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SELECTION OF C



ON THE



LAW or CONTRACT



EDITED AND ANNOTATED

BT

SAMUEL WILLISTON

WELD PROFESSOR OF LAW IN HARVARD UNIVERSITY



in two volumes
Vol. L



BOSTON
i:.ITTLE, BROWN. iVND COMPANY

1903



Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1879,

By C. C. Langdkll,
In the office of the Librarian of Congress, at Washington.

Copyright, 1S94. 190S.
Bt Samuel "Willibtoii.



W47

I/. I



PREFACE.



THE plan of this book needs little explanation. I have en-
deavored, in the light of all that has been done before, to
prepare a selection of cases on the law of contracts adapted to
the use of students. In order to cover the subject fairly in two
volumes of reasonable size, I have been obliged frequently to
shorten the reports of cases. Arguments of counsel have been
generally omitted, and where the opinion of the court contains
an adequate statement of facts, the opinion only has been printed.
I have thought this general statement would be sufficient warn-
ing to the reader of such omissions. When other changes from
the original reports have been made, they are specifically indi-
cated. Head-notes are of course omitted, and for the same reason
the headings of chapters and sections are general, and the sub-
division of topics is not always as minute as might be convenient
to one seeking authority on a particular matter. Headings of
sections may easily be made a key to the result of the cases, and
it is desirable for the student to work out this result for himself
with the aid only of such suggestion as proves necessary in the
class room. The annotations, for the same reason, are mostly
confined to lists of cases in accord or oj)posed to the case which
is printed. An index at the end of the second volume, I hope,
will make tlie contents of the book reasonably accessible without
being open to the objection of giving the student the answer
before he has done the problem.

Every teacher of law who prepares a volume of cases for the
instruction of students is consciously or unconsciously indebted
to the work of Professor Langdell; but an indebtedness greater
than that which every worker owes to the pioneer in his chosen
field, must here be acknowledged. The law of contracts was the



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IV PREFACE.

subject selected b}^ Professor Langdell for his first collection of
cases. That collection, first published in 1871 and in a second
edition in 1876, has been used continuously since its publication
in the Harvard Law School, and in recent years in other law
schools. The development of the law during the past thirty
years has now made it desirable to substitute a new book for one
which must be regarded as marking an epoch in legal education.
In preparing the new book, I should have found it impossible,
had I made the attempt, to avoid deriving benefit from the selec-
tion and arrangement in the earlier book. Fortunately, no such
effort has been necessary, since Professor Langdell has kindly
permitted me to make such use as I wished of his work. Of this
permission I have freely availed myself.

SAMUEL WILLISTON.
Cambridge, 1903.



CONTENTS.



CHAPTER I.

Page

FORMATION OF SIMPLE CONTRACTS 1

Section I.

Mutual Assent 1

(a) Offer . 1

(b) Duration and Termination of Offers . . . . » . . 27

(c) Acceptance o 62

Section II.

Consideration 150

(a) Early Development =. . 150

(b) General Principles 164

(c) Executed Consideration and Moral Consideration . , 311

CHAPTER II.

FORMATION OF CONTRACTS UNDER SEAL .... 363

Section I.
Formalities of Execution .....363

Section li.

Delivery ..... ..o... 375

Section III.

Consideration .. ....o 379



VI CONTENTS.

CHAPTER III.

Page
PARTIES AFFECTED BY CONTRACTS 383

Section I.
Contracts for the Benefit of Third Persons . . , * . 383

Section II.
Assignment of Contracts ..••. 419

Section III.
Joint Obligations ••••••. 468

CHAPTER IV.
THE STATUTE OF FRAUDS 504

Section I.

Contracts within the Statute 504

(a) Guarantees 504

(b) Agreements in Consideration of Marriage 529

(c) Contracts for the Sale of Land 532

(d) Agreements not to be performed within a Year . . . 562
(c) Contracts for the Sale of Goods 591

Section II.
Satisfaction of the Statute • . • . • 606

CHAPTER V.
PERFORMANCE OF CONTRACTS 676

Section I.

