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318.

DEBD of mortgage, 542.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, abstract of laws
abstract of the laws of all the States relat relating to collection and recovery of
ing to, 538.

debts in, 711.
DELAWARE, law as to rights of married chattel mortgages, regulated by statute in,
women in, 43.

655.
days of grace allowed, and legal holidays number of witnesses to wills necessary in,
in, 202.

785.
statute of limitations in, 286.

mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 762.
usury laws of, 309.

Domicil, of person how determined, 315, 318.
number of witnesses and acknowledgment a person can have but one, 316.

required to deeds of land executed in, first is retained till second is acquired, 317.
539.

may be changed, how, 316,
abstract of laws relating to collection and woman marrying acquires .. usband's,

recovery of debts in, 711.
chattel mortgages regulated by statute in, of the father determines that of child,
655.

318.
number of witnesses to wills necessary in, DRAWER, to bill of exchange, 163.

783.
mechanics’ liens, abstract of law of, 762.

E.
SELIVERY, what is sufficient to constitute,
121, 122, 124.

EQUITY OF REDEMPTION, of mortgagor,
as bearing on the validity of the trans.

543.
action, 123.

EVIDENCE, of death, what must be, 433.
of policy, not essential, 407.

may disprove receipt in deed, 446.
necessary to assignment of life-policy, 435.

cannot be received to contradict or change
essential to validity of deed, 441.

the effect of a written contract, but may
of deed, may be made by whom, 442.

be received to explain it, 72.
1)EMAND OF PAYMENT, is sufficient, if made admissibility of extrinsic, to affect con-

at residence or place of business of tracts, 805.
payee, 183.

EXCEPTION, to common law rule, in case of
and refusal, what constitutes, 183.

negotiable paper, 176.
bankruptcy or insolvency no excuse for statutory, under statute of limitations, 282.
non demand, 183.

EXECUTOR, may indorse bill or note after
should be made at the proper place, 185.

death of holder, 195.
for payments should be made at the place ExecutORS, law of, powers and duties of, 790.

designated in the instrument, 185. EXECUTION, of authority, 214.
DemurRAGE, law respecting, 338.

of fire policy, 407.
Description, of property insured, 386. EXEMPTION, of property, from attachment or
in the policy of insurance, 407.

execution, 704.
of insured property, held to amount to EXEMPTIONS, abstract of statutory provisions
what, 410.

respecting in all the States, 705.
DeserTION, of seamen, how punished, 353. EXPLANATION, of a written contract, by evi
DEVIATION, how defined, 392.

dence, law as to, 72, 73.
how affects insurers, 392.
District of COLUMBIA, law of as to rights

of married women, 43.
days of grace allowed, and legal holidays FACTOR, may pledge goods for advances to
in, 202.

principal, 221.
statute of limitations in, 287.

must obey all instructions, 221.
usury laws of, 309.

liable to principal for default, 221.
number of witnesses and acknowledg may insure goods in possession, 221.

ment required to deeds of land exe may use his own name in all transactions,
cuter in, 539.

222.

in, 43.

PACTOR, distinction between foreign and do 'Fire INSURANCE, to what applied, 405.
mestic, 222, 223.

by whom effected, 405.
cannot claim his commissions till his different kinds of companies for, 405.
whole duty be performed, 222.

method oí, 409.
FARMER, legal rights and obligations of, 809. FORECLOSURE OF MORTGAGE, explained
title by possession, 809.

544.
title by inheritance, 810.

FOREIGN AND INLAND BILLS, 175.
title by purchase, 810.

FLORIDA, law as to rights of married women
sale of land at auction, 811.
when land is sold at auction in several lots, days of grace allowed, and legal holidays
811.

in, 202.
auctioneers' liabilities for sale of, 812. statute of limitations in, 287.
what one takes by the deed of a farm, 812. usury laws of, 309.
boundaries and descriptions, 812.

number of witnesses and acknowledg.
contents of the farm, 813.

ment required to deeds of land executed
fixtures, 814.

in, 539.
things unremovable by outgoing tenant, abstract of laws relating to collection and
814.

recovery of debts in, 712.
things removable by outgoing tenant, 815. chattel mortgages, regulated by statute
rocks, stones, and soil, rights as to, 815. in, 655.
adjoining roads, rights as to, 816.

number of witnesses to wills necessary in,
trees, and neighbors' trees, rights as to, 785.
816.

mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 763.
trespassing on the farm, what is, 817. FRAUD, annuls all obligations and all contracts
rights of the farmer as to the trespasser,

tainted by it, 69.
817.

mere silence is seller, in general, is not,
farm-ways, 818.

128.
water, rights to, 819.

vitiates and avoids all sales, 128.
fire, right to make and liability for, 819. may be waived, when, 128.
game animals, rights to, 821.

is waived, when action is brought to
domestic animals, rights and liabilities as

enforce the contract, 128.
to, 822.

statute of, purposes and provisions, 142-
animals, sale of with warranty, 823.

