Begin a
search

Author

Sort: Frequency / Alphabetical

Show: Top 10 / Top 50

Recipient

Sort: Frequency / Alphabetical

Show: Top 10 / Top 50

Period

Dates From

Dates To

Results 1921-1930 of 183,496 sorted by editorial placement
1921[October 1758] (Adams Papers)
How it is with you I know not, but if I am rightly informed, I am yet alive and not dead. And to prove it to you, I will tell you how I live. I sleep, 12 or 13 Hours, Smoke 10 or 12 Pipes, read 5 or 6 Pages, think of 19 or 20 Ideas, and eat 3 or 4 Meals, every 24 Hours. I have either mounted above or sunk below, I have not Penetration enough to say which, all Thoughts of Fame, Fortune, or even...
How it is with you I know not, but if I am rightly informed, I am yet alive and not dead. And to prove it to you, I will tell you how I live. I sleep, 12 or 13 Hours, Smoke 10 or 12 Pipes, read 5 or 6 Pages, think of 19 or 20 Ideas, and eat 3 or 4 Meals, every 24 Hours. I have either mounted above or sunk below, I have not Penetration enough to say which, all Thoughts of Fame, Fortune, or even...
2 Horses—10th. of Octr. 1758. One Pound L.M. To answer J oseph F ield &c. in a Plea of Trespass, for that the said Luke Lambert , at Braintree aforesaid, on the 10th of last Octr. with Force and Arms entered the said Joseph’s Close there, and there and then with force and Arms drove away and rescued from the said Joseph Two Horses which the said Joseph had taken up in his Close aforesaid,...
1924[December 1758] (Adams Papers)
haud facile emergunt quorum Virtutibus obstat res angusta domi. They will hardly emerge from Obscurity, whose Virtues are obstruct ed by Indigence at home. To whose Virtues, a narrow Thing at home opposes. This brief entry is written in a very fine hand just above the middle of {24} and is largely obscured by the two more or less continuous parts of JA ’s draft declaration, which so crowd it...
haud facile emergunt quorum Virtutibus obstat res angusta domi. They will hardly emerge from Obscurity, whose Virtues are obstruct ed by Indigence at home. To whose Virtues, a narrow Thing at home opposes. This brief entry is written in a very fine hand just above the middle of {24} and is largely obscured by the two more or less continuous parts of JA ’s draft declaration, which so crowd it...
For that the said Luke, on the 10th of Octr. last, at with force and Arms and against entered the said Josephs Close there in Braintree aforesaid, and then and there with force and Arms drove away, and rescued from the said Joseph tho the said Joseph then and there Two Horses which the said Joseph had taken up in his Close aforesaid Damage Feasant, and was about to drive to the public Pound in...
Bond to give Deed. † Trespass on the Case vs. Sherriff for the Default of his Deputy. † Case by Baron and feme vs. Executor, on a Promise made to the feme while sole later . † Ind ebitatus Ass umpsit for service done at a customary Price. Plea, in abatement, that the service was insufficient. Ind. Ass. for keeping a Horse to Hay. 3. Sci re fa cias vs. Bail. 4. If it was a Writ, I’d lay a Quant
Tis absurd, to for a Testator to say, after he has devised his Lands to one in fee, that they shall go over to another. There is no Remainder to an Estate in fee. A fee simple, upon fee but a Testator may very legally and sensibly devise Lands to one in fee, and then say, in Case Death or any other Accident should happen to incapacitate the Devisee to take, then the Lands shall go to another....
Am returned from Boston, and according to my Promise sett down begining to write you a Discription or a History of what I saw, and heard, &c. I distrust my Capacity, without an Invocation, but am afraid to make one, for I know the Muses are not fond of such Work. Take it then in the plain Language of common sense. My Eyes were entertained with Objects, in every figure and Colour of Deformity,...
Judicial stipulations are those which proceed from the mere Office of a Judge, as Surety vs. fraud pursuing a servant, who is in flight. Surety concerning fraud is required, when the Danger is, lest an Adversary commit a fraud upon things of ours. Surety concerning pursuing a servant, is that when an Heir promises the Legatary, that he will pursue at his own Expense a servant which is given as...