On the Value of Annuities and Reversionary Payments: With Numerous Tables, Volume 2

Baldwin and Cradock, 1843

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Page 41 - Given the number of times in which an unknown event has happened and failed : Required the chance that the probability of its happening in a single trial lies somewhere between any two degrees of probability that can be named.
Page 1156 - Where an insurance is upon a representation, every material circumstance should be mentioned, such as age, way of life, &c. But where there is a warranty, then nothing need be told ; but it must in general be proved, if litigated, that the life was, in fact, a good one, and so it may be, though we have a particular infirmity.
Page 1156 - Such a warranty can never mean that a man has not the seeds of disorder. We are all born with the seeds of mortality in us. A man subject to the gout is a life capable of being insured, if he has no sickness at the time to make it an unequal contract
Page 1156 - By the present policy, the life is warranted, to some of the underwriters in health, to others in good health ; and yet there was no difference intended in point of fact. Such a warranty can never mean that a man has not the seeds of disorder.
Page 1174 - Pleas for and obtained a rule, to show cause why the verdict should not be entered for the plaintiff...
Page 48 - Mr. Griffith Davies has published tables of annuities taken from statements of Mr. Morgan in his addresses to the general courts of the Equitable Society, and in notes added by him to the latter editions of Dr. Price's Observations on Reversionary Payments, In Mr. Morgan's address to the general court held on the 24th of April, 1800, he stated that the decrements of life among the members of the Equitable, for the preceding 30 years, had been, to those of the Northampton — which statement is confirmed...
Page 1179 - ... at the time capable of knowing right from wrong. They then found that he threw himself from the bridge with the intention of destroying himself, but that he was not then capable of judging between right and •wrong.
Page 1108 - ... that period, the profits divisible amongst the Assured will be apportioned amongst such of the Assured for the whole term of life as shall have been so assured for the space of three years or upwards previously to those periods respectively, subject only to the reservation of such a sum of money as the Directors shall deem necessary to be carried forward to the period of the next septennial division, for the benefit of the Assured. For the amounts which shall be so apportioned, equivalent reversionary...
Page 1158 - Geo. 2, c. 27), is in its nature a contract of indemnity, as distinguished from a contract by way of gaming or wagering. The interest which the plaintiffs had in the life of Mr. Pitt *was that of creditors ; a description of interest which...
Page 1155 - ... and which was not mentioned to the insurer. Sir James died of a malignant fever, within the time of the insurance.

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