A Treatise on the Law of Fire and Life Insurance: With an Appendix, Containing Forms, Tables, &c

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Little, Brown, 1855 - Fire insurance - 644 pages
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Page 515 - SECTION 21. And be it further enacted, That, in order to avoid misconstruction, it is hereby declared to be the true intent and meaning of this act, so far as the question of slavery is concerned, to carry into practical operation the following propositions and principles, established by the compromise measures of 1850, to wit:
Page ci - State that the interests of the company will suffer materially by a forced sale of such real estate, in which event the time for the sale may be extended to such time as the said Auditor shall direct in said certificate.
Page 369 - That in all cases where the insured hath interest in such life or lives, event or events, no greater sum shall be recovered or received from the insurer or insurers than the amount or value of the interest of the insured in such life or lives, or other event or events : IV.
Page 515 - ... of good and lawful money of Great Britain, to be paid to the said (clerk of records and writs), his certain attorney, executors, administrators, or assigns.
Page 82 - But the Court said that if that were so, no contract could ever be completed by the post. For if the defendants were not bound by their offer when accepted by the plaintiffs till the answer was received, then the plaintiffs ought not to be bound till after they had received the notification that the defendants had received their answer and assented to it. And so it might go on ad infinitum.
Page xcviii - Department* a declaration, signed by all the corporators, expressing their intention to form a company for the purpose of transacting the business of insurance, as expressed in the first section of this act, which declaration shall also comprise a copy of the charter proposed to be adopted by them...
Page 229 - Good faith forbids either party by concealing what he privately knows, to draw the other into a bargain, from his ignorance of that fact, and his believing the contrary.
Page 179 - A riot, being usually the act of large numbers of persons, is otherwise described as "a tumultuous disturbance of the peace by three persons, or more, assembling together of their own authority, with an intent mutually to assist one another against any who shall oppose them in the execution of some enterprise of a private nature, and afterwards actually executing the same in a violent and turbulent manner, to the terror of the people, whether the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful.
Page 32 - ... to the judge of the admiralty, the recorder of London, two doctors of the civil law, two common lawyers...
Page 358 - ... the policy should be void if " the assured should die by his own hands, or by the hands of justice, or in consequence of a duel.

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