Reports of Practice Cases, Determined in the Courts of the State of New York: With a Digest of All Points of Practice Embraced in the Standard New York Reports ..., Volume 2

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J.S. Voorhies, 1867 - Civil procedure

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Page 419 - I give, devise and bequeath all the rest, residue and remainder of my estate, both real and personal, to my beloved wife, Susie E. Smith, to have and to hold to her, my said wife, and to her heirs and assigns forever.
Page 299 - Where the trial of an issue of fact shall require the examination of a long account on either side ; in which case the referees may be directed to hear and decide the whole issue, or to report , upon any specific question of fact involved therein ; or, 2.
Page 493 - ... an action, when the summons is delivered, with the intent that it shall be actually served, to the sheriff...
Page 75 - ... the debt is contracted, nor unless a suit for the collection, of such debt shall be brought against such company, within one year after the debt shall become due ; and no suit shall be brought against any stockholder who shall cease to be a stockholder...
Page 426 - ... a man's goods were to be divided into three equal parts ; of which one went to his heirs or lineal descendants, another to his wife, and the third was at his own disposal...
Page 555 - Where a document is by this Act declared to be admissible in evidence, such document shall, on its production from the proper custody, be admissible in evidence in any court or before any person having by law or consent of parties authority to receive evidence, and, subject to all just exceptions, shall be evidence of the matters stated therein in pursuance of this Act or by any officer in pursuance of his duties as such officer.
Page 6 - ... grant, bargain, sell, alien, remise, release, convey and confirm unto the said party of the second part, and to his heirs and assigns forever, all that certain lot, piece or parcel of land, &c.
Page 299 - The distinction between actions at law and suits in equity, and the forms of all such actions and suits, heretofore existing, are abolished, and there shall be, in this state, hereafter, but one form of action, for the enforcement, or protection of private rights, and the redress of private wrongs, which shall be denominated a civil action.
Page 493 - An action is commenced as to each defendant when the summons is served on him, or on a co-defendant, who is a joint contractor, or otherwise united in interest with him.
Page 351 - No private or local bill, which may be passed by the Legislature, shall embrace more than one subject, and that shall be expressed in the title.

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