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. 1826/1829, Volume 1
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Page 241 - The court charged the jury, in substance, that if they believed the evidence of the prosecution, and that the prisoner at the time of the taking had the felonious intent to appropriate the property, it was larceny, to which the prisoner's counsel excepted.
Page 241 - ... or shall declare herself to be with child, and that such child is likely to be born a bastard, and to be chargeable to any parish or extra-parochial place...
Page 371 - If an action is maintainable against any person, it must be the defendant; for the guardian of an insane person cannot make his ward liable to an action as on his own contract, by any promise which the guardian can make. Neither can the defendant be sued in his capacity of guardian, so as to make the estate of his ward liable to be taken in execution ; for the judgment is not against the goods and estate of the ward in his hands, but against himself. A creditor may sue the insane person...
Page 15 - And it is now settled, that when there are two or more plaintiffs or defendants in a personal action, and one or more of them die within a year...
Page 170 - ... wherefore he prays judgment if the plaintiff ought further to maintain his action.
Page 259 - That the records and judicial proceedings of the courts of any State shall be proved or admitted in any other court within the United States, by the attestation of the clerk, and the seal of the court annexed, if there be a seal, together with a certificate of the judge, chief justice, or presiding...
Page 140 - if the indorsement be made after the note falls due, the demand of payment must be made as if the note fell due the day of the indorsement.
Page 505 - That it was not void under the Statute of Frauds, as being a contract not to be performed within a year.