Express Conditions 676

(a) Conditions Precedent 676

(b) Conditions Subsequent 721



TABLE OF CASES.



Page
Abbott V. Doane i. 246
Ackert v. Barker ii. 421
Adams »'. Lindsell i- 4
Ahem, Blaisdell v. ii. 423
Albanv, Sturlyn v. i. 155
Albert's Ex. v. Ziegler's Ex. ii. 652
Alexandre, Wells v. i. 182
Allen's Case i- 421
Alien V. Harris "• «00
" V. Milner ii- 637
Ambergate, &c. Ry. Co., Cort v. ii. 200
American Publishing Co. v. Walker i. 68
Anchor Electric Co. v. Hawkes ii. 378
Anderson v. May ii. 300
Andrews, Blandford v. ii. 178
Anonymous i. 150, 370, 379, ii. 1
Arkansas Valley Co. v. Belden Min-
ing Co. i. 452
Armstrong i'. Levan i. 356
, Nash V. i. 306
" , Seymour v. i. 23
Arnold, Curamings v. i. 671
" V. Nichols i. 413
Ashburnham, Jones v.
Atkins V. Hill
Atkinson v. Settree

" , Tweddle w.
Atwell V. Jenkins
Atwood, Fashion i\
Austin V. Whitlock
Austin Real Estate Co. v. Bahn
Averill v. Hedge
Avery, Scott v.
Ayer v. Western Union Telegraph

Co. i. 69



B.



Babcock, Bates v. i. 544

" V. Hawkins ii. 613

Back well v. Litcott i. 422

Bacon i-. Reich ii. 664

Bagge V. Slade i- 2-36
Bahn, Austin Real Estate Co. v. i. 222

Bailey v. Marshall i. 521

" V. Sweeting i. 632

Baily v. De Crespigny ii. 286

Bainbridge v. Firmstone i. 166

Baker v. Higgins ii. 82

Balbirnie, Thurnell v. i. 703

Baldey r. Parker i. 603

Bale, Stone v. i. 363



1.271
i. 318
i. 270
i. 385
i. 175
i. 422
i. 370
i. 22-2
i. .33
ii. 455



Ball, Brooks v.

" , Capes l:
Barber, Case v.
Barker, Ackert v.

" , Price V.
Barnard v. Simons
Barnes v. Hedley



Page
i. 186
ii. 607
ii. 599
ii. 421
ii. 496
i. 268
i. 325



Bartlett, Boston and Maine Bail-
road V. i. 27
Bassett v. Hughes i. 408
Bate, Hunt v. i. 152
Bateraan, Harvey v. i. 422
Bates V. Babcock i. 644
Batterbury v. Vyse i. 694
Bayley, Williams v. ii. 438
Beach, Work v. i. 716
Beatty, Royal Insurance Co. v. i. 140
Beckwith i;. Talbot i. 640
Beech, Ford v. ii. 600
Beecher v. Conradt ii. 150
Beer, Foakes v. i. 203
Belden Mining Co., Arkansas Valley

Co. V. i. 452

Bell, McKnight v. i. 556

Bennett, More v. ii. 385

Benson v. Phipps i. 219

Bernard, Freeman v. ii. 636

Bettini v. Gye ii. 69

Bidder v. Bridges i. 210

Bidwell V. Catton i. 269

Biggers v. Owen i. 67

Billington v. Cahill i. 583

Binnington v. Wallis i. 329

Birnie, Morgan v. i. 688

Bisbee v. Mc Allen ii. 550

Bischoffsheim, Callisher v, i. 285

Bishop V. Eaton i. 87

Blaisdell v. Ahern ii. 423

Blake, Cad well v. ii. 125

" , Hanover Nat. Bank v. ii. 523

Blake's Case ii. 597

Blakeway, West v. ii. 676

Blandford v. Andrews ii. 178

Bluett, White v. i. 199

Boardman, Borden v. i. 390

Bohanan r. Pope i- 411

Boileau, Edge v. '.-.^^^

Booker, Ollive v. ii. 65

Boone v. Eyre ii- 23

Booth 17. Eighmie i. 605

Borden v. Boardman i. 390

Borelly, Christie v. ii. 173

Borrowman v. Free ii. 276



vm



TABLE OF CASES.