147.
seeds, sale of with warranty, 824. Freight, is not earned unless the goods are
fertilizers, sale of with warranty, 825.

carried to place of destination, 330.
fruit trees, sale of with warranty, 825. rule for, “ pro rata itineris,” 331.
help, hiring of, 825.

cannot be earned by illegal voyage, 333.
help, rights and duties of, 826.

paid in advance, not afterwards earned,
help, liability of farmer for wrong-doing, must be repaid, 333.
827.

party receiving goods becomes liable for,
hiring of a farm, renewal of lease, 828.

332.
hiring of a farm, remedy for non-payment lender on bottomry bond has no right to,
of rent, 829.

333.
hiring of a farm, tenant's right to give up mortgagee not in possession has no right
the lease, 830.

to, 333.
hiring of a farm, apportionment of rent, is payable when goods are delivered, in
831.

specie, though damaged, 333.
hiring of a farm, cultivation of the farm,

word used how, 327.
831.

law of, 328.
hiring of a farm, on shares, 833.

meaning of, 377.
FEME Covert, means a married woman.

interest in, 377
FAME Sole, means a single woman.

subject of insurance, 377.

contract of, construed strictly, 137.
unless by sealed instrument, must be

supported by a consideration, 137.
not binding unless accepted, 138.
specific, is not revocable, 139.
if by an official, he is not bound per.

sonally, 140.
margin, what is, 141.
oral prevented by law, 143.
effect of changing membership in a

firm on, 139.
GUARDIANS, law of, powers and duties of,

794.

G.
GARNISHEE PROCESS. See RECOVERY OF

DEBTS, 703.
GARNISHMENT, abstract of the laws of all

the States, respecting, 705.
GENERAL AVERAGE, 338.

sacrifice must be voluntary, necessary,

and effectual, 339.
law of, rests on, 339.
goods not contributed for when, 340.
held for contribution, 341.
when jettisoned, owner entitled to

contribution, 340.
value of insured, 374.
rules relative to total loss of, etc.,

402.
GENERAL AGENCY. See AGENCY, 207.
GENERAL AGENT, master of ship is, 346.
GEORGIA, law as to rights of married

women in, 44.
days of grace allowed, and legal holi.

days in, 202.
statute of limitations in, 287.
usury laws of, 309.
number of witnesses and acknowledg.

ment required to deeds of land exe-

cuted in, 539.
abstract of laws relating to collection

and recovery of debts in, 713.
chattel mortgages regulated by statute

in, 655.
number of witnesses to will necessary

in, 785.
mechanics' liens, abstract of law of,

763.
GUARANTOR, who is, 136.

who pays principal's debt, may demand

from the creditor the securities he

holds, 137
not bound, unless he has knowledge of

the acceptance of his guaranty, 138.
discharged, if principal's liability is

changed wthout guarantor's

sent, 138.
discharged, if the liability is extended

by law, 138, 139.
not always discharged by creditors

giving debtor some accommodation

or indulgence, 139.
should have reasonable notice of prin.

cipal's failure, 140.
of a note or bill, is not entitled to as

strict notice as indorser is, 190.
GUARANTY, incidents of, 136-139.

not generally negotiable, 136.
GUARANTY may be enforced, when original

debt cannot be, 137.

H.
Hawaii, Laws of, 879.
HOLDER, what he may do with a bill or

note, 179.
of negotiable paper, rights and duties

of, 179.
of bill, it is prudent for him to present

the bill for acceptance without delay,

181.
ill-health on part of, may excuse delay

in presentment, 181.
may refuse a qualified acceptance, 196.
may cancel the acceptance, 196.
is not obliged to receive acceptance for

honor, 197
HOLIDAYS, in all the States, abstract of,

201.
HOMESTEAD, law of, 704.
HOTEL-KEEPERS, rights and duties of, 276-

278.
have a lien on goods of guests for

board, 276.
must receive every guest, 277.
liability of for loss of guests' prop-

erty, 277.
HUSBAND, bound to support his wife while

she lives with him, or if he sends

her away without good cause, 59.
a man is bound to support as his wife

one whom he lives with, and repre

sents as his wife, 59.
may indorse a note or bill given to

the wife before marriage, 195.

con-

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who are, 30.

bano, usary laws of, 309.

INDORSEMENT may be restored if struck out
abstract of laws relating to collection and by mistake, 194.
recovery of debts in, 714.

may be made on the paper before the
chattel mortgages regulated by statute in, note or bill be drawn, 195.
655.

in blank, or in full, what they are, 171.
number of witnesses to wills necessary in, INDORSER, each admits by his indorsement
786.

the genuineness of each previous, 193.
mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, may make a bill payable to himself alone
763.

by special indorsement, 192.
IGNORANCE OF LAW, excuses no one, 68. of bill of exchange, 163
ILLINOIS, law as to rights of married women in, right and duties of, 191, 192.
44.

