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" ... upon any agreement that is not to be performed within one year from the making thereof; unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof shall be In writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith,... "
Commentaries on the Laws of England,: In Four Books - Page 449
by William Blackstone - 1794
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Elements of the Law of Contracts

Edward Avery Harriman - Contracts - 1896 - 404 pages
...the alternative, and one alternative is within the statute.7 (5) PERFORMANCE WITHIN ONE YEAR. — " Upon any agreement that is not to be performed within one year from the making thereof." This clause applies only to contracts which by their terms cannot be performed...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England in One Volume Together with a Copious ...

William Blackstone (Sir) - Great Britain - 1897 - 838 pages
...to answer damages out of his own estate, and no person shall be charged upon any promise 'to answer for the debt or default of another, or upon any agreement in consideration of marriage, or upon any contract or sale of any real estate, or upon any agreement that...
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Message from the President of the United States, Transmitting the Report of ...

United States. Hawaiian Commission - Hawaii - 1898 - 736 pages
...for the sale of lands, tenements or hereditaments, or of any interest in or concerning them; Fifth. Upon any agreement that is not to be performed within one year from the making thereof; Unless the promise, contract or agreement, upon which s-uch actions shall...
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Blackstone's Commentaries

William Blackstone - Law - 1899 - 570 pages
...to answer damages out of his own estate, and no person shall be charged upon any promise to answer for the debt or default of another, or upon any agreement in consideration of marriage, or upon any contract or sale of any real estate, or upon any agreement that...
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The Law of Contracts

Edward Avery Harriman - Contracts - 1901 - 456 pages
...real estate at the time of his death.1 587. Agreements not to be performed within One Yeav. — " Upon any agreement that is not to be performed within one year from the making thereof." This clause applies only to contracts which by their terms cannot be performed...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Book 2

William Blackstone - Law - 1902 - 540 pages
...to answer damages out of his own estate, and no person shall be charged upon any promise to answer for the debt or default of another, or upon any agreement in consideration of marriage, or upon any contract or sale of any real estate, or upon any agreement that...
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International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for ..., Volume 31

Agriculture - 1903 - 660 pages
...operations, is here quoted from the statutes of Maine and reads as follows: "No action shall be maintained upon any agreement that is not to be performed within one year from the making thereof." That is to say, no contract shall be valid (unless in writing) that calls...
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Selected Cases on the Law of Quasi-contracts, Volume 1

Edwin Hamlin Woodruff - Quasi contracts - 1905 - 718 pages
...temptations to fraud and perjury so great. The language of our statute is, that "no action shall be brought upon any agreement that is not to be performed within one year from the making thereof, * * * unless the promise, contract, or agreement upon which such action shall...
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Pacific States Reports: Extra Annotated, Book 21

Law reports, digests, etc - 1906 - 2096 pages
...statutes of several of the States. Those statutes provide in effect that no action shall be brought upon any agreement that is not to be performed within one year from the making thereof. (Brown on Stat. Frauds, 503-538.) Our statute makes the agreement void. The...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 15

Law reports, digests, etc - 1908 - 1392 pages
...in chapter 113 of the Revised Statutes ( 1), as follows: "No action shall be maintained . . . (5) upon any agreement that is not to be performed within one year from the making thereof, . . . unless the promise, contract, or agreement on which such action is brought,...
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