Bosden )'. Tliinne i. 3il

Boston, Loring v. i. 29

" , Pool V. i. 255

Boston, &o. U. R. Co. v. Bartlett i. 27

'' " V. Nashua, &c.



R. R. Co.


ii. 642


Boiirkniire i'. Darnell


i. 504


Bourne v. Mason


i. 383


Boutiiieau, Herreshoff v.


ii. 374


Bowditcli V. New England Ins. Co.


ii. 561


Boynton, Pixley v.


ii. 411


Bradley, Hayden v.


ii. 14(5


Bridge v. Connecticut Insurance Co


. i. 445


Bridges, Bidder v.


i. 210


Briggs, Callonel v.


ii. 15


, Riches v.


i. 157


British Waggon Co. v. Lea


i. 448


Brocas' Case


ii. 1


Bronson, Herbert v.


i. 437


Brooks V. Ball


1. 186


" V. Haigh


i. 167


" , Pearce v.


ii. 499


Brown, Gillinghara v.


i. 357


" , Hunt V.


ii. 617


" , Noice V.


ii. 543


" , Scott V.


ii. 515


Browning, Lewis v.


i. 110


Bruce, Lynn v.


i. 301


Bullingham, Riggs v.


i. 311


Burchell, James v.


ii. 160


Burkes, Cator v.


i. 4:^.0


Burr, Freetli v.


ii. 95


Butler and Baker's Case


i. 875


" , C. F. Jewett Publishing


Co. V.


ii 532


Butterfield v. Byron


ii. 308


Byrne i;. Van Tienhoven


i. 41


Byron, Butterfield v.


ii. 308



C. F. Jewett Publishing Co. v.

Butler ii. 532

C. R. I. & P. R. Co., Small v. ii. 436

Cadwallader, Thomas v ii. 18

Cadwell r. Bl.ike ii. 125

Cage, Harrison v. i. 172

Cahen v. Piatt ii. 123

Cahill, BiUington v. i. 583

Callan, Fowler v. ii. 4.30

Callislier v. BischoEfsheim i. 285

Callonel (.'. Briggs ii. 15

CainRn, Wells v. ii. 73

Capes V. Ball ii. 607

Carwardine. Williams v. i. 72

Case V. Barber ii. 599

Catlett, Dougherty v. i. 554

Cator V. Burkes i. 430

Cattoii, Rid well v. i. 269

Cavanangli f. Jackson i. 559

Cave, Payiie v. i. 1

Chalmers, Ex parte ii. 166

Chapman v. Shattuck i. 447

Cheesnian, Good v. ii. 610



Cherry v. Heming

Chicago Ry. Co. v. Dane

Child, Trist v.

Christie v. Borelly

Church V. Proctor

Clarencieux, Holt v.

Clark V. Marsiglia

Clarke v. Watson

Claiksville Land Co. v. Harriman

Clifford V. Watts

(^lolierie, Constable v.

Codman, Krell v.

Cole, Pordage v.

Coleman, BVrguson v.

Collins V. Locke

Conimings v. Heard

Compton, Peter v.

Comstock, Raybuni v.

Coniers and Holland's Case

Connecticut Insurance Co., Bridge v

Conrad, Guild v.

Conrad t, Beecher v.

Constable v. Cloberie

Cook, Guernsey v.

" V. Lum

" V. Wright
Cooke V. Millard i.

