Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Florida, Volumen9

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Página 428 - And as to my worldly Estate and all the property Real personal or mixed of which I shall die seized and possessed or to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease...
Página 374 - new grant.' since it is an undisputed principle, that the plaintiff must recover upon the strength of his own title, and not upon the weakness of his adversaries.
Página 53 - It is only in cases where the person advancing money to pay the debt of a third party stands in the situation of a surety, or is compelled to pay it to protect his own rights, that a court of equity substitutes him in the place of the creditor, as a matter of course, without any agreement to that effect. In other cases the demand of a creditor which is paid with the money of a third person, and without any agreement that the security shall be assigned or kept on foot for the benefit of such third...
Página 186 - It is true that rape is a most detestable crime, and therefore ought severely and impartially to be punished with death; but it must be remembered that it is an accusation easily to be made and hard to be proved and harder to be defended by the party accused, though never so innocent.
Página 258 - Deceased, do make or cause to be made a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said Deceased...
Página 263 - hands and possession of any other person or persons for " him, do well and truly administer according to law : " " And further do make, or cause to be made...
Página 234 - ... the validity of which must be left to the determination of triors, whose office it is to decide whether the juror be favourable or unfavourable. The triors, in case the first man called be challenged, are two indifferent persons named by the court; and if they try one man and find him indifferent, he shall be sworn; and then he and the two triors shall try the next ; and when another is found indifferent and sworn, the two triors shall be superseded, and the two first sworn on the jury shall...
Página 221 - Jurors, when examined on his voir dire, had falsely stated that he had not formed or expressed an opinion as to the guilt or Innocence of the prisoner...
Página 113 - When a person takes an estate of freehold, legally or equitably, under a deed, will, or other writing, and in the same instrument there is a limitation by way of remainder, either with or without the interposition of another estate, of an interest of the same legal or equitable quality, to his heirs, or heirs of his body, as a class of persons to take in succession from generation to generation, the limitation to the heirs entitles the ancestor to the whole estate.
Página 186 - I mention these instances that we may be the more cautious upon trials of offences of this nature, wherein the court and jury may with so much, ease be imposed upon without great care and vigilance, the heinousness of the...

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