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" So far as the tort itself goes, an executor shall not be liable; and therefore it is, that all public and all private crimes die with the offender, and the executor is not chargeable; but so far as the act of the offender is beneficial, his assets ought... "
A Practical Abridgment of American Common Law Cases Argued and Determined in ... - Page 330
by Jacob D. Wheeler - 1835
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Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Courts of King's Bench ..., Volume 2

Sir John Comyns, Great Britain. Court of King's Bench - Law reports, digests, etc - 1792 - 424 pages
...the tort itfelf goes, an executor ftiall not be liable ; and therefore it is that all public and all private crimes die with the offender, and the executor is not chargeable; but fo far as the act of the offender is beneficial, his afl'ct; ought to be anfwerable ; and his executor...
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A System of the Laws of the State of Connecticut: In Six Books /.

Zephaniah Swift - Law - 1795 - 990 pages
...value or Ikle of the trees, he Ihall. So So far as the tort itftlf goes, an executor mall not be liabk, and therefore it is, that all public and private crimes...offender, and the executor is not chargeable : but fo far as the aft of ihe offender is beneficial, his aflets ought to be anfwerable, and his executor...
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A Treatise on the Law of Obligations, Or Contracts, Volume 1

Robert Joseph Pothier - Civil law - 1806 - 712 pages
...teitator, for the value or fale of the trees, he (hall j fo far ai the tort itfelf goes, an executor (hall not be liable, and therefore it is that all public and private ciimes die with the offender. And the executor is not chargeable, but fo fa as the aft of the offender...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of the Vice Chancellor ...

Great Britain. Court of Chancery, Henry Maddock, Thomas Charles Geldart - Equity - 1817 - 686 pages
...the Tort itself goes, an Executor shall not be liable; and therefore it is, that all public, and all private crimes die with the offender, and the Executor...the offender is beneficial, his Assets ought to be answerable; and his Executor therefore shall be charged." This I take to be a just exposition of the...
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A Treatise on the Law of Injunctions

Robert Henley Eden Baron Henley - Injunctions - 1821 - 514 pages
...value or sale of the trees, he shall. So far as the tort itself goes, an executor shall not be liable, but so far as the act of the offender is beneficial, his assets ought to be answerable, and his executor shall be charged." We may here again notice the justice of Lord Account...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of ..., Volume 41

New Jersey. Court of Chancery - Law reports, digests, etc - 1886 - 746 pages
...wrongful act, the action survives against his estate. " So far as the tort goes, an executor shall not be liable, and therefore it is that all public...the offender is beneficial, his assets ought to be answerable, and his executor, therefore, should be charged." This distinction is adopted universally....
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Court of Chancery, James Russell, James William Mylne - Equity - 1837 - 826 pages
...property is acquired which benefits the testator, an action for the value .shall survive, and that, so far as the act of the offender is beneficial, his assets ought to be answerable, and his executor therefore shall be charged. The judgment, however, in Hambly v. Trott...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Court of Chancery, James Russell, James William Mylne - Equity - 1837 - 808 pages
...property is acquired which benefits the testator, an action for the value shall survive, and that, so far as the act of the offender is beneficial, his assets ought to be answerable, and his executor therefore shall be charged. The judgment, however, in Hambly v. Trott...
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A Compendium of the Law and Practice of Injunctions: And of ..., Volume 2

Robert Henley Eden Baron Henley - Forms (Law) - 1852 - 770 pages
...value or sale of the trees, he shall. So far as the tort itself goes, an executor shall not be liable, but so far as the act of the offender is beneficial, his assets ought to be answerable, and his executor shall be charged." We may here again notice the justice of Lord Hardwicke's...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 32

Law - 1886 - 546 pages
...the property shall survive against the executor." " So far as the tort itself goes, an executor shall not be liable, and therefore it is that all public...executor is not chargeable; but so far as the act of the defender is beneficial his assets ought to be answerable, and his executor therefore shall be charged."...
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