Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of Vermont: Reported by the Judges of Said Court, Agreeably to a Statute Law of the State, Volume 57

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Page 339 - The shareholders of each association formed under the provisions of this act, and of each existing bank or banking association that may accept the provisions of this act, shall be held individually responsible, equally and ratably, and not one for another, for all contracts, debts, and engagements of such association to the extent of the amount of their stock therein at the par value thereof, in addition to the amount invested in such shares...
Page 154 - There was no evidence in the case tending to show "that the brakeman struck the plaintiff in personal resentment of some insult offered him by the plaintiff...
Page 442 - Judge held differently, and instructed the jury that the plaintiff was entitled to recover the full value of the goods, and he had judgment for the value accordingly.
Page 170 - In this view of the case, this clause of the statute is closely allied, if not identical in principle, with the following clause, namely: "No action, etc., upon a special promise to answer for the debt, default, or misdoings of another." And so Judge Royce, in delivering the opinion of the court in Harrington v. Rich (6 Vt. 666), declares these two classes of undertakings to be " very nearly allied,
Page 199 - No debt created by the fraud or embezzlement of the bankrupt, or by his defalcation as a public officer, or while acting in any fiduciary character, shall be discharged by proceedings in bankruptcy; but the debt may be proved, and the dividend thereon shall be a payment on account of such debt.
Page 48 - The decisions," observes Lord Campbell, • show that the allegation of duty in declaration is in all cases immaterial, and ought never to be introduced; for if the particular facts set forth raise the duty, the allegation is unnecessary, and if they do not it will be unavailing.
Page 237 - WHEREAS frauds are frequently committed upon creditors by secret bills of sale of personal chattels, whereby persons are enabled to keep up the appearance of being in good circumstances and possessed of property, and the grantees or holders of such bills of sale have the power of taking possession of the property of such persons, to the exclusion of the rest of their creditors...
Page 208 - In addition to the special relief asked, the complainants pray for "such other and further relief in the premises as the nature of the case may require " To the bill, several of the defendants filed a •pecial demurrer.
Page 521 - ... of such electors.) In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and official seal this day of , 19—.
Page 169 - Every special promise by an executor or administrator to answer damages out of his own estate...

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