INFANTS, or minors, chap. iii, 30.
days of grace allowed, and legal holidays
in, 202.

when persons cease to be, 30.
statute of limitations in, 287.

promise of, if not for necessaries, voidable
usury laws of, 309.

by the infant, 30.
number of witnesses, and acknowledg. promise of, for necessaries, not voidable

ment required to deeds of land executed by him, 32.
in, 539.

promise of, may be confirmed, without
abstract of laws relating to collection and

words, 31.
recovery of debts in, 715.

liable for frauds of any kind; therefore
chattel mortgages regulated by statute in, liable if he obtains goods or money by
655.

representing himself of full age, 32, 33.
pumber of witnesses to wills necessary in, ratifies his promise to pay by keeping the
786.

thing for which he promised to pay, 33.
mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 764. necessaries, what are, 32.
WIDIANA, law as to rights of married women if one avoids a contract because made in

infancy, he can take no benefit from it
days of grace allowed, and legal holidays
in, 202.

liable for torts, or wrong doing, 32.
statute of limitations in, 288.

INN-KEEPERs, rights and duties of, 276.
usury laws of. 309.

Iowa, law as to rights of married women in,
number of witnesses and acknowledgment 45.

required to deeds of land executed in, days of grace allowed, and legal holidaya
539.

in, 202.
abstract of laws relating to collection and statute of limitations in, 288.
recovery of debts in, 716.

usury laws of, 309.
chattel mortgages regulated, 656.

number of witnesses and acknowledgment
number of witnesses to wills, 786.

required to deeds of land executed in,
mechanics' liens, abstract of law of, 764. 539.
INDIAN TERRITORY, number of witnesses to abstract of laws relating to collection and
wills necessary, 786.

recovery of debts in, 717.
INDORSE E, of bill of exchange, 163.

chattel mortgages regulated by statute in,
INDORSEMENT, is what, 191.

656.
by law merchant, bills and notes payable number of witnesses to wills necessary in,
to order are rightfully transferred only 786

mechanics' liens, abstract of law uf, 764.
in full, or in blank, 192.

INSANITY, of principal or agent, revokes av
as to special, 193.

thority, 220.
joint payees who are not partners must INSTRUMENTS, irregular and ambiguous, 172
join in, 193.

INSURARLE INTEREST, and how discharged
the signatures of all previous indorsers

372.
are admitted by each, 193.

INSURANCE, policy of, 370.

in, 45.

33

by, 192.

INSURANCE, marine, how effected, 370. INSURER, held for losses by fire, 389.
how affected by date of policy, 370.

liable for theft after shipwreck, 389.
proposals for, 370.

liable for misconduct of the crew, when,
constructive, 370.

390.
who may effect, 370.

when liable und general clause, 391.
how it is construed, 371.

liabilities in case of prohibited or contra-
sustained by compliance with registry band trade, 391.
laws, how, 377

liabilities in case of capture, arrest, or de-
simultaneous, 378.

tention, 390.
effect of prior, 377.

how affected by detention, 390.
on freight, 377

how affected by deviation, 392.
double, 378.

by payment for loss, acquire the insured's
against piracy, 387.

claim for contribution, etc., 403.
against robbery, 387.

when discharged by alterations, 413.
against theft, 387.

must know whom they insure, 416.
terminates when, 396.

should be informed of what facts, 420.
purpose and principle of the law of, 403.

risk incurred by, 421.
effect of, in case of partial loss, 403.

when not chargeable, 421.
contract for, when complete, 407.

whether held for loss occasioned by negli-
application, how obtained, 409.

gence of the insured or his servants, 422.
on what conditions made, 409.

liable for buildings blown up to check
must be actual authority to make, 416.

fires, 421.
double, not allowed, 417.

when liable for property destroyed by
double, how avoided by charter of com lightning, 421.
pany, 417.

never held to pay more than sum insured,
evidence of overstatement of loss in, 426.

422.
fire, no rule in for deducting one-third INSURERS, against fire, not held to pay for
new for old, 426.

loss of profits, 425.
companies require sworn statement of cir pay whole amount lost, when covered by
stances of loss, 427.

policy, 425.
against accident, disease, and dishonesty have a right to rebuild premises when de
of servants, 439.

stroyed, 425.
INSURED, must communicate what things, INTENTION, in construction of policy, 408.
384.

INTEREST, is what, 300.
must account for proceeds of sale when may be demanded, on what grounds, 300

made by the master under necessity, is allowed by law, how, 300.
399.

not generally recoverable, when, 301.
may abandon, when, 400.

laws regulating, 301.
party, bound by what rules, 407.

when usurious, 301.
all become members when insured in mu. banks receive more than legal, 305.
tual insurance companies, 405.

compound, incidents of, 307, 308.
must have an interest in the property in. compound, is not strictly usurious, 307.
sured, 414.

method of computing, 308.
when liable for assessments after loss insured's claim founded on, 375.
under mutual policy, 426.

insurable, 374.
must have an interest in life insurance, 434. insurable, how discharged, 375.
INSURER, how bound by the contract, 370.

of the insured, 414.
discharged by concealment or misrepre of mortgagor and mortgagee, as to insur-
sentation, 383.

ing mortgaged property, 414.
liable for what risks, 387.

who have an insurable interest, 414, 415.
when liable for collision, 389.

exception as to the rule of any one al
how far answerable for perils of the sea, lowed to insure property as his own in

which he has a legal interest, 415.

388.

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