Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Volume 2

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Page 302 - Every deposit is a direct trust. Every person who receives money to be paid to another, or to be applied to a particular purpose to which he does not apply it, is a trustee, and may be sued either at law for money had and received, or in equity, as a trustee, for a breach of trust.
Page 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 93 - In equity, therefore, where a man has been silent, when in conscience he ought to have spoken, he shall be debarred from speaking when conscience requires him to be silent.
Page 373 - A law that punished a citizen for an innocent action, or, in other words, for an act which, when done, was in violation of no existing law; a law that destroys, or impairs, the lawful private contracts of citizens...
Page 302 - ... trusts which are not cognizable at law, but which fall within the peculiar and exclusive jurisdiction of chancery.
Page 345 - Salter, and her assigns, for and during the term of her natural life, without impeachment of waste: And from and immediately after the determination of that estate, by forfeiture or otherwise...
Page 140 - It is a well-settled principle of law that the acts of such persons are valid when they concern the public, or the rights of third persons who have an interest in the act done: People v.
Page 373 - Even an Act of Parliament made against natural equity, as to make a man judge in his own case, is void in itself: for jura naturae sunt immutabilia, and they are leges legum.
Page 373 - And what my Lord Coke says in Dr. Bonham's case in his 8 Co. is far from any extravagancy, for it is a very reasonable and true saying, that if an Act of Parliament should ordain that the same person should be party and Judge, or, which is the same thing, Judge in his own cause, it would be a void Act of Parliament...
Page 280 - M. became pregnant, and sick with child, and so remained and continued for a long space of time, to wit...

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