" V. O-xley
Coombe v. Greene
Cooper, Davidson v

" , Presbyterian Church v.
Cope V. Rowlands
Cordray, Runnamaker v.
Corlies, White v.
Corrigan, Gifford i'.
Cort (.'. Anibergate, &c. Ry. Co.
Corvvine, Meguire v.
Couch, Weber v.
County of Bristol, Edge Moor

Bridge Works v.
Coupland, Howell v.
Cowan V. Milbourn
Cowley V. Patch
Crippin, Simpson v.
Cripps V. Golding
Cross V. Powel

" , AVheat v.
Crouch i\ Martin
Crowther v. Farrer
Crump, Martin v.
Cumniings v. Arnold
Currie Hardware Co., Donnelly v.
Cusack V. Robinson



678

i. 138
ii. 477
ii. 173
ii. 507

i. 174
ii. 254

i. 691
ii. 331
ii. 291

i. 676

i. .380
ii. 2
ii. 416
ii. 357
ii. 639

i. 562
ii. 260
ii. 572
, i. 445

i. 507
ii. 150

i. 676
ii. 494

i. 435

i. 283

600 n.

i. 2

i. 707
ii. 658

i. 191
ii. 548
ii. 663

i. 134

i. 401
ii. 200
ii. 4S3
ii. 585

i. 10
ii. 297
ii. 512
i. 493
ii. 93
i. 155
ii. 651
1. 130
i. 424
i. 303
i. 499
i. 671

i. 18
i. 606



D

Dane, Chicago Ry. Co. v. i. 138

Daniels v. Newton ii. 241

Dannah, Wright v. i. 622

Darland v. Ta\ lor ii. 655

Darnell, Bonrkmire w. i. 604

Davenport, Robertson v. ii. 169

Davidson v- Cooper ii. 658

" , England v. i. 253



TABLE OF CASES.



IX





Page


Davies, Offord v.


i. 82


Davis, Eddy v.


ii. 155


" V. Van Buren


i. 500


Dawson, How v.


i. 424


Day, McCreery v.


ii. 677


" V. McLea


ii. 628


De Crespigny, Baily v.


ii. 286


Deering v. Farrington


i. iin


De la Tour, Hoclister v.


ii. 213


Denton, Fairlie v.


ii. 589


Derby v. Phelps


i. 689


Devecmon v. Sliaw


i. 188


Dewey v. Union School District


ii. 322


Dexter, Meigs v.


i. 378


Dickinson v. Dodds


i. 60


Dickinson Co., McMulIan v.


i. 180


Dietrich v. Hoefelmeir


i. 580


Dingley v. Oler


ii. 236


Dixon, Doyle v.


i. 676


Doane, Abbott v.


i. 246


Dodds, Dickinson v.


i. 50


Dodge, Johnson v.


i. 542


Doherty v. Hill


i. 665


Doll V. Noble


i. 71.3


Donnelly v. Currie Hardware Co.


i. 18


Dorell, Herring v.


i. 277


Dorville, Longridne v.


i. 274


Dougherty v. Catlett


i. 554


Douglas, Jell v.


i. 474


Doyle V. Dixon


i. 576


Duke of St. Albans v. Shore


ii. 24


Duluth, &c. Ky. Co., King v.


i. 231


Dunlop V. Higgins


i. 91)


Dunpliy f. Ryan


i. 549


Dunton r. Dunton


i. 262


Durnherr v. Rau


i. 406


Dusenbury v. Hoyt


i. 840


Dutton V. Poole


i. 384



E.



Eames i;. Preston


i. 372


Eastern Railroad Co., Sears


V. i. 25


Eastwood V. Kenyon


i. 332


Eaton, Bishop v.


i. 87


Eckersley v. Mersey Docks


ii. 471


Eddy V. Davis


ii. 155


Edgar, Green v.


ii. 82


Edge V. Boileau


i. 719


Edge Moor Bridge Works v


County


of Bristol


i. 10


Edmond's Case


i. 317


Edney, Mowse v.


i. 419


Edwards, In re


ii. 166


" V. Weeks


ii. 573


Eighmie, Booth v.


i. 505


Eley, Vitty v.


i. 74


Eliason v. Henshaw


i. 131


Ellen I'. Topp


ii. 47


Elmer, Moore v.


i. 315


Emery v. Ohio Candle Co.


ii. 389


Emley v. Perrine


i. 441


Empire Co. v. Philadelphia


& Read-


ing Co.


ii. 336



England v. Davidson
Evans v. Hoare
Eyre, Boone v,

F.

