accrued acknowledgment Act of Limitations actual Adm'r administrator admitted Admr adverse possession afterwards allowed appear assigned assumpsit bill bond bring brought cause of action claim commenced common considered continued contract count Court damages death debt deed defendant defendant pleaded delivering the Opinion demand demurrer disability ejectment entered entitled entry Error evidence exception executor fact five give given granted heirs held issue Jackson ex Johns judgment jury land lease Lessee lessor Lord Mass ment merchant never operation original owner paid party passed payment person plaintiff plea pleaded pleaded the statute present promise proved question reason received recover rent replication Reports rule saving seas Smith Statute of Limitations sued sufficient suit taken tenant term tion trespass trial twenty unless verdict Vide vols whole writ
Page 497 - April, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven, which have not since expired, or been repealed or altered ; and such acts of the Legislature of this State as are now in force, shall be and continue the law of this State, subject to such alterations as the Legislature shall make concerning the same.
Page 483 - In every action for the recovery of real property, or the possession thereof, the person establishing a legal title to the property is presumed to have been possessed thereof within the time required by law, and the occupation of the property by any other person is deemed to have been under and in subordination to "the legal title...
Page 527 - that the laws of the several States, except where the Constitution, treaties, or statutes of the United States shall otherwise require or provide, shall be regarded as rules of decision in trials at common law in the courts of the United States, in cases where they apply.
Page 483 - ... years before the commencement of the act in respect to which such action is prosecuted or defense made.
Page 281 - Enactments or either of them, or to deprive any Party of the Benefit thereof, unless such Acknowledgment or Promise shall be made or contained by or in some Writing to be signed by the Party chargeable thereby...
Page 502 - But in conquered or ceded countries, that have already laws of their own, the king may indeed alter and change those laws; but, till he does actually change them, the ancient laws of the country remain, unless such as are against the law of God, as in the case of an infidel country.
Page 493 - Within the age of twenty-one years ; or, 2. Insane ; or, 3. Imprisoned on a criminal charge, or in execution upon conviction of a criminal offence, for a term less than for life ; or, 4.
Page 4 - ... shall be commenced and sued within the time and limitation herein-after expressed, and not after...
Page 484 - ... being a conveyance of the premises in question, or upon the decree or judgment of a competent court, and that there has been a continued occupation and possession of the premises included in such instrument, decree, or judgment, or of some part of such premises, under such claim, for five years, the premises so included shall be deemed to have been held adversely...