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" Whether the party thus misrepresenting a fact knew it to be false, or made the assertion without knowing whether it were true or false, is wholly immaterial; for the affirmation of what one does not know, or believe to be true, is equally, in morals and... "
A Treatise on the Law of Torts, Or, The Wrongs which Arise Independent of ... - Page 584
by Thomas McIntyre Cooley - 1888 - 899 pages
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A Digest of All the Reported Decisions of the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 1

Daniel Roberts - Law reports, digests, etc - 1878 - 906 pages
...uttered, he makes the falsehood his own. Keyet v. Carpenter, 3 Vt. 209. 8. Falsehood at hap-hazard. The affirmation of what one does not know or believe to be true, intentionally made to induce another to enter into a contract, is in law as unjustifiable as the affirmation...
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The Federal Reporter

Law reports, digests, etc - 1935
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 239-240

Law reports, digests, etc - 1917 - 2206 pages
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The Federal Reporter

Law reports, digests, etc - 1926
...it to be false, or made the assertion without knowing it to be true or false, is wholly immaterial. The affirmation of what one does not know or believe...what is known to be positively false. And even if a party innocently misrepresents a fact by mistake, it is equally conclusive, because it operates as...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery, the Prerogative ..., Volume 5

John Hoff Stewart - Equity - 1880
...knowing whether it were true or false, is wholly immaterial ( Wright v. Snowe, 2 DeG. Sm. 321); for the affirmation of what one does not know or believe...affirmation of what is known to be positively false. Anslie v. Medlycott, 9 Ves. 21 ; Taylor v. Ashtan, 11 M. $ W. 401 ; Doggett v. Em mcr son, 3 Story...
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The Federal Reporter, Volume 137

Law reports, digests, etc - 1880 - 2192 pages
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Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of Appeals of Virginia, Volume 73

Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals - Law reports, digests, etc - 1880
...be false or made the assertion without knowing whether it was true or false, is wholly immaterial; for the affirmation of what one does not know or believe to be true is equally, in morals and in law, unjustifiable as the affirmation of what is known to be positively false. And even if the party...
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A Treatise on the Law of Trusts and Trustees, Volume 1

Jairus Ware Perry - Trusts and trustees - 1882
...be false or made the assertion without knowing whether it was true or false is wholly immaterial ; 4 for the affirmation of what one does not know or believe...the affirmation of what is known to be positively false.5 And even if a party innocently misrepresent a fact by mistake, it is equally conclusive ; for...
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The Northwestern Reporter, Volume 15

Law reports, digests, etc - 1883
...knowing whether it were true or false, is wholly iminaierial, for the aHiriuation. of what one does nut know or 'believe to be true is equally, in morals...the party innocently misrepresents a material fact, it is equally conclusive, for it operates as a surprise and imposition upon the other parly." 1 Story,...
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The Boke Named The Gouernour: Deuised by Sir Thomas Elyot, Knight, Volume 2

Sir Thomas Elyot - Education of princes - 1883 - 680 pages
...false, or made the assertion without knowing whether it were true or false, is wholly immaterial ; for the affirmation of what one does not know or believe...affirmation of what is known to be positively false. ' — Ibid. p. 195. • ь ' The general theory of the law, in regard to acts done and contracts made...
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