Fairlie v. Denton
Falck V. Williams
Farrer, Crowther v.
Farrington, Deering v.
Fashion v. Atwood
Fenton, Trueinan v.
Ferguson v. Coleman
Fink V. Smith
Firmstone, Bainbridge v.
Fisher, Martindale y.
Fitzgerald, Gleason v.
Fletcher, Leavitt v.
Flower v. Sadler
Flower's Case
Foakes v. Beer
Ford V. Beech
Fowler v. Callan
Fox, Lawrence v.

" V. Rogers
Eraser, Henthorn v.
Free, Borrow man v.
Freeman v. Bernard
Freeth v. Burr
Frith, Mactier v.
Frost V. Gage

" V. Knight



G.



i. 253
1. 625
ii. 23



ii. 589
i. 64
i. 303
i. 431
i. 422
i. 320
ii. 416
i. 258
i. 166
ii. 172
ii. 590
ii. 176
ii. 448
ii. 672
i. 203
ii. 600
ii. 480
i. 393
ii. 570
i. 120
ii. 276
ii. 636
ii. 95
i. 120
ii. 517
ii. 221



Gage, Frost v.




ii.


517


Gammons v. Johnson




ii.


433


Gardner, Gray v.




i.


721


Garst V. Harris




ii.


383


Gaskell, Lee v.




i.


535


Getman, Lacy v.




ii


316


Gibbons v. Proctor






i. 74


" V. Vouillon




Mi


591


Gibbs V. Smith




ii.


630


Gibson v. Holland




i


636


Gifford V. Corrigan




i


401


Gillespy, Thompson v.




ii. 58


Gillingham v. Brown




i.


357


Gleason v. Fitzgerald




ii.


590


GloVie Ins. Co., New York v.


ii.


326


Globe Mut. Life Ins.


Assoc.


V.




Wagner




i.


685


Goddard v. Binney




i


594


" , Salmon Falls


Mfg. V.


i.


612


Golding, Cripps v.




i


155


Goldsmith, Turner v.




ii.


323


Goochman, Jeremy v.




i.


157


Good V. Cheesrnan




ii


610


Goodisson r. Nunn




ii. 33


Graham, Hawkins v.




i


709


" , Hirth V.




i


632


Grand Lodge, National B


ank I'.


i.


388


Grant, Household Insurance Co.


V.


i. 95


" V. Porter




i


323



TABLE OF CASES.



Page

Graves v. Johnson ii. 508

" V. Legg ii. 61

Gray v. Gardner i. 721

" V. Sniitli ii. 279
Great Nortiierii liy. Co. v. Witham i. lo6

Green v. Edgar ii. 82

Greene, Coornbe v. i. 707

Greenebauin, Kuliman v. ii. 520

Greenwood u. J^aw i. 601

Grey, ISutton v. i. 524

Griffin, Lee v. i. 591

Guernsey c. Cook ii. 494

Guild c. Conrad i. 507

Gye, Bettini v. ii. 69



H.

Haigh V. Brooks i. 167

liale ;'. 8paulding i. 495

Halsted, fraver v. ii. 278

liauier v. Sidway i. 201

llauiilton, Kendall v. i. 486

Hampden r. Walsh ii. 390

Hanover Nnt. Bank v. Blake ii. 528

Harbor v. Morgan ii. 610

Harding v. Harding i. 432

" , Spencer v. i. 8

Hardy, Thaeker v. ii. 397
Harrinian, Clarksville Land Co. r. ii. 381

Harris, Allen v. ii. 600

" , Garst V. ii. 3b3

Harrison v. Cage i- 172

Harsen, Lattiniore v. i 228

Hart. Pellman v. i- 448

Hartford Ins. Co , Semmes v. i. 725

HartniHU, Meyer v. i- 522

Hartshorne, i'honias v. ii. 344

Harvey v. Bateman i. 422

V. Merrill ii 403

TIatton, In re ii. 620

Haugh, Koe v. ii- 587
Hawkes, Anchor Electric Co .v. ii. 378

Hawkins, Babcock v. ii- 613

" V. Grphani i. 709

" , Robinson v. ii. 650

Hawley, Mitcliell v. ii. 622

Hayden r. Bradley ii- 146

Hayes v. Jackson i. 648

Haynes, Hickman v. i. 664

Heard, Conmiings v. ii. 639

Heather, Richards w. i. 471

Hedge, Averill v. i. 33

Hedley, Barnes v. i. 325

Heim, Kromer v. ii. 615

Heining, Cherry v. i. 578
Henry ('. Kowell 11.253/1.

