Engineering Contracts and Specifications: Including a Brief Synopsis of the Law of Contracts and Illustrative Examples of the General and Technical Clauses of Various Kinds of Engineering Specifications, Designed for the Use of Students, Engineers and Contractors
Engineering news Publishing Company, 1895 - 417 páginas
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Engineering Contracts and Specifications: Including a Brief Synopsis of the ...
John Butler Johnson
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Página 58 - Where two parties have made a contract which one of them has broken, the damages which the other party ought to receive in respect of such breach of contract should be such as may fairly and reasonably be considered either arising naturally, ie, according to the usual course of things, from such breach of contract itself, or such as may reasonably be supposed to have been in the contemplation of both parties, at the time they made the contract, as the probable result...
Página 59 - ... such as may fairly and reasonably be considered either arising naturally, ie according to the usual course of things from such breach of contract itself, or such as may reasonably be supposed to have been in the contemplation of both parties at the time they made the contract, as the probable result of the breach of it.
Página 44 - Sterling or upwards, shall be ' allowed to be good, except the Buyer shall accept Part of the ' Goods so sold, and actually receive the same, or give something ' in earnest to bind the Bargain, or in part...
Página 30 - A valuable consideration in the sense of the law may consist either in some right, interest, profit, or benefit accruing to the one party, or some forbearance, detriment, loss, or responsibility given, suffered, or undertaken by the other.
Página 84 - Payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, and each of us, our, and each of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents.
Página 299 - In testimony whereof, the said parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Página 43 - ... or upon any contract or sale of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or any interest in or concerning them; or upon any agreement that is not to be performed within the space of one year from the making thereof; unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum or note thereof shall be in writing, and signed by the party to be charged therewith, or some other person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.
Página 18 - It is furthermore hereby provided and mutually agreed, that no suit or action against this company, for the recovery of any claim by virtue of this policy, shall be sustainable in any Court of Law or Chancery until after an award shall have been obtained fixing the amount of such claim in the manner above provided...
Página 5 - If there is any truth to the old proverb that "[o]ne who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client," the Court by its opinion today now bestows a constitutional right on one to make a fool of himself.
Página 272 - ... and he shall determine all questions in relation to said work and the construction thereof, and he shall in all cases decide every question which may arise relative to the execution of this contract on the part of the contractor, and his estimate and decision shall be final and conclusive upon snld contractor; and such estimate and decision.