Sentence Examples with the word WRITTEN CONTRACT

The universal habit of writing and perpetual recourse to written contract even more modified primitive custom and ancient precedent.

A great dislike is shown generally to a written contract binding the parties to a fixed date; and, as a rule, on breaking it the Persian always appeals for and expects delay and indefinite days of grace.

This transaction, which was called commendation, gave rise in the German state to a written contract which related the facts and provided a penalty for its violation.

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Webster declared that the Federal government through the Supreme Court was the ultimate expounder and interpreter of its own powers, while Calhoun championed the rights of the individual state under a written contract which reserved to each state its sovereignty.