Ilenshaw, Eliason v. i. 131

llentliorn v. Eraser i. 104

Herbert v. Bronson i. 437

Herreslioff v. Boutineau ii. 374

Herring v. Dorell i. 277

Herter r. Mullen ii. 333

Higgens's Case ii. 659

Higgin, Shadforth v. 1. 687



Page

Higgins, Baker v. ii. 82

, Duniop V, i. 90

Hickman v. Haynes i. 664

Hilary, Taylor v. ii. 575

Hill, Atkins r. i. 318

" , Doherty v. i. 655

Hirth V. Graiiam i. 5-32

Hoare, P^vans v. i. 625

" , King V. i. 475

" I'. Kennie ii. 84

Hoclister v. De la Tour ii. 213

Hodgdon, Mansfield v. i. 66

Hodge, Warren v. i. 201

Hoetelnieir, Dietricii v. i. 580

Hoffman, Tinn v. i. 113

Holcomb V. Weaver ii. 495

Holland, Case of Coniers and ii 572

" , Gibson v. i. 636

Holman v. Johnson ii. 497

Holt V. Clarencieux i. 174

Hood, Kane '•. ii. 45

Hook, Hucklesby v. i. 628

Hopkins i: O'Kane ii. 402

Houseliold Insurance Co. v. Grant i. 95

Howell (". Coupland ii. 297

Iloyt, Dnsenbury y. i. 346

Hucklesby v. Hook i. 628

Hiigall II. McLean ii. 145

Hughes, Bassett v. i. 408

" , Kann v, i. 161

Hull V. Johnson ii. 630

Hunt V. Bate i- 152

" V Brown ii. 617

" V. Hunt i. 529

" V. Livermore ii. 147

Hutley V. Hutley ii. 418

Hyde v. Wrench 1. 44



I.



Ilsley V. Jewett 1. 848

Insurance Co., Moody v. 1. 723



Jackson, Cavanaugh v. i. 559

" , Hayes v. i. 648

" V. Pennsylvania R. R. Co. ii. 6.32

Jacson, Tullis v. i. 697

James v. Burchell ii. 160

" V. Newton i. 461

Jamieson v. Renwick 1. 266n.

Jell V. Douglas 1. 474

■Jenkins, Atwell v. i. 175

.Jeremy i'. (joocliman i. 157

Jewett, Ilsley v. i. 348

Jewett Pul)lishing Co. u. Butler ii. 682

Johnson v. Dodge i. 542

" , Gammons v. ii. 433

" , Graves v. ii. 603

" , Holman i'. ii. 497

" .Hullv. ii.630

Johnston 4>. Rogers i. 19



TABLE OF CASES.



XI



Pape
ii. 226
ii. 90
i. 271
i. 623
i. 115
ii. 607
i. 623



Johnstone v. Milling
Joiiassolin v. Young
Jones V. Ashburnliam
" V. Joyner
" , Pre?cott V.
'' , Slater v.
Joyner, Jones v.

K.



Kadish v. Young ii. 265

Kane v. Hood ii- 46
KeHrney, Liverpool, &c. Insurance

Co. V. i. 681

Keeley, ^Yinc•!l v. i. 426

Kelelitley r. Watson i. 483

Keith V. Miles i. 257

Kendall v. Hamilton i. 48'J

Kenvon, Eastwood v. i. 332

Kesrer. Maylard i?. i- 158

Kimball, Kindtfe v. 1. 346

King i\ Dulutli, &c. Ry. Co. i. 231

" I' Hoare i- 475

" r. King ii- 567

Kingston v. Preston ii. 22

Kirk soy ;•. Kirksey i. 190

Klaliolt, Wheeler v. i. 144

Knight, Frost v. ii. "^21

Krell r. Codman i. 380

Kronier v. Heim ii. 615

KuUman v. Greenebaum ii. 520



L.



