Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court and in the Court for the Correction of Errors of the State of New York, Volume 2

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Page 283 - York, shall be chosen by the electors of the respective counties once in every three years, and as often as vacancies shall happen. Sheriffs shall hold no other office, and be ineligible for the next three years after the termination of their offices. They may...
Page 53 - that where one person makes a promise to another for the benefit of a third person, that third person may maintain an action upon it.
Page 396 - Legislature in their derivative and subordinate capacity. The one is the work of the creator, and the other of the creature. The Constitution fixes limits to the exercise of legislative authority, and prescribes the orbit within which it must move.
Page 55 - Car. 2. c. 3. 4., enacts, that " no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator, upon any special promise, to answer damages out of his own estate, or whereby to charge the defendant upon any special promise to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of another person...
Page 361 - May, 1710, it shall and may be lawful for any person or persons having any rent in arrear or due upon any lease for life or lives, or for years, or at will, ended or determined, to distrain for such arrears after the determination of the said respective leases in the same manner as they might have done if such lease or leases had not been ended or determined.
Page 102 - The assent of two-thirds of the members elected to each branch of the legislature, shall be requisite to every bill appropriating the public moneys or property, for local or private purposes, or creating, continuing, altering, or renewing any body politic or corporate.
Page 284 - ... any time within the' three years for which he shall be elected, giving to such sheriff, clerk, or register, a copy of the charge against him, and an opportunity of being heard in his defence, before any removal shall be made. SEC. 9. The clerks of courts, except those clerks whose appointment is provided for in the preceding section, shall be appointed by the courts of which they respectively are clerks ; and district attorneys, by the county courts.
Page 34 - Courts are established for the purpose of administering justice, and it is their duty, so far as they can discover the truth, to decide right. But the power to decide at all necessarily carries with it the power to decide wrong as well as right.
Page 90 - An agreement that by its terms is not to be performed within a year from the making thereof ; 2.
Page 10 - Lawfully begotten or to be begotten and of the Heirs Male of the Body of such first Son Lawfully Issuing And for Default of such Issue...

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