Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Superior Court of Judicature of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, Between 1761 and 1772

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Seite 394 - WHEREAS We did, by certain Letters-Patent under the Great Seal of Our United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, bearing date at Westminster the...
Seite 262 - No man under the protection of the law is to be the avenger of his own wrongs. If they are of a nature for which the laws of Society will give him an adequate remedy, thither he ought to resort, but be they of what nature soever, he ought to bear his lot with patience and remember that vengeance belongeth only to the Most High.
Seite 469 - ... through malice or revenge, no man, no court can inquire. Bare suspicion without oath is sufficient. This wanton exercise of this power is not a chimerical suggestion of a heated brain. I will mention some facts. Mr. Pew had one of these writs, and when Mr.
Seite 91 - And this spirit of liberty is so deeply implanted in our constitution, and rooted even in our very soil, that a slave or a negro, the moment he lands in England, falls under the protection of the laws, and so far becomes a freeman (g) ; though the master's right to his service may possibly still continue (6), (7).
Seite 446 - Court of Exchequer to take a Constable Headborough or other publick Officer inhabiting near unto the place and in the day time to enter...
Seite 516 - And it appears in our books, that in many cases, the common law will control acts of parliament, and sometimes adjudge them to be utterly void: for when an act of parliament is against common right and reason, or repugnant, or impossible to be performed, the common law will control it, and adjudge such act to be void.
Seite 343 - The estate in the land is the same thing as the money due upon it. It will be liable to debts; it will go to executors; it will pass by a will not made and executed with the solemnities required by the statute of frauds.
Seite 166 - This is not declared through timidity ; for I have nothing to fear. They can only take away my life, which is of but little value when deprived of all its comforts, all that was dear to me, and nothing surrounding me but the most piercing distress.

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