Lacy V. Getnian ii. 316
Laird v. Pirn ii. 188
Lakeman v. Pollard ii. 320
Lamb, Morton v. ii. 37
Lang, Schweider v. i- 310
Ljingden v. Stokes ii. 573
Lattimore v. Harsen i. 223
Lavery v. Pursell i. 537
Law, Greenwood v. i. 601
Lawrence v. Fox i. 393
Lea, British Waggon Co. v. i. 448
Leavitt v. Fletcher ii. 17tj
Lee V. Gaskell i. 535
" V. Griffin i. 591
" , Loyd V. i. 260
" , Muggeridge i. 326
Legg, Graves v. ii. 51
Leonard, Stees v. ii. 301
Lcrned v. Wannemacher i. 644
Levan, Armstrong v. i. 356
Levy, Newington v. ii. 609 n.
Lewis V. Browning i. 110
Lindsell, Adams v. i. 4
Lingenfelder v. Wainwright Brew-
ing Co. i. 228
Litcott, Backwell v. i. 422
Littlefield v. Shee i. 330
Littlewood, Millwardu. ii. 552
Livermore, Hunt v. ii. 147



Liverpool, &c. Insurance Co.

Kearney
Livers, fScliool District v.
Livingston v. Ralii
Lock V. Wright
Locke, Coilins v.
London and Northern Bank, In
London Commercial Exchange

Williams v.
Long V. White
Longridge v. Dorville
Lorah v. JS'issley
Loring v. Boston
Loucks, Parsons v.
Loyd V. Lee
Luin, Cook V.
Lynch, Warren v.
Lynn v. Bruce



M.

M(;Allen, Bisbee v.
M'Chiie, liipley i'.
McClure, Zuck v.
McCreerv v. iJay
McKiiiglit V. Beil
McLea, Day v.
McLean, Hugall v.

" , Stevenson v.
McMullan v. Dickinson Co.
Mactier r. Frith
Magnier, Kew Orleans Associa

tioM V.
Makin v. Watkinson
Maloney v. Nelson
Mandeville, Welch v.
Mansfield /■ Hodgdon
March r. Ward
Marshall, Bailey i\
Marsiglia, CUirk v.
Marstoii V. Marston
Martha's Vmeyard R. R. Co., Os-

born V.
Martin, Ciouch v.
" r. Crump
" r. Meles
Martinilale v. Fisher
Mascagni, Mittenthaly.
Mason, Bourne v.
Maxim Nordenfeldt Co., Norden

feldt V.
May, Anderson v.
Maylard v. Kester
Mayne's Case
Meguire v. Corwine
Meigs V. Dexter
Meles, Martin v.
Merrill, Harvey v.
" V. Peaslee
" , Tanner v.
Mersey Docks, Eckersley v.
Mersey Steel & Iron Co. v. Naylor
Meyer v. Hartman
Middlesex Railroad Co., White v.



Pasre







681






415




ii.


462






. 16




ii.


357







108


Co


,






ii.
i.
i.
i.


648
541
274
367
i. 29






509






269






435






3C4






301



ii.


550


ii.


192


ii.


256


ii.


577


i.


5;X)


ii.


r)2iS


ii.


145


i


. 45


i.


IbO


i.


120


i-
i.


418


ii.


140


ii.


535


i.


438




i. 66


i.


468


i


521


ii.


254


ii.


654


3-

i.


501


i.


424


i


499


i


195


ii


172


ii


473


i.


383


1-

ii


365


ii


300


i


158


ii


181


ii


483


i


378


i


195


ii


403


ii


544


i


215


ii


471


ii


100


i


622


ii


464



xn



TABLE OF CASES.





Page


Milbourn, Cowan v.


ii. 512


Miles, Keith v.


i. 257


" V. New Zealand Co.


i. 287


" V. Schmidt


ii. 409


Milliinl, Ci)oke v.


i. 600 71.


