Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During the Time of Lord Chancellor Cottenham, with a Few in the Time of the Lords Commissioners, and of Sir C. C. Pepys, Master of the Rolls, Volume 3
Saunders and Benning, 1839 - Equity
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Page 166 - ... all right, title, interest and equity of redemption of, in and to the said premises ; and the Master is to settle the conveyance if the parties differ about the same.
Page 756 - In every species of assumpsit, all matters in confession and avoidance, including not only those by way of discharge, but those which show the transaction to be either void or voidable in point of law, on the ground of fraud or otherwise, shall be specially pleaded.
Page 256 - Defendants, yet on a bill filed in equity, it was referred to the Master to take an account •of what was due to the...
Page 41 - If a creditor does not come in till after the executor has paid away the residue, he is not without remedy, though he is barred the benefit of that decree. If he has a mind to sue the legatees, and bring back the fund, he may do so; but he cannot affect the legatees, except by suit; and he cannot affect the executor at all.
Page 727 - A court of equity frequently refuses an injunction where it acknowledges a right, when the conduct of the party complaining has led to the state of things that occasions the application ; and therefore, without saying with whom the right is, whether it is in this lady, or whether it is concurrently in both, I think it is a case in which strict law only ought to govern.
Page 416 - Upon the construction of this statute it hath been holden, that if a trustee has conveyed the lands before execution sued, though he was seised in trust for the defendant at the time of the judgment, the lands cannot be taken in execution...
Page 130 - ... upon trust, as soon as conveniently might be after his decease, to convert the same into money, as therein mentioned.
Page 394 - ... to be filed in the office of the Lord Chancellor's secretary of bankrupts, containing a full and true account of the name or names of the creditor or creditors to whom such unclaimed dividend or dividends is or are...
Page 499 - ... been intrusted. Necessity, which includes the regular course of business in administering the property, will in equity exonerate the personal representative. But if, without such necessity, he be instrumental in giving to the person failing possession of any part of the property, he will be liable...