Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee, During the Years 1839 [to 1851]: 1846/1847


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Página 146 - No person or persons, belonging to one of these departments, shall exercise any of the powers properly belonging to either of the others, except in the cases herein expressly directed or permitted.
Página 170 - That nothing in this act contained shall be construed to annul, destroy, or impair any lawful rights of married women, or minors, or any liens, mortgages, or other securities on property, real or personal, which may be valid by the laws of the States respectively, and which are not inconsistent with the provisions of the second and fifth sections of this act.
Página 170 - All persons whatsoever, residing in any State, District or Territory of the United States, owing debts which shall not have been created in consequence of a defalcation as a public officer...
Página 251 - Columbia, laborer, not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being moved and seduced by the instigation of the devil...
Página 253 - ... that he had not formed or expressed an opinion as to the guilt or innocence of the prisoner at the bar.
Página 96 - Ford.] after the image of the Creator. He has mental capacities, and an immortal principle in his nature, that constitute him equal to his owner, but for the accidental position in which fortune has placed him.
Página 540 - Cases in which the guaranty or promise is collateral to the principal contract, but is made at the same time, and becomes an essential ground of the credit given to the principal or direct debtor. Here, as we have already seen, is not, nor need be, any other consideration than that moving between the creditor and original debtor.
Página 621 - Have you heard anything of this case, so as to make up your mind? " " Do you feel any bias or prejudice for or against the prisoner at the bar? " Parker, J., Selfridge's Trial. Pamphlet, p. 9. " Have you formed and expressed an opinion of the guilt or innocence of the prisoner?
Página 538 - I have already alluded, is when the promise to pay the debt of another arises out of some new and original consideration of benefit or harm moving between the newly contracting parties.
Página 622 - It seems now conceded, that when the court can pronounce the contract to be to the infant's prejudice, it is void, and when to his benefit, as for necessaries, it is good ; and when the contract is of an uncertain nature, as to benefit or prejudice, it is voidable at the election of the infant.

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