Milling, Johnstone v.


ii. 220


Mills I'. Wyman


i.341


iVIillward v. Littlewood


ii. 552


IMiliier, Allen v.


ii. 037


Mississippi, &c. S. S. Co. v.


Swift i. 19n.


Mitchell V. Hawley


ii. 622


" V. Reynolds


ii. 349


, Seward v.


i. 267


Mittenthal v. Mascagni


ii. 473


Monteith, Smith v.


i. 279


Moody V Insurance Co.


i. 728


Moor, Phillips v.


L 148


Moore v. Kimer


i. 315


*' , Ensjg V.


ii. 118


More V. Bennett


ii. 385


Morgan v. Birnie


i. 688


" , Harbor v.


ii. 610


Morris, Waugh v.


ii, 551


Morse, Nilson v.


ii. 259r).


Morton v. Lamb


ii. 37


Mount Holyoke College


O'Con-


nell V.


i. 527


Mowse V. Edney


i. 419


Musryeridge, Lee v.


i. 820


Mullen, Heiter v.


ii. 333


Munroe ?-■. Perkins


i. 224


Myton, Sehuler v.


1.248



Norrington v. Wright


ii. 107


Nugent V. Wolfe


i. 510


Nunn, Goodisson v.


ii. 33


Nussey, Walker v.


i. 610


Nutter, Winchester v.


ii. 413


Nyulasy v. Kowan


i. 6



N.



Nash V. Armstrong i. 306

Nashua, &c. K. H. Co., Boston, &c.

R. R. Co. V. ii. 642

National Bank v. Grand Lodge i. 388

National Bank and Loan Co. v.

Petrie ii. 565

National Machine Co. v. Standard

Machinery Co. ii. 78

Navlor, Mersey Steel & Iron Co. v. ii. 100
Neil, Schnell v. i. 170

Nelson, Maloney v. ii. 535

New England Ins. Co., Bowditch y. ii. 501
Newington v. Levy ii. 609 7i.

New ( )rleans Association v. Magnier i. 418

i. 287

ii. 241

i. 401

ii. 826

i. 413

ii. 2

ii. 450

ii. 259(1.

i. 367

i. 713

i. 659

ii. 543

i. 701



New Zealand Co., Miles v
Newton, Daniels v.

" , James r.
New York o. Globe Ins. Co
Nichols, Arnold v.

'• V. Raynbred
Nickelson r. Wilson
Nilson V. Morse
Nissley, Lorah v.
Noble, Doll V.

" V. Ward
Noice V. Brown
Nolan V. Whitney
Nordenfeldt v. Maxim Nordenfeldt

Co. ii. 305



o.

O'Connell v. Mount Holyoke Col-
lege ■ i. 527
Odell V. Webendorfer i. 587
Offord V. Davies i- 82
Ohio Candle Co., Emery i^. ii. 389
O'Kane, Hopkins v. ii. 402
Oler, DiuLdey v. ii. 235
Oliveira, Wilkinson v. i. 164
Ollive V. Booker ii. 55
0[)ie, Peeters v. ii. 4
Osborn V. Martha's Vineyard R. R.

Co. i.SOl

Owen, Biggers v. i. 57

Oxley, Cooke v. i. 2



Parker, Baldey v. i. 608
" V. Russell ii. 250
Parsons v. Loucks i. 599
" V. Phelan i. 553
Patch, Cowley v. i. 493
Payne v. Cave i. 1
Pead V. Trull ii. 77
Pearce v. Brooks ii. 499
Peaslee, Merrill v. ii. 544
Peck V. Uiuted States ii. 179
Peeters i\ Opie ii. 4
Peszg, Scotson v. i. 242
Pellnian v. Hart i. 4i:\
Pennsylvania R. R. Co., Jack-
son V. ii- 032
Penson and Iligbed's Case i. 420
Pepler, Taunton v. i. 363
Perkins, Munroe v. i. 224
Perrine, Em ley v. i. 441
Peter v. Compton i. 662



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