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A reward for services; remuneration for goods or
2. In maritime law there is a distinction between recompense and
restitution. (q. v.)... more
RECOMPENSE OP RECOVERY IN VALUE
This phrase, is applied to the
matter recovered in a common recovery, after the vouchee has disappeared, and
judgment is given for the demandant. 2 Bouv.... more
contracts. He who enters into a recognizance.
French law. The reading and reexamination by a
witness of a de-position, and his persistance in the saine, or his making such
alteration, as his better... more
Eng. law. The name by which the jurors impanneled
on an assize are known. Barnet v. Ihrie, 17 S. & R. 174.
contracts. An obligation of record entered into
before a court or officer duly authorized for that purpose, with a condition to
do some act required by... more
contracts. An acknowledgment that something which
has been done by one man in the name of another, was done by authority of the
To demand again, to insist upon a right; as, when a
defendant for a consideration received from the plaintiff, has covenanted to do
an act, and... more
Mutuality; state, quality or character of that
which is reciprocal.
2. The states of the Union are bound to many acts of... more
contracts, pleading. The repetition of some former
writing, or the statement of something which has been done. Touchst. 76.
2. Recitals are used... more
civil law. One in which the parties enter
into mutual engagements.
2. They are divided into perfect and imperfect. When they are perfectly
French law. The state of an individual who commits a
crime or misdemeanor, after having once been condemned for a crime or
misdemeanor; a relapse.
A re-grant: the act of returning the title of a
country to a go- vernment which formerly held it, by one which has it at... more
RECEIVER OF STOLEN GOODS
crim. law. By statutory provision the
receiver of stolen goods knowing them to have been stolen may be punished as
the principal in perhaps all the... more
Voluntarily to take from another what is
2. A landlord, for example, could not be said to receive the key from
his tenant,... more
chancery practice. A person appointed by a court
possessing chan- cery jurisdiction to receive the rents and profits of land, or
the profits or produce of... more
In Massachusetts this name is given to the person
who, on a trustee process being issued and goods attached, becomes surety to
the sheriff to have... more
civil law. The name sometimes given to an arbitrator,
because he had been received or chosen to settle the differences between the
parties. Dig. 4, 8... more
contracts. A receipt is an acknowledgment in writing
that the party giving the same has received from the person therein named, the
money or other thing... more
remedies. The act of a person who has been deprived
of the cus-tody of another to which he is legally entitled, by which he regains