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2. An executor, administrator, or trustee, is bound to use due diligence
in disposing of perishable goods, such as fattened... more
Goods to which no one claims a property, as, shipwrecks,
treasure trove, &c., vacant goods.
Goods waived or thrown away by a thief, in his
flight, for fear of being apprehended.
contract. An obligation or bond is a deed whereby the obligor,
obliges himself, his heirs, executors and administrators, to pay a certain
sum of money to another... more
Eng. law. Copyholders and customary tenants are
called. Calth. on Copyh. 51, 54.
BONIS NON AMOVENDIS
The name of a writ addressed to the sheriff,
writ of error has been brought, commanding that the person against whom
judgment has been obtained,... more
BONO ET MALO
The name of a special writ of jail delivery, which
issued of course for each particular prisoner. 4 Bl. Com. 270.
contrads. A premium paid to a grantor or vendor, as, e. g. the
bank paid a bonus to the state for its charter. A consideration given... more
A general name given to every literary composition which is
printed, but appropriately to a printed composition bound in a volume.
English law. Land, also called charter-land, which was
deed under certain rents and fee services, and differed in nothing from
free socage land. 2 Bl. Com.... more
commerce, accounts. Merchants, traders, and other persons,
desirous of understanding their affairs, and of explaining them when
necessary, keep, 1. a day book, 2. a journal,... more
war. The capture of personal property by a public enemy on land,
in contradistinction to prize, which is a capture of such property by such
an enemy,... more
An incorporated town, so called in the charter. It is
a city. 1 Mann. & Gran. 1, 39 E. C. L. R. 323.
English law. This, as the name imports, relates
exclusively to the English law.
2. It is a custom, in many ancient boroughs, by... more
contracts. He to whom a thing is lent at his request.
2. The contract of loan confers rights, and imposes duties on... more
Eng. law. That food which wood and trees yield to cattle.
contracts A recompense, satisfaction, amends, profit or advantage
: hence came the word man-bote, denoting a compensation for a man slain,
house-bote, cart-bote, plough-bote, signify that a... more
or bootless. Without recompense, reward or satisfaction made
unprofitable or without success.
maritime law. A contract, in nature of a mortgage of a
which the owner borrows money to enable him to fit out the ship, or... more