A Treatise on the Limitation of Actions at Law and in Equity: With an Appendix, Containing the American and English Statutes of Limitations, Volume 2

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Boston Book Company, 1893 - Limitation of actions - 1041 pages

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Page 944 - Be it therefore enacted, that whensoever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect or default, and the act, neglect or default is such as would (if death had not ensued) have entitled the party injured to maintain an action and recover damages in respect thereof...
Page 848 - An action for taking, detaining, or injuring any goods or chattels, including actions for the specific recovery of personal property; 4. An action for relief on the ground of fraud or mistake. The cause of action in such case not to be deemed to have accrued until the discovery by the aggrieved party, of the facts constituting the fraud or mistake.
Page 968 - December, 1833, no person shall make an entry or distress, or bring an action to recover any laud or rent but within twenty years next after the time at which the right to make such entry or distress, or to bring such action, shall have first accrued to some person through whom he claims...
Page 956 - An action against a sheriff, coroner, or constable upon a liability incurred by the doing of an act in his official capacity and in virtue of his office, or by the omission of an official duty, including the non-payment of money collected upon an execution.
Page 889 - ... die before the expiration of the time limited for the commencement thereof, and the cause of action survive, an action may be commenced by his representatives, after the expiration of that time and within one year from his death.
Page 856 - If a person entitled to bring an action die before the expiration of the term limited for the commencement thereof, and the cause of action survive, an action may be commenced by his representatives, after the expiration of that time, and within one year from his death.
Page 888 - ... 6. An action for relief on the ground of fraud, in cases which heretofore were solely cognizable by the Court of Chancery, the cause of action in such case not to be deemed to have accrued until the discovery by the aggrieved party of the facts constituting the fraud.
Page 782 - In every action for the recovery of real property, or the possession thereof, the person establishing a legal title to the...
Page 783 - Within the age of majority ; 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 775 - For the purpose of constituting an adverse possession, by any person claiming a title founded upon a written instrument, or a judgment or decree, land shall be deemed to have been possessed and occupied in the following cases: 1. Where it has been usually cultivated or improved: 2.

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