beyond the seas, as other persons, having no such impediment, should have done.
Page 567 - ... answer swear to be due and in arrear over and above all just allowances, and also the costs taxed in the said suit, there to remain till the hearing of the cause, or to be paid out to the lessor or landlord on good security, subject to the decree of the court...