Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Appeals of Maryland, Volume 1

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Page 476 - In the government of this Commonwealth, the legislative department shall never exercise the executive and judicial powers, or either of them : the executive shall never exercise the legislative and judicial powers, or either of them : the judicial shall never exercise the legislative and executive powers, or either of them: to the end it may be a government of laws and not of men.
Page 475 - ... chancellor shall and may hear and determine all causes for alimony, in as full and ample a manner as such causes could be heard and determined by the laws of England, in the ecclesiastical courts there.
Page 525 - ... depend on the intention of the parties to be collected from the whole instrument In Stavert v.
Page 108 - If a day be appointed for payment of money, or part of it, or for doing any other act, and the day is to happen, or may happen, before the thing which is the consideration of the money, or other act, is to be performed, an action may be brought for the money, or for not doing such other act before performance; for it appears that the party relied upon his remedy, and did not intend to make the performance a condition precedent...
Page 110 - Hence it appears that the reason of the decision in these and other similar cases besides the inequality of the damages, seems to be, that where a person has received a part of the consideration for which he entered into the agreement, it would be unjust that because he...
Page 488 - No objection was made to this evidence, but the defendant asked the court to instruct the jury that the plaintiffs were not entitled to recover for...
Page 534 - ... and also every such note payable to any person or persons, body politic and corporate, his, her, or their order, shall be assignable or endorsable over, in the same manner as inland bills of exchange are or may be, according to the custom of merchants...
Page 378 - This may be granted on a special permission, as when the owner of the land grants to another the liberty of passing over his grounds to go to church, to market, or the like, in which case the gift or grant is particular, and confined to the grantee alone ; it dies with the person, and if the grantee leaves the country, he cannot assign over his right to any other, nor can he justify taking another person in his company.
Page 324 - All the parts, however, which are necessary to render the plea a complete equitable bar to the case made by the bill, so far as the plea extends, must be clearly and distinctly averred, in order that the plaintiff may take issue upon it.
Page 175 - L., could not be maintained upon the note, as there was no evidence from which the jury could infer that the payee and plaintiff was the holder of the note ; neither could an action be maintained on the VOL.

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