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THE TERRITORY OF KANSAS,
PASSED AT THE SECOND SESSION OF THE
GENERAL LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY,
BEGUN AND HELD AT THE CITY OF LECOMPTON,
ON THE SECOND MONDAY (12th) OF JANUARY, A. D. 1857.
I HEREBY CERTIFY, That the printed Acts contained in this volume are true copies of the Enrolled Bills on file in the Office of the Secretary of the Territory of Kansas, with the exception of such clerical errors and mistakes as the Superintendent of Public Printing is authorized to correct by the Act creating said office.
A. B. HAZZARD, Superintendent.
AN ACT regulating Actions.
Of actions about
No action shall
Be it enacted by the Governor and Legislative Assembly of
the Territory of Kansas, as follows: SECTION 1. From and after the taking effect of this act, no action shall be maintained upon any contract for the sale of sale of land. lands, unless the agreement upon which such action shall be brought, or some memorandum thereof, is in writing, and signed by the party or parties to be charged therewith, or by some other person thereto lawfully authorized by writing; Provided, that nothing in this act shall be so construed as to prevent the recovery of debts on verbal contracts for the sale of improvements on public lands.
SEC. 2. No action shall be brought in the following cases : first, to charge any executor or administrator upon special be brought, in promise to answer damages out of his own estate; second, to charge any person upon any special promise to answer for the debt, default or miscarriage of any other person ; third, to charge any person upon an agreement made upon consideration of marriage ; fourth, to charge any person upon any agreement that is not to be performed within one year from the time of making it, unless such promise or agreement, or some memorandum or note thereof, is in writing, and subscribed by the party to be charged therewith, or by some person thereunto by him lawfully authorized. Sec. 3. No action shall be brought upon any contract, for
Regarding the the sale of any goods, wares or merchandise, for the price of sale of goods, &c. thirty dollars or upwards, and no such contract shall be valid unless the buyer shall accept part